History Education

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Bring History to the Future 

If you love studying world events, consider becoming a history teacher to the next generation! Inspire a passion for past in your future students. Study genres in history, and learn contemporary teaching methods. Teach lessons from the past with the latest technologies. After you graduate from DWU, you'll be able to teach 7-12 graders how to understand history through the ages.

History Education Courses

Check out the courses you'll complete as you become a history teacher at DWU.

  • History of South Dakota
  • Middle and Secondary History Teaching Methods
  • Adolescent Learners’ Needs
  • World History

Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.

Student Teaching

Don't worry about being on your own. Experience a full semester of student teaching before you graduate! You’ll complete at least 200 hours of classroom experience in our program, so you'll start your career after college with confidence. Engage in classroom activities with local students, and learn with your peers under faculty supervision.

Check Out Our Other Education Majors

Biology Education

Elementary Education

English Education

Math Education

Music Education

Special Education

Get to Know Your Professors

Learn how to be a teacher from our teachers! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.

Any Questions?

Contact us anytime! Call admissions at 605-995-2650, or email us at admissions@dwu.edu.

We would love to share information with you via email, or we will mail it right to your front door.