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Secondary Education History with a Teacher Licensure Concentration (B.A.)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits: 125-126

 

Freshman - Credits: 33

  • Foreign Language   (Cr: 6)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
EC 101 - Endicott Transitions (Cr: 1)
ED 010 - Communication/Literacy Lab (Cr: 0)
ED 101 - Introduction to Education (Cr: 3)
ENG 101 - College Writing Seminar (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement HST 101 - Western Civilization I (Cr: 3)
HST 102 - Western Civilization II (Cr: 3)
HST 103 - United States History I (Cr: 3)
HST 104 - United States History II (Cr: 3)
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32-33

  • History Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3-4)
ED 203 - Introduction to Children with Special Needs (Cr: 3)
ED 240 - Literacy in the Content Areas (Cr: 3)
HST 201 - Contemporary Approaches to History (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)
IST 325 - World Geography (Cr: 3)
POL 213 - American Government and Politics (Cr: 3)
PSY 200 - Child and Adolescent Psychology (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 30

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • History Elective  (Cr: 6)
    (must be at the 300 level)
  • Values & Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
ED 030 - Subject Matter Lab (Cr: 0)
ED 330 - Sheltered English Immersion Teacher’s Endorsement Course (Cr: 3)
ED 339 - Designing and Assessing Teaching and Learning (Cr: 3)
ED 380 - Methods in the Secondary Content Areas (Cr: 3)
LST 302 - Methods of Inquiry in the Humanities (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 12)
    (two must be above the 100 level)
ED 400 - Practicum and Seminar in Education (Cr: 12)
HST 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
HST 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

Teaching Practicum

Students pursuing secondary education complete a full-semester minimum 300-hour practicum in their licensure field during the senior year. They are placed in local Massachusetts schools and closely supervised by a licensed cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Weekly seminars bring all student teachers together with faculty who provide supervision and mentoring throughout the practicum.

Careers

Journalism
Research
Archiving
Politics
Curating
Teaching
Preservation and Restoration
Genealogy
Law

Download History Career Sheet for more options and information.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary approaches to the study of history.
  2. Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the discipline of history.
  3. Explain the historical roots of various contemporary issues.
  4. Articulate the importance of civic responsibility and engagement.
  5. Trace the broad contours of US history, the history of Western Civilization, or World History.
  6. Explain the histories of groups in the United States and abroad differentiated by race, gender, ethnicity, class, and culture.
  7. Make connections between their major and professional opportunities through a variety of internships.
  8. Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline.
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