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ODU’s Integrated Social Studies Education program prepares students to teach American history, world history, political science, geography and other social studies in grades 7-12. 
Program highlights:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Social Studies Education.
  • Licensure-only option available for those who hold a bachelor's degree.
  • Curriculum is drawn from Education, History and Political Science programs.
  • Internship opportunities provide hands-on clinical and field-based experiences in diverse classroom settings.
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    Degrees & Courses

    Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and licensure, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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    Outcomes & Careers

    Graduates are prepared to teach history, political science and more in grades 7-12 or continue on to graduate school.

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    Education Division

    Get to know ODU faculty members, view current news and events, and more.

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  • Student Organizations
    Kappa Delta Pi 
    Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is an International Honor Society in Education, whose purpose is to connect future educators with each other and other education advocates. KDP strives to reach out to the community through education by volunteering, fundraising, and organizing events.

    Ohio Student Education Association
    All ODU Education majors are invited to join the Ohio Student Education Association (OSEA), a pre-professional organization for students preparing for careers in education. 

    Current students are part of the Ohio Education Association, which representing more than 128,000 members in the state. The Association actively supports public education reform and teacher licensure. 

    For more information about these organizations, contact Sr. JoAnn Hohenbrink at hohenbrj@ohiodominican.edu or (614) 251-4579.
  • Dominican Scholars
    Through the Dominican Scholars program, ODU offers education students extended leadership, learning and community services opportunities. 

    Aspiring educators will observe teaching environments, tutor students, participate in professional associations and more.

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  • Professional Accreditation
    ODU's Integrated Social Studies Education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).
  • Education Field Office
    ODU's Education Field Office organizes and administers all field and clinical experiences in the teacher education programs. We partner with area school districts and their teachers to help provide quality and diverse field experiences for our future educators.

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Expand Your Education

Studying abroad introduces you to new cultures and experiences. ODU offers life-changing trips ideal for students interested in:
  • Art & Architecture
  • Business & Politics
  • History & Culture
  • Languages & Literature
  • Peace & Justice
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