PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Silver Lake College History Program engages students in a progressive quest for truth and understanding. History students grow in knowledge and develop skills that focus on a critical assessment of the past with the purpose of creating an increasingly humane society in the present and for the future.

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Kathleen Walkner

Instructor
History Department

Phone920-686-6145 
Emailkatie.walkner@sl.edu 

 

 

Program Learning outcomes

  1. Students will explain the chronological sequence of major events and movements from the ancient past to the culturally diverse society of the 21st century.
  2. Students will express awareness and appreciation of major ideas of the past and present, including the key ideas of diversity, freedom, tolerance and social responsibility.
  3. Students will analyze controversial issues requiring a tolerance for ambiguity and an understanding of peoples and cultures in varying chronological settings.
  4. Students will use historical methodology and modes of historical inquiry, including research, assessment of the validity and significance of data, prioritization of information, assessment of cause-effect relationships and application of multiple causation analysis.
  5. Students will demonstrate the skill areas of critical reading, critical thinking, writing and assessment of the relationship between content and form.
  6. Students will appraise learning and application of knowledge in an internship experience.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Acceptance into Silver Lake College of the Holy Family through the admissions process.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of one-third of the required courses must be completed through Silver Lake College of the Holy Family.
  • Students with a bachelor’s degree in history seeking teacher licensure must complete three credits in history at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family.

PROGRAM EXIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in all program courses.
  • History majors must complete a 24-credit minor program in a field other than history.
  • History majors must complete HIS 400 with a grade of “C+” or better.

Program Curriculum

History Major 36 credits
HIS 201 World Civilization I 3
HIS 202 World Civilization II 3
HIS 203 United States History Before 1865 3
HIS 204 United States History Since 1865 3
HIS 400 Historiography 3
HIS 459 Career Intern Experience 3-12
US Course (300+) 3
World Course (300+) 3
HIS ___ Electives 12


Note: 3 credits of art history may be selected from ART 204 or ART 207 to fulfill elective credits.

 

Public History Emphasis

HIS 201 World Civilization I 3
HIS 202 World Civilization II 3
HIS 203 United States History Before 1865 3
HIS 204 United States History Since 1865 3
HIS 400 Historiography 3
HIS 459 Career Intern Experience 3-12
HIS ___ Electives 18
Art (any course) 3
BUS 101 or BUS 210 3
PSY 204, SOC 304, or HIS/SOC 373 3


9 History Electives (2 courses must be 300+)

 

History Minor 24 credits
HIS 201 World Civilization I 3
HIS 202 World Civilization II 3
HIS 203 United States History Before 1865 3
HIS 204 United States History Since 1865 3
HIS ___ Electives 12

 

Teacher Licensure for History

Middle Childhood–Early Adolescence and Early Adolescence–Adolescence for History majors and minors require:

BIO 271 Environmental Science
or BIO 180 Environmental Education Workshop

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ECN 201 Macroeconomics or ECN 202 Microeconomics 3
HIS 443 Curriculum and Methods History and Social Science: Early Adolescence–Adolescence 2
HIS 453 Student Teaching History and Social Science: Middle Childhood–Early Adolescence 1-12
HIS 454 Student Teaching History and Social Science: Early Adolescence–Adolescence 1-12


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