Bachelor of Arts with a Major in History with Grades 7-12 Certification (BA)

Hours Required

A minimum of 120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

Requirements

University Core Curriculum
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Math Elective
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra3
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with a Life & Physical Science course1
Foreign Language
Select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language graduation requirement. Thus, students who meet the university’s foreign language graduation requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 4 weeks in another country. 6
Major
HIST 2321Eastern Civilization3
HIST 2322Western Civilization3
HIST 3302History of Texas3
HIST 3303Historical Methods-WIN3
HIST 4310Historical Perspectives3
International History
Select 9 SCH from the following:9
Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
Mexico
Central America & Caribbean
World Cultural History
Sport and US History
World Immigration History
Contemporary Islamic World
History of Africa to 1880
History of Africa Since 1880
Contemporary South Asia
Pre-Modern Europe
Renaissance & Reform Europe
Early Modern Europe: 1600-1789
19th Century Europe
Modern Europe: 1914-1990
Women in the Developing World
Seminar in World History
Seminar in European History
Sem. in Latin American History
Seminar in Eastern History
US History
Select 9 SCH from the following:9
Military History of the US
U.S. Cultural History
U.S. Women's History
U.S. Southern History
Intellectual History of the US
Sport and US History
Mexican American History
U.S. Immigration History
Colonial America: Dis-1763
Am Rev/Early Nat Era 1763-1815
Age of Jackson to Civil War
North American Borderlands
Building Modern Am, 1865-1914
U.S. Rise to Wrld Pwr:1914-45
United States Since 1945
Seminar in US History
Select 3 SCH GEOG at the 3000-4000 level3
Support Area
EDRD 3320Content Reading3
Professional Education Core
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2210Foundations of Education2
EDCI 3224Teaching in Diverse Settings2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Student Teaching6
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
General Electives
Select 3 SCH3
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
Foreign Language/Study Abroad 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MATH - Math Elective 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
Foreign Language/Study Abroad 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
EDCI 2210 Foundations of Education 2
HIST 2321 Eastern Civilization 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Spring
EDCI 3224 Teaching in Diverse Settings 2
HIST 2322 Western Civilization 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Junior
Fall
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
HIST 3302 History of Texas 3
HIST 3303 Historical Methods-WIN 3
HIST - International Hist Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
EDRD 3320 Content Reading 3
HIST 4310 Historical Perspectives 3
HIST - International Hist Elective 3
HIST - U.S. History Elec 3
HIST - U.S. History Elec 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
GEOG - Adv Geography 3
HIST - U.S. History Elec 3
HIST - International Hist Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
EDCI 4693 Student Teaching 6
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
 Semester Credit Hours9
 Total Semester Credit Hours120
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Students must apply for admission to the College of Education while enrolled in EDCI 3324

Students are admitted to student teaching only after passing the certification exam to teach secondary history.

Note: See information on the combined BA/MA degree in History.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.