Perhaps no other career is as rewarding as that of teaching. Whether helping very young children take their first steps in learning to read or introducing the world of literature to older children, encouraging others to reach their potential is the hallmark of a good educator.
ODU education students engage in a variety of field experiences, including student teaching and community service. This face-to-face interaction with children and parents in diverse populations prepares ODU students to successfully teach in public, urban, and suburban as well as private school settings. Technological, research and lifelong learning skills permeate the program creating a highly competitive and comprehensive degree that benefits students in the short and long term.
As we prepare students to become teachers, students participate in at least 460 hours of field-based experiences in diverse classroom settings. This significant experience allows students entering the marketplace to do so well positioned for a successful career in education.
ODU’s Integrated Social Studies Education major prepares students to teach American history, world history, political science, geography and other Social Studies for grades 7-12.
Ohio Dominican’s Model United Nations program has consistently won awards at the state and national levels.
Contact Dr. Ron Carstens at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about the Social Science courses and Dr. Bonnie Beach at email@example.com about the Education courses. For information about other Teacher Preparation programs or any other majors, please contact your Academic Advisor or your Admission Counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org.