2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A.

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

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.

Course Options for First-Year Students

If you are interested in exploring history, here are some possibilities to consider.

Fall 2020 (with associated GER)

Spring 2021 (with associated GER)

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