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History

History - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

24 semester hours

Required courses in major:

HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 1355, HIST 1356, HIST 5380, HIST 5381, 18 advanced hours from list of specific courses

Suggested sequence of courses for Bachelor of Arts in History

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

MATH 1301

3 hrs

 

Psychology

3 hrs

Fine Arts

3 hrs

 

Natural science /lab

4 hrs

HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

HIST 1302

3 hrs

POLS 1311

3 hrs

 

POLS 1312

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

16 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

HIST 1355

3 hrs

 

HIST 1356

3 hrs

Foreign language

4 hrs

 

Foreign language

4 hrs

Sophomore language

3 hrs

 

RLST course

3 hrs

PHIL course

3 hrs

 

Natural science

3 hrs

SOCI course

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

TOTAL

16 hrs

 

TOTAL

16-17 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

 

 

TOTAL

18 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

HIST 5380

3 hrs

 

HIST 5381

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Minor/elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

2 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

TOTAL

17 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

*Advanced History (24 hours):

(12 semester hours) ONE three-hour course from options in each of these categories: (1) Mexican/Latin American/Borderlands (2) European (3) non-Western (4) U.S. History (Categories are identified in course section descriptions)

HIST 5380

HIST 5381

6 additional advanced hours in HIST

General Education Additional Hours:

(12 semester hours) Choose from business, fine arts, history, information technology, literature, mathematics, natural sciences, philosophy, religious studies, social science, or speech (a minimum of three different areas)

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, values and skills, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative Experience:

Successful completion of HIST 5380 Historical Research, Writing and Methods and HIST 5381 Senior Essay

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

The History faculty will require a formal paper in an advanced course that demonstrates the use of e-mail, computerized library research, databases, the internet and Lake Online, if applicable.

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Mexican American Studies, Religious Studies/Theology, Spanish, Kinesiology, or a discipline approved by the History faculty

Social Studies (with a core in History) - BA

This major does not require a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

18 semester hours

Required courses in major:

HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 1355, HIST 1356, HIST 5380; 18 hours in specific advanced in HIST; 3 additional hours in advanced HIST

Suggested sequence of courses for Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies – Core: History

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

MATH 1301

3 hrs

 

Psychology

3 hrs

Fine Arts

3 hrs

 

Natural science w/lab

4 hrs

HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

HIST 1302

3 hrs

POLS 1311

3 hrs

 

POLS 1312

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

16 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

HIST 1355

3 hrs

 

HIST 1356

3 hrs

ECON course

3 hrs

 

RLST course

3 hrs

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

 

Natural science

3-4 hrs

Foreign language

4 hrs

 

Foreign language

4 hrs

PHIL course

3 hrs

 

SOCI course

3 hrs

TOTAL

16 hrs

 

TOTAL

16-17 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

**Supporting work

3 hrs

 

**Supporting work

3 hrs

**Supporting work

3 hrs

 

HIST Elective

3 hrs

**Supporting work

3 hrs

 

**GEOG 4353

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

*HIST 5380

3 hrs

 

**Supporting work (adv)

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective HIST

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

**Supporting work (adv)

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

 

 

TOTAL

18 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

*Advanced History (24 hours):

(12 semester hours) ONE three-hour course from options in each of these categories: (1) Mexican/Latin American/Borderlands (2) European (3) non-Western (4) U.S. History (Categories are identified in course section descriptions)

HIST 5380

9 additional advanced hours in HIST

**Supporting Work: 18 semester hours

(6 advanced) from History, Sociology, Economics, Geography, and Political Science courses including at least 3 semester hours from each area: Political Science, Sociology, Economics and Geography.

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, values and skills, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

A comprehensive written exam is required in which seniors will demonstrate a well-rounded knowledge of the major.

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

The History faculty will require a formal paper in an advanced course that demonstrates the use of e-mail, computerized library research, databases, the internet and Lake Online, if applicable.

