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History, History and Social Studies Teacher Licensure, B.A.


The Department of History, in collaboration with the College of Education, offers the premier track to a North Carolina Professional I status Teaching License in History and Social Studies. The coursework for this licensure includes nearly equal numbers of content area courses in history and affiliated social studies supervised by the Department of History, and education courses supervised by the Department of Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education. Students interested in teacher licensure should declare their intent with the Department of History as soon as possible to prevent unnecessary delays.

Degree Requirements


General Education Courses (37-41 credit hours)


For details on required courses, refer to the General Education Program 

Restricted Elective Courses (18 credit hours)


Select from the following.  At least 6 credit hours must be in Non-Western History (Asia, Africa, Latin America, or Middle East).

  • HIST 1000-3000 level (3)
  • HIST 2000-3000 level (3)
  • HIST 2000-3000 level (3)
  • HIST 3000 level (3)
  • HIST 3000 level (3)
  • HIST 4000-4004 (3)

Minor in Secondary Education (33 credit hours)


Students must have a Minor in Secondary Education  to obtain teaching licensure. See the College of Education  section of this Catalog for details on the requirements for the minor.

Licensure applications are the responsibility of the student and the Office of Teacher Education Advising and Licensure (TEAL) in the College of Education.

Unrestricted Elective Courses


As needed.

Senior Seminar Course (3 credit hours)


Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours


Grade Requirements


Students must obtain a grade of C or above for all History, Social Studies, and Education courses, as well as a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above for admission to the College of Education, and a 2.75 GPA in History and Social Studies to be eligible for licensure.

Honors Program


For details about the Honors Program in History, visit the program page .

Suggested Curriculum


For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.  Consultation with an advisor is required each semester.