What We Offer
The Social Studies major prepares students for careers in secondary education, and for graduate school. Students who take this major receive a broad background in the Social Studies, including History, Political Science, Economics, Geography, Psychology Anthropology, and Sociology, as well as training in professional education techniques.
ONU offers a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies.
Professor Crawford, the Social Studies advisor, has his PhD, as well as eight years of experience teaching high school students in South Dakota and Iowa.
Faculty research and teaching interests include Modern US, East Asian, Sport History, and the use of sport to teach the Social Studies.
The Social Studies major emphasizes students combining classroom content with practical experience, and student teaching experiences are offered in nearby high schools or even in international schools.
For more information on the Social Studies program at ONU, see the Social Studies Fact Sheet.
Social Studies Faculty
Dr. Russ Crawford, Assistant Professor of History
Jennifer Sherman, Jennifer Bazeli, and Katherine DeMars in front of the CSPAN bus at the Ohio Council for the Social Studies Annual Meeting in 2008