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History Secondary Education Certification Program


Requirements for Major in History with Georgia Secondary School Certification (grades 6-12)

Please note:

This program is only available to the classes of 2011, 2012, and 2013 and to those students who were registered in the Records Office prior to July 1, 2010 and designated as majoring in History with Georgia Secondary Certification. All such students should regularly consult with their Education advisor.

 

All other students who desire teaching certification should pursuee a B.A. degree in History along with the Education Minor, then enroll in the one-year Master of Arts in Teaching program, following undergraduate graduation. See Dr. Jim Drexler in the Education Department for details.

 

Core Requirements

BIB 111. Old Testament Introduction
3
BIB 142. New Testament Introduction
3
BIB 277-278. Christian Doctrine I, II
6
COR 100. The Christian Mind
2
COR 225-226. Cultural Heritage of the West I, II
6
COR 325. Global Trends for the Twenty-First Century
3
COR 337. Intercultural Experience
1
COR 340. Christ and Culture Seminar
1
ENG 111. English Composition
3
Must be completed during first year at Covenant.
Exemption permitted with credit from AP language/ composition.
HIS 325. Twentieth-Century World History
3
PE 151. Concepts in Physical Education
2
PE 152. Personal Aerobics and General Fitness
1
Fine Arts Distribution Requirement
3
Foreign Language
8
Humanities Distribution Requirement (other than HIS)
3
Mathematics
3
Natural Science Lab Distribution Requirement
4

General education core subtotal
55

 

Teaching Field

HIS 111. United States History to 1877
3
HIS 112. United States History Since 1877
3
HIS 150. Introduction to History ‘W’
3
HIS 213. Formation of Europe to 1550
3
HIS 214. Age of Europe 1550-1871
3
HIS 399. Historiography
3
One of the following courses:
3
HIS 322, HIS 327, HIS 328, HIS 332, or HIS 372
HIS 491. Senior Seminar
3
HIS 492. Senior Integration Paper ‘S’
3
Two of the following political science courses:
6
HIS 217, HIS 218, HIS 305, HIS 340
Upper division history elective
3

Teaching field subtotal
36

 

Professional Education


EDU 121. Introduction to Teaching
3
EDU 215. Technology for Educators
3
EDU 222. Educational Psychology
3
EDU 234. Teaching in a Pluralistic Society
3
EDU 322. Nature/Needs of Early Adol. Learner
3
EDU 340. Curr./Methods in Secondary School
4
EDU 361. Education of Exceptional Children
3
EDU 370. History & Philosophy of Amer. Education
3
EDU 411. Educational Assessment
1
EDU 491. Student Teaching Seminar
1
EDU 497-498. Teaching Practicums I & II: Sec. ‘S’
15

Professional education subtotal
42
Total degree hours
133

 

Note: COR 337. Intercultural Experience may be taken for 1-3 credit hours. It is also possible to be exempt from taking foreign language and/or math based on high school grades or placement scores. If either of these adjustment occur, one or more elective hours may need to be taken in order earn a minimum of 126 hours required for graduation.