B. A. SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION
Mode of Study:
A. Programme Description
The Social Studies programme has been designed to equip students with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to teach Social/Environmental studies at the Basic and Secondary levels and/or to undertake supervisory responsibilities under the district directorates of education. The programme aims at developing in students, the habit of obtaining information on current issues, equip them with the skills for identifying societal problems and developing techniques of solving them as well as inculcating in students the attributes of good citizenship.
B. Target Group
The programme is for:
• SHS certificate holders who desire to train as teachers
• Public or Civil servants
• Social Workers or activists
• Community Developers
C. Job Prospects
After graduation, one can be employed as a:
• Staff of the Ghana Education Service
• Staff of other Private Educational Institutions
• Social Worker
D. Entry Requirements
i. Grade 'B3' or better in Social Studies
ii. ‘C5' or better in two of the following electives: Geography, Economics, History and Government.
iii. Grade 'C6' or better in English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science.
As as you can see the course can allow you to teach at JHS OR SHS. Graduate teachers are 650- 850 PER month on the average when they start working.