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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Concentration, Arts and Sciences, A.A.


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The History Concentration program is designed for those students who are planning to transfer to a four-year degree program in history or a related field. Program requirements include general education courses and the history survey courses required in order to advance to upper division coursework at most four-year programs in History.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
*( ENG 101E  is an approved substitution for ENG 101) 
3   ENG 102 Advanced English Composition 3
Gen Ed Mathematics 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3
Gen Ed Diversity 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
HIS 101 World History to 1500 3   HIS 102 World History Since 1500 3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
4   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
3
Gen Ed Choose a Foreign Language Course 3   Restricted Elective Take another semester of Foreign Language, or ANT 201 3
HIS 201 United States History I 3   HIS 202 United States History II 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3   HIS 240 Introduction to Historical Research Methods 3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor; 1-2 credits 2
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   14

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101 and ENG-101E

Mathematics


Free Electives (10-11 Credits)


Electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution. It is recommended that they include courses in history, political science, anthropology, sociology, psychology, and economics. Some recommended courses are listed below:

History Education


For those majors who are also interested in pursuing careers in teaching history at the secondary level, it is strongly recommended that you include the following courses in your electives/general education options and consult an academic advisor in Education as well as History:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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