About History Education
A strong History major with course options on topics like Ancient, Asian, Native American, and Kentucky history will give you the foundation and skills you need to be inspiring and informed, while our highly ranked Education program will make sure that you become an exceptional teacher. History education will certify you to teach grades 8-12, but you can also choose to certify down and add certification for grades 5-7, making you even more marketable!
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Secondary School Certification: 33 hours in History for the History major, plus 32 hours in education for the corollary major in Education for secondary certification; 15 hours of additional social science courses to complete the Social Studies certification
Middle School Certification: 33 hours in History for the History major, plus an additional 15 hours in other social sciences disciplines, plus 30 hours in education for Middle School certification in Social Studies.