Bachelor of Arts in History

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 61 hours

Christian Literacy – 16 hours

Lower Level Courses – 8 hours
  • BI 1211 Life of Christ – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch – 2 hours
  • BI Upper Bible Elective – 2 hours
Upper Level Courses – 9 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • BI Lower Bible Elective – 3 hours

Western Cultural Heritage Literacy – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Heritage I or Western Civ or World History – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Heritage II or Fine Arts Course – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Heritage III or English Lit or World Lit – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage or US History 1 – 3 hours

Mathematics – 3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Math or Higher – 3 hours

Science – 4 hours

  • BIO 1301/1101 Introduction to Biology – 4 hours
  • Physical Science or Chemistry  or Physics Course with lab – 4 hours

Humanities – 6 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours

Foreign Languages or ESOL** – 6 hours

Other – 9 hours

  • PY 3310 Child and Adolescent Psych – 3 hours
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity Course – 1 hour
  • FE 1111 Freshman Experience – 1 hour
  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Service Capstone – 1 hour

Professional/Teaching Field Requirements – 78 hours

Professional Studies Certification Requirements* – 35 hours

  • ED 2020 Introduction to Education * – 0 hours
  • ED 2322 Foundations of Education * – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom* – 3 hours
  • ED 3316 Reading in Content Area – 3 hours
  • ED 3340 Exceptional Learner * – 3 hours
  • ED 4229 Materials and Methods – 2 hours
  • ED 4320 Assessment in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4348 Classroom Management – 3 hours
  • PY 3380 Educational Psychology * – 3 hours
  • ED 4350 Seminar in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4999 6-12 Internship in the School – 9 hours

History Teaching Field Certification Requirements* – 43 hours

  • HU 3360 World Geography – 3 hours
  • HY 1301 American History – 3 hours
  • HY 1302 American History II – 3 hours
  • HY 2300 Computers in the Social Sciences – 3 hours
  • HY 3304 Civil War and Reconstruction – 3 hours
  • HY 3305 Modern America – 3 hours
  • HY 3306 History of Alabama – 3 hours
  • HY 3307 Non-Western Civilization – 3 hours
  • HY 4129 Materials and Methods – 1 hours
  • HY 4301 Medieval Europe (FO) or HY 4302 Ren. and Reformation (SE) or HY 4303 Early Modern Europe (FE) or HY 4304 Modern Europe (SO) – 6 hours
  • HY 4311 Research and Writing – 3 hours
  • HY 4313 Historiography – 3 hours
  • HY 4370 Seminar in Social Sciences – 3 hours
  • PS 3308 Constitutional Government – 3 hours

Total Hours – 139 hours

*May be taken prior to admission to Teacher Education program.

** The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a CLEP or AP score sufficient to warrant 6 semester hours of college level credit.

Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.

Last updated on 9/4/15.