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.
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:
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.
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 Credits of US History:|
|HIST P117 Hist of the US from the Colonial Period to 1877||3 units|
|HIST P118 Hist of the US from 1877 to the Present||3 units|
|List A: Complete 6 Credits|
|HIST P101 World History to 1500 OR||3 units|
|HIST P104 History of Western Civilization I||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 Credits|
|(One 3-Credit course from each of the following 2 areas):|
|One course NOT 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|
|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.