College of Arts and Letters

2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

Secondary Education - History and Social Studies, Bachelor of Science in Education

4YR Progression Plan-Classic

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff

Year 1

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HIS100 World History I 3
Description: Exploration of humankind through a detailed analysis of materials from the world's major ancient and early medieval civilizations, paying particular attention to their intellectual, religious, political, and social traditions. Letter grade only.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2. HISXXX History US / Non-US 3 HISXXX Notes
Notes: Select U.S. History course: Select 3 units of the 3-6 required from: HIS 293, 295, 367, 368, 369, 372, 385, 386, 388, 392, 394, 396, 397, 402, 413, 495, and 496.
It is recommended taking U.S. and non-U.S. History electives of regions of the world, drawn from courses offered regarding Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America (e.g., HIS 220/221; 230/231, 240/241; 250/251, 280/281, 338, 340/341, 380/381, etc)
Please be aware that 3 units of the 15-unit non-US and US History electives must be 400 level.
3. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
4. ENG105 Critical Read/Writng In Univ 4
Description: Writing skills for completing university coursework. Fulfills the liberal studies requirement for English composition. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: ((English Placement Test Results (ACT 17+; Accuplacer WR 4-7; IELTS 6+; PLACE 30+; SATI 340+, TOEFL PB 525+/CB 193+/IB 70+)) or (Test Results (ACT < 7; AccuplacerWR < 4; PLACE 10; SATI < 340) and Corequisite: ENG 107))
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "B" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
5. NAU100 Transition To College 1
Description: Interactive course designed to facilitate student success through exploration of academic, navigation, and life skills, familiarize students with campus resources and services, and assist students in forming a support network. Letter grade only.
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014
6. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HIS102 World History II 3
Description: Evolution of the world from a constellation of relatively isolated regions in 1200 to global interdependence of the present day. Special emphasis on the interaction between Western and non-Western civilizations. Letter grade only.
Requirement Designation: Cultural Understanding and Global
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2. HISXXX History US / Non-US 3 HISXXX Notes
Notes: Select non-U.S. History course: Select 3 units of the 9-12 required from: HIS 220, 221, 230, 231, 240, 241, 249, 250, 251, 280, 281, 297, 299, 307, 312, 314, 325, 332, 334, 335, 336, 338, 340, 341, 343, 344, 351, 360, 366, 375, 376, 380, 381, 400, 451, 460, 470, 480, 481, and 483
It is recommended taking U.S. and non-U.S. History electives of regions of the world, drawn from courses offered regarding Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America (e.g., HIS 220/221; 230/231, 240/241; 250/251, 280/281, 338, 340/341, 380/381, etc)
Please be aware that 3 units of 15-unit non-US and US History electives must be 400 level.
3. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
GSP240 World Geography West 3
Description: Physical and cultural elements of Europe, Russia, and North and South America; areal distributions and factors influencing location, development, global processes, and international issues. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Winter 2014 Spring 2015
-Option B-
GSP241 World Geography East 3
Description: Physical and cultural elements of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific regions; areal distributions and factors influencing location, development, global processes, and international issues. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Requirement Designation: Social & Political Worlds and Global
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
4. MAT114 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Description: Contemporary quantitative methods, especially descriptive statistics, elementary probability, examples of statistical inference, linear and exponential models of growth and decay, and applicable discrete models. Fulfills liberal studies foundation requirement. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (MAT 100 with a grade of P taken Fall 2013 or later) or (MAT 102X with a grade of C or better) or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 35+; MATHC 30+; PLACE 43+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
5. EDF200 Introduction To Education 3
Description: Function of education in our society; duties and qualifications of those who teach in K-12 schools. (Not designed for post-degree state certification students.) Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HIS291 United States History To 1865 3
Description: Colonial period and national development to the close of the Civil War. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2. HIS205 Historical Inquiry 3
Description: Introduction to historical discipline, theories, historiography, and historical thinking skills. This course encourages students to think about the teaching and learning of history, making transparent course design, teaching strategies, and evaluation of learning. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: 6 units of History coursework Corequisite: HIS 206
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
3. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
4. HISXXX History US / Non-US 3 HISXXX Notes
Notes: Select non-U.S. History course: Select 3 units of the 9-12 required from: HIS 220, 221, 230, 231, 240, 241, 249, 250, 251, 280, 281, 297, 299, 307, 312, 314, 325, 332, 334, 335, 336, 338, 340, 341, 343, 344, 351, 360, 366, 375, 376, 380, 381, 400, 451, 460, 470, 480, 481, and 483
It is recommended taking U.S. and non-U.S. History electives of regions of the world, drawn from courses offered regarding Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America (e.g., HIS 220/221; 230/231, 240/241; 250/251, 280/281, 338, 340/341, 380/381, etc)
Please be aware that 3 units of the15-unit non-US and US History electives must be 400 level.
5. ECO280 Introduction To Economics 3
Description: This course is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts of economic analysis and to apply them to contemporary problems. (Note: If you're enrolled in a BSACCY., BSBA, or MBA program within The W.A. Frank College of Business, you cannot take this course for credit.) Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: MAT 114 with a grade of C or better or Math Placement Test Results (ALEKS/MATHA 50+; MATHC 50+PLACE 55+) Not open to Business or Business Prep majors.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Winter 2014 Spring 2015
6. HIS206 Hist Inq Teaching Seminar 1
Description: Introduction to social studies teaching and learning, with visitation to secondary schools and public history venues. Includes discussions, collaborative work, practice teaching, and analysis of middle and high school student learning. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
Corequisite: HIS 205
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HIS292 United States Hist Since 1865 3
Description: Social, economic, and political developments since the Civil War. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2. HISXXX History US / Non-US 3 HISXXX Notes
Notes: Select non-U.S. History course: Select 3 units of the 9-12 required from: HIS 220, 221, 230, 231, 240, 241, 249, 250, 251, 280, 281, 297, 299, 307, 312, 314, 325, 332, 334, 335, 336, 338, 340, 341, 343, 344, 351, 360, 366, 375, 376, 380, 381, 400, 451, 460, 470, 480, 481, and 483
It is recommended taking U.S. and non-U.S. History electives of regions of the world, drawn from courses offered regarding Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America (e.g., HIS 220/221; 230/231, 240/241; 250/251, 280/281, 338, 340/341, 380/381, etc)
Please be aware that 3 units of the 15-unit non-US and US History electives must be 400 level.
3. POS220 Federal & Arizona Constitution 3
Description: Basic course in the national and Arizona government designed to meet the requirements for state teacher certification. Not available for credit to political science majors or minors or for liberal studies credit. Letter grade only.
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Winter 2014 Spring 2015
4. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
5. LIBSTLAB Liberal Studies (LAB) Course 4

