Degree Offered: Associate in Arts

Credits Required: 63 (2017-2018 Academic Year)

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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.


 Program Outcomes:  

Graduates will be able to

  1. Evaluate the contribution of historical figures at critical historical points.
  2. Defend the actions of a specific population in terms of historical context.
  3. Compare non-linear historical events.


Curriculum - First Year

First Semester - 16 Credits

WRIT 101English Composition 3.00
HIST 101Western Civilization I 3.00
COMM 201Public Speaking 3.00
PSYC 101General Psychology 3.00
 TAOC Category Four - 4 credits 

Second Semester - 17 Credits

LITR 210Concepts of Literature 3.00
HIST 102Western Civilization II 3.00
SOCI 101Principles of Sociology 3.00
MATH 126Statistics 4.00
 TAOC Category Four - 4 credits 

Curriculum - Second Year

Third Semester - 15 Credits

CIST 100Introduction to Information Tech 3.00
FINE 101Art History I 3.00
GEOG 101World Geography 3.00
HIST 111US History I 3.00
LITR 262British Literature 3.00

Fourth Semester - 15 Credits

HIST 112US History II 3.00
HIST 216Vietnam 3.00
LITR 260American Literature 3.00
LITR 217World Literature 3.00
MUSI 101Introduction to Music 3.00
PSYC 105Social Psychology 3.00
 TAOC Category Five (PSYC) - 3 credits