Graduate Certificate in History Education

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate mastery of historical knowledge and understanding in content areas related to their teaching.
  2. Students will be able to research and write historical papers based on primary sources that demonstrate content mastery as well as a familiarity with primary research, historical methodologies, and bibliographical tools as models for student learning.
  3. Students will think like historians, which includes, among other attributes, "historical habits of mind" and "historiographic sensibilities," i.e., a critical and self-conscious approach to the constructed nature of historical knowledge.
  4. Students will be able to transfer their historical knowledge to the classroom through the design of an appropriate teaching unit.

Graduate Certificate in History Education - 15 units

Core Requirements (9 units)

HIST 696Proseminar in History3
HIST 700History as a Field of Knowledge3
HIST 870Curriculum Project 3

Electives (6 units) 

HIST 7013
HIST 702Sexuality in Historical Perspective3
HIST 705Approaches to History3
HIST 710Seminar in Ancient and Medieval History3
HIST 720Seminar in Medieval History3
HIST 730Seminar in Early Modern European History3
HIST 740Seminar in the History of Europe Since 18153
HIST 741The Holocaust and Postwar Germany Taught in English3
HIST 780Seminar in American History To 18773
HIST 790Seminar in American History Since 18773
HIST 8053
HIST 8303
HIST 8403
HIST 850Topics in World History Since 15003

All other requirements must be complete before students enroll in HIST 870.