BS Four-Year Degree Plan: History Education

This is a model four-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school and your choice of general education electives. For information about completing your history education degree in four years, contact the history department or consult with your advisor about scheduling options.

This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.

Check out the course rotation before scheduling your classes.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
MTH 135 College Algebra 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
Life Sciences - General Education 4
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Total hours 15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
SOC 150 Introduction to Society 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877 3
Physical Sciences - General Education 4
Total hours 16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
HST 104 World History since 1600 C.E. 3
Public Issues - General Education 3
HST 210 Writing II: Historical Inquiry 3
Total hours 15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY 100 World Regional Geography 3
HST 300+ (Non Western) 3
The Arts - General Education 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
SEC 302 General Methods of Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
EDC 345 Introduction to Multicultural Education and Diversity 3
PSY 360 Educational Psychology 3
U.S. - HST elective (upper level) 3
PLS 205 Introduction to Comparative Government
or PLS 232 International Relations
3
HST 390 Introduction to Historiography 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
EDC 350 School and Society 3
RDG 474 Reading and Writing in the Content Fields 3
SPE 340 Educational Alternative for Exceptional Students 2
World/Transregional or European - HST elective (upper level) 3
U.S. - HST elective (upper level) 3
ANT 100 World Cultures 3
Total hours17

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
SFR 486 Management and Assessment in the Middle and Secondary Classroom 3
Non Western - HST elective (upper level) 3
World/Transregional or European - HST elective (upper level) 3
HST 418 Teaching of Secondary School Social Studies 4
RDG 574 Analysis and Correction of Difficulties in Adolescent Literacy 3
Total hours16

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 422 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Social Studies) 5-10
HST 423 Seminar in Supervised Teaching 2
Total hours12
Degree plan last reviewed 07-10-2018.

GPA Requirements include: Overall (Missouri State University & Combined) GPA 2.75; Major GPA 3.0; Prof. Ed. GPA 3.0. Other Requirements include: Admit to Teacher Ed - Criteria listed in Undergraduate Catalog BSED History and BSED Advising Checklist; Praxis II Social Studies recommended semester prior to Supervised Teaching, PRAXIS II required for State Certification; Follow all prerequisites according to course guidelines.