Year 3

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
2. HIS300W Topics In History 3
Description: Covers various regional and thematic topics in the history of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the United States. Also includes specific instruction in historical writing. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: 6 units of university-level History coursework and Sophomore status or higher
Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
3. EPS325 Ed Psy In Mid-sch & Secndy Edu 3
Description: Principles of psychology applied to middle-school and secondary education. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Sophomore Status or higher
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
4. HIS330 Teach Learn Hist Geography 3
Description: This course focuses on the disciplinary practices of history and geography, critical thinking skills and habits of mind needed for each discipline, as well as ways of teaching middle and high school history and geography classes. Content is interwoven with evidence-based pedagogical strategies, evaluation, standards, dispositions, and practice. Required of all secondary education majors preparing to teach history and the social sciences. Contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: HIS 205, HIS 206, and History and Social Studies Education major Corequisite: HIS 306
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
5. HIS306 Practicum In The Schools 1
Description: Field experience including a minimum 45 hours of work in a middle or high school classroom and the teaching of a lesson, guided reflections, observations, and collaborative learning design and implementation. Pass-fail only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: History and Social Studies Education major Corequisite: HIS 330
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
6. BME200 Intro Struct English Immersion 3
Description: This course provides an introduction to teaching content in English to limited English proficient students in grades P-12 using appropriate approaches, methods, and techniques. Students will become familiar with the study of the philosophy and theory of Structured English Immersion and techniques, approaches, and strategies of Structured English Immersion in P-12 settings. Letter grade only.
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. ESE304 Introduction Universal Design 3
Description: Introduction to issues faced by individuals with disabilities and others based on the planning and design of spaces, products, facilities, curriculum, and information and how universal design addresses these issues. Cross-listed w/ DIS 304. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Sophomore Status or higher
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2. HISXXX History US / Non-US 3 HISXXX Notes
Notes: Select U.S. or non-U.S. History course from: (U.S. History: HIS 293, 295, 367, 368, 369, 372, 385, 386, 388, 392, 394, 396, 397, 402, 413, 495, and 496) or (non-U.S. History: HIS 220, 221, 230, 231, 240, 241, 249, 250, 251, 280, 281, 297, 299, 307, 312, 314, 325, 332, 334, 335, 336, 338, 340, 341, 343, 344, 351, 360, 366, 375, 376, 380, 381, 400, 451, 460, 470, 480, 481, and 483)
It is recommended taking U.S. and non-U.S. History electives of regions of the world, drawn from courses offered regarding Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America (e.g., HIS 220/221; 230/231, 240/241; 250/251, 280/281, 338, 340/341, 380/381, etc)
Please be aware that 3 units of the 15-unit non-US and US History electives must be 400 level.
3. SOCSCIENCE Social Science Elective 3 SOCSCIENCE Notes
Notes: Select 3 of the 6 units of non-duplicating Social Science courses. The following are especially recommended: ANT 101, 102, 301; ECO 284, 285; GSP 150, 220, 240, 241; POS 120 254; SOC 204 215; and WGS 191. (Some of these courses can also fulfill liberal studies, refer to the catalog for liberal studies designation)
4. SOCSCIENCE Social Science Elective 3 SOCSCIENCE Notes
Notes: Select 3 of the 6 units of non-duplicating Social Science courses. The following are especially recommended: ANT 101, 102, 301; ECO 284, 285; GSP 150, 220, 240, 241; POS 120 254; SOC 204 215; and WGS 191. (Some of these courses can also fulfill liberal studies, refer to the catalog for liberal studies designation)
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Students must see a college advisor before early enrollment for the next term.

