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Columbus State University

Bachelor of Arts History and Secondary Education Track

College of Letters and Sciences and College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences, College of Education and Health Professions and General Degree Requirements pages.
Suggested four year course schedule

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102
(with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours:18
Foreign Language 2001
Foreign Language 2002
HIST 1111 World History to 1500
HIST 1112 World History since 1500

Select one of the following courses:
HIST 2111 U.S. History to 1865
HIST 2112 U.S. History since 1865

Select one of the following courses:

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 71
"C" or better required in each course

History Coursework:
HIST 1000 (Five semesters)
HIST 3105 History of Georgia
HIST 3125 Historical Methods
HIST 4795 Senior Research Seminar

Select one 3000-level U.S. History course, one 3000-level
European history course and one 3000-level non-Western world history course.

Select three 5000-level history courses, including one U.S.
History course and either one European history or one non-Western world history course.

Geography and Political Science Coursework:
Select one POLS 3000 or above
Select one GEOG 3000 or above

Education Coursework:
EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts
EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning and Teaching
SPED 2256 Intro Except. Lrnr in General Ed.

Teacher Certification
EDSE 4205 Teaching Diverse Learners in SS
EDSE 4245 Teaching SS in Grade 7-12
EDUF 4205 Integrating Tech

Student Teaching Experience
EDCI 4485 Student Teaching
EDUF 4115 Classroom Management

Total Hours Required: 131