If you have a passion for history and a desire to serve others through teaching, a second major in Secondary Education will prepare you for meaningful service in the classroom.

The requirements for the History Secondary Education degree are twofold. First, you must take the required courses for the History major, and then you must complete the courses required for the Secondary Education major. Learn about teacher certification and licensure here.

REQUIRED MAJOR CORE

Complete 9 s.h. from the following courses.

  • - World History to 1200 (3 s.h.)
  • - World History 1200-Present (3 s.h.)
  • - United States History to 1877 (3 s.h.)
  • - United States History Since 1877 (3 s.h.)

Complete 3 s.h. from the following courses.

  • - American Women's History: Colonial Era to the Present (3 s.h.)
  • - African-American History 1500 - Present (3 s.h.)
  • - United States Diplomatic History (3 s.h.)
  • - Constitutional History of US (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics (3 s.h.)
  • - The Global Cold War (3 s.h.)
  • - The United States West (3 s.h.)

Complete 6 s.h. from the following courses.

  • - Contemporary World Events (3 s.h.)
  • - Modern European History 1865 to Present (3 s.h.)
  • - Ancient World History (3 s.h.)
  • - Medieval World History (3 s.h.)
  • - International Economic Relations (3 s.h.) or
    • - International Economic Relations (3 s.h.)
  • - History of Latin America (3 s.h.)
  • - Modern Middle East (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics (3 s.h.)
  • - The Global Cold War (3 s.h.)
  • - The Reformation (3 s.h.) or
    • - Reformation (3 s.h.)

Complete HIS220 and two semesters of HIS400.

  • - Historical Writing (3 s.h.)
  • - History Colloquium (1-2 s.h.)
  • - Teaching of the Social Sciences (2 s.h.)

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