Teaching U.S. Military History

Teaching U.S. Military History


This major was designed to prepare the student for a career as a social studies teacher with a focus on American military history.  The student selected courses from the departments of Education, Civil War Era Studies, History, and Political Science to learn multiple perspective on military history and gather the skills required of a social studies teacher. The student studied the battles of Antietam, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Atlanta as a capstone project to determine which was most pivotal in the outcome of the Civil War.

Related Courses:

Course List:

ED 209 Foundations of Education

CWES 205 Intro to the American Civil War Era

ED 306 Teaching Social Studies in Secondary Schools

HIST 244 American Military History

HIST 300 Historical Methods

HIST 226 The Birth of a Deadly "Boy": The History and Science of the Atomic Bomb

POL 103 International Relations

HIST 342 Revolutionary America

POL 344 U.S. National Security Policy

HIST 345 Civil War

HIST 347 Gettysburg in History & Memory

IDS 464 Individualized Study

Graduation year: 2015