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.

REQUIRED MAJOR CORE

Complete 9 s.h. from the following courses.

  • - Modern European History 1500-1815 (3 s.h.)
  • - Modern European History Since 1815 (3 s.h.)
  • - World History 1450-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.)
  • - South Dakota 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 3 s.h. from the following courses.

  • - Medieval History (3 s.h.)
  • - History of Modern Russia (3 s.h.)
  • - Modern British History **Designated Honors Course** (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics (3 s.h.)
  • - The Global Cold War (3 s.h.)
  • - The Reformation (3 s.h.)

Complete 3 s.h. from the following courses.

  • - Contemporary World Events (3 s.h.)
  • - Ancient History (3 s.h.)
  • - 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.)

Complete the following course.

  • - Historical Writing (3 s.h.)

Complete 2 s.h. of Colloquium.

  • - History Colloquium (1-2 s.h.)

CONCENTRATION CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Ancient History (3 s.h.)
  • - Medieval History (3 s.h.)

Complete 9 s.h. of 300 or 400 level History courses.

  • - American Women's History: Colonial Era to the Present (3 s.h.)
  • - Ancient History (3 s.h.)
  • - Medieval History (3 s.h.)
  • - International Economic Relations (3 s.h.)
  • - African-American History 1500 - Present (3 s.h.)
  • - United States Diplomatic History (3 s.h.)
  • - South Dakota History (3 s.h.)
  • - History of Modern Russia (3 s.h.)
  • - Constitutional History of US (3 s.h.)
  • - History of Latin America (3 s.h.)
  • - Native American/White Relations (3 s.h.)
  • - Modern British History **Designated Honors Course** (3 s.h.)
  • - Modern Middle East (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in American Hist (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in European Histo ry (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in World History (3 s.h.)
  • - Internship (1-3 s.h.)
  • - The Global Cold War (3 s.h.)
  • - Christianity in America (3 s.h.)
  • - The United States West (3 s.h.)
  • - The Reformation (3 s.h.)
  • - Digital Humanities & the Ethics of Technology (3 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-3 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-3 s.h.)

EDUCATION METHODS COURSE

Complete the following course.

  • - Teaching of the Social Sciences (2 s.h.)

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