Jun 20, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

History: Teaching Emphasis - BS


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  • For more information about History, Teaching Emphasis, see the History Department website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an academic advisor. Current students should also meet with an academic advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.


NOTE:  The History Department does not accept AP credit for use towards the teaching emphasis; however, the department will accept AP credit of 3 or better in POLS 1100

Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Science Track

For those students interested in a BS degree, you must complete:

  • at least 6 additional credits in math or science, 3 of which are required to be in either statistics (e.g. STAT 2000 , STAT 2300 , or STAT 3000 ) or social science statistics (e.g., PSY 3010 , POLS 3000 , or SOC 3120 ).
  • The other 3 science credits may be chosen from any 2000-, 3000-, or 4000-level math or science course having one of the following prefixes: BIOL, CHEM, CS, GEO, MATH, STAT, or PHYS.
     

In all instances, a grade of C- or better is required for any math or science course to be applied toward a BS degree.

Students who minor in a science field will fulfill the BS requirement through their minor.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest MATH Requirement for this degree is Quantitative Literacy  of the student's choice

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 3.00 GPA

First Year

Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     HIST 1110: Foundations of Western Civilization: Modern (BHU)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher
HIST 1100: Foundations of Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval (BHU)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher HIST 2700: United States to 1877 (BAI)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher
HIST 1500: Pre-Modern World (BHU)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher POLS 1100: United States Government and Politics (BAI)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher
Quantitative Literacy (QL)   3 minimum grade of "C-" or higher Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)   3

minimum grade of "C" or higher

Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3   Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3 minimum grade of "C" or higher
TOTAL CREDITS: 15   TOTAL CREDITS: 15  

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Second Year

Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher HIST: Communications Intensive (CI) Upper Division Course 3 minimum grade of "C+" or higher
HIST 1510: The Modern World (BHU)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher U.S. HIST Upper Division Course 3 minimum grade of "C+" or higher
HIST 2710: United States 1877-Present (BAI)   3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher HIST: 2nd course from BS Science Series   4 minimum grade of "C-" or higher
HIST: 1st course from BS Science Series   4 minimum grade of "C-" or higher Required Teaching Minor Course 3  
HIST Pre-Major General Education Requirements (BSS)   3 minimum grade of "C" or higher Required Teaching Minor Course 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 16   TOTAL CREDITS: 16  

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Third Year

Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

European HIST Upper Division Course 3 minimum grade of "C+" or higher U.S. HIST Upper Division Course 3 minimum grade of "C+" or higher
World HIST Upper Division Course 3 minimum grade of "C+" or higher European HIST Upper Division Course 3 minimum grade of "C+" or higher
HIST: STATS course  (QI) 3 minimum grade of "C-" or higher HIST: Science Course 3

(Any 2000-, 3000- or 4000- level science course with one of the following prefixes: BIOL, CHEM, CS, GEO, MATH, STAT OR PHYS)
minimum grade of "C-" or higher

Required Teaching Minor Course 3   Required Teaching Minor Course 3  
Elective Course 3   Required Teaching Minor Course 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 15   TOTAL CREDITS: 15  

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* Apply to STEP program

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

World HIST Upper Division Course 3 minimum grade of "C+" or higher HIST 4860: Teaching History  OR HIST 4870: Teaching World History: Themes, Approaches, and Materials   3  OR 3   minimum grade of "C+" or higher
Depth Lilfe and Physical Sciences (DSC)   3   TEAL 5500: Innovative Integration of Technology in Teaching    3   
Required Teaching Minor Course 3   SCED 5100: Motivation and Classroom Management   3   
Required Teaching Minor Course 3   SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)    3   
Required Teaching Minor Course 3   SCED 3300: Clinical Experience I   1   
Required Teaching Minor Course 3   SCED 3500: Teaching Social Studies   3   
TOTAL CREDITS: 18   TOTAL CREDITS: 16  

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Teaching minor average 30-credits (can vary from 18-45)

Fifth Year

Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2     SCED 5500: Student Teaching Seminar   2    
SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3     SCED 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools   10    
SCED 4210: Assessment and Curriculum Design   3          
SCED 4300: Clinical Experience II   1          
Special Methods Course 3        
Required Teaching Minor Course 3        
TOTAL CREDITS: 15   TOTAL CREDITS: 12  

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