HISTORY


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Matthew Downs, PhD
Assistant Professor of History
(251) 442-2588
mdowns@umobile.edu

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Contact Us:


Matthew Downs, PhD
Assistant Professor of History
(251) 442-2588
mdowns@umobile.edu

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Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in History

History is as much something you do as something you learn. In the classroom as well as the field, you will collect and analyze historical data, develop a historical perspective for current events, and demonstrate an ability to communicate both orally and in writing. A degree in History prepares students for a successful career in education, public service, preservation, and many other fields.

  • completion of 60 semester hours;
  • a minimum 2.75 GPA in professional studies courses, a minimum 2.75 GPA in teaching field courses, and a minimum 2.75 GPA in all college courses;
  • a current photograph;
  • a successfully completed interview;
  • a successfully completed essay prior to the interview;
  • completion of a teacher education application form (found in the Undergraduate Teacher Education Handbook purchased at the UM bookstore);
  • passing results for the Alabama Educator Certification Assessment Program (AECAP);
  • passing results for the appropriate Praxis II content knowledge exam (applies to elementary and early childhood education majors only);
  • ABI and FBI fingerprint clearance from the Alabama State Department of Education; and
  • experience in schools
*Denotes required courses for history majors. An additional four (300 level or above) courses is required for history majors, not including US History.

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
HI 101 Western Civilization to 1500* 3
HI 102 Western Civilization since 1500* 3
HI 103 World Civilizations to 1500* 3
HI 104 World Civilizations since 1500* 3
HI 201 History of the United States to 1877* 3
HI 202 History of the United States since 1877* 3
HI 297 Study in Selected Topics 3
HI 298 Study in Selected Topics 3
HI 300H Honors History Seminar 3
HI 301 Ancient Greece and Rome 3
HI 302 Medieval History 3
HI 303 Reformation Europe 3
HI 310 Readings in Modern European History 3
HI 315 Readings in Early American History 3
HI 320 Readings in Modern American History 3
HI 330 American Diplomacy, 1763-1898 3
HI 331 American Diplomacy since 1898 3
HI 335 The Atlantic World 3
HI 340 Studies in Non-Western History 3
HI 401 Colonial United States History 3
HI 402 American Revolution and Early Republic 3
HI 403 Geography and History of the Old South 3
HI 404 History of the New South 3
HI 405 Civil War and Reconstruction 3
HI 406 Alabama History* 3
HI 407 Jacksonian America 3
HI 411 Philosophy and Methods of History* 3
HI 414 Group Conflict: Prudent Reactions to 20th Century Genocide 3
HI 425 World War II 3
HI 426 Public History Internship 3
HI 431 Independent Study 3
HI 432 Independent Study 3
HI 497 Study in Selected Topics 3
HI 498 Study in Selected Topics 3
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
HI 101 Western Civilization to 1500 3
HI 102 Western Civilization since 1500 3
HI 103 World Civilizations to 1500 3
HI 104 World Civilizations since 1500 3
HI 201 History of the United States to 1877 3
HI 202 History of the United States since 1877 3
HI 297 Study in Selected Topics 3
HI 298 Study in Selected Topics 3
HI 300H Honors History Seminar 3
HI 301 Ancient Greece and Rome 3
HI 302 Medieval History 3
HI 303 Reformation Europe 3
HI 310 Readings in Modern European History 3
HI 315 Readings in Early American History 3
HI 320 Readings in Modern American History 3
HI 330 American Diplomacy, 1763-1898 3
HI 331 American Diplomacy since 1898 3
HI 335 The Atlantic World 3
HI 340 Studies in Non-Western History 3
HI 401 Colonial United States History 3
HI 402 American Revolution and Early Republic 3
HI 403 Geography and History of the Old South 3
HI 404 History of the New South 3
HI 405 Civil War and Reconstruction 3
HI 406 Alabama History 3
HI 407 Jacksonian America 3
HI 411 Philosophy and Methods of History 3
HI 414 Group Conflict: Prudent Reactions to 20th Century Genocide 3
HI 425 World War II 3
HI 426 Public History Internship 3
HI 431 Independent Study 3
HI 432 Independent Study 3
HI 497 Study in Selected Topics 3
HI 498 Study in Selected Topics 3
See below for TE classes related to the 6-12 conc.
TE 201 Foundations of Education 3
TE 301 Human Growth and Development 3
TE 304 Introduction to Exceptional Children and Youth 3
TE 306 Principles and Ethics of Teachign in Sec. 3
TE 405 Education and Technology 3
TE 412 Classroom Management 3
TE 417 Reading Imp. In Content Area 3
TE 421 Eval.of Teaching and Learning 3
TE 422 Educational Psychology 3
TE 423 Student Teaching and Seminar 9
TE 433 edTPA Prof. Developmetn Seminar 3
TE 470 Sec. School Teaching: Conc., Strategy, and Methods 2
TE 474 Clinical Methods for Teachign Sec. SS 1