2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

History, B.A. leading to the M.A. in Education

(with an area of concentration in Education / Leading to Social Studies Certification)

Maryville students who wish to teach history in grades 9-12 complete the history major with specific science certification requirements and complete the M.A. in Education in their fifth year. A student may enter this program while an undergraduate at Maryville University through the Early Access Program. See the School of Education: Secondary Education Bridge  section for details.

General Education requirements:

  • One course in music, art, or performance
  • One course in English literature
  • One philosophy course
  • One additional course chosen from English, humanities, philosophy, religion, or fine and performing arts
  • One science course and one additional course in math or science

Please Note:

Political science majors may prepare for the M.A. in Ed. /Secondary Teaching and Inquiry leading to social studies certification also. However, their preparation must include the history and other social science coursework listed above.

Education Minor for Secondary Teaching

The Education Minor provides early access to the M.A. in Education Secondary Teaching and Inquiry (MA/STI). Students must maintain an overall 2.75 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the content area. Students enrolled in this program are advised by a School of Education adviser and Arts & Sciences adviser in their content area. Candidates apply for the Master’s program in the fall of their senior year. Early access does not guarantee acceptance into the MA/STI. Acceptance into the MA/STI requires 3.0 GPA, Praxis II passing score, graduate school application, and successful interview with the mentoring team. See the School of Education: Secondary Education Bridge   section for more details.