B.A. in History and Education with Endorsement in Secondary Education in Social Studies (HS.EDS.BA)

Major Requirements/History (33 credits)
HS-101Western Civilization in World Perspective I3
HS-102Western Civilization in World Perspective II3
HS-201United States History I3
HS-202United States History II3
Select 3 credits from History designated with Course Type: HSPRE3
Select 3 credits from History 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 3 credits from History (HS) Course Type HSUS3
Select 6 additional credits from History (HS) at the 200+ level excluding HS 201 and HS 202 16
HS-461Research Seminar in History3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
Major Requirements/Education (24 credits) 2
ED-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
ED-319Content Literacy3
ED-320Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
Select 9 credits as follows: 3
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
9
Education Methods Requirements (6 credits) 3
ED-371Teaching Social Studies at the Secondary Level Part I3
ED-372Teaching Social Studies at the Secondary Level Part II3
History Interdisciplinary Requirements (9 credits)
GO-100People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography3
(Satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) in General Education)
AN-103Cultural Anthropology3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
History of Western Art I *
History of Western Art II *
Art Theory and Writing
History of New and Expanded Media in Art
Renaissance, Mannerist, and Baroque Art
Early to Late Modern Art
History of Graphic Design
History of Photography
Art of India *
Asian Art Survey
World Art Nineteenth-Twentieth Century
Gender, Art, and Society
Contemporary Art and Worldbuilding
African American Art
History and Literature of Music I
History and Literature of Music II
Theatre History I
Postcolonial Drama and Film
*(Satisfies Aesthetics (AT) in general education)
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (9 credits)
PS-101Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization3
or PS-103 American National Government
(Satisfies Social Science (SS.SV) in General Education)
BE-200Economics for Social Science3
or HS-310 Business and Economic Development of the United States
MA-105Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences3
(Satisfies Mathematics in General Education)
Free Electives (15 credits) 4
Complete up to 15 credits of free electives. 415
General Education Requirements (24 credits) 5
Complete 24 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 524
Total Credits120
1

Excluding HS-201 United States History I (3 cr.) and HS-202 United States History II (3 cr.). Among these requirements, 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

Students must complete the appropriate test requirement(s) with a passing score PRIOR to Clinical Practice.

4

Please consult with your advisor regarding the required number of free electives that must be completed.

5

The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.

Additional Endorsements Available 

  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - Secondary
  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Secondary

Notes

  • 54 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).

Sequence Chart

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
MA-105 Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences3HS-102 Western Civilization in World Perspective II (Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV))3
HS-101 Western Civilization in World Perspective I (Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV))3ED-250 Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
AN-103 Cultural Anthropology (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV))3Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
FO-xxx Gen*Ed World Language3HS-203+ History Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
HS-201 United States History I3HS-202 United States History II3
HS-xxx History Course Type HSPRE3HS-xxx History Course Type HSEU3
EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3EDS-330 Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
ED-320 Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom (Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (CD) and Writing Intensive (WT))3PS-101 Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization or 1033
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3Free Electives6
Semester Credits15Semester Credits18
Third Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
EDS-336 Classroom Management3HS-310 Business and Economic Development of the United States or BE 2003
GO-100 People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography (Gen*Ed Cultural Diversity (CD) and Technological Literacy (TL))3HS-xxx History Course Type HSNW3
HS-xxx History Course Type HSUS3ED-319 Content Literacy3
Free Electives6AR* selections satisfies Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) 3
 Free Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
ED-371 Teaching Social Studies at the Secondary Level Part I3HS-461 Research Seminar in History3
ED-372 Teaching Social Studies at the Secondary Level Part II3ED-416 Clinical Practice8
HS-203+ History Elective3ED-416S Clinical Practice Seminar1
PR-4xx Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3 
Free Elective3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits12
Total Credits 120