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History Recommended Transfer Curricula

Recommended AA Transfer Curriculum for History

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

General Education Core Courses

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9) Semester Hours
Select one course from: 3
PHL 101 3
ENG 103 3
ENG 104 3
ENG 206 3
Select from Group II 6
Social and Behavioral Science (9) Semester Hours
SