Given that history is the study of the human past, college-level history is valuable for any major. It's especially helpful with figuring out what subject and majors interest you.
Why study History?
Have you ever wanted to ...
- better understand the world around you?
- better understand the people around you?
- better understand why people behave the way they do?
- learn more about other cultures?
- learn more about history than dates, names and wars?
You'll learn aspects of history that fit with just about every subject:
- The origins of social work
- The birth of the field of psychology and its impact on society
- The evolution of business and capitalism
- The labor history of the United States (mining, agriculture, machines)
- The progression of science
- The advancements of medicine
- The innovation of technology
- The history of Latin America, the United States, Western Europe, the Middle East and much more!
Degree in History
Associate in Arts Degree
This two-year transfer program leads to an Associate of Arts Degree. The curriculum is designed for students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in various areas of history. It provides students with the background in history and general studies necessary for advanced work at a four-year institution. Students should check with the institution to which they are transferring or an advisor for any other requirements.
► Total = 64 Hours
1 Prerequisite course(s) may be required based on test scores.
- Identify basic historical concepts and time periods.
- Apply sound historical research and writing skills.
- Analyze various historical texts, interpretations and perspectives.
- Identify the events of the past that have impacted history.
- Develop, articulate and write their personal historical perspective on history.