History (7-12) with Teacher Certification

Includes 39 credit hours of relevant content coursework.

History majors who plan to become middle school or high school teachers must complete 39 hours in history as outlined below. All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework. In conjunction with your advisor, the degree entails the equivalent of at least 39 credit hours of relevant content coursework.

Pre-Education Requirements: 
EDUC 2320 Learning and Development
EDUC 2330 Foundations of American Education Thought

Courses Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program:
Course No. Course Name
EDBI 4304 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 3
EDRE 4330 Teaching Content Area Reading Skills 3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic & Prescriptive Teaching 3
EDSP 4325 Educating Gifted Learners 3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar 1
ETEC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology 3
EDUC 4311 Curriculum & Instruction in the Secondary School 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers** 3
EDUC 4400 Clinical Teaching Seminar 4
EDUC 4894 Clinical Teaching in High School Grades 8
History (7-12):
HIST 2311 Western Civilization I 3 (LACC*)
HIST 2312 Western Civilization II 3 (LACC*)
HIST 2313 U.S. History to1877 3 (LACC*)
HIST 2323 U.S. History from 1877 3 (LACC*)
HIST 3333 History of Texas 3
HIST 3388 Comparative World Civilizations 3
HIST Two U.S. History courses 6
HIST One European History courses 3
HIST Any three upper level History electives 9
INDC 4390 Advanced Elements of Social Studies 3

*LACC indicates courses that have been taken in the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

**Drawing on the subject-specific training and expertise of our faculty, EDUC 4320 provides subject-specific methods instruction via subject-specific textbooks, instruction, and assignments aligned with subject-specific standards for teacher preparation at the state and national levels. Each assignment and assignment rubric is keyed to state and national subject-specific teacher preparation standards and allows for collaboration, feedback, practice in teaching via lessons in the college classroom and fieldwork in local diverse middle/high schools, and supports subject-specific learning groups.