Preparing to Teach History on the Secondary Level

  1. Vanguard no longer offers a waiver program for prospective secondary teachers in history and the social sciences. Upon completion of the major, a student must take the CSET exam and then pursue a teaching credential and/or master’s degree.
  2. The HPS Department recommends that those students planning a teaching career include in their major courses:
HIST 360 OR
HIST 320
Women in American History OR
African-American History
3 units
HIST 316 Teaching History in a Multicultural Setting 3 units
HIST 456 History and Geography of California 3 units

* This information is provided for ease of use, however it is not the official record. See the academic catalog for official course descriptions and requirements.

last changed 8/20/2009