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History Licensure


Students earning a degree in history are eligible to seek North Carolina teacher licensure for Social Studies for middle grades (6-9) or secondary education (9-12).

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From the General Education RequirementsSocial and Behavioral Sciences
ENG - 320: Young Adult Literature (3 cr.)
PSY - 312: Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3 cr.)
Cultural Elective
EDU - 345: Language Minorities in Public Schools (3 cr.)
Arts and Aesthetics
Choose from any 3 credit hour Arts and Aesthetics elective, including:
DAN - 200: Dance in Society (3 cr.)
DAN - 359: Western Theatrical Dance (3 cr.)
THE - 114: Introduction to Theatre (3 cr.)
THE - 214: Creative Dramatics (3 cr.)
or
EDU - 244: Fundamental Concepts of the Arts in Education (4 cr.)
Health and Physical Learning
HED - 100: Contemporary Health Issues (2 cr.)

Concentration in Majoror
HIS - 102: Modern Western Civilization (3 cr.)
HIS - 214: American History to 1876 (3 cr.)
or
HIS - 215: American History Since 1876 (3 cr.)
Two courses from below (must study either two different areas of non-Western history and culture or one area of non-Western culture and HIS-103)
HIS - 103: The World in the 20th Century (3 cr.)
HIS - 224: Introduction to Asian History (3 cr.)
HIS - 282: The Modern Middle East (3 cr.)
HIS - 310: Modern China (3 cr.)
IDS - 280: China Today (3 cr.)
Any 940-49 courses that may be offered on non-Western topics by the History and Politics Department in non-Western history
HIS - 343: History of North Carolina (3 cr.)
Economics course selected from:
ECO - 100: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
ECO - 101: Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr.)
ECO - 274: Consumer Economics (3 cr.)
Geosciences course selected from:
GEO - 203: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 cr.)
GEO - 205: World Regional Geography (3 cr.)
Politics course selected from:
POL - 100: American Political Systems (3 cr.)
POL - 210: International Politics (3 cr.)
HIS - 764: The Teaching of Social Studies (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education RequirementsProfessional Education, General
EDU - 232: Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU - 234: Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)
EDU - 305: Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 350: Teaching in the Middle School (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 434: Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 436: Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Professional Education, Methods
3-5 credit hours of Professional Education, Methods as appropriate to the required concentration
Internship - last semester of teacher education program
EDU - 460: Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 490: Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)


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Gregory Vitarbo
Head, History, Political Science, & International Studies Department
214 Joyner Hall
(919) 760-8089
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