Missouri State University

Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 first edition, July 2014

History Education

Major(s)

History

Bachelor of Science in Education
(Certifiable grades 9-12)
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
  2. Major Requirements (56 hours):
    1. HST 103(3), 104(3), 121(3), 122(3), 390(3)
    2. Select six hours of survey courses in African, Asian, Latin American and Middle East civilization: HST 323(3), 335(3), 350(3), 370(3), 371(3), 380(3), 381(3)
    3. Select six hours of U.S. History: HST 314(3), 315(3), 324(3), 328(3), 329(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 337(3), 340(3), 375(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(3), 517(3), 518(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 527(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3), and variable topics courses when they cover U.S. History
    4. Select six hours of Ancient and European history: HST 340(3), 343(3), 344(3), 353(3), 355(3), 360(3), 361(3), 541(3), 542(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 566(3), and variable topics courses in the relevant field
    5. In addition, a major in history to be certifiable must complete ANT100(3); GRY 100(3); SOC 150(3); PSY 121(3); ECO 155(3); PLS 101(3); and either PLS 205(3) or PLS 232(3)
    6. Three additional hours selected from ANT, ECO, GRY, PLS, PSY, and SOC (may not use PSY 380, 385, or 390)
    7. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of HST 418(4).

  3. Professional Education Courses. Note: A grade of “C” or better in each course is required for state certification.
    1. HST 418(4), 422(6-10), 423(2)
    2. Satisfy History program requirement of a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the Social Sciences as a part of admission to teacher education and approval for supervised teaching
    3. Professional Education Required Core and Competencies - see Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Program and Secondary Education Requirements section of catalog
  4. At least a 3.00 combined GPA (Missouri State and transfer) in the social science area (major field of study) which includes all courses listed under B
  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog
  6. This program also requires compliance with the Teacher Education Program requirements for eligibility to enroll in Professional Education courses; admission to and continuance in the Teacher Education Program; approval for supervised teaching; and recommendation for certification; as well as the requirements for Secondary Education. Refer to the Teacher Education Program section of the catalog for requirements.
  7. In order to meet Missouri state teacher certification requirements, candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Education degree are required to meet the following grade point average requirements: at least a 2.75 GPA on all course work attempted at all colleges attended; at least a 3.00 GPA in the certificate subject area (major field of study) which includes all courses listed under B; at least a 3.00 GPA in any additional certificate subject area; at least a 3.00 GPA in the professional education courses which includes all courses listed under C; and no grade lower than a "C" in all professional education courses. All GPA requirements include both Missouri State and transfer grades.

Accelerated master's degree in history

Eligible history majors may apply for preliminary acceptance into the History program after admission requirements for the accelerated master's option have been satisfied. Once accepted, students will be able to take up to 9 hours of graduate-level history courses that apply to both their undergraduate and graduate programs (Mixed Credit). Once accepted, students can take HST 701 Historiography which will count toward both degrees and will meet the HST 390 Historiography requirement for a history major. This option gives eligible undergraduate students the opportunity to complete their bachelor's and master's degrees in five years (ten semester and a summer). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information.

For courses to be designated as Mixed Credit, the graduate advisor, undergraduate department head, and Graduate College dean must approve by signing the Permission for Mixed Credit form. This form must be provided to the Office of the Registrar in Carrington Hall 320 no later than the end of the Change of Schedule Period for the semester.

Accelerated master's degree in secondary education/history

Eligible undergraduate BSEd majors in History may apply for early admission to the Secondary Education/History program. Once accepted for early admission, students will be able to take up to six hours of history courses at the 600-level that apply to both their undergraduate and graduate programs (Mixed Credit). Students must completed their BSEd History program and receive Missouri state teacher certification in Social Sciences (9-12) to continue in the MSEd Secondary Education/History program beyond the six hours earned through the accelerated master's program option. Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information

For courses to be designated as Mixed Credit, the graduate advisor, undergraduate department head, and Graduate College dean must approve by signing the Permission for Mixed Credit form. This form must be provided to the Office of the Registrar in Carrington Hall 320 no later than the end of the Change of Schedule Period for the semester.