• .Floyd Burroughs, cotton sharecropper.  Hale County, Alabama 1936.  Walker Evans.  Library of Congress
  • History Major: Teacher Certification Program Requirements

    Degree programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts and its departments share a common core of courses. Students in these programs must complete the Basic Curriculum, and the major curriculum listed below.

    History majors pursuing teacher certification in History should follow the pattern below. Students should refer to the College of Education section of the Catalogue for a listing of additional requirements for teacher certification.

    One of the two following sequences:

    • HY 101 . History of Western Civilization I (3)
    • HY 102 . History of Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 103 . Honors Western Civilization (3)
    • HY 104 . Honors Western Civilization II (3)
    • HY 211 . American History I (3)
    • HY 212 . American History II (3)
    • HY 300 . Historical Methodologies and Practices (3)
    • HY 400 . Seminar in Historical Studies (3)
    • HY 420 . History of Alabama (3)
    • HY 451 . History of Japan (3)
    • OR
    • HY 452 . History of China (3)
    • Electives in History (from 300-400 series (12, 9 of which must be 400 level)