Social Sciences Education Major

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in social science education is a program designed for students who want to pass their love of history, culture and politics onto the next generation.


College of Arts & Sciences

School of Education

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At Olivet, students become experts in their subject area, which includes sociology, government, geography, ethnic relations, Western civilization, public policy and more. They learn how to plan lessons and manage a classroom. Students complete between 100 to 130 hours of field experiences. Once completed, they spend 60 supervised days teaching in a real classroom.

Social Science Education is Ideal for Those Who Enjoy

  • Empowering students to be active citizens.
  • Helping others analyze and organize facts so they can form opinions and take action.
  • Being an active citizen involved in their community.
  • Explaining human behaviors and societal situations.
  • The energy and eagerness of teens.

Social Science Licensed Teachers Can Teach

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political science
  • Psychology

Department of History and Political Science

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