Schools ask a great deal from their Social Studies teachers, especially at the secondary level. Often, these instructors need to be experts in history and government.
Lakeland's Social Studies Education program prepares future teachers to succeed in a wide variety of classroom settings. Designed to be versatile and marketable, the Social Studies Education program allows students to concentrate on history, yet provides a diverse set of experiences from all areas of the social sciences.
Experiential education is just what it sounds like—gain real-world knowledge and earn your degree through a variety of learning opportunities. Whether you have prior work experience, want to get work experience but have a busy schedule, or are interested in our tradition Co-Op program, there is an abundance of opportunities to get credit for your work!