Bachelor of Science in History (4-8 History/Social Studies Certification)

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Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 30 sch      Required Minor: 29 sch

HISTORY.BS      CIP Code: 54.0101.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

HIST 2013Survey of World Civilization to 1715 (GP)3
or HIST 2023 Survey of World Civilization Since 1715
HIST 3713The History of Texas3
HIST 4233Global Issues and Trends3
HIST 4843Senior Seminar3
SOCI 3273World Regional Geography3
Advanced HIST sch; 6 sch must be non-US15
Total Semester Credit Hours30

Education Minor

EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDUC 4776Student Teaching: Grades 4-8 Social Studies6
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
READ 3463Strategic Learning through Text Strategies3
Total Semester Credit Hours29

Other Requirements

English Literature (2000 level or higher) 3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Total Semester Credit Hours19

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

History BS (4-8 History/Social Studies Certification) Plan of Study

*Course of study is suggested only. It is recommended to see an advisor for a personalized Program of Study.

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Mathematics Core3
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core2
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Language, Philosophy, Culture Core3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Second Year
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Life/Physical Science Core3
HIST 2013 or 2023 (GP)Survey of World Civilization to 1715 ( HIST 2321) or ( HIST 2322)3
Multicultural Women's Studies Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
Life/Physical Science Core3
English Literature3
Elective (Required for 4-8 Certification)4
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Third Year
HIST 3713The History of Texas HIST 23013
HIST 4233Global Issues and Trends 3
HIST Elective (advanced)3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development 3
READ 3423Literacy Foundations: 4-8 3
Additional Science3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
HIST 4843Senior Seminar 3
HIST elective (advanced)3
SOCI 3273World Regional Geography GEOG 13033
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration 2
READ 3463Strategic Learning through Text Strategies 3
Additional Science3
 Semester Credit Hours 17
Fourth Year
HIST elective (advanced)3
HIST elective (advanced)3
HIST elective (advanced)3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment 3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management 3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities 3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
EDUC 4776Student Teaching: Grades 4-8 Social Studies 6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.