A grade of C or better must be earned in all history courses used for the minor. Minor requirements may not be taken for a pass/fail grade. To graduate with a history teaching minor, students must have a 2.75 minor GPA.
History Teaching Minor (30 credits)
Every student must complete ONE of the following courses in European Perspectives:
HIST 1700 does not count toward this requirement. Students may count up to 12 credits of 1000-level and 2000-level coursework toward their minors.
Upper-Division Electives (21 credits)
Students should complete their remaining 21 credits by taking 3000- and 4000-level history courses for a total of 30 credits in the history teaching minor.
No more than 3 credits of HIST 4930 can be applied to the history teaching minor.
Note: This minor may only be completed in conjunction with the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP). For licensure in the state of Utah, students must successfully pass a PRAXIS exam in the content area in addition to the coursework listed here. For information on licensure in other states, please contact the College of Education (cehs.usu.edu).