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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Education B.S.

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Bachelor of Science Degree
Leading to Certification for Grades 6-12
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of History & Philosophy
(770) 423-6294


This program is designed to prepare teachers of adolescents, largely at the secondary school level. It leads to 6-12 teacher certification in the teaching field of history in Georgia. Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in history and a second major in pedagogical studies. Candidates concentrate in history as this is the principal social science discipline in the secondary education curriculum and take additional course work in several other social science disciplines as part of their cross-disciplinary teaching field preparation.

The B.S. in History Education is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), is fully approved by Georgia’s Professional Standards Commission for teacher certification, and is nationally recognized by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

see listing of requirements 

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Teaching Field Requirements (36 Credit Hours)

(Courses to be chosen with advisor):

Political Science (3 Credit Hours)

Specifically Required Geography Course (3 Credit Hours)

Professional Education (6-12) Requirements (27 Credit Hours)

Program Total (126 Credit Hours)

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