The Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education History/Geography Comprehensive Major provides a comprehensive foundation in history and geography content as well teaching when combined with the professional course sequence for certification through the College of Education.

What You Will Learn

You will study physical, cultural, economic, political, and social geography while focusing on world history, U.S. history and European history. Additional courses in education and methods will teach you how to bring the excitement of history and geography into secondary classrooms.


Successful completion of this course of study, in the context of other program requirements, qualifies you for recommendation for the Michigan Department of Education Secondary History (CC) and Geography (CB) endorsements.  This indicates that you are able to teach History and Geography in 6-12th grade classrooms. As a student in this program you may seek advising, apply for scholarships, and participate in activities both in the Department of History & Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences, the home department for this major, and in the Department of Teacher Education in the College of Education, home of the professional teaching courses.


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