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History: Teaching Broad Area Major

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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


Western Civilization may be substituted for World Civilization courses.
  • HIST 101 - World Civilization to 1500 Credits: (5)
  • HIST 102 - World Civilization: 1500-1815 Credits: (5)
  • HIST 103 - World Civilization Since 1815 Credits: (5)
  • HIST 143 - United States History to 1865 Credits: (5)
  • 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)
  • HIST 481 - Understanding History Credits: (3-5)
  • Credits / Units: 3
  • POSC 210 - American Politics Credits: (5)

Select from the following - Credits: 15


  • Upper Division U.S. History Credits: (5)
  • Upper Division European History Credits: (5)
  • Upper Division African, Asian Middle Eastern or Latin American History 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)

Select from the following - Credits: 5


  • ANTH 107 - General Anthropology Credits: (5)
  • SOC 101 - Social Problems Credits: (5)
  • SOC 107 - Principles of Sociology Credits: (5)

Select from the following - Credits: 5


  • GEOG 101 - World Regional Geography Credits: (5)
  • GEOG 107 - Introduction to Physical Geography Credits: (5)
  • GEOG 304 - Economic Geography Credits: (5)
  • GEOG 308 - Cultural Geography Credits: (5)

Select from the following - 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 470 - Geography of Latin America Credits: (4)
  • GEOG 474 - Geography of China Credits: (4)
  • GEOG 475 - Geography of Asia Credits: (5)

Total Credits: 77 to 79


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