History/Government Education
Program Requirements


The History/Government Program, Grades 6-12 degree program at Wichita State University offers those with a love of history or political science a path to sharing their passion with public school students throughout the region.

The College of Applied Studies offers numerous programs in addition to Teacher Education. Information about applying for the Teacher Education Program is included in the Teacher Education Application Packet. The packet includes:

  • Admission Requirements
  • Application for Admission
  • Admission Testing Requirements
  • Attestation of Eligibility

The completed packet should be submitted to Education Support Services (ESS) the semester before the student plans to begin the Teacher Education Program.

Teacher Education Application Packet

Transition to Teaching Program

If you already have a bachelor's degree in History and are interested in teaching history at the secondary level (grades 6-12) you may qualify for the Transition to Teaching Program.

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Program Checksheet and Degree Plan

The Program Checksheet can help you track the coures you have taken or need to take.

Grades 6-12:

Secondary History/Government and Degree Plan

Catalog Descriptions for Professional/Pedagogy Courses

Field Experience Overview

Program Outline

The History/Government Grades 12 degree program is a five-semester (Fall and Spring) sequence of courses that combines required classes in education as well as content courses. After admission to the program, candidates meet with an academic advisor to establish a plan of study for completing all degree requirements. Each semester, candidates are enrolled in campus-based courses in education and the content major as well as field-based courses requiring time in the area public schools.