Other Concentrations

Higher Education Concentration

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Degree Requirements

Total credits: 30 or 36

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Students pursuing this degree must complete the requirements for one of the concentrations below. The concentrations in higher education and teaching require 36 credits, all others require 30 credits.

Concentration in Higher Education (HEDU)

The concentration in higher education is intended for  students who want to teach history at community college. It includes coursework in both history and education, including a course on college teaching. Students are required to take at least one history course in each of three areas (U.S., European, and world history), and they are encouraged to take two courses in each area to prepare them to teach the U.S., western civilization, and world history survey courses most commonly offered at the community college level.

HIST 610 The Study and Writing of History 1 3
Total Credits 3

Additional Courses in History

Select six courses in history 1 18
Total Credits 18

Research Seminar

HIST 797 Research Seminar in History 3
Total Credits 3

Graduate Education

Select four courses from the following: 12
College Teaching  
Six credits of HE electives
Total Credits 12