B.A. in History and Education with Endorsement in Elementary Education

Major Requirements/History (39 credits)
HS-101Western Civilization in World Perspective I3
HS-102Western Civilization in World Perspective II3
HS-201United States History I3
HS-202United State History II3
Select 3 credits from Pre-1700 History designated with Course Type: HSPRE3
Select 3 credits from History of Europe designated with Course Type: HSEU3
Select 3 credits from History designated with one of the following Course Types: HSLA (Latin America), HSNW (Non-Western), HSAF (Africa), or HSAS (Asia)3
Select 15 additional credits from History (HS) at the 200+ level 115
HS-461Research Seminar in History3
Major Requirements/Education (36 credits) 2
EDL-201Educational Psychology3
EDL-206Child and Adolescent Development3
ED-250Foundations of Teaching and Learning3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I3
EDL-327Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings II3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
ED-360Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics3
ED-361Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3
ED-362Teaching Elementary Social Studies3
Select 9 credits as follows: 2
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
9
History Interdisciplinary Requirements (15 credits)
GO-100People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography3
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
History of Western Art I
History of Western Art II
Renaissance, Mannerist, and Baroque Art
Early to Late Modern Art
Art of India
Asian Art Survey
World Art Nineteenth-Twentieth Century
Gender, Art, and Society
Select 6 credits of the SAME Foreign Language or 6 credits from English 200+ level 3, 46
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (12 credits)
PS-101Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization3
or PS-103 American National Government
BE-200Economics for Social Science3
or HS-310 Business and Economic Development of the United States
MA-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
General Education Requirements (27 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Fulfilled in Education Interdisciplinary Requirements with MA-203 or MA-2040
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Fulfilled in History Interdisciplinary Requirements with ART courses0
Technological Literacy
Fulfilled in History Interdisciplinary Requirements with GO-1000
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Fulfilled in Education or History Major Requirements with ED-320 or HS Research0
Historical Perspective
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with HS-1010
Social Science
Fulfilled in Education Interdisciplinary Requirements with PS-103 or PY-1030
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with HS-1020
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language 46
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from History (HS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Select two courses from Education (ED, EDL, EDS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits129
1

Excluding HS-201 United States History I (3 cr.) and HS-202 United State History II (3 cr.); at least 6 credits must be from the 300-400 level not including HS-461 Research Seminar in History (3 cr.).

2

Minimum grade of "C" required for Education Courses.

3

Excluding courses designated with Course Type: LIT

4

May be fulfilled within the major/interdisciplinary requirements; see your academic adviser.

 Additional Endorsements Available 

  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - Elementary
  • P-3 Early Childhood Endorsement
  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Elementary
  • MID-SS - Middle School Social Sciences

Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification.
  • By state regulation, all Education Majors seeking content area endorsement must complete 30 content credits (12+ credits at the 300+ level).
  • Students selecting 6 credits of the same foreign language will have 2 free elective credits.