Degrees - History

History - Associate in Arts Degree in History For Transfer

3_AAT_HIST

A major in History provides students with skills in historical research and analysis, a chronological understanding of the past, and factual knowledge of specific historical periods. Study yields an appreciation of U.S. history as well as the histories of other people and cultures, which enhances multicultural understanding in the workplace and everyday society. Historical study is advantageous in developing valuable career skills in research, writing, argumentation (interpersonal communication), and documentation. Such skills and knowledge prepare students for careers in education, law, government, business, management, public relations, writing, and research.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the social, cultural, political and/or economic characteristics of past societies and explain how and why these characteristics change over time.
  • Analyze the meaning of primary and/or secondary historical sources and their significance as evidence.
  • Evaluate the impact of social and cultural diversity upon the development of past societies.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
HIST C170 United States History to 1876 3.0
HIST C175 United States History since 1876 3.0
Subtotal 6.0

List A

Select 6 units from the following:

Course ID Name Units
HIST C161
OR
HIST C180
World History 1
OR
Western Civilization 1
3.0
HIST C162
OR
HIST C185
World History 2
OR
Western Civilization 2
3.0
Subtotal List A 6.0

List B

Select one course from each of the following 2 areas:

Area 1
Course ID Name Units
ANTH C150 World Cultures 3.0
GEOG C100 World Regional Geography 3.0
HIST C115 Latin American History and Culture 3.0
HIST C121 History of American Women 3.0
HIST C122 Chicano History 3.0
HIST C124 Vietnamese-American History and Culture 3.0
HIST C128 History of Modern China 3.0
HIST C146 History of Mexico 3.0
HIST C161 World History 1 (if not previously used to fulfill List A requirement) 3.0
HIST C162 World History 2 (if not previously used to fulfill List A requirement) 3.0
PSCI C185 Comparative Government and Politics 3.0
Subtotal List B Area 1 3.0
Area 2

Any history course from List A or List B Area 1 not previously used to fulfill a requirement or:

Course ID Name Units
ANTH C100 Cultural Anthropology 3.0
ART C100 Art History and Appreciation 1 3.0
ART C101 Art History and Appreciation 2 3.0
GEOG C185 Cultural Geography 3.0
HIST C132 History of Britain and Ireland 1 3.0
HIST C135 History of Britain and Ireland 2 3.0
HIST C155 The American West 3.0
MUS C100 History and Appreciation of Music 3.0
MUS C139 History of Rock Music 3.0
MUS C143 History of Jazz 3.0
PSCI C180 American Government 3.0
PSYC C100 Introduction to Psychology 3.0
SOC C100 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
Subtotal List B Area 2 3.0
Total Required for the Major 18.0
Total for Degree 60.0

CSU General Education or IGETC pattern: 37-39 units

Transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 transferable units

History - Associate of Arts Degree Major

3_AA_HIST

A major in History provides students with skills in historical research and analysis, a chronological understanding of the past, and factual knowledge of specific historical periods. Study yields an appreciation of U.S. history as well as the histories of other people and cultures, which enhances multicultural understanding in the workplace and everyday society. Historical study is advantageous in developing valuable career skills in research, writing, argumentation (interpersonal communication), and documentation. Such skills and knowledge prepare students for careers in education, law, government, business, management, public relations, writing, and research.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the social, cultural, political and/or economic characteristics of past societies and explain how and why these characteristics change over time.
  • Analyze the meaning of primary and/or secondary historical sources and their significance as evidence.
  • Evaluate the impact of social and cultural diversity upon the development of past societies.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
HIST C161 World History 1 3.0
HIST C162 World History 2 3.0
HIST C170 U.S. History to 1876 3.0
HIST C175 U.S. History since 1876 3.0
Subtotal 12.0

Program Electives

Select two courses from the following:

Course ID Name Units
HIST C115 Latin American History and Culture 3.0
HIST C121 History of American Women 3.0
HIST C122 Chicano History 3.0
HIST C124 Vietnamese-American History and Culture 3.0
HIST C125 Modern Iraqi History and Culture 3.0
HIST C128 History of Modern China 3.0
HIST C132 History of Britain and Ireland 1 3.0
HIST C135 History of Britain and Ireland 2 3.0
HIST C146 History of Mexico 3.0
HIST C150 History of California 3.0
HIST C155 The American West 3.0
HIST C180 Western Civilization 1 3.0
HIST C185 Western Civilization 2 3.0
Subtotal Electives 6.0
Subtotal for Major at least 18.0
Total for Degree 60.0

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