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History/Childhood Education (B.S.)

This program leads to certification to teach grades 1-6 in the public schools. Students entering the program will graduate after four years with a Bachelor of Science degree in History/Social Studies/Childhood Education.

Degree Requirements

History Courses

Supporting Courses

With advisement, select one Political Science (POL) course: 3 Credits

With advisement, select one Economics (ECO) course: 3 Credits

Total Professional courses: 39 Credits

One semester of a language other than English: 3 Credits

Total supporting Liberal Arts courses: 24 Credits

General Education Requirements

not fulfilled by Major or required Supporting Courses

Electives: 9 Credits

Total credits required for degree: 120

Optional Middle Childhood Certification

Students desiring Middle Childhood (Specialist) Certification with a History major must complete the BS degree in History/Social Studies/Childhood Education shown above and also complete the following requirements:

Suggested Course Sequence for History/Social Studies/Childhood Education

The following is a general schedule for the History/Social Studies/ Childhood Education major. Check all course descriptions for prerequisites before planning your course schedule. Other course sequences are possible. Consult your advisor or the History or Education Program Coordinator. Note also that one can introduce flexibility into this recommended sequence by shifting History requirement slots around to allow one to pursue other courses of personal interest or compensate for scheduling conflicts. A student interested in also completing the Middle Childhood certification should consult with her advisor and the faculty in the intended area of focus  about a possible sequence of courses.

First Year

Total: 16.5 Credits

Total: 16.5 Credits

Second Year

Total: 15 Credits

Total: 15 Credits

Third Year

1st Semester

Total: 15 Credits

Total: 15 Credits

Fourth Year

Total: 12 Credits

2nd Semester

Total: 15 Credits

Total credit hours required for degree: 120