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

None required

History Teacher Certification

Liberal Studies for Grades 4-8 Social Studies Certification

See requirements under Liberal Studies Teacher Certification Track

History - Grades 8-12 History Certification - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required in major:

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the major:

20 semester hours

Suggested sequence of courses for Bachelor of Arts in History for Grades 8-12

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

MATH 1301

3 hrs

 

PSYC 1305

3 hrs

Fine Arts

3 hrs

 

Natural science w/lab

4 hrs

HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

HIST 1302

3 hrs

POLS 1311

3 hrs

 

POLS 1312

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

HIST 1355

3 hrs

 

HIST 1356

3 hrs

Foreign language

4 hrs

 

Foreign language

4 hrs

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

 

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

PHIL 2312

3 hrs

 

Natural science

3-4 hrs

RLST course

3 hrs

 

SPCH 2312

3 hrs

TOTAL

16 hrs

 

TOTAL

16-17 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

EDUC 4345

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

PHIL 4350

3 hrs

 

PSYC 3375

3 hrs

*HIST 5380

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

EDUC 5325

3 hrs

TOTAL

18 hrs

 

TOTAL

18 hrs

Senior Year

See current Teacher Education Handbook for Professional Education Courses.

*Advanced History: 24 semester hours;

One course from each of the following areas:

  1. Mexican/Borderlands (HIST 3354, 4304 or 4322)
  2. European (any advanced European HIST)
  3. Non-Western (HIST 5331, 5337 or 5360)
  4. U.S. History (HIST 3324 and 3325)
  5. HIST 5380
  6. HIST 5381

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Student must take TExES exam

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

EDUC 5325 Technology for Teaching

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Social Studies (with a core in History) for Grades 8-12 Social Studies Certification -BA

Total number of hours required in this major:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required in major:

51 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

33 semester hours

Suggested sequence of course for the Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies (core: History) for Grades 8-12

Social Studies Certification

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

MATH 1301

3 hrs

 

PSYC 1305

3 hrs

Fine Arts

3 hrs

 

Natural science w/lab

4 hrs

HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

HIST 1302

3 hrs

POLS 1311

3 hrs

 

POLS 1312

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

16 hrs

Suggested Summer Option

Summer I

**ECON 2301

3 hrs

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

Summer II

**ECON 2302

3 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

HIST 1355

3 hrs

 

HIST 1356

3 hrs

RLST course

3 hrs

 

Foreign language

4 hrs

Foreign language

4 hrs

 

Natural science

3-4 hrs

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

 

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

PHIL 2321

3 hrs

 

SPCH 2312

3 hrs

TOTAL

16 hrs

 

TOTAL

16-17 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

EDUC 4345

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

PHIL 4350

3 hrs

 

*Advanced HIST

3 hrs

*HIST 5380

3 hrs

 

PSYC 3375

3 hrs

**Supporting work

3 hrs

 

GEOG 4353

3 hrs

TOTAL

18 hrs

 

TOTAL

18 hrs

Senior Year

See current Teacher Education Handbook for Professional Education Courses.

*Advanced History: 24 semester hours

Required:

HIST 3324, HIST 3325 , HIST 3360, HIST 5337 and HIST 5380

One course from each area:

Mexican/Borderlands (HIST 3354, 4304 or 4322

European (Any advanced European HIST)

Non-western (HIST 5331 or 5360)

**Supporting Work: 18 semester hours

(6 advanced); ECON 2301, ECON 2302, GEOG 4353, POLS 1312,

POLS 4350 and POLS 4360.

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Student must take TExES exam

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

EDUC 5325 Technology for Teaching

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

History - Minor

Total number of hours required:

15 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required:

9 semester hours

Required courses (not including prerequisites) in minor:

One of the following:

HIST 1301

United States to 1865

HIST 1302

United States since 1865

One of the following:

HIST 1355

World History: People & Events to 1600

HIST 1356

World History: Trends & Issues since 1600