Integrated Social Studies (7-12), Bachelor of Science in Education
The Integrated Social Studies programs leads to an initial teaching license for grades 7-12 in the state of Ohio. Combined with a dedication to equity, social justice and building engaged, democratic classrooms, the Integrated Social Studies, the BSEd program is fully accredited. With multiple student teaching experiences, our theory-to-practice approach to teacher education allows you to apply new skills and pedagogical practice in varied classroom settings.
Hands-on teaching experience
First Education Experience Program
A service-learning course that gives a first-hand look at the education field by spending time in pre-K to 12th-grade classrooms and other settings. Education abroad is also possible.
Integrated Social Studies introductory field experience
Provides undergraduate students, the opportunity to work in a supervised professional setting at schools or community agencies.
Integrated Social Studies advanced field experience
In the advanced field experience, you will be in a classroom two days per week taking on some teaching responsibilities and developing relationships with a teacher mentor and students.
A culminating experience is a full-time practicum that permits you to confidently take on the role of teacher for an in-depth quality experience to end your bachelor’s program.
Helps unite current and future teachers and those interested in the field of education under the same principles and values of hard work, ethical practice and service.
Active on campus and in the community, this professional organization of undergraduate and graduate education students benefit from professional development workshops, a spring conference, legal services, money-saving benefits, legislation and lobbying, and networking.
College students serve as tutors and mentors to young students in a structured environment at a nearby elementary and middle school.
Pairs of college and elementary students meet in groups for weekly activities on campus that focus on higher education and career, culture and diversity, and community service.
An outreach program that educates about the issues students in low-income school districts face, Pen PALS aims to improve writing skills of elementary students through a relationship with Ohio State students.
Deadline to Apply
Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at go.osu.edu/onground.