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  Dec 10, 2017
 
University Catalog

History, B.A.


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A major consists of at least nine courses and must include:


at least four more advanced history courses numbered 200 or greater


and, at least one additional history course.


First year seminar


One first year seminar taught by a member of the history department may also contribute to the major, but will not be considered one of the three required foundation courses. Further, no more than two exam equivalency courses (HST-100 , HST-120 , or HST-130 ) and/or first year seminars may contribute to major requirements.

All exceptions to major requirements must be approved by the department chair.


Students planning to teach social studies must complete a major in the field to obtain licensure, which must include:


  • at least two courses focused on the history of the United States
  • at least two European history courses with one or more numbered between 200 and 399

Teaching licensure eligibility


The requirements for certification (teaching internship) will be completed on a post-baccalaureate, graduate credit basis, with the student becoming eligible for certification at the end of fall term following graduation. Refer to the Education section of this catalog for specific requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program and other pertinent information.

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