History 7-12, B.S.

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/history/programs 

This program is an education preparation program.  Please consult the College of Education page for more information about the college admission requirements.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (60 Credits)

History Requirements (33 Credits)
HIS 100 or HIS 101 - Western Civilization I or II ('B-' or better) 
HIS 200 - Historical Methods and Materials
HIS 309 - Issues in Global History
HIS 485 - Seminar in History

Holocaust/Genocide (Select 3 credits from):
HIS 127 - Colonial Latin America
HIS 235 - The Holocaust
HIS 237 - Modern Germany
HIS 257 - American Indian History to 1850
HIS 320 - History of the Indochina Wars 1965-1993
HIS 336 - Nazi Germany
HIS 340 - The Crusades
HIS 347 - Cultural Confrontation in the Developing World
HIS 409 - Ethnic Groups and Ethnic Conflict: An International Perspective

European History (Select 3 credits from):
HIS 301 — Roman Empire
HIS 303 — England and France in the Middle Ages
HIS 304 — Renaissance and Reformation
HIS 305 — Europe in the 17th Century
HIS 306 — Europe in the 18th Century
HIS 307 — Europe in the 19th Century
HIS 308 — Europe in the 20th Century
HIS 313 — English Origins of American Law
HIS 316 — History of Ancient Greece
HIS 317 — History of Rome from its Origins to Caesar
HIS 330 — Religion and Society in the Byzantine Empire
HIS 336 — Nazi Germany
HIS 343 — Modern Eastern Europe
HIS 373 — Bourbons, Revolution, & Napoleon: France 1715-1815
HIS 374 —The French Republic: Problems Since 1870
HIS 375 —Themes in Russian History to 1800
HIS 376 —Alexander the Great and the Hellinistic Age

 

U.S. History (Select 3 credits from):
HIS 311 — Who Built America? 1500-1928
HIS 312 — Who Built America? 1929-Present

HIS 313 — English Origins of American Law
HIS 315 — American Roots
HIS 318 — Women in American History, 1620-1890
HIS 319 — Women in American History, 1865 - Present
HIS 350 — Colonial U.S. History I 
HIS 352 —The Early Republic
HIS 352 — Early Republic
HIS 353 — The Era of Civil War and Reconstruction
HIS 354 —The New Nation: 1865-1918
HIS 355 — America Between Two Wars - 1919-1945
HIS 357 — Recent American Histories - 1945 to the Present
HIS 358 — American Frontier
HIS 359 — American Environmental History
HIS 360 — U.S. Foreign Policy I
HIS 361 — U.S. Foreign Policy II
HIS 363 — New England: 1620-1860
HIS 364 —Travel to the Hawaiian Nation
HIS 365 — Hawaiian History
HIS 370 — Public History
HIS 371 — Historic Preservation and Restoration
HIS 410 — U.S. Social and Intellectual History
HIS 480 — Seminar in Oral History

Non-Western History (Select 3 credits from):
HIS 300 —The Vietnam War Era
HIS 320 — History of the Indochina Wars 1965-1993
HIS 340 —The Crusades
HIS 341 — Islamic Fundamentalism
HIS 342 — 20th Century China
HIS 344 — West Africa in the Modern World
HIS 346 — Eastern Africa
HIS 347 — Cultural Confrontation in the Developing World
HIS 378 — Early China
HIS 393 — Modern Central America: Imperialism, Nationalism, and Struggle
HIS 409 — Ethnic Groups and Ethnic Conflict: An International Perspective

 

Select an additional 3 credits of HIS at 100-level or above (excluding HIS 112, 490, 494, 496).
Select an additional 6 credits of HIS at 200-level or above (excluding HIS 490, 494, 496).

Education Requirements (27 Credits)
EDU 316 - Child Development and Psychology for Educators ('C' or better)
EDU 413 – Secondary Education ('C' or better)
EDU 471 - Supporting English Learners for School Success ('C' or better)
HIS 490 – Social Science (Secondary School) ('B-' or better)
HIS 494 – Student Teaching (History) 
HIS 496 - Student Teaching Seminar (History) (T3)*
RDG 470 - Literacy in the Content Areas ('C' or better)
SED 482 – Teaching Exceptional Students in the Secondary Education Classroom ('C' or better)

Non-Course Requirements:
Module 1: Behavioral Difficulties (Social and Emotional Development)
Module 2: Dyslexia Required

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (27 Credits)

EDU 200 – Teachers, Schools and Societies ('C' or better) (T2CC)*
HIS 110 or HIS 111 – United States History I or II  ('B-' or better) (T2AE)*
SHE 203 – School Health (T2MB)*
Select 3 credits of ECO 
Select 3 credits of GEO 
Select 3 credits of PSC
Select 9 credits from ANT, ECO, GEO, PSC, PSY, SOC