Award Type: Associate in Arts for Transfer
<p>History is the study of continuity and change in human societies over time. The history major fosters an understanding of ourselves and our world through the study of the past-both remote and recent. It is by nature an extremely broad discipline that includes an analysis of individuals and groups, events and phenomena, long-term trends and short-term trends, institutions, societies, and cultures. The primary objectives of the associate in arts in history for transfer degree are: to prepare students for transfer to a California State University and completion of general education requirements for the students planning to enroll in a four-year institution. </p><p><strong>Associate Degree for Transfer Program Requirements</strong></p>a) Completion of 60 semester units that are transferable to the California State University.<br /><br />b) Completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE). <br /><br />c) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 with all courses in the major being completed with a grade of “C” or better.<p></p>
The graduate of the Associate in Arts for Transfer in History will:
- Identify connections between specific people, groups, events and ideas and larger historical themes, developments and topics.
- Describe how the social, political, intellectual, and economic systems of a particular society change over time.
- Critically analyze primary and secondary sources in college-level essays, written assignments, and research papers.
A major of 18 units is required for the degree. Required core courses:
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|HIST 101||World Civilizations to 1600||3.0|
|HIST 102||World Civilizations Since 1500||3.0|
|HIST 104||Western Civilizations to 1650||3.0|
|HIST 105||Western Civilization Since 1650||3.0|
|HIST 107||U S History to 1877||3.0|
|HIST 108||U S History from 1877 to Present||3.0|
Complete one of the following:
a) CSU General Education Breadth - 39 units
b) Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) - 37 units
Number of units that may be double counted for the major and CSU GE or IGETC requirements - 12 units.
Select additional CSU transferrable units as needed to achieve 60 units required for the degree.