Buena Vista University

B.A. Degree with a Major in History with Teaching Endorsement (5-12)

Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies is exclusively for students seeking to complete degrees begun elsewhere. We facilitate the smooth transfer of credits from Iowa Central Community College. This advising guide is effective for students entering BVU in the 2011-12 academic year. As course and degree requirements change, students are encouraged to consult with BVU personnel.

Iowa Central Community College has a full articulation agreement with Buena Vista University. Students who have completed an approved associate's degree at ICCC can seamlessly move on to complete a bachelor's degree through BVU.

Courses Required For A History Major With Teaching Endorsement 5-12

(30 credit hours plus secondary education and education core requirements)

ICCC Courses that Fulfill BVU Requirements

 

U.S. History Field:
HIST 101 - History of the US to 1877..................................................................HIS 151 - U.S. History to 1877
HIST 102 - History of the US after 1877.............................................................HIS 152 - U.S. History since 1877
American HIST Elective
American HIST Elective
American HIST Elective*
HIST 482 - Historian's Craft (US)
*(If taking, then 6 credit hours of electives.)

World History Field:
HIST 111 - World Civ I or .......................................................................................HIS 112 - Western Civ: Ancient to Early Modern
    HIST 121 - Emergence of Western Civ
HIST 112 - World Civ II or......................................................................................HIS 113 - Western Civ: Early Modern to Present
    HIST 122 - Revolutions of Western Civ
HIST 125 - Asian Civilizations..............................................................................HIS 211 - Modern Asian History
HIST Elective
HIST Elective*
HIST 481 - Historian's Craft (World)
*(If taking, then 3 credit hours of electives.)

*Student need only complete HIST 481 or HIST 482. 
Plus requirements for secondary education and education core (see catalog).

For Social Science Major, complete a major in history with teaching licensure and add 15 credit hours each from 2 fields (30 credit hours total):
PSYC
SOCI
ECON
PSCN

Plus requirements for secondary education and education core (see catalog).

 

Students must earn a minimum of 12 credit hours at the 300/400 level in their major from Buena Vista University. All transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis. If questions should arise, please contact the Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies - Fort Dodge at 712.749.1914 or One Triton Circle, 102 Library, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501.