Bring History to the Present . . . and Beyond
Explore History Education
As you grow into your teaching education, you will work with your professors to further develop your passion for explaining history.
What's the Difference?
- Attend classes, meetings and labs within a preK-5 elementary school located right on our campus.
Learn from DWU’s amazing professors; our low student-to-teacher ratio provides valuable
one-on-one time with your mentors.
- Complete more than 300 hours of classroom experience.
- Design your unique one-semester student teaching capstone.
- 100% of DWU education graduates are working as teachers or attending graduate school.
History Education Courses
You will take a wide array of courses providing you with both the fundamentals of classroom teaching and the specific knowledge needed within your chosen specialty. History Education students takes classes like:
HIS 360 Middle and Secondary History Teaching Methods
EDU 465 Classroom Management for the K-12 Educator
SPD 470 Student Teaching K-12 Special Education
EDU 412 Adolescent Learners' Needs
HIS 330 History of South Dakota
HIS 102 World History II
HIS 101 World History I
Get to Know Your Professors
Become a teacher and learn from our fabulous teachers! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.
Ashley Digmann, Ed.D.
Sean Flynn, Ph.D.
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Don't worry about being on your own. Experience a full semester of student teaching before you graduate! You’ll complete at least 300 hours in the classroom 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.