Note: HIS 499 requires students to submit a portfolio of written work. History majors should keep copies of papers and projects from their other classes for this purpose.
Required Support Courses (Required for primary majors only)
Completion of a Modern Language through 201.
The department recommends that students majoring in history who seek certification to teach at the early adolescence through adolescence (formerly 6 - 12) level complete the requirements for the Broad Field Social Studies license. Please contact a history faculty member regarding these requirements.
The State of Wisconsin requires content area examinations (Praxis II) in order to receive certification to teach at the early adolescence through adolescence level and to adequately demonstrate competence. For this reason, students seeking to teach history at this level are urged to take History 103, 104, 105, 106 and 108.