Course Descriptions

Education classes
History classes

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 remaning 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
    or PSY 203 Developmental Psychology
  • SPED 300 Introduction to Exceptional Children
  • United States and Contemporary World Cultures course(s)

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, and 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: All History for Secondary Education students must meet the following requirements: 

  1. Earn a "C" or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements
  2. Earn a minimum of 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  3. Earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.

For full course descriptions, see the Carroll College Academic Catalog.