Four-Year Plan

HISTORY
Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan - BA

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan - BA Secondary Education


This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

History Bachelor of Arts

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4 MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
HIS1200: American History 4 HIS1210: American History II 4
HIS2200: Introduction to Historical Method 4 HIS 2600: Western Civilization II 4




Total Semester Hours   16 Total Semester Hours   16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
HIS Selected Course (Western Civilization/European History) 4 HIS Selected Course Or Elective 4
HIS2500: Western Civilization I 4 Elective 4


Elective 4


Total Semester Hours  12 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
HIS Selected Course or Elective 4 HIS3400: Problem in History 4
HIS Selected Course 4 HIS Selected Course (non-Western) 4

 


Upper Level Gen-Ed 4


Total Semester Hours  12 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR IV
HIS4990: Senior Seminar in History 4

Elective

4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4



Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  16

Major Notes

  • Students majoring in History should consider a minor in Museum Studies, Gender Studies, English, or another minor that would assist them in pursuing their academic and career goals.

History Bachelor of Arts - Secondary Education

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4 ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing
OR IDS1610: Being Human
4
ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing
OR IDS1610: Being Human
4 SBS 2100: Human Geography 4
HIS1200: American History I 4 HIS1210: American History II 4
COM 1550: Professional Communication 4 PSC1500: Internal Relations 4




Total Semester Hours   16 Total Semester Hours   16
YEAR II
SBS 1100: Introduction to Social Sciences 4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History
OR IDS2030: Science and Society
4
EDU2200: Standards/Foundations of Education 4 EDU2260: Theories of Learning 4
HIS2500: Western Civilization I 4 HIS2600: Western Civilization II 4
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History
OR IDS2030: Science and Society
4
SPED2120: Characteristics/Identification and the Law 4
HIS 2200 Intro to Historical Methods 4




Total Semester Hours  20 Total Semester Hours  16
YEAR III
HIS Selected Course 4 EDU3720: Reading Across the Curriculum 4
IDS 3040: Global Justice 4 HIS3250: Illinois History and Government 2
PSC2110: US Government 4 HIS3400: Problems in History 4

SPED3750: Prosocial/Problem Behavior

4
HIS Selected Course (non-Western) 4

*EDU2900: Pre-Teaching

1
SPED3620: Linguistics and Language Dev 4


Total Semester Hours  17 Total Semester Hours  18
YEAR IV
HIS4990: Senior Seminar in History 4

*EDU4750: Student Teaching

13
ECN 2030: Economics 4 *EDU4760: Student Teaching Seminar 2
SPED4620: Collaboration and Coteaching 4

*SBS3820: Methods for Teaching Secondary Education 4




Total Semester Hours  16 Total Semester Hours  15

Major Notes

  • Courses in bold require acceptance into the College of Education
  • *Indicates the course must be applied for 1 year in advance

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Lance Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.