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History - Secondary Education Track, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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 Students explore important historical themes and concepts, analyze and model effective instructional strategies, and practice the skills they learn in a variety of secondary school settings.

About

The B.A. program in History and Secondary Education at Columbus State University provides basic and advanced content and pedagogical studies that develop expertise in the teaching of diverse secondary social studies students.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of history, curriculum and standards of history education
  • Demonstrate knowledge and use of the disciplines of the teacher's specialization
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current trends and practices; identify and use research and resources of the field
  • Identify and use media and technology
  • Demonstrate critical thinking

Career Opportunities

The B.A. program in History and Secondary Education leads to entry level certification and qualifies students to teach in grades six through twelve (6-12).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  •  World History to 1500
  •  World History since 1500
  •  U.S. History to 1865
  •  U.S. History since 
  •  Ancient World Civilizations
  •  Introduction to the History of Art 1
  •  Introduction to the History of Art 2
  •  Introduction to Non-Western Art
  •  Principles of Macroeconomics
  •  World Regional Geography
  •  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  •  Introduction to Political Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A minimum high school GPA of 2.5 for those who have not attended college/ university is required. 
  • A minimum college/ university GPA of 2.0 for those who have attended college/ university and eligibility to return, is required.
  • Admission into the Teacher Education Program.  During the sophomore year, students intending to complete a teacher education program make formal application to the teacher education program. Normally, this occurs after the student has completed three semesters of full-time course work. Application is made to the  COEHP Office of Student Advising and Field Experiences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9222 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2613 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2613 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Columbus

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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