History 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

This degree prepares students to be credentialed to teach History in grades 7-12, with the possibility of adding a second endorsement or a minor degree.

Offered by Department of History

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)9
Including:
LOPER 6: Humanities
American History 1
American History
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
Dispositional Requirements (LOPER 9-10) 26
Including:
LOPER 9: Civic Competency & Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
World History to 1600 3
World History since 1600
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional
Program Specified Requirements6
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 425
Including:
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Endorsement
Complete all required courses36
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum26
Total Credit Hours120

Endorsement

History Subject Endorsement Core Requirements
HIST 299The Historian's Craft3
HIST 496Senior Seminar in History: Variable Topics3
SOSC 370Social Science of the High School3
Lower-division US History course:3
Choose one of the following:
American History
American History
Lower-division World History course:3
Choose one of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
World History to 1600
World History since 1600
History Subject Endorsement Advanced Courses
Choose one of the following:
Advanced US History 3
American Military History
World War I
World War II
History and Film
Women in America
Religion in America
Colonial America 1492-1750
Revolutionary America, 1750-1800
The National Period, 1800-1850
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Regional Field Study
History of the Pacific Rim
American Constitutional History I
American Constitutional History II
American Thought and Culture, 1620-1865
American Thought and Culture, 1865-1990
North American Frontiers, 1500-1850
The American West, 1850-Present
The Gilded Age 1870-1898
The United States: 1898-1941
The United States Since 1941
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Advanced Nebraska History3
Choose one of the following:
The Plains Indians
Nebraska and the Great Plains History
Advanced European, Latin American, Asian, and African History. Select 9 hours total9
Take at least 3 credit hours in Advanced European History and 3 credit hours in Advanced Latin American, Asian, or African History
Advanced European History
Select 3 to 6 credit hours of the following:
World War I
World War II
English History
English History
War and Society
The High Middle Ages 1050-1350
Saints and Sinners
Society and Gender in the Middle Ages
Women in Europe
Nazi Germany
Comparative Studies in Ethnic Conflict
Regional Field Study
British Empire
European Expansion and Exploration
Renaissance and Reformation
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Europe
French Revolution and Napoleon
Imperial Russia
Nineteenth Century Europe
Fascism and Communism in Twentieth Century Europe
Twentieth Century Europe
Soviet Russia
Modern Eastern Europe
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Advanced Latin American, Asian, or African History
Select 3 to 6 credit hours of the following:
History of Christianity
World War I
World War II
History of Sea Power
Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
Variable Topics in Latin American History
Comparative Colonialism: Asia and Africa
Colonial India
Modern India
Regional Field Study
British Empire
European Expansion and Exploration
History of the Pacific Rim
Imperial Russia
Topical Studies
Independent Study
History Subject Endorsement Supporting Courses
GEOG 104World Regional Geography3
GEOG 106Human Geography3
Total Credit Hours36