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History Education

Realize your potential and fulfill your promise as teacher. Our program helps you acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed to deliver optimum learning experiences for diverse pupils in changing classroom environments.

  • Small class sizes
  • Opportunities to meet and work with educators and students in the community
  • Up-to-date on legislation and regulations affecting the teaching profession
  • Significant opportunities for International Study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

Our History Education program provides a comprehensive academic curriculum, complemented by licensure requirements.

Gain real-life experience – all before you graduate.


Student Teaching and Practicum

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships and student teaching.


Student North Dakota United

Students are encouraged to join Student North Dakota United, a professional organization that exposes members to greater knowledge in their field.


Pi Lambda Theta

Eligible students are invited to join this international honor society and professional association in education.


Career Options
  • Middle School Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • History Professor

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

$10M

in scholarships annually



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Educ 100 Praxis Preparation (0)
Eng 101 Freshman Composition (3)
Eng 102 Freshman Composition/Literature (3)
Comm
or
Comm
102

201
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)

Oral Interpretation of Literature (3)
Pols
or
Hist
or
Hist
104

207

208
American National Government (3)

The United States to 1865 (3)

The United States since 1865 (3)
Educ 201 Introduction to Teaching (3)
Psyc 203 Developmental Psycology (3)
Educ 205 A Study of North Dakota Native American Cultures (2)
Educ 209 Principles/Practices of Teaching in Middle & Secondary School (3)
Hist 207 The United States to 1865 (3)
Hist 208 The United States Since 1865 (3)
Math 230 Fundamentals of Advanced Math (3)
Hist 291 Western Civilization I (3)
Hist 292 Western Civilization II (3)
Hist Non-Western History 300 or above (3)
Educ 303 Introduction to Teaching Students with Exceptionalities (3)
Educ 305 Managing & Monitoring the Learning Environment (3)
Comm
or
Soc
305

320
Cross Cultural Communication (3)

Comparative Cultures (3)
Educ 310 Reading Methods: Middle & Secondary Schools (3)
Hist/Educ 312 North Dakota History (3)
Educ 316 Assessment/Evaluation (3)
Educ 319 Instructional Media and Technology (3)
Hist 340 Historiography and the Historical Profession (3)
Educ 351 Geography for Teachers (3)
Educ 353 Applied Cognitive Theories (3)
Educ 398 Junior Seminar (1)
Educ 399 Classroom Practicum (1)
Educ 407 Social Studies Methods: Middle/Secondary School (3)
Educ 420 Student Teaching (16)
Hist 480 Senior Seminar in History (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Plus one of the following courses:
Pols 225 Comparative European Governments (3)
Pols 233 World Politics (3)
Pols 335 European Union (3)
Pols 342 American Foreign Policy (3)
Pols Any Current Affairs Course (3)

Plus three of the following courses:
Hist 301 Selected Readings or Topics in U.S. Studies (3)
Hist 303 Civil War and Reconstruction (3)
Pols 311 Federal Indian Policy (3)
Hist/Rel 316 Religion in American History (3)
Hist 331 American West (3)
Pols 342 American Foreign Policy (3)
Hist 391 American Economic History (3)
Hist 450 Internship in History (if area involved is U.S.) (3)

Plus three of the following courses:
Hist
Hist
222
322
History of the Middle East (3)
Hist
Hist
244
344
19th Century Europe (3)
Hist
Hist
254
354
Evolution of War (3)
Hist
Hist
262
362
History of China (3)
Hist
Hist
264
364
The French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon (3)
Hist
Hist
268
368
History of India (3)
Hist
Hist
274
374
History of Medicine (3)
Hist 301 Special Readings or Topics in non-U.S. Studies (3)
Hist 304 Medieval Europe (3)
Hist 305 Ancient Near East (3)
Hist 306 Renaissance and Reformation (3)
Hist 307 Ancient Greece (3)
Hist 308 Ancient Rome (3)
Hist 320 Europe, 1900 to Mid-Century (3)
Hist 450 Internship in History (if area involved is non-U.S.) (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 110-116




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