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An undergraduate major in History is an excellent way to begin to prepare yourself to teach History and Social Studies in a California secondary school.
To earn a credential to teach History and Social Studies in a California secondary school, you must:
The CSET consists of three parts, all of which you must pass:
History majors wishing to prepare for the CSET and the credential program may choose any emphasis which the Department offers.
However, as part of your major, the Department recommends that you take the following courses:
The Department also recommends that you complete the requirements for the Urban Education minor in the Liberal Studies Program.
For more information, please consult with the Department's pre-teaching advisor, Robert M. Senkewicz.