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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) History Major with Composite Social Studies Secondary Teacher Certification*

(120 semester credit hours)

Academic Major
Courses Hours
History 1301 and 1302 6
History 2311 and 2312 6
History 3301 3
Advanced U.S. History (excluding 3301) 9
Advanced non-United States History 9
Geography 3302 or 3303 3



Other Requirements
  Hours
Biology 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1405, 1411,
Geology 1403, 1404,
Physical Science 1315/1115, 1317/1117,
Physics 1303/1103, 1304/1104
4
Communication 1315 3
Computational and Applied Math 1351, Mathematics 1314, 1324, 1332, 1342, 2313 3
Creative Arts:
Arts 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304,
Honors 2302,
Music 1306, 1310, 1313,
Theatre 1310
3
Economics 2301, 2302 6
English 1301, 1302 6
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331 6
General Studies 1181 1
Geography 1301/1101 4
Modern Language 2311, 2312 in a single modern language 6
Minor
Courses Hours
Political Science 2305, 2306 6
Political Science (advanced) 12
Professional Education
Courses Hours
Education 4321, 4322, 4323, 4973 18
Educational Psychology 3303 3
Reading 4320 3

*Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320. For more information visit the College of Education website. 

Teacher Certification

A student who chooses to be certified in history must complete the following courses: History 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312, 3301, nine additional hours of advanced U.S. History (excluding 3301), 9 additional hours of advanced non-U.S. History and 3 hours of Geography 3302 or 3303.

The above professional plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The B.A. degree with a major in History with teacher certification requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior- and senior-level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence (24 of which must be at the advanced level). Twenty-four of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.