History

About This Program All History Courses

History Major/Minor Patterns
Major
12 major courses, including 3 of the following 4 courses:
HIST 1014 Western Civilization I
HIST 1024 Western Civilization II
HIST 1154 United States to 1865
HIST 1164 United States from 1865

2 History Seminars:
HIST 2744 Research Methods Seminar
HIST 4194 Historical Methodology

1 upper-level course (2000 or above) in each of the following fields: U.S., Modern European, pre-Modern, non-Western (4 courses total). See course descriptions for area listing.
3 electives at or above the 2000-level

Note: at least 3 of the 7 field and elective courses must be at or above the 3000-level


To become certified to teach history, students complete the following:

History Major
Education Minor for Secondary Certification

Completion of Education Minor for Secondary Certification (8-12) for Teaching History requires:

EDU 1004 Observing the Learner
EDU 2014 Schooling in American Culture
EDU 2094 Standards-Based Instruction
EDU 2164 Designing Constructivist-Based Learning Climates
EDU 3054 Instructional Strategies and Content Area Literacy for Learners in Middle and Secondary Schools
EDU 3244 Practicum in Learning Experiences
EDU 4314 Supervised Teaching: Twelve Grades

OR  Senior Seminar in the student's discipline

Students must also take the following allied courses:
ANTH 1024 Cultural Anthropology 
ECON 1004 Introduction to Economics 
PS  1014 Introduction to U.S. Politics 
PSY 1004 General Psychology
SOC  1004 Introduction to Sociology 
Minor
HIST 1014 Western Civilization I or
HIST 1024 Western Civilization II
HIST 1154 United States to 1865 or
HIST 1164 United States from 1865
4 upper-level (2000 or above) history courses (taken in at least 2 area fields)