Year 4

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HIS430 Tchng Gov't Economics 3
Description: This course focuses on the teaching and learning of government and economics, critical thinking skills, and ways of teaching secondary school government and economics classes. The content is interwoven with pedagogical strategies, evidence-based evaluation, standards, dispositions, and practice. Required of all secondary education majors preparing to teach history and the social sciences. Normally completed the semester before student teaching. Co-convenes with HIS 530. Contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: HIS 330
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
3. BME437 Sei Methods Secondary School 3
Description: This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Co-convenes with BME 537. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Secondary Education Milestone or ISTEP Student Group or SITE Student Group
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
4. HIS498C Senior Seminar 3
Description: Selected topics. Required of history and history and social studies education majors. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: HIS 300W
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015
5. HIS408 Field Work Experience 1
Description: Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
Students need to submit graduation application during this term.
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. HIS491C Supervised Teaching: Secondary 12
Description: Directed teaching in secondary schools and secondary school content areas; directed and cooperative preparation, teaching, and evaluation; conferences on the theories, issues, and practices in cooperation with the classroom teacher and university supervisor. Candidates must satisfactorily complete the key assessment in this course to be eligible to complete the program. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: Any 300-level HIS course (excluding HIS 306)
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2014 Spring 2015

University Requirements Specified by Major

University requirements includes 35 units of liberal studies and 6 units of diversity coursework. The courses listed below are required for the major, but may also be used to satisfy liberal studies and/or diversity. Know that if a course is used to satisfy more than one requirement it is only counted once in the cumulative totals. The sections that are blank can be satisfied with any course from the approved list of liberal studies or diversity.
Foundation Requirements:English (FNRQ:ENG) (4 units) ENG 105 (4)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units) MAT 114 (3)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) GSP 240 (3), GSP 241 (3), ECO 280 (3)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Science/Applied Science (SAS/LAB) (7 units) Student Choice (7)
Liberal Studies Elective (3 units) ESE 304 (3)
Diversity:U.S. Ethnic (DIV:ETHN) (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:Global (DIV:GLBL) (3 units) HIS 102 (3)

Program Information

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Students may not use courses with a HIS prefix to satisfy liberal studies requirements.

Students must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in their history and social studies major courses.

B.S. Ed. Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5 in all of their NAU coursework in order to graduate.

Also be aware that, for the B.S.Ed. degree, you must have the following:
  • a grade of at least "B" for the English foundation requirement (ENG 105 or equivalent) (If you do not receive a "B," you may complete an additional writing course, at the 200 level or above, with at least a "B," to meet this requirement.)
  • a grade of at least C for the math foundation requirement (generally MAT 110, 114, 125, or 155)
Students must take at least one HIS courses at the 400 level in addition to HIS 430 and HIS 498C.

 
CONTACT INFORMATION
History Department
Liberal Arts (#18), Room 220
PHONE: 928-523-4378
http://nau.edu/cal/history/

Student Services Center
College of Arts and Letters
Riles (Bldg. 15), 2nd Floor
PHONE: 928-523-8632
http://nau.edu/CAL/Student-Resources/

General Information

Progression Plans are intended to provide a general road map related to the sequencing of courses. 

For a full description of degree requirements, review the Academic Catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your Academic Requirements, advisement report.

Some courses may have prerequisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or prerequisite courses, you may have to take more courses than are presented on the Progression Plan. 

Not all classes are offered every term so use caution when changing the sequencing of courses.

For further clarification, refer to the catalog (link provided at the top of this page) or speak with an academic advisor.