This broadfield major comprises 51 credits in history and political science. Since the major and the minor are combined in this program, a teaching minor is not required for licensure.
I. Major Program Requirements
Twenty-seven semester credits of history, including:
In addition, 3 credits of History at the 300-400 level
Twenty-four semester credits of Political Science courses, including:
II. Professional Education Requirements for History and Political Science Major
III. 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: All History and Political Science 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.