Secondary Education - Citizenship (History) (2003)

A total of 121 Credits is required for a bachelor of science in education with a specialization in citizenship. Required courses include:


41.100 World Regional Geography

42.125 Western Civilization to 1650

42.126 Western Civilization since 1650

42.298 Historiography

Two Regional or Non-Western History Courses from the following list:

42.131 Asian Civilization To 1500

42.132 Asian Civilization Since 1500

42.141 Modern China and Japan

42.142 Latin America

42.143 Black Africa

42.216 Africa and Black Atlantic 1790

42.217 Africa and Black Atlantic Since 1790

For a list of the courses suitable for the remaining history requirements consult the 300/400 level course guide from the History Department

Any upper division (300/400) level course in U.S. History (Pennsylvania History is recommended)

Any upper division (300/400) level course in European History

Any upper division (300/400) level course in Non-Western or Regional History

Six (6) Credits 300-400 level electives in History

44.101 Elements of Political Science

44.120 U.S. Government

Secondary Education

Choose one of the following three courses:

60.204 Educational Computing and Technology
60.350 Instructional Design Systems
60.351 Virtual Learning Communities

60.206 Teachers, Schools and Society

60.251 Psychological Foundations of Education.

60.291 Principles of Teaching

60.311 Classroom Measurement and Assessment

65.355 Teaching Social Studies

Choose one of the following two courses:

60.393 Social Foundations of Education

60.406 Multicultural Education

60.497 Teaching in Education: First Experience

60.498 Teaching in Education: Second Experience

General Education

Among 53 credits of general education courses, the following are required:

20.101 Composition I

42.398 Research and Writing Skills (Required of all History/Citizenship majors)

25.103 Public Speaking or 25.104 Interpersonal Communication

42.121 U.S. History

42.122 U.S. History

A Literature Course

A mathematics course

46.121 Principles of Economics

48.101 General Psychology

48.212 Adolescent. Psychology

70.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals

Among courses chosen to meet humanities requirement, three departments must be represented from Art and Art History, Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, English, Languages and Cultures, Music History, and Philosophy. Among natural sciences and mathematics requirements, three departments must be represented from Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry; Geography and Geosciences; Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, and Physics and Engineering Technology.