Requirements for a Major in History with Secondary Teaching Licensure in History and Social Science

(Students may earn either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science in History with Secondary Teaching Licensure.  The B.A. requires completion of the intermediate level of a foreign language. The B.S. requires no foreign language but requires Math 160, Statistics)

In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses are required:

  Semester Hours
HIS 101, History of Western Civilization I 3
HIS 102, History of Western Civilization II 3
HIS 201, United States History I 3
HIS 202, United States History II 3
HIS 455, Political Development 3
History Electives as follows  
American History 300-400 level (6)  
European History 300-400 level (6)  
History Elective 300-400 level (3) 15
   
ECO 202, Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ED 180, Earth Science for Educators 2
POS 131, The World of Politics 3
POS 204, State and Local Government 3
POS 215, American National Government 3
POS 311, Comparative Government 3
POS 380, International Relations 3
REL 201, Religions of the World 3
Total 53

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence for History/Social Science with Teaching Licensure

Freshman Year: Junior Year:
ENG 111-112, Introduction to Writing, Intro to Literature ED 180, Earth Science for Educators   
Fine Arts course ED 322, Educational Psychology
Foreign Language (2 semesters) or MTH160 ED 334, Content Area Reading
HIS 101, 102, History of Western Civilization I, II ED 474, Secondary/PK-12 Curriculum
IDS 101, Student Success ED 478, Teaching Assistant:  Secondary/PK-12 Education
Math 103 or higher Upper level History courses
POS 131, The World of Politics POS 204, State and Local Government
TH 103, Introduction to Human Communications POS 215, American National Government
  POS 311, Comparative Government
   
   
Sophomore Year: Senior Year:
ECO 202, Principles of Macroeconomics ED 406, Instruction in Secondary/PK-12 Education
ED 290, Foundations of Education ED 489, Directed Teaching in Secondary/PK-12 Education
ENG 201 or 202, Major British Authors CSS 113, Microcomputers and Application Software
Fine Arts course Upper level History courses
Foreign Language (if necessary) or MTH160 POS 380, International Relations
HIS 201, United States History I  and  
HIS 202, United States History II  
Upper level History courses  
HTH 220, Health and Fitness for the 21st Century  
Laboratory Science course  
SOC 101, Introduction to Sociology  
PE Fitness Course  
PSY 205, Developmental Psychology