Students choosing the History proficiency may use it with any major or it may become a teaching field in the secondary education concentration. Students will study the history of civilization, the world, and recent histories with the goal of becoming proficient enough to teach each of these subjects in a classroom setting.

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Dr. Mark Rasmussen

Vice President

Dr. Mark Rasmussen has been teaching on the college level for the past thirty years....

Course of Study

Course ID
Credit Hours

HI 205

2.0 World Geography

This course provides a physical-cultural study of the earth and mankind created by...

HI 281

3.0 History of Civilization 1

This course presents a general survey of civilization from the...

HI 282

3.0 History of Civilization 2

This course is a continuation of HI 281 and is a study of world...

HI 283

3.0 U.S. History 1

This course examines the development of the United States from the colonial period...

HI 284

3.0 U.S. History 2

This course is a continuation of HI 283, and it examines the development of the United...

HI 311

2.0 19th Century History

This course is designed to give students a working knowledge of the...

HI 312

2.0 Recent European History

This course looks at the more recent history in Europe and its...

HI 313

2.0 Recent American History

This course looks at the more recent history in America and its...

HI 314

2.0 American Documents 1

This course is designed to affirm the importance and usefulness of reading...

HI 315

2.0 American Documents 2

This course is designed to affirm the importance and usefulness of reading...

HI 321

2.0 World War II History

This course is an in-depth study of World War II with its significant...

HI 402

2.0 Teaching Secondary History

A systematic approach to teaching history in the Christian...