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Daemen's Social Studies Adolescent Education major includes extensive study in history and political science, along with courses in other social science disciplines that provide you with a solid base of content knowledge. Education classes immerse students in the craft of teaching as preparation for your career as a high school or middle school social studies teacher.

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes help facilitate enhanced interaction with faculty members dedicated to teaching excellence and providing personal attention to each student.
  • Daemen College is currently pursuing accreditation of its educator preparation programs by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).  Pursuant to §52.21 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the educator preparation programs offered by Daemen College are considered to be continuously accredited for purposes of meeting the New York State requirement that all such programs maintain continuous accreditation.
  • A strong emphasis on developing strong research, writing, and presentation skills.

Program Information

Following is a suggested course sequence for your program. Courses may be offered as indicated and/or at other times. Consult your Advisor for further direction and planning.

Suggested Course Sequence

Adolescent Education in Social Studies FAQ

Learning Technologies

The Swivl robot will create an audio and video recording of the classroom as you teach, following you 360 degrees around the classroom.

The Swivl robot creates an audio and video recording of the classroom as you teach, following you around the classroom and providing a 360-degree view. Education students at Daemen benefit from using this state-of-the-art video technology as a powerful teaching and assessment tool. Daemen has invested in a complete range of digital education tools including Swivl robots, Smartboards, iPads, and educational apps that equip students with in-demand technological skills, giving you an advantage in the job market.

For more information contact the Admissions Office at 716.839.8225 (toll-free  1.800.462.7652) or email