BACHELORS DEGREE | HISTORY EDUCATION

Degree Overview

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

1st Year

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

2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year

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 additional certification and licenses.

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MBU Program Faculty

Meet some of the people in who lead this program

Michael Zwolanek - Faculty

Michael Zwolanek

College of Arts and Science | Associate Professor

Credentials

MA History, Clemson University

BS Social Studies Education, Bob Jones University

William Licht - Staff

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

Jennifer Meinhardt - Faculty

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

Christine Lincoln - Faculty

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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