U.S. History Track

Program can be completed online

Specializing in U.S. history

This 15-hour track provides specialized courses in U.S. history that emphasize the use of primary and secondary sources to further explore major historical events and time periods, such as the American Revolutionary War, women’s history and American education.

Program requirements

The U.S. history track for the History for Teachers Certificate program requires 15 hours of coursework. All track options require the completion of HST 701 Historiography and Historical Methods and 12 additional hours in your chosen content area.

U.S. History Track:  

  1. HST 720 American History Readings Seminar;
  2. Primary Source Seminar in U.S. History (such as HST 783, HST 784, HST 785, HST 786 or HST 787);
  3. Two 600 or 700-level courses in U.S. History.

To successfully complete this certificate program, you must maintain a 3.0 GPA in all of your coursework.