Teaching College World History (Graduate Certificate)

Applicants for the graduate certification in Teaching College World History will be permitted to enroll for one semester of graduate coursework (only after degree posted transcripts have been received) while completing all other general application procedure requirements.

Applicants for the graduate certification in Teaching College World History must submit all the following documentation to Graduate Admissions to be considered for admission:

Graduate Admissions  Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North  Jacksonville, Alabama 36265-1602

  1. Completed JSU Graduate Application for Admission
  2. Non-refundable $35.00 application processing fee
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities with degrees posted. (Students who have previously attended JSU do not need to request a transcript from the University).
  4. International student applicants must see the International Student Applicants (p.9) section of this catalog for other application and enrollment requirements.

In addition to meeting general admission requirements of Graduate Studies, applicants for the graduate certificate must have an undergraduate minor in History or its equivalent, as determined by the head of the History Department.

Unconditional Admission

  • Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.00 (on a 4.00 grade point scale) are eligible for unconditional admission. Applicants who already hold master’s degrees will be unconditionally admitted.

Conditional Admission

  • Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of less than 3.00 may be conditionally admitted with the recommendation of the head of the History Department.

Minimum Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Teaching College World History 

An overall 3.00 GPA is required on all coursework attempted for the graduate certificate. 

Course Title Credits
HY 511Teaching College History 13
or HY 501 Historiography and Historical Methods
2 of the following classes or classes approved by the Department Head of History. 26
Modern European History
Contemporary Latin America
The French Revolution and Napoleon
Napoleon and Europe
Diplomatic History of Europe, 1815-1914
Seminar in the European Reformation
Europe since 1939
Modern Far East History
Tudor England
Stuart England, 1603-1714
Hanoverian England, 1714-1815
Modern Britain
Historiography of the Third Reich

Graduation and Comprehensive Exam

Students completing the “Teaching College World History” Graduate Certificate must demonstrate competency through a pathway determined by the program director. All students must apply for certificate completion by the given deadline of the semester in which they plan to complete. Please see the Graduation and Comprehensive Exam section of this catalog for more information.