History (Secondary History Education Concentration)

Requirements for a Major in History (Secondary History Education Concentration)

This program is designed for students interested in history education and certification to teach secondary history.

Thirty-six semester hours, nine of which must be at the 4000-level, including the following:
Required Courses
HIS 1305World History to 15003
HIS 1307World History since 15003
HIS 1365United States History to 18773
HIS 1366United States History since 18773
HIS 2395History Workshop3
Six semester hours from each of the following subgroups:18
Three semester hours of HIS courses 13
Additional Requirements
Students completing World Cultures I, II, III, and IV in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core receive credit toward the major by petition. 2
A grade of “C” or better must be earned in HIS courses used for the major. 3
Required Courses in Other Fields
TED 2112Instructional Technology Lab II1
TED 2340Teaching in Secondary Schools3
TED 3340Teaching Associate Secondary Part I3
TED 3341Teaching Associate Secondary Part II3
TED 3385Secondary Social Studies Practicum I3
TED 3386Secondary Social Studies Practicum II3
TED 4341Social Studies Curriculum3
TED 4640
TED 4641
Internship Secondary Part I
and Internship Secondary Part II
or TED 4642
TED 4643
Internship Secondary Part III
and Internship Secondary Part IV
A grade of “B” or better must be earned in all TED courses.
Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher for certification.
Total Hours67

Excluding HIS 1300 The United States in Global Perspective


For HIS 1305 World History to 1500 and HIS 1307 World History since 1500


HIS 1300 The United States in Global Perspective does not calculate into the major grade point average.

The department strongly recommends that all history majors take a fourth semester language course, as well as electives in other humanities and social science fields.