Jun 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

History (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification

36 Major Hours + 41 Education Certification courses, 120 Degree Hours

30 Major Hours + 41 Education Certification courses for Double Major

For a teaching major in History, complete the History degree along with the appropriate teaching certification courses. Students should also meet with advisors in the School of Education’s Center for Student and Professional Services  to discuss requirements.

No minor is required for this program.

Departmental Electives (15-21 hours, Double major 12-15)

A minimum of 6 hours of American history and a minimum of 6 hours of non-American history must be included; 3 hours of each for double majors.

Courses or Programs Leading to Professional Licensure or Certification

The educational curriculum for your academic program may or may not meet educational prerequisites for professional licensure or certification in states other than South Dakota. If you are planning to apply for licensure/certification in a state other than South Dakota after completion of your program, please review that state and your program on USD’s Licensure-Track Programs webpage.  Licensure-Track Programs

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference the USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization