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History

Degree Offered: Associate in Arts

Credits Required: 62

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Historical studies place students into the vast arena of what it was like to have lived in the past, how those experiences affect our present times, and how our present times may affect the future. The Associate in Arts History program draws on various disciplines in the arts and sciences to create an appreciation of our common, and uncommon, heritages.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete your studies.

 

 

Curriculum - First Year

First Semester - 16 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
WRIT 101
English Composition
3.00
Students will practice expository writing and learn the academic form of the essay and research paper. Students will focus on the development of an academically sound and challenging thesis and resulting essay. The mechanics of writing will be reviewed as needed. 3-0-3 Pre-requisite: Placement testing; successful completion of DEVS012 Reading and DEVS015 Introduction to College Writing if required, permission of the Division Director.
HIST 101
Western Civilization I
3.00
This is a survey course of the civilization of the West, focusing on the development from Paleolithic man to 1500. Political and cultural changes are emphasized. 3-0-3
COMM 201
Public Speaking
3.00
The emphasis is on speech preparation and delivery in a variety of speaking experiences designed to improve the speaker’s capability through the application of correct speech practices. 3-0-3
PSYC 101
General Psychology
3.00
This course examines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and provides a survey of the major areas of psychology. Important topics and findings from psychology are reviewed. Topics include the role of science in the study of behavior, the biological foundations of behavior, learning, information processing, stress and health, social interaction, development, motivation, emotion and psychological disorders.
 
Lab Science Elective
4.00
Description not found.

Second Semester - 16 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
LITR 210
Concepts of Literature
3.00
This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression: fiction, poetry, and drama. Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques, how they represent an author’s time, and how they reflect today’s human condition.
HIST 102
Western Civilization II
3.00
This is a survey course of the civilization of the West concerned with the development from 1500 to present. Political and cultural changes are emphasized. 3-0-3
SOCI 101
Principles of Sociology
3.00
This course provides the student with a general survey of the theories and concepts utilized in the field of sociology which contribute to a basic understanding of modern society and its structures. Key elements addressed within the course include the three foundational theoretical perspectives utilized in sociology, Functionalism, Conflict Theory and Symbolic Interactionism; the process of socialization; social institutions such as the family, marriage, and religion; and an introduction to the basic research methods utilized in the field. 3-0-3
MATH 101
College Algebra
3.00
The functional approach to algebra is stressed with attention to the properties of the real number system; linear functions and equations; exponents; radicals; functions; systems of equations; complex numbers; and quadratic equations. Additional topics may be added at the discrestion of the instructor.
 
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MATH 132
Foundations of Math & Algebra
3.00
Foundations of Mathematics and Algebra is a course expecially designed for students in Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Science, and Humanities/Social Science programs and health-related fields. Emphasis will be on using graphing and critical thinking skills to solve problems related to the students' fields of study.
 
Lab Science Elective
4.00
Description not found.

Curriculum - Second Year

Third Semester - 15 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
CIST 100
Introduction to Information Tech
3.00
A computer course designed to introduce students to personal computers. Topics include basic concepts of computer operations, storage media, software categories, Windows operating system, computer communication devices, and Internet. The course also includes introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. 3-0-3
HIST 111
US History I
3.00
This is a survey course of the history of the United States from the discovery of America to 1865. Political, social, and cultural changes are emphasized. 3-0-3
LITR 260
American Literature
3.00
Students will encounter American literature from the Colonial to the Contemporary Periods, with an emphasis on Modern and Contemporary texts, that reflects the American experience of both mainstream and emerging cultures, represents major American literary movements, genres, writers, and works, and explores such issues as the human experience, the American political arena, and common American ideologies.
FINE 101
Art History I
3.00
This survey class explores visual images and concepts from the Paleolithic Period to the Renaissance, placing special emphasis on the development of order and the use of space in Greek and Roman art and the religious application of art in the Early Christian Period as well as its influence through the Early Renaissance. 3-0-3
GEOG 101
World Geography
3.00
This course surveys the geographic regions of the world by examining various types of natural environments and man’s interrelationships with physical and cultural factors. 3-0-3

Fourth Semester - 15 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
HIST 112
US History II
3.00
This is a survey course of the history of the United States from 1865 to the present. Political, social, and cultural changes are emphasized.
LITR 262
British Literature
3.00
An introduction to British literature as a reflection of British culture is experienced through selections ranging from the Middle Ages through contemporary major British writers. Prerequisite: WRIT102 or permission of instructor
MUSI 101
Introduction to Music
3.00
The student approaches the perception of thought and idea through a study of musical forms. Introduction to general musical terminology is supplementary. 3-0-3
PSYC 105
Social Psychology
3.00
This is the study of the individual’s interaction with his/her environment. Culture; socialization processes; attitudes; values; roles; and communication will be investigated as well as other factors, which influence personality development. 3-0-3
 
History Elective
3.00
Description not found.