May 31, 2023  
DRAFT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
DRAFT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

History Education B.S.

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Program Description

The History Education degree leads to 6-12 teacher certification in the state of Georgia. Candidates concentrate on history, as the principal social science discipline in the secondary education curriculum, and take courses in several other social science disciplines (such as political science, economics, and geography) as part of their cross-disciplinary teaching field preparation. After certification in history, graduates can add on certification in additional disciplines.

This program is a part of the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences .


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).


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Admission, Enrollment and Graduation Policies

Admission to teacher education is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the admission requirements outlined in the Teacher Education Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation 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. 


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Program Course Requirements

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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