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MAJOR: B.A. in History with a Minor in Secondary Education

A. General Education Core

46

B. Major Core Requirements

42

HIST 200

Introduction to History

3

HIST 250

African-American History to 1877

3

OR

 

 

HIST 251

African-American History Since 1877

3

HIST 255

American History to 1877

3

HIST 256

American History Since 1877

3

HIST 397

Historical Methods and History

3

HIST 499

History Seminar

3

 

American History (select from 300-400)

6

 

European History (select from 300-400)

6

 

World History (select 300-400)

6

 

History Electives (from below)

 

 

BFIN 210 Personal Financial Mngt.

3

 

ECON 201 Principles of Economics

3

C. Related Courses

 

9

Political Science Courses take 9 semester hours:

POLS 298

American National Government

3

POLS 299

State and Local Government

3

POLS 307

American Political Ideas

3

POLS 403

American Foreign Policy

3

POLS 483

International Relations

3

D. Minor

 

30

 

Secondary Education Minor

27

HIST 491

Teaching History

3

Total Semester Hours Required for Degree

127-128

  1. Complete a minimum of 127 hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. The last 30 hours must be completed at ECSU.
  2. Freshman and sophomore years – complete the requirements for General Studies.
  3. Requirements for B.A. in History to the following:

    42 semester hours in History Core;

    Required 18 hours in History: HIST 200, HIST 255, HIST 256, HIST 250 or HIST 251, HIST 397, HIST499;

    6 hours each of upper level courses in American History, European History, World History, History Electives.

    For History Majors with Secondary Education Minor:

    a. The History electives (above) are mandated as follows:

    Required: BFIN 210 and ECON 201;

    b. EDUC 203 Intro. To Computer Inst. Tech. is required in place of CSC 111 for GE technology requirement.

    c. Secondary Education Minor must be completed (C or above in Professional Education Courses), along with HIST 491.

    d. History Secondary Education students must pass PRAXIS I or equivalent SAT/ACT scores and be admitted to Teacher Education Program (TEP) prior to enrolling

    in EDUC 350, EDUC 360, EDUC 430A, EDUC 466 or EDUC 478.

  4. Related courses in Political Science: nine hours.
  5. Must earn C or better in HIST 200, 397, and HIST 499.