Dec 09, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Studies: History (coordinate minor) 21 hours


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The Social Studies: History (coordinate minor) will help prepare you for a career in secondary education. You will develop the contextual grounding, theoretical frameworks, and research practices, necessary to develop lesson plans. Targeted out-of-class experiences will put this knowledge to immediate use as you hone your abilities in the classroom. N.B. This completion of the Social Studies Major, History Minor degree leads to but does not fulfill all requirements for teaching certification. Please consult the College of Education’s revised secondary education guidelines for more information.

 

Social Studies Major Requirements

  1. Minimum of 21 hours in history. Minor must be completed in conjunction with the Social Studies-Secondary Education Major.
  2. At least one approved history course (3 hours) exploring diversity of U.S. Society. Select from: HIST 3160, 3191, 3251, 3260, 3265, 3280, or 3285.
  3. Completion of 6 hours at the Intermediate (3000) level.
  4. One (3 credit hour) “writing intensive” course at the 3000-level. (See list of courses below).
  5. At least one 3000-level course in the premodern category and at least one 3000-level course in the modern category.
  6. With permission of the advisor, students may substitute advanced level (4000-level) history courses for intermediate level (3000-level) courses in the same chronological category, providing the student has the appropriate prerequisite.
  7. Completion of 6 hours at the advanced (4000) level, with one course in the premodern and one course in the modern category. One of the two courses must be Baccalaureate Writing.

Minor Requirements


1. Introductory level history course (3 hours)


2. Intermediate level history courses (6 hours)


Including 3 hours of 3000-level writing intensive courses (See list of courses below). At least one course (3 hours) must be from the premodern category and at least one course must be from the modern category. The prerequisite is HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

3. Advanced level history courses (6 hours)


One course (3 hours) must be from the premodern category and one course (3 hours) must be from the modern category.

4. Internship/Work Experiences (6 hours)


All minors must complete 6 credits of HIST 4950 - Internship. You must confer with the Department’s Internship Supervisor before registering for HIST 4950. Projects completed outside of the direction of the Internship Supervisor will not be awarded credit.

Note:


Successful completion of this program leads to but does not fulfill all requirements for teaching certification. Please consult the College of Education’s revised secondary education guidelines for more information.

Writing Intensive and Baccalaureate Writing Courses - History


Writing Intensive Courses


Prerequisite: HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

Courses by Chronological Category - History


Modern


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