Teaching Specialty - History
Major: History Education
Degree Type: B.A. or B.S.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 122
General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree
- A list of approved general education courses is available here .
- General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review the major, minor, and program emphases requirements for minimum grade restrictions, should they apply.
|College Composition I|
|College Composition II|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
Upper Division Writing †
|Quantitative Reasoning (R) †||3|
|Science and Technology (S) †||10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts (A) †||6|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) †||6|
|Wellness (W) †||2|
|Cultural Diversity (D) *†|
|Global Perspectives (G) *†|
May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.
May be satisfied with courses required in the major. Review major requirements to determine if a specific upper division writing course is required.
|History 100-200 Level Courses||9|
|History 300-400 Level Courses||9|
|HIST 390||Historical Research and Writing (May satisfy general education category C)||3|
|HIST 489||Senior Seminar (Capstone) Prerequisite HIST 390||3|
|Distribution Requirement: Select 6 credits from each of the 3 categories.||18|
North American History (6 cr):
|U.S. History 1829-1917 I|
|U.S. History 1829-1917 II|
|U.S. History 1917-Present I|
|U.S. History 1917-Present II|
|The North American Plains|
|American Frontier to 1850|
|American West Since 1850|
European History (6 cr):
|History of Christianity|
|Renaissance And Reformation|
|The Eighteenth Century|
|Europe Since 1914|
|Germany since 1750|
|History Of Russia II|
Widening Horizons (6 cr):
|Australia & New Zealand|
|The Ottoman Empire|
|Modern Latin America I|
|Modern Latin America II|
|Slavery in the Atlantic World|
|History of Modern China from 1600|
|History of Japan|
|Vietnam: 125 Years of Conflict|
|Cultures and Civilizations of the Pre-modern World|
|Cultural Exchange and the Making of the Modern World|
Of these nine credits, at least one course in political science, geography, economics, sociology, anthropology or psychology is required beyond the introductory level.
|Professional Education Requirements|
|EDUC 321||Introduction to Teaching||3|
|EDUC 322||Educational Psychology||3|
|EDUC 451||Instructional Planning, Methods and Assessment||3|
|EDUC 481||Classroom Practice Methods of Teaching I: (Soc Sci)||3|
|EDUC 485||Student Teaching Seminar||1|
|EDUC 486||Classroom Management for Diverse Learners||3|
|EDUC 487||Student Teaching||9|
|EDUC 488||Applied Student Teaching||3|
|EDUC 489||Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds||3|
Degree Requirements and Notes
- A GPA of 2.75 or better in the teaching specialty is required for placement in student teaching and exit from the program.
- A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in all Professional Education Requirement courses.
- A GPA of 2.75 or better in professional education as well as passing the appropriate Praxis II exam are required to exit the program.
- Courses taken Pass/Fail will not be used to satisfy any requirements other than total credits.