2016-2017 Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2018  
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Sciences Program, History Option, A.A.

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This option prepares students for transfer to a four-year college history program while it expands awareness of other cultures, helps connect the past to contemporary concerns, and encourages intellectual curiosity.  Careers typically pursued by history majors includes business, law, government service, diplomacy, publishing, journalism, social work, library and museum work, as well as teaching.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and summarize knowledge of historical content
  • Communicate historical content effectively in written and verbal forms
  • Explain the impact of historical developments on their lives and the diverse world around them


General Education - 45-48 credits.

The following general education courses are required for students choosing this program:

History - one of the following sequences:

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


Note:  History courses used to satisfy the History or Humanities General Education requirements will not satisfy career studies.

* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only

Students planning to transfer should see their counselor regarding transfer institution history requirements.


Program Code for registration: SSHIS [Online program SSHISOL]

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Suggested Sequence - Social Sciences Program A.A. Degree History Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 15-17

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 12-15

Sequence Notes:

(1) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

(2) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education  requirement for another knowledge area.

Transfer Information

For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

Available Online

This degree program may also be completed online. Students may choose to take some or all of their courses online. For more information call 732-224-2089.

Freehold Campus

This degree program may also be completed at the Freehold Campus. For more information, please call 732-625-7002.

Degree Audit Information

Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

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