Nov 30, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

History Major, B.A. with Secondary Social Studies Teacher Licensure Concentration


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This program listing is for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in History with recommendation for Secondary Social Studies Teacher Licensure. Students in this program are required to complete the following requirements. All courses required for teacher licensure must be passed with a grade of C- or higher.

Required General Studies


  • Students must satisfy the Written Communication general studies requirement.
  • Credits: 3
  • General Studies Natural and Physical Sciences (6 credits)* (GEG 1100, required in a later sequence, will satisfy 3 credits in Natural and Physical Sciences, so only 3 additional credits are needed to satisfy this category)
  • Note:

    *Included in General Studies courses, students must select one that satisfies the Global Diversity requirement.

  • Credits: 3
  • General Studies Arts and Humanities (6 credits)*
  • General Studies Historical (satisfied by additional required content area courses for social studies licensure)
  • General Studies Social and Behavioral Sciences (satisfied by EDS 3130 and EDS 3150 in licensure sequence)
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    Required General Studies total credits: 21

History Major Core Courses


Students in this concentration must complete the following courses:

History Major Elective Courses


In addition to the required courses, students must take 27 semester hours in history selected in consultation with a history advisor.  At least 18 of the 27 semester hours must be upper-division (3000- or 4000-level) courses.  Included in those hours must be at least three semester hours in American History (HIS 3400-3699), three semester hours in European History (HIS 3100-3399), and three semester hours in World History (HIS 3700-3799).  The minimum total number of semester hours in the History Major is 42. The department strongly encourages all majors in the Secondary Education Concentration to take HIS 3000-Historical Writing and Thinking and HIS 3720-Themes in World History and licensure students to take HIS 3425 Colorado and the Nation as one of the electives.

History Major Electives total credits: 27 credits

Additional Content Courses for Secondary Social Studies Licensure


Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in History with recommendation for Secondary Social Studies Licensure must complete the following coursework in anthropology, economics, geography, and political science in addition to the major requirements.

Summary of Requirements


Required General Studies

21 credits

History Major Core

15 credits

History Major Electives

27 credits

Additional Content Courses for Secondary Social Studies Licensure

21 credits

Foundations and Methods for Secondary Teacher Licensure

37 credits

History Major, B.A. with Secondary Social Studies Licensure Concentration Total

121 credits

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