B.A. in History with a Certification in Social Studies Teaching '09-'10

 

B.A. in History ( 39.000 credits )
with Certificate in Social Studies Teaching
HIST 101 Shaping of the Contemporary World                                      OR  

HIST 190 Level One Honors Seminar 

3 cr.

HIST 110 - History Outside the Classroom 0 cr. 1 course 
HIST 201 - West and World I 3 cr.
HIST 202 - West and World II 3 cr.
HIST 203 - American History I 3 cr.
HIST 204 - American History II 3 cr.
HIST 290 - Proseminar in History 3 cr.
HIST 499 - History Capstone 3 cr.
HIST 327 - New York State History 3 cr.
Any HIST course with an American (AMSA) designation beyond HIST 203 and 204 3 cr.

3 credits in non-European/non-U.S. history

3 cr.

History course from HIST 221 through 280                                             OR
History course from HIST 295 through 297                                             OR
HIST 375 - Women in European History                                                 OR

History course from 411 through 425

3 cr.

History Electives

6 cr.

Auxiliary ( 15.000 credits )
3 hours in Economics 3 cr.
POSC 100 - Contemporary U.S. Politics 3 cr.

3 credits in Sociology

3 cr.

Two semesters ( 6 credits ) in the same foreign language   
These languages include: French, Spanish, German, Latin, Russian, Greek, Italian or Arabic. 6 cr.

American Sign Language does not fulfill this requirement.

History majors seeking initial teaching certification in grades 7-12

will need to maintain at least a 3.1 in History as well as an overall GPA of 2.9.

History Department 

Education Certification ( 28.000 credits )
EDUC 210 Issues in Contemporary American Education 3 cr.
EDUC 260 Educational Psychology 3 cr.

EDUC 261 Foundations in Language and Literacy

3 cr.

After completing these courses, one must apply to the Education Department. Upon
approval, the following courses are required to obtain the certification:

EDUC 461 - Literacy: Middle and High School

3 cr.

The following courses are completed during the semester students participate in student teaching:
EDUC 481 - Instruction in Inclusion Classroom 3 cr.
EDUC 485 - Student Teaching Seminar: The Reflective Practitioner 3 cr.
EDUC 487 - Clinical Experience in Middle School 5 cr.
EDUC 488 - Clinical Experience in High School 5 cr.
EDUC 495 - Drug Alcohol Tobacco Workshop 0 cr.

EDUC 496 - Child Abuse and School Violence Workshop

0 cr.

Education Department