History

Associate in Arts for Transfer AA-T

The Associate in Arts in History for Transfer degree is designed for students planning to transfer to the California State University or other institutions to continue studies toward a B.A. in History or for other programs that require an introductory foundation of the knowledge and skills to interpret and build understanding of our political, economic, and social past. Students who pursue History degrees at transfer institutions establish a foundation for careers in education, law, politics, information management, business, travel, government, and journalism. Additionally, History students also find success in museum, library, and archival.AA-T/AS-T Degrees

Students must satisfy the following requirements in order to earn the Associate in Arts in History for Transfer degree:

Program Learning Outcomes: The student will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of United States, Western and/or World histories through recalling and analyzing significant events, peoples, ideas, individuals, organizations, and movements involved in the processes of historical change and continuity; critically read topics in history, analyzing primary and secondary sources, identifying problems, theses, arguments, points of view, evidence, and conclusions; critically communicate in writing and speaking about topics in history, addressing problems, formulating theses, making arguments, analyzing and utilizing supporting evidence, and deriving conclusions and assessments.

Students must also complete, at a minimum, the following:

  1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:

    a. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.

    b. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.

  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in the major.

Completion of 18 semester units in History as follows:

CORE: Required 6 units of US History:  
HIST P117 - Hist of the US from the Colonial Period to 1877 3 units
HIST P118 - Hist of the US from 1865 to the Present 3 units
List A: Complete 6 units  
HIST P101  - World History to 1500    OR 3 units
HIST P104 - History of Western Civilization I    AND 3 units
HIST P102 - World History from 1500 to the Present   OR 3 units
HIST P105 - History of Western Civilization II 3 units
List B: Complete 6 units  
(One 3-unit course from each of the following 2 areas):  
  • Multicultural/Diversity
 
(Any of the following courses not already used in List A) 3 units
HIST P101 - World History to 1500 3 units
HIST P102 - World History from 1500 to the Present 3 units
HIST P108 - Early Latin American History 3 units
HIST P109 - Modern Latin American History 3 units
HIST P119 - Mexican American History 3 units
HIST P120 - History of the Middle East 3 units
HIST P121 - History of East Asia 3 units
HIST P123 - History of Mexico 3 units
  • Other History Course: (LIST A courses OR LIST B course NOT used above),
OR
History P107 California History 3 units
Major Total 18 units
Total Overall Units 60 Units

Students are not required to complete additional campus course graduation requirements.

Effective Fall 2012


JSC Job Skills Certificate
CA Certificate of Achievement
AA Associate in Arts Degree
AS Associate in Science Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree

 

February 3, 2016
Kern Community College District