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  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

History Minor-Secondary Education Curriculum


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  1. Completion of a minimum of 21 hours in history selected from the categories listed below.
  2. Minimum grade of “C” in all course work required for the minor, including required cognates.
  3. Completion of 6 (or 9) hours of required cognates.
  4. Completion of at least 3 hours of “writing intensive” courses at the 3000-level (See list of courses below). 
  5. All course work at the 3000/4000-level must be completed within 10 years of intern teaching.
  6. With the permission of the advisor, students may substitute advanced level (4000-level) history courses for an intermediate level (3000-level) courses in the same topical area, providing the student has the appropriate prerequisite.

Minor Requirements:


1. Introductory level history courses (6 hours)


Select one of the following:


2. Intermediate level history courses


12 hours, including a 3 hour writing intensive course.

  • 3000-level (U.S.)    Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000-level (Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East)   Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000-level (Europe)   Credits 3 hours
  • 3000-level   ANY AREA or HIST 2900   Credits: 3 hours

Writing intensive courses at the 3000-level are listed below. The prerequisite is HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

 

3. Advanced level history courses (3 hours)


4000-level Prerequisite: One 3000-level writing intensive course or instructor approval.

  • HIST 4000-level ANY AREA   Credits: 3 hours

4. Cognate Requirements


One course Geography (3 to 4 hours)


One course in Political Science (3 to 4 hours)


Students whose teaching major is outside the College of Arts and Sciences (3 hours)


must complete the following course:

Writing Intensive Courses - History


Prerequisite: HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

Courses by Geographical Area - History


Europe


Courses meeting requirements for European history include:

Geographical


Courses meeting requirements for any geographical area include:

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