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History Degree With Composite Social Studies Secondary Teacher Certification*

Bachelor of Arts in History

(History Major with Secondary Composite Social Studies Certification –
120 semester credit hours)*

Academic Major
Courses Hours
History 1301 and 1302 6
History 2331 and 2332 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 1410, 1411, 1481, 1482, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1401, 1411,
Geology 1401, 1402,
Physical Science 1301/1101, 1302/1102,
Physics 1301/1101, 1302/1102
4
Communication 2301 3
Computational and Applied Math 1351,
Mathematics 1302, 1324, 1332, 1333, 1351
3
Creative Arts:
Art 1301, 1302, 2301, 2302,
Honors 2302,
Music 1341, 1342, 1351, 1376
Theatre 1311
3
Economics 2301, 2302 6
English 1301, 1302 6
English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328, 2329 6
General Studies 1181 1
Geography 2301/2101 4
Modern Language 2311, 2312 in a single modern language 6
Minor:
Political Science 2301, 2302
Political Science (advanced)
18

Professional Education:
Education 4321, 4322, 4323, 4973
Educational Psychology 3303

Reading 4320
24

*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, 2331, 2332, 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.