The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in social sciences teaching and history teaching is a program designed for students who want to pass their love of history, culture, and politics onto the next generation.
Social science educators are shaping the way the next generation views the world. Through history and current events, these teachers are showing adolescents how to be positive and influential citizens with critical thinking skills.
At Olivet, students will become experts in their subject area, which includes sociology, government, geography, ethnic relations, Western civilization, public policy, and more. They will learn how to plan lessons and manage a classroom.
Student will complete between 100 to 130 hours of field experiences. Once completed, they will spend 60 supervised days teaching in a real classroom.
Visit Washington D.C. for a week with the Federal Seminar, or stay for a semester with the American Studies Program. Get involved on campus with the Capitol Hill Gang, or study abroad to gain a different perspective on Western civilization.