B.A. in History and Education with Endorsements in P-3 and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (HS.YI.BA)

Major Requirements/History (30 credits)
HS-101Western Civilization in World Perspective I3
HS-102Western Civilization in World Perspective II3
(HS-101 and HS-102 satisfy Historical Perspectives (HS.SV) in General Education)
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 6 additional credits in History (HS) at the 200+ level 16
HS-461Research Seminar in History3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
Major Requirements/Early Childhood (45 credits) 2
ED-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDL-280Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
EDL-325Language and Early Literacy Development, Birth Through Kindergarten3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in P-6 Educational Settings I3
ED-320Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
EDL-333Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings3
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
EDS-337Special Education Strategies in P-6 Social Studies and Content Instruction3
EDS-338Assessment Approaches, P-123
EDS-350Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3
EDL-364Early Childhood Capstone Research Seminar3
Select 9 credits as follows: 2, 3
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
9
History Interdisciplinary Requirements (3 credits)
GO-100People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography3
Satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) and Cultural Diversity (CD) in General Education
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (12 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-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
(MA-203 and MA-204 both satisfy Mathematics in General Education)
Free Electives (6 credits) 4
Complete up to 6 free elective credits. 46
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 excluding HS-461 Research Seminar in History.

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.

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
HS-101 Western Civilization in World Perspective I (Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3HS-102 Western Civilization in World Perspective II3
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH3HS-203+ History Elective3
FO-xxx Gen*Ed World Language3ED-250 Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
HS-201 United States History I3HS-202 United States History II3
ED-320 Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom (Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) and Writing Intensive (WT)3HS-xxx History Course Type HSPRE3
EDL-280 Introduction to Early Childhood Education3EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3
EDL-326 Literacy Instruction in P-6 Educational Settings I3EDS-330 Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
MA-203 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I (Gen*Ed Mathematics)3EDS-338 Assessment Approaches, P-123
 MA-204 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits18
Third Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
HS-xxx History Course Type HSEU3HS-xxx History Course Type HSNW3
PS-101 Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization or 103 (Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3BE-200 Economics for Social Science or HS 3103
GO-100 People, Places, and Environments: Introduction to Geography (Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL) and Cultural Diversity (CD)3EDL-325 Language and Early Literacy Development, Birth Through Kindergarten3
EDS-336 Classroom Management3EDL-333 Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings3
EDS-350 Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3Free Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
PR-4xx Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3ED-416 Clinical Practice8
HS-203+ History Elective3ED-416S Clinical Practice Seminar1
EDL-364 Early Childhood Capstone Research Seminar3HS-461 Research Seminar in History3
EDS-337 Special Education Strategies in P-6 Social Studies and Content Instruction3 
Free Elective3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits12
Total Credits 120