The history education graduate program is an interdisciplinary degree that is offered in partnership with the Master of Science in Education program. It is a 33-hour program with 18 hours of coursework from the education general core and 15 hours from your emphasis area.
The department of history offers two emphasis areas for students pursuing a graduate degree in secondary history education: history and social sciences. The requirements for completing these options are listed below.
History area of emphasis
You must take a minimum of 15 hours in history:
- Select one course from HST 720, 740, 760 or 770 (3 credit hours)
- Additional history coursework (12 credit hours)
Social sciences area of emphasis
You must take a minimum of 15 hours from economics, geography, history, political science, psychology or sociology:
- Select 9-hours of coursework from one of the above disciplines
- Select 6-hours of coursework from a second discipline