2017-2018 Catalog


Secondary Education B.A. with a Concentration in History

Dual majors in Secondary Education in History and History are available. Students should consult with their advisors.

Curriculum

College Core Curriculum (31-44)

English (3-8 credits)

Refer to the English section of the Core Curriculum

Study and Technology Skills (0-2 credits)

Refer to the Study and Technology Skills section of the Core Curriculum

Mathematics (3-5 credits)

Refer to the Mathematics section of the Core Curriculum

Natural Sciences (7-8 credits)

Refer to the Natural Sciences section of the Core Curriculum

Social Sciences (3 credits)

Refer to the Social Sciences section of the Core Curriculum

Fine Arts (3 credits)

Refer to the Fine Arts section of the Core Curriculum

Humanities (6 credits)

Refer to the Humanities section of the Core Curriculum

Constitution (3-6 credits)

Refer to the Constitution section of the Core Curriculum

Cultural Diversity (3 credits)

Refer to the Cultural Diversity section of the Core Curriculum

Additional Major Requirements (9 credits)

Social Sciences (9 credits)

Secondary education students must take a course in ECON, PSC and GEOG (Cultural Geography recommended).

Major Requirements (80)

Required Courses (12 credits)

HIST 101US History to 1865

3.00

HIST 102US History 1865 to Present

3.00

HIST 251Historical Investigation

3.00

HIST 499Senior Seminar in History

3.00

Additional History requirement (24 credits)

  1. At least eighteen (18) credits total must be at the 300-level or above. Courses must be approved by the history advisor
  2. From these 24 credits, at least nine (9) must be selected from courses that fulfill either of the following requirements. Three (3) credits must be completed in category a and three (3) credits must be completed in category b :
    1. primarily emphasize cultural/ethnic studies and social diversity within the United States (e.g. Latinos in the American West, African American History, US Women's History, etc.)
    2. primarily focus on non-European and world history (e.g. African, Asian, Middle Eastern, or Latin American history)
Approved classes for category a:
HIST 320Hispanic Culture in the US

3.00

HIST 418American Indian Relations

3.00

HIST 424Role of Religion in US Culture

3.00

HIST 432History of Women in the US

3.00

HIST 433African-American History

3.00

HIST 436Nazi Holocaust from American Perspective

3.00

HIST 444Latinos in the American West

3.00

Approved classes for category b:
HIST 211History of East Asia I

3.00

HIST 212History of East Asia II

3.00

HIST 499Senior Seminar in History

3.00

HIST 450Modern Chinese History

3.00

HIST 470History of Mexico

3.00

HIST 478Middle Eastern Studies

3.00

Secondary Education Courses (44 credits)

EDU 210Nevada School Law

2.00

EDU 214Preparing Teachers to Use Technology

3.00

EDU 250Foundations of Education

3.00

PSY 307Principles of Educational Psychology

3.00

EDRL 471Language Acquisition Development and Learning

3.00

EDSC 321Secondary Pedagogy I

3.00

EDSP 411Student with Disabilities in General Education Settings

3.00

EDSP 432Parent Involvement and Family Engagement for Students with/without Disabilities

3.00

The following courses require program admission:
EDRL 451BContent Area Literacy Secondary

3.00

EDSC 408Classroom Management Secondary

3.00

EDSC 473Teaching Secondary Social Studies

3.00

EDSC 483Secondary Supervised Teaching Internship

12.00

Summary of credit requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education with a concentration in History

College Core Curriculum

31-44

Additional Major Requirements

9

Major Requirements

80

Total Credits

120