History Comprehensive Major: Secondary Licensure Emphasis

Program Requirements

The comprehensive programs in History are the Public History Emphasis and the Secondary Licensure Emphasis. These emphases do not require a separate minor, and allow students to pursue a course of study in which History is integrated with other disciplines across campus.

This emphasis qualifies students for the State of Colorado License in Social Science Education. A minimum of 66 credits is required, including:

HIST 101World History to 1500 (GT-HI1)3
HIST 102World History Since 1500 (GT-HI1)3
HIST 126U.S. History to 1865 (GT-HI1)3
HIST 127U.S. History Since 1865 (GT-HI1)3
HIST 200Historical Inquiry3
Select two upper division History electives6
HIST 402Engaging the Past3
Select three of the following:9
Colonial American
American Revolution and the Early Republic
U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction
Emergence of the Modern U.S.
Recent American History
History of the Trans-Mississippi West
History of the Hispanic Southwest
Select two of the following:6
Modern Germany
The Medieval World
Renaissance and Reformation
Early Modern Europe: Topics
France and the Revolution
Modern Europe: Topics
History of Russia
African History: Topics
Latin American Revolutions
Modern Latin America
Latin American History: Topics
Select one of the following:3
A History of Africa (GT-HI1)
History of East Asia
History of Southeast Asia
Introduction to Latin American History (GT-HI1)
Total Credits42

In addition, the student must fulfill the requirements of the Secondary Licensure Program (see description under Education), and the following:

ECON 201Macroeconomics3
ECON 202Microeconomics3
ECON 303International Economics and Globalization3
GEOG 110World Regional Geography (GT-SS2)3
GEOG 120Introduction to Human Geography (GT-SS2)3
GEOG 250Geography of North America (GT-SS2)3
POLS 180Introduction to American Politics3
POLS 282Issues in State and Local Government3
POLS 255Introduction to Comparative Politics (GT-SS1)3
Total Credits27

No more than six credits of independent study or correspondence can be counted toward any History Major.