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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE | HISTORY EDUCATION

Overview | History Education

The History Education major provides you with a thorough understanding of historical events, as considered through a biblical worldview. Education and history courses acquaint you with the global development of civilization as well as solid pedagogical skills for teaching. Get ready to gain experience in planning, supplementing, and evaluating the teaching-learning process. If you want to major in another educational discipline, consider adding the History minor, which emphasizes the Judeo-Christian foundations of western civilization and American history.

 

Program Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to identify a variety of differences among students and individualize instruction accordingly.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to effectively plan for instruction, incorporating a wide variety of strategies for instruction and classroom management.
  • Students will demonstrate social studies knowledge and application to teaching in history, psychology, sociology, economics, political science, and geography.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to conduct and interpret a wide variety of assessments.
  • Students will demonstrate professionalism in education.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to teach content according to a biblical worldview.

Suggested Course Schedule

Semester 1

Introduction to Sociology (3)
The Modern World (3)
Old Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 1 (3)
Concepts in Biochemistry (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

New Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 2 (3)
Freshman Fieldwork (0)
Foundations of Education (2)
Math Elective (2)
Music Elective (2)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 1

United States History 1 (3)
Early American Political Thought (3)
Ancient Civilizations (3)
Human Relations (3)
Instructional Media & Technology (3)
Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism (3)

Total Credits: 18

Semester 2

United States History 2 (3)
HUHI 250 or HUHI 335 (3)
Secondary & Middle School Teaching Methods (2)
Sophomore Fieldwork (0)
Developmental Psychology (3)
History Elective (3)
Baptist Heritage (3)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 1

The Exceptional Child (3)
Classroom Management (3)
History Elective (3)
Bible Doctrine 1 or 2 (3)
Macroeconomics (3)
Literature Elective (3)

Total Credits: 18

Semester 2

Educational Assessment (2)
Historical Method & Philosophy (3)
Secondary School Reading (3)
20th Century History (3)
Junior Practicum (0)
History Elective (3)
Bible Doctrine 1 or 2 (3)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 1

Education Seminar (0)
Pre-ST Portfolio Review (0)
Teaching Social Studies (3)
History Elective (3)
Educational Psychology (3)
Bible Electives (6)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

Student Teaching (12)

Total Credits: 12

Related Majors

Math Education
Elementary Teacher Education
Social Studies Education

Related Minors

Learning Disabilities
Social Studies Education
Coaching

Potential Career Fields

History teacher
Archivist
Researcher
Museum curator
History curriculum developer
Historical site guide

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees,
specialized training, or addtional certification and licenses.

MBU Program Faculty

Michael Zwolanek

College of Arts and Science | Associate Professor
Credentials
MA History, Clemson University
BS Social Studies Education, Bob Jones University

Jennifer Meinhardt

College of Arts and Science | Assistant Professor
Credentials
MA History, Bob Jones University
BS History Education, Maranatha Baptist University
BS English Education, Maranatha Baptist University

William Licht

School of Education | Professor
Credentials
EdD Curriculum and Instruction, Liberty University
MA History, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
MS Educational Administration, Bob Jones University
BS Social Studies Education, Bob Jones University

Christine Lincoln

School of Education | Professor
Credentials
EdD Curriculum and Instruction, Bob Jones University
MEd Elementary Education, Bob Jones University
BS Elementary Education, Maranatha Baptist University

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