Secondary Licensure in History

Secondary Licensure in History

Completion of this program is required for secondary licensure in American history, world history, and political science.


  • HIST121 World History to 1500 (3 hours)
  • HIST122 World History since 1500 (3 hours)
  • HIST131 American History to 1865 (3 hours)
  • HIST132 American History since 1865 (3 hours)
  • HIST332 Kansas History (3 hours)
  • HIST364 Junior Research Methods (3 hours)
  • HIST464 Senior Research Seminar (3 hours)

(In addition, nine or more credit hours of History electives will be necessary to complete History major requirements.)

  • POLS101 Introduction to Political Science (3 hours)
  • POLS213 American Politics (3 hours)
  • GEOG201 World Geography (3 hours)
  • ECON101 Principles of Microeconomics (3 hours)
  • SOCS102 Introduction to Sociology (3 hours)

Teacher Education Licensure Requirements

  • EDUC150 Introduction to Education (2 hours)
  • EDUC215 Foundations of Education (3 hours)
  • EDUC216 Diversity Field Experience (1 credit)
  • EDUC220 Educational Technology (3 hours)
  • EDUC238H Teaching History and Government in the Secondary Schools (3 hours)
  • EDUC322 Educational Psychology (4 hours)**
  • EDUC323 Introduction to Exceptionalities (4 hours)**
  • EDUC343 Home, School, and Community (3 hours)
  • EDUC344 Content Area Literacy (3 hours)
  • EDUC352 Principles of Effective Secondary Instruction (3 hours)
  • EDUC439 Secondary School Methods and Management (4 hours)**
  • EDUC440 Student Teaching Seminar (1 hours)**
  • EDUC449 Observation and Supervised Teaching in the Secondary School (4-12 hours)
  • EDUC450 Introduction to Language, Linguistics, and Culture in the Context of Second Language Acquisition (3 hours)
  • EDUC490 Teaching English as a Second Language and Assessing Language Competency (3 hours)

**Taken after formal admittance to the Teacher Education Program.

Cognate requirement

  • MATH215 Introduction to Statistics and Probability (3 hours)
  • PSYC112 General Psychology (3 hours)
  • PSYC218 Child Psychology (3 hours)

*2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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