• History and Social Science, BA Secondary Education requires 129 credit hours.
  • 3 semester hours in US history beyond HY 221 and HY 222 and HY 325 are required.
  • 6 semester hours in Non-US History beyond HY 103 and HY 104
  • Students should take HY 290 in their Sophomore year or, for transfer students, in their first semester at UAH.
  • Students should take HY 490 in their Senior year.
  • Three History courses (9 semester hours) at the 400 level
  • No more than two classes from the following count toward the major:  HY 310HY 311HY 312HY 410HY 492HY 493HY 494HY 495
  • Students in the History and Social Science Secondary Education BA are not permitted to take the Public History minor
  • 39 of 128 credit hours must be taken at 300 level or higher.
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA in major, minor, and overall.
  • No more than 6 credit hours of HPE may count in degree requirements.
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, with an overall 25% of coursework taken at UAH.
  • No more than 64 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
Freshman Composition6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING II
Humanities and Fine Arts12
12 hours of Humanities and Fine Arts chosen from the following categories below
Fine Arts: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
THEATRE APPRECIATION
Literature: Choose one or two3-6
Students must have a two course sequence in either Literature or History.
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
MYTHOLOGY
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Speech3
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
Humanities0-3
Choose one course if needed
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
THEATRE APPRECIATION
Any WLC 100 or 200 level 1
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
Mathematics and Natural Sciences11
Mathematics: Choose one3
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences: Choose two8
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
CLIMATE AND GLOBAL CHANGE
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
History and Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
History: Choose one or two3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
Psychology6
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
 
History Courses
HY 221UNITED STATES TO 18773
HY 222UNITED STATES SINCE 18773
HY 290CRAFT OF HISTORY3
HY 325HISTORY OF ALABAMA3
HY 490RESEARCH SEMINAR IN HY3
US History 300+ 3 semester hours3
Non US History 300+ 6 semester hours6
HY Electives 300+ 6 semester hours6
Social Science
ECN 142PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS3
ECN 143PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS3
GY 105WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY3
GY 110PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY3
PSC 101INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT3
PSC 102INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS3
or PSC 260 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I3
SOC 100INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY3
Education Courses
ED 301INTRO TO EDUCATION PRACTICUM1
ED 307MULTICULTURAL FND EDUCATION3
ED 308EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY3
EDC 301TCHG THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD3
EDC 311INSTR STRATEGIES INCLUSIVE CLR3
ED 309CLASSROOM & BEHAVIOR MGMT3
ED 350TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOM3
ED 408TCHG READING/CONTENT AREA3
ED 410FOUNDATIONS EDUC EVALUAT3
ED 424TCHG SOC ST MID & SEC SCHOOLS3
ED 497HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIP12
Total Semester Hous129