2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2022  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

History (HIST) Major - Teaching Specialization

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Requirements for History Major - Teaching Specialization

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Arts and Sciences

System General Education Requirements*: 30

Institutional Graduation Requirements**: 5

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements: 34

Bachelor of Arts 

  • Modern Languages* (completion and competency in one language at the 202 level or a department-approved advanced upper division language course) Credits: 3-14

Bachelor of Science 

See the College of Arts and Sciences  for additional information about Bachelor of Arts Specifications  and Bachelor of Science Specifications 

Electives: 14-15

Teaching Specialization Requirements

Professional Semester III

Additional Requirements

  • Prior to enrolling in PSI, students complete   or   as part of the University General Education Core.
  • Students must also receive a “C” grade or better in  ,  , and   or higher.
  • There are GPA requirements for entry into and continuation within the teacher education program. For additional information please consult the Secondary Education Handbook.

Total Required Credits: 120

Curriculum Notes

No more than 6 credits from HIST 491-591 - Independent Study (COM) and HIST 494 - Internship (COM) may be counted toward the major or minor.

No grade below a “C” in history courses may be used to fulfill major and minor requirements.

*The 30 credit Board of Regents System General Education Requirements (SGRs) must be completed as part of a student’s first 64 credits.

** South Dakota State University has a 5 credit Institutional Graduation Requirement (IGRs).

(G) Globalization Requirement.

(AW) Advanced Writing Requirement.

Students must take the proficiency examination after completing 48 credits. English 101, and a course in each of the General Education areas of social science, mathematics, natural science, and humanities and arts must be taken prior to taking this exam.

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