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History: Teaching Minor

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This major satisfies the endorsements for history and social studies.

This major is designed for students in the secondary teacher training program. Students taking this major are required to complete the professional education program requirements offered through the education department.

Required Courses


  • HIST 143 - United States History to 1865 Credits: (5)
  • OR
  • HIST 144 - United States History Since 1865 Credits: (5)
  • HIST 301 - Pacific Northwest History Credits: (3)
  • HIST 302 - Introduction to History Credits: (3)
  • HIST 421 - Methods and Materials in the Social Studies, Secondary Credits: (5)
  • POSC 210 - American Politics Credits: (5)

Other Required Courses


  • Upper-division European History Credits: (3 to 5)
  • Upper-division Asian, Latin American, African, or Middle Eastern History Credits: (3 to 5)

Select from the following Upper-division regional geography - Credits: 3 to 5


  • GEOG 352 - Geography of North America Credits: (5)
  • GEOG 355 - Geography of the Pacific Northwest Credits: (4)
  • GEOG 371 - Geography of Europe Credits: (5)
  • GEOG 415 - Geography of Oceania Credits: (3)
  • GEOG 450 - Geography of Arid Lands Credits: (4)
  • GEOG 470 - Geography of Latin America Credits: (4)
  • GEOG 474 - Geography of China Credits: (4)
  • GEOG 475 - Geography of Asia Credits: (5)

Select from the following - Credits: 5


  • ECON 101 - Economic Issues Credits: (5)
  • ECON 102 - World Economic Issues Credits: (5)
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Economics Micro Credits: (5)
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Economics Macro Credits: (5)

Total Credits: 35-41


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