About This Chapter
About the CSET Social Science Test - Chapter Summary
What is the best way to study for the CSET Social Science Test? When is this exam given? How do you know if you are eligible to take this exam? Get detailed information about these and other topics relating to taking the CSET Social Science Test using this short chapter. Once you have completed your review of these text and video lessons, you should be able to:
- Describe how hard the CSET Social Science Test is
- Discuss study practices you should adopt when preparing for this exam
- Relate the registration process for the CSET Social Science Test
- Identify the dates this exam is given and what you need to score to pass this exam
- Detail CSET waiver information
Each lesson is accessible at any time, from any device, so you can conduct your review when it best fits your schedule. Lessons can be viewed as many times as needed and transcripts are also printable so you can create handy reference tools.
1. How to Study for CSET Social Science
California requires all of its teachers to pass the CSET (California Subject Examinations for Teachers) in the subject they want to teach. The following lesson talks about the layout of the Social Science CSET and how best to study for it.
2. How Hard is the CSET Social Science?
The CSET Social Science exam is a difficult test that covers a wide range of history, economics, political science, and geography concepts. Learn more about the challenging nature of this assessment, and pick up some tips to help you prepare.
3. CSET Exam Dates
Test dates for most of the CSET examination subjects are offered during testing windows, though a few are available continuously throughout the year. For more specific information about CSET test dates, read on.
4. CSET Passing Rate
Passing scores on the CSET exams are among the requirements for teacher certification in California. Find out the most recent passing rates in a variety of CSET subjects and learn how you can prepare for these exams.
5. CSET Waiver Information
The CSET exams are used to assess the content area knowledge of individuals seeking teacher certification in California. However, teachers who want to obtain a Single Subject Teaching Credential can earn a testing waiver for the CSET. Keep reading to learn how.
6. How to Register for the CSET
Aspiring teachers in the State of California will need to pass the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) in their desired subject area(s). Read on to learn everything you need to know about the CSET registration process.
7. Using Multiple Types of Thinking in Social Science
The social sciences are some of the most popular academic disciplines, so how do they work? In this lesson, explore multiple types of thinking used in social science, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.
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Other chapters within the CSET Social Science: Study Guide & Prep course
- Prehistory & Early Civilizations
- Ancient Near East History
- Early Empires in the Near East & Asia
- Political & Philosophical Thought in Ancient Asia
- History of Ancient Greece & Hellenism
- The Roman Republic Rises
- History of the Fall of Rome
- Understanding the Dark Ages
- Understanding the Early Middle Ages
- Medieval Warm Period Overview
- High Middle Ages Overview
- Late Middle Ages Overview
- The Renaissance Overview
- The Age of Exploration & Discovery
- Overview of the Reformation Across Europe
- The Elizabethan Era Overview
- Overview of Colonialism
- Absolutism & Constitutionalism in Europe
- Shifting Eastern European Power (1648-1740)
- 18th Century Empire & Expansion
- The Age of Enlightenment
- The French Revolution & Napoleon Bonaparte
- Industrialization from 1700-1900
- Global Politics (1760-1848)
- Nationalism in Europe, Africa, Asia & the Americas
- Life & Trends in Europe (1850-1914)
- 19th and 20th Century Imperialism
- The World Post-WWI
- Overview of World War II
- Western Civilization Post-WWII
- Early Civilizations in the Americas & Colonization
- Settling North America & the Colonies
- Understanding the American Revolution
- The Making of a Nation after the American Revolution
- The Virginia Dynasty
- Jacksonian Democracy
- Everyday Life in Antebellum America
- Manifest Destiny & American Expansion
- America's Civil War
- After the Civil War: Reconstruction
- Westward Expansion, Industrialization & Urbanization (1870-1900)
- The Progressive Era of the Early 20th Century
- Overview of American Imperialism & World War I
- 1920s America
- Overview of the Great Depression
- World Events & Politics After World War II (1946-1959)
- Events & Presidents During the Cold War (1950-1973)
- Civil Rights & Other Movements in the US (1954-1973)
- Presidential Domestic Policy 1970-Present
- Overview of California History
- Principles & Concepts of American Democracy
- Fundamental Values & Principles of Civil Society
- Branches of Government in the U.S.
- U.S. Supreme Court Landmark Cases
- The U.S. Election Process
- Levels of Government in the United States
- Media Influence in the U.S.
- Comparing Political Systems
- Tension in U.S. Democracy
- Basic Terms & Concepts in Economics
- American Market Economy
- The Relationship between Politics & Economics
- U.S. Labor Markets in a Global Setting
- Aggregate Economic Behavior of the American Economy
- International Trade & the Economy
- Tools & Perspectives of Geographic Study
- Geographic Diversity of Natural Landscapes & Human Societies
- Culture & the Physical Environment
- Environmental Science Basics
- Effects of Humans on the Environment
- CSET Social Science Flashcards