The Integrated Social Studies major is a 45-hour interdisciplinary teaching major comprised of a 39-hour core and a 6-hour concentration area. It prepares students to teach in Ohio Secondary Schools in the fields of history, government, and sociology.
Students must choose one of the following three 6-hour concentrations:
Any two 300- or 400-level History courses, one of which must be non-western (nw).
Political Science Concentration:
Any two 300- or 400-level Political Science courses.
Any two 300- or 400-level sociology courses.
Students pursuing the Integrated Social Studies major must maintain a minimum 2.75 major and cumulative GPA to progress through the teacher licensure program. Candidates are required to earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) for all EDUC and SPED courses and may repeat a course only once. To register for education courses at the 300 level or above, acceptance into Teacher Education is required. See details of the assessment requirements and criteria for teacher licensure programs in the School of Education and Human Development.