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Why Study Social Studies at Madonna University?

  • Personalized attention and small classes
  • Gain knowledge of history and politics in certain regions, and awareness of U.S. contributions to the world
  • Caring faculty who infuse their experience in content-area pedagogy and traditional research into their teaching
  • Special focus on the multiple dimensions of U.S. and Global Citizenship

Especially designed for those who are preparing to teach at the elementary or secondary level, Madonna's social studies major is based closely on current Michigan Department of Education standards. It provides the course work needed for gaining proficiency to teach in the disciplines of history, political science, geography, and economics. Our program has a strong history core in both American and world history, as well as carefully selected courses in other social sciences, to prepare you as a well-rounded candidate for the K-12 classroom.

Our graduates teach at a wide variety of schools, public and private, and have gone on to graduate programs in both education and history.