2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Jan 30, 2023  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Option, Social Sciences, 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  • Demonstrate and summarize knowledge of historical content
  • Communicate historical content effectively in written and verbal forms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 is required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

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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