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Secondary Education History Minor

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
History teaching minor students must take the following general education courses: GEOG 100, ECON 221, PLSC 121
Core required courses - United States History (6 credits)
HIST 121 US History to 1877 3
HIST 122 US History - 1877 to Present 3
Core required course - World History - Select one course (3 credits)
HIST 151 Hist of Western Civil to 1500 3
OR
HIST 152 Western Civil 1500 to Present 3
Core required course - World History (3 credits)
HIST 200 Discovering the Global Past 3
Core required course - History Teaching Methods (3 credits)
HIST 405 History Educ Theory-Practice 3
World History Directed Electives - Select one course (3 credits)
HIST 350 The Making of Modern Britain 3
HIST 351 Medieval Europe 3
HIST 352 Renaissance and Reformation 3
HIST 360 Contemporary European History 3
HIST 370 Modern Africa 3
HIST 371 East Asia in the 20th Century 3
HIST 372 Middle East in Modern Era 3
HIST 373 20th Century Russia 3
HIST 375 Latin American History 3
US Directed Electives - Select one course (3 credits)
HIST 309 US History 1900 - 1945 3
HIST 310 US History since 1945 3
HIST 331 Amer Cultural History to 1865 3
HIST 332 Amer Cult History since 1865 3
HIST 385 American Military History 3
Diverse Perspectives - Select one course (3 credits)
HUMN 202 African-Amer Cult Expression 3
HIST 201 African-American History 3
HIST 301 Racism in the Modern World 3
HIST 315 Civil Rights Movement 3
HIST 325 American Women's History 3
HIST 326 African-American Women's Hist 3
HIST 330 Turbulent 1960s 3
TOTAL 24
Note: A C grade in 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.   

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.

Secondary Education majors may choose an appropriate teaching minors from the following areas: biology, business, chemistry, English, geography, history, marketing, mathematics, political science, or social studies.

You cannot have a history teaching major with this minor.

A 2.75 GPA is required for successful completion of this minor.

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Ferris State University
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Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Phone: 231-591-5361


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