Carroll College, Helena Montana

Degree Requirements

"I taught history for 39 years. My undergraduate courses provided a solid foundation."

History Major Requirements

I. Major Program Requirements
Thirty-three semester credits of history, including:

  • HI 101-102 History of Western Civilization
  • HI 121-122 US History of the United States
  • HI 494 Historiography
  • HI 495 Research Seminar in History
  • One non-western “global diversity” history course, chosen from the following list:
    • HI 241 History of the Modern Middle East
    • HI 271 History of Modern Latin America
    • HI 291 Modern African History
    • HI 251 Introduction to East Asia

Note: At least 6 of the remaining 12 credits must be taken in courses at the 300-400 level.

II. Other Program Requirements
Completion of a modern foreign or classical language through the intermediate level.

Note: All degree students should review requirements for graduation
as described in this catalog.

Major in History for Secondary Education

I. Major Program Requirements
Thirty-six semester credits of history, including:

  • HI 101-102 History of Western Civilization
  • HI 121-122 History of the United States
  • HI 231 Montana and the West
  • HI 241 History of the Modern Middle East or HI 251 Introduction to East Asia or HI 271 History of Modern Latin America or HI 291 Modern African History
  • HI 494 Historiography
  • HI 495 Research Seminar in History

And at least 6 of the remaining 12 credits must be taken in courses at the 300-400 level.

II. Other Program Requirements
Completion of a modern foreign or classical language (Latin or Greek) through the intermediate level.

III. Professional Education Requirements

  • AN/SO 218 Introduction to Native American Studies
  • CS 103 Instructional Media and Technology
  • ED 102 Foundations of Education
  • ED/PSY 229 Educational Psychology
  • ED 245 Diversity Field Experience
  • ED 305 Classroom Management
  • ED 318 Content Area Reading and Secondary Methods
  • ED 344 Secondary Social Studies
  • ED 405 Education Seminar
  • ED 410 Student Teaching
  • ED 412 Measurement & Assessment in Teaching
  • PSY 228 Adolescent Psychology
  • SPED 300 Introduction to Exceptional Children
  • United States and contemporary world cultures course(s) see index for page number.

Note: Students interested in the history for secondary education option should also consider the Social Studies for Secondary Education, History and Political Science for Secondary Education, or History/ Political Science/Social Studies for Secondary Education broadfield majors.

IV. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching

Teacher Education Program: Individuals pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore year.
Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year all preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.

Notes:

  1. All History for Secondary Education students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of "C" or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.
  2. See Secondary Education Requirements.

History Minor Requirements

I. Minor Program Requirements
Twenty-one semester credits of history, including:

  • HI 101-102 History of Western Civilization
  • HI 121-122 History of the United States
  • One non-western “global diversity” history course, chosen from the following list:
    • HI 241 History of the Modern Middle East
    • HI 251 Introduction to East Asia
    • HI 271 History of Modern Latin America
    • HI 291 Modern African History

Minor in History for Secondary Education

I. Minor Program Requirements
Twenty-four semester credits of history, including:

  • HI 101-102 History of Western Civilization
  • HI 121-122 History of the United States
  • HI 231 Montana and the West
  • HI 241 History of the Modern Middle East or HI 251 Introduction to East Asia or HI 271 History of Modern Latin America or HI 291 Modern African History
  • 6 credits of history electives

II. Other Program Requirement

  • ED 344 Secondary Social Studies

III. Teacher Licensure:

To obtain teacher licensure in history for secondary education, a student must complete:
ED 408 Student Teaching in the Minor Area
OR ED 410 Student Teaching

Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching

Teacher Education Program: Students pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore year.

Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year, all preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.

Note:

1. All History for Secondary Education students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of "C" or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Minor Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Minor Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.

2. See Secondary Education Requirements and Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education.

Course Plans

NOTE: If you started at Carroll before the fall of 2011, please use the 4-year plan and the 4-year SER for your entry year (i.e., freshman year, fall 2010 or freshman year, fall 2009).

History

History for Secondary Education

History/Political Science for Secondary Education

History/Political Science/Social Studies for Secondary Education

Dr. Swartout and Will Wright