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Associate of Arts - CONCENTRATION

Study the origins and development of society by taking courses that focus on the history of regions, countries and peoples from pre-historic times to the present.

Students planning to transfer to a university to major in history should complete this history concentration as part of completing the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts degree, including the AGEC-A.  Students should meet with a history faculty member, an advisor, or a counselor to plan their course of study using the appropriate transfer guide.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AOALIBRALART/ALA/ALAH

What can I do with my studies in history?

Career options: After completing a bachelor’s degree, seek employment in a variety of fields including teaching, research, journalism, law, government, or business. [additional information]

Academic options: Continue studies toward a bachelor of arts in history, education, or the other social sciences.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits

HIS 101
  or HIS 101HC

Introduction to Western Civilization I
   Introduction to Western Civilization I: Honors

HIS 102
  or HIS 102HC
Introduction to Western Civilization II
   Introduction to Western Civilization II: Honors
HIS 141
  or HIS 141HC
United States History I [SUN#HIS 1141]
   United States History I: Honors
HIS 142 United States History II [SUN#HIS 1142] 3
HIS 160 Latin America Before Independence 3
Total 15*

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits

Second Language

Completion of a language course numbered 202, fourth semester level. (Bilingual or International students should consult
an advisor or counselor concerning exceptions to this requirement.) If a student satisfies the language requirement in fewer than 16 credits, additional credit hours of transferable electives must be completed to meet the minimum Associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours


Transfer Electives: Select 6 transferable credits

Subtotal 22
* To be awarded this concentration you must complete the course requirements above and the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts with an AGEC-A.