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

  • The history, organization, conceptual framework, modes of inquiry, ethics and current research and methodologies of the disciplines within the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for the Social Studies- history, geography, political science, economics, anthropology, psychology, law, archaeology, sociology,  and citizenship.
  • The major themes, basic principles, philosophic bases, ethics, assumptions, perspectives and schools of thought of the disciplines of history, geography, political science, economics, anthropology, psychology, law, archaeology, sociology, and citizenship.
  • The practical applications of the methodology appropriate to the disciplines.
  • The application of knowledge of each discipline to past and present economic, social, cultural, and political events and situations.
  • The skills associated with the discipline including communication and decision-making.
  • The interdisciplinary nature and integrative aspects of the disciplines in social studies and their connections with disciplines other than social studies.
  • The strategies for conducting investigations and research using multiple primary and secondary sources.
  • The Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Social Studies in order to assess the evidence or assessment of student understanding and develop curriculum.
  • Professional organizations, publications, and resources in social studies.
  • State and national laws and current national leadership initiatives in the discipline.

Suggested Course Schedule

1st Year

Semester 1

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

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

  • Old or 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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