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Secondary Education History

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): Education and Human Services

Why Choose Teaching Minors for Secondary Education Majors

The Secondary Education program requires the completion of a teaching major and a teaching minor to fulfill the subject area requirements of the program.

Admission Requirements

Secondary Education majors may choose an appropriate teaching minors from the following areas: biology, chemistry, English, geography, history, mathematics, physical education, political science, spanish or speech communication.

You cannot have a history teaching major with this minor.

Graduation Requirements

A 2.75 GPA is required for successful completion of this minor. No grade less than a "C".

More Information

College of Education & Human Services
School of Education
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Telephone: (231) 591-5361

Required Courses
Credit Hours
History teaching minor students must take the following general education courses:
Geography of World Regions
3
Geography of Phys Environment
4
Principles of Macroeconomics
3
Amer Gov 1-People and Politics
3

Core Required Courses

United States History (6 credits)
US History to 1877
3
US History - 1877 to Present
3
World Civilizations to 1400
3
World Civilizations since 1400
3
HIST 250
Array
History Educ Theory-Practice
3

Electives

6 semester hours; 1 course from EACH directed elective category
World History Directed Electives: 3 credits - one (1 course)
Racism and Science
3
Imperialism Modern World
3
The Impact of 1492
3
Terrorism in the Modern World
3
Greece and Rome
3
Women in Activism Global Persp
3
The Making of Modern Britain
3
Medieval Europe
3
Renaissance and Reformation
3
Contemporary European History
3
Rise of the Russian Empire
3
Modern Africa
3
Modern China, Japan & Korea
3
Middle East in Modern Era
3
20th Century Russia
3
Latin American History
3
U.S. Directed Electives: Select one course (3 credits)
African-Amer Cult Expression
3
African-American History
3
US History 1900 - 1945
3
US History since 1945
3
Examining Jim Crow Stereotypes
3
Modern Civil Rights Movement
3
American Women's History
3
African-American Women's Hist
3
19th Century Amer Pop Culture
3
20th Century Amer Pop Culture
3
Antebellum America
3
Colonial America
3
US Foreign Policy-20th Century
3
HIST 411
Array
HIST 421
Array
Total
24
Note: A C grade is each class plus a 2.75 GPA is required for satisfactory completion of this major.
Note: Though faculty advisors are responsible for advising students regarding degree requirements, it is the student who is ultimately responsible for choosing the correct courses and for following the correct program.
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