May 18, 2021
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- Demonstrate and summarize knowledge of historical content
- Communicate historical content effectively in written and verbal forms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.
As described in the General Education section of the catalog and as identified below:
Communications Credits: 9
ENGL 121 Credits: 3
ENGL 122 Credits: 3
SPCH 115 Credits: 3
Humanities Credits: 9
Social Sciences Credits: 6
Mathematics/Science/Technology Credits: 12
Mathematics: Credits 3-8
Science (1 lab science course required) Credits: 4-8
Technological Competency: Credits: 0-4
Cultural and Global Awareness Credits: 3
History Credits: 6
One of the following sequences is required:
Career Studies – 12 credits from among the following:
At least one course must be a 200-level course.
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]
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.
For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website.
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.