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


Dr. Chloe Burke
Pre-Credential Coordinator
First-Contact Advisor
Department of History
3099 Tahoe Hall
(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

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.

Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History

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