B.A.Ed. History Education

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.

Courses that are recommended are in italics.

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS - 40

REQUIRED CORE COURSES - 31-35

Written Communication - 6

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

Mathematics - 3

Select one course.

  • MATH 1143 Mathematical Concepts
  • MATH 1153 Mathematical Applications
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra or a higher numbered math course

U. S. History - 3

Select one course.

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877

American Government - 3

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics

Science - 7-8

Select one course from Life Science and one course from Physical Science. One Science course must be a lab science.

Life Science - 3-4

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts w/Lab
  • BIOL 1054 Principles of Biology I w/Lab
  • BIOL 1013 Current Issues in Biology

Physical Science - 3-4

  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry w/Lab
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology w/Lab
  • SCI 1513 Conc of Phy. Science (may also take w/lab)
  • SCI 1501 Concepts of Phy Science Lab
  • PHY 1044 Basic Physics I
  • PHY 1063 General Physics or a higher numbered chemistry or physics course

Humanities - 6

  • HIST 1033 World History

AND one of the following:

  • ART 1223 Art Survey
  • COMM 1263 Introduction to Theatre
  • LIT 2333 Introduction to Film
  • LIT 2413 Introduction to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Introduction to Music I
  • MUSIC 1103 Music and Culture
  • PHILO 1453 Introduction to Philosophy

Human, Cultural, & Social Diversity - 3

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology

Computer Proficiency - 0-3

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency (high school Computer Science course, SWOSU computer proficiency exam, or COMSC 1023 Computer & Info Access).

GE electives (from at least two different categories) - 40

  • COMM 1313 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • SOCIO 1003 Introduction to Sociology

History Education Major

Core Requirement-Social Science - 6

  • ECONO 2263 Intro to Macroeconomics OR ECONO 2363 Intro to Microeconomics
  • GEOG 1103 World Cultural Geography

Core Requirements-History - 39

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877 OR HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877 (one not taken in GE)
  • HIST 2603 Writing History
  • HIST 4093 Historical Research and Writing
  • HIST 4353 Oklahoma History
  • HIST 4000 level American History (15 hours)
  • HIST 3000 level European and/or World Hist (12 hours)

Professional Education Requirements - 36

Certificate/Foundations Courses

  • †EDPSY 3433 Adolescent Psychology
  •  EDUC 2113 Foundations of Education
  •  †SPCED 3132 Exceptional Children

Foreign Language Proficiency (Required)

Pre-Professional Semester

  • EDPSY 3653 Educational Psychology (Sec)
  • LIBED 3423 Media & Technology
  • SECED 4813 Educational Tests & Meas (Sec)
  • SECED 4823 Principles of Teaching Secondary
  • SOCSC 4133 Teachers' Course in Social Sciences 

Professional Semester

  • EDUC 3321 Multicultural/Special Populations
  • EDUC 4021 Contemporary Issues in Education
  • EDUC 4041 Classroom Management
  • SECED 4865 Student Teaching in the Sec School
  • SECED 4965 Student Teaching in the Sec School

TOTAL HOURS - 120

†   SDE Guidelines and Procedures Handbook for Certification, page 3, and OK Regents for Higher Education Rule 11-2-24 state that courses classified as professional teacher education must be acquired from a four-year accredited program.

 

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120

Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 80

Minimum credit hours in upper-division (3000/4000 courses) - 40

Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses) in major completed at SWOSU - 8

Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30

Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.50

 

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT

Dr. John Hayden, Chair, Department of Social Sciences

Phone:  (580) 774-3292; E-mail:  socscich@swosu.edu