History B.A. with Social Science Subject Matter Program (AKA History pre-cred program)

Hello future History / Social Science Teachers!

The 72-unit History pre-cred program earns you the Subject Matter Competency in Social Science necessary for a single subject credential in Social Science. Graduates of this program do not need to take the CSET exams in Social Science.  

Go to pre-cred History BA requirements

Contact

Dr. Chloe Burke
Pre-Credential Coordinator
First-Contact Advisor
Department of History
3099 Tahoe Hall
cburke@csus.edu 
(916) 278-5631

 

Info about Sac State's credential program

Single Subject Credential in Social Science
Graduate-level two-semester program begins every Fall semester; application due in February.
2.67 minimum GPA.

College of Education, Teaching Credentials
401 Eureka Hall
(916) 278-6639
www.csus.edu/coe/academics/credentials

History Education links

The History Project at UC Davis
The History Project at UC Davis serves more than 450 teachers in more than 100 separate events each year in the greater Sacramento Valley.

SCORE History/Social Science (Schools of California Online Resources for Education)SCORE evaluates, aligns, and annotates quality resources from the World Wide Web to the California History-Social Science Content Standards and curriculum.

OAH US History Teaching Units
National Center for History in the Schools (NCHS) http://nchs.ucla.edu/ The mission of the National Center for History in the Schools [NCHS] is to improve history education in K-12 schools via its challenging, yet easy to use, curricular materials and assisting with the professional development of K-12 history teachers.

Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute
The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers a growing variety of resources to assist teachers and students. The Institute has pioneered new models of history schools and programs, with proven success in improving academic achievement. It offers professional development opportunities for educators, provides documents and exercises for classroom use, and encourages excellence in student writing with essay prizes.

Digital History Reader
The Digital History Reader (DHR) is comprised of two main content areas, each broken out into modules. The United States History section provides materials covering important themes and issues from the colonial era to the present. The European History section, entitled "Modern Europe in a Global Context," explores links between European and world history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Digital History - Using new technologies to enhance teaching and research