History & Government Education Program Details

Program Curriculum

The secondary history and government program curriculum is built on the belief that it is critical for KU students to not only gain a broad-based teacher education preparation, but to supplement that education with hands-on practical experience in the field. This powerful combination allows our students to excel in any classroom environment.

General Education Courses


Content Area Courses


Additional Requirements for Content Area Courses

  • Political Science Requirement (300+)
  • Mapping Course Requirement
  • Asian/African History Requirement
  • Latin American History Requirement
  • European History Requirement (300+)
  • American History Requirement (300+)
  • Non-Western Geography Requirement

Teacher Education Courses


Please note: This is only a potential plan of study. Consult with your academic advisor before enrolling.

Program Curriculum Resources

Freshmen and transfer students will complete the KU Core Curriculum for general education requirements. Review the KU Academic Catalog or consult the program detail sheet for more comprehensive information on the required courses for the bachelor’s degree in secondary history and government education at KU.

Program Faculty