Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

History Education B.S.


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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-6294

Program Description

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.

Admission, Retention and Graduation Requirements

Admission to teacher education is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the admission requirements outlined in the Teacher Education Admission Requirements  catalog page to pursue this degree program.

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog. 

Accreditation

The B.S. with a major 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).

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)


General Education Core Curriculum   

Teaching Field Requirements (33 Credit Hours)


Upper Division History Electives (15 Credit Hours)


Courses to be chosen with advisor. One of these history courses must be a research seminar (HIST 4495, HIST 4496, HIST 4497, or HIST 4498).

Program Total (120) Credit Hours)


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