The Bachelor of Arts degree programs in History and Secondary Education are designed for students who desire initial licensure in Secondary Education/Social Studies (grades 7-12).

Students are asked to complete the requirements in the general education core of 45 semester hours, a History major of 36 semester hours, the secondary education requirements of 31 semester hours, the social studies distributive requirements of 12 semester hours, and general electives for a total of 127 credits.

General Education Core

Contained and counted in the General Education Core

  • CIS 101ABD Computer Literacy
  • MAT 202 Statistics
  • PHI 301 Ethics for the Professional
  • PSY102 Introduction to Psychology
  • One Science course containing a health component
  • History Major Requirements
  • General Electives

Social Studies Distributive Requirements

  • POS 102 American Government
    ECO 101 Introduction to Economics
    GEO 101 Introduction to Geography or GEO 203 Physical Geography

Students must take at least one of the following courses:

  • ANT 102 Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANT 202 Cultural Anthropology
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

Secondary Education Requirements

  • EDU 101 Introduction to Education
  • PSY 331 Issues in Adolescence
  • SEE 310 Teaching for Effective Classroom Management
  • SEE 301 Introduction to Special Education in the Secondary School
  • SEE 308 Reading in the Content Area – Secondary
  • SEE 401B Secondary Methodology & Technology – Social Studies
  • SEE 420 Student Teaching in the Secondary School