The Department of History offers a program for history majors seeking certification to teach history/social studies at the secondary level. This program is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. In completing the specific requirements of this program, students also must complete the normal requirements for the history major described above. In addition, students must be admitted to and complete UMBC’s Secondary Teacher Education Program. Upon successful completion of the course work and student teaching, students are recommended for teacher certification in the state of Maryland.
The history/social studies secondary education program consists of 48 credits distributed as follows: