History Teaching Option

Candidates seeking a teaching career in Montana's public schools with a major in history may follow the teaching option as listed below. Students must be careful to complete their core requirements during their first three years as their senior year will be almost completely filled with required courses.

Freshman YearCredits
CLS 101US - Knowledge and Community3
WRIT 101W - College Writing I3
EDU 202 - Early Field Experience1
Choose two of the following:7-8
HSTA 101IH - American History I
HSTA 102IH - American History II
HSTA 160D - Introduction to the Am West
Choose two of the following:7-8
HSTR 101IH - Western Civilization I
HSTR 102IH - Western Civilization II
HSTR 282CS - Darwinian Revolution
University Core and Electives3
Year Total: 29
Sophomore YearCredits
EDU 223IS - Educ Psych and Adolescent Dev3
EDU 382 - Assessmt, Curric, Instructn3
EDU 211D - Multicultural Education3
Choose two of the following:8
HSTR 130D - Latin American History
HSTR 135D - The Modern Middle East
HSTR 140D - Modern Asia
HSTR 145D - Reinventing Japan
HSTR 160D - Modern World History
HSTR 205CS - The World Environment
HSTR 207CS - Sci and Tech in World History
RLST 110D - Religion, Conflict & Politics
Choose one of the following:3
HSTA 311 - Early America
HSTA 316 - American Civil War Era
HSTA 318 - Gilded Age to 1940
HSTA 322 - Am History: WWII to Present
HSTA 406 - McCarthy/Ike/Truman
HSTA 407 - Gender in US & Canadian West
HSTA 408 - Gender in America
HSTA 409 - Food in America
HSTA 412IH - American Thought and Culture
HSTA 416 - Race and Class in America
HSTA 460 - Montana and the West
HSTA 464 - Trans-Mississippi West
HSTA 470 - American Environmental History
HSTA 482 - History of American Technology
NASX 450 - History of American Indians
University Core and Electives10
Year Total: 28
Junior YearCredits
EDU 395 - Practicum3
EDU 370 - Integrating Tech into Educ2
EDU 497 - Methods3
GPHY 141D - Geography of World Regions3
EDSP 306 - Exceptional Learners3
Choose one of the following:3
HSTR 302 - Ancient Greece
HSTR 304 - Ancient Rome
HSTR 322 - 19th Century Europe
HSTR 324 - 20th Century Europe
HSTR 350 - Modern Britain
HSTR 353 - Modern France
HSTR 359 - Russia to 1917
HSTR 362 - Modern Germany
HSTR 372 - The World at War
HSTR 376 - Twentieth Century War
HSTR 407 - Soviet Union: Rise & Fall
HSTR 419 - Modern Science
HSTR 423 - European Intellectual History
HSTR 425 - Mapping the World
Choose two of the following:6
HSTR 330 - History of Mexico
HSTR 340 - Age of the Shoguns
HSTR 342 - Japan's Long 19th Century
HSTR 345 - Modern China
HSTR 346 - Modern India
HSTR 366 - Middle East/20th Century
HSTR 375 - Eurasian Borderlands
HSTR 407 - Soviet Union: Rise & Fall
HSTR 425 - Mapping the World
HSTR 430 - Latin Amer Soc History
HSTR 431 - Race in Latin America
HSTR 432 - Colonial Latin America
HSTR 433 - Latin American Perspectives
HSTR 434 - Gender in Latin America
HSTR 436 - Armed Conflict Mod Lat Am
HSTR 443 - Gender in Asia
HSTR 444 - Gender in Japan
HSTR 445 - Environ, Health & Sci in Japan
HSTR 468 - The Making of Modern Turkey
HSTR 484 - World Environmental History
University Core and Electives9
Year Total: 33
Senior YearCredits
EDU 495 - Student Teaching12
EDU 408 - Professional Issues: K-122
HSTR 499R - Sen Capstone: Hist Methodology3
Choose four of the following, excluding courses that were taken to fulfill requirements above:12
HSTA 311 - Early America
HSTA 316 - American Civil War Era
HSTA 318 - Gilded Age to 1940
HSTA 322 - Am History: WWII to Present
HSTA 406 - McCarthy/Ike/Truman
HSTA 407 - Gender in US & Canadian West
HSTA 408 - Gender in America
HSTA 409 - Food in America
HSTA 412IH - American Thought and Culture
HSTA 416 - Race and Class in America
HSTA 460 - Montana and the West
HSTA 464 - Trans-Mississippi West
HSTA 468 - History of Yellowstone
HSTA 470 - American Environmental History
HSTA 482 - History of American Technology
HSTR 302 - Ancient Greece
HSTR 304 - Ancient Rome
HSTR 322 - 19th Century Europe
HSTR 324 - 20th Century Europe
HSTR 330 - History of Mexico
HSTR 340 - Age of the Shoguns
HSTR 342 - Japan's Long 19th Century
HSTR 345 - Modern China
HSTR 346 - Modern India
HSTR 350 - Modern Britain
HSTR 353 - Modern France
HSTR 359 - Russia to 1917
HSTR 362 - Modern Germany
HSTR 366 - Middle East/20th Century
HSTR 372 - The World at War
HSTR 375 - Eurasian Borderlands
HSTR 376 - Twentieth Century War
HSTR 407 - Soviet Union: Rise & Fall
HSTR 417 - Early Modern Science
HSTR 419 - Modern Science
HSTR 423 - European Intellectual History
HSTR 425 - Mapping the World
HSTR 430 - Latin Amer Soc History
HSTR 431 - Race in Latin America
HSTR 432 - Colonial Latin America
HSTR 433 - Latin American Perspectives
HSTR 434 - Gender in Latin America
HSTR 436 - Armed Conflict Mod Lat Am
HSTR 443 - Gender in Asia
HSTR 444 - Gender in Japan
HSTR 445 - Environ, Health & Sci in Japan
HSTR 446 - Science and Medicine in China
HSTR 468 - The Making of Modern Turkey
HSTR 482 - Animal Histories
HSTR 484 - World Environmental History
HSTR 486 - Museum History
NASX 450 - History of American Indians
University Core and Electives12
Year Total: 27-30
Total Program Credits: 120

The History Teaching option does not require a teaching minor, but students who are considering a public school career are strongly urged to acquire a teaching minor. If a students does choose a teaching minor, the student should expect to require more than 120 credits to complete the program.

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. Students must receive a grade of C or better in all required courses.