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History - Social Sciences Teacher Education Courses

History 290

This is the first special methods course in teaching History and the Social Sciences. The class is taught in the History Department by History Department faculty. History-Social Sciences Education students take this course the semester immediately before student teaching. The course is held on the Illinois State University Campus.

History 390

This is the second special methods course in teaching History and the Social Sciences. The class is taught in the History Department by History Department faculty and by practicing classroom teachers. History-Social Sciences Education students take this course during the same semester that they student teach. The course is held at the 15 Partnership Schools that work with the History-Social Sciences Education Program.

History 392

This course is on Instructional Techniques for Historians. The class is offered to both undergraduate and graduate students. It is held on the Illinois State University Campus.

History 405

Practicum in Teaching History is a graduate level course for graduate students and practicing teachers. All graduate assisstants in the History Department must take this course.

History 407

Mentorship in Teaching History is a course for teachers in the Partnership Schools who mentor interns while they take HIS 290 and HIS 390. This class is taught at the Partnership Schools.

Don’t Forget. . .  Students enrolled in the Teacher Education sequence in History are, in fact, History Majors.  Therefore, they must meet all the requirements listed above for History Majors.

In addition, students in the History-Social Sciences Education Teacher sequence must complete the teaching methods sequence (HIS 290 and HIS 390) and must have a following: Economics 105, Politics and Government 101, 105, or 106, Geography 135 or 140, Sociology 106 or 108, and Anthropology 175 or 185.

An additional 24 hours in Professional Education must be completed as part of the entitlement program leading to secondary certification.

 

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Department of History
Normal, Il 61790-4420
Phone: (309) 438-5641
Fax: (309) 438-5607