Secondary Education: History & Social Science

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. Some courses also satisfy Liberal Arts Core and/or University requirements. Some coursework fulfills teaching licensure requirements as specified by the Commonwealth of Virginia. NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

  • ECO 211 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ED 200SL Foundations of Teaching and Learning
  • ED 254 Technology for the K-12 Classroom
  • ED 309 Special Education Foundations and Characteristics of Exceptional Learners
  • ED 337 Literacy in the Content Areas
  • ED 338 Secondary Education: Curriculum and Methods
  • ED 351 Assessments to Support Learning in K-12
  • ED 367 Secondary Teaching Methods in History and Social Studies
  • ED 460S Student Teaching: Secondary
  • ED 461 Classroom Management in the PK-12 Classroom
  • GEO 201 Introduction to Geography
  • HI 103 Western Civilization I
  • HI 104 Western Civilization II
  • HI 110 History of the US to 1877
  • HI 111 History of the US since 1877
  • HI 250 Research and Writing
  • HI 311 Modern European History: 1914 to the Present or HI 350 Modern United States History
  • HI 322 Colonial and Revolutionary America or HI 420 Senior Seminar
  • 12 credits in 300-level History courses
  • POL 103 Comparative Politics
  • POL 104 American Government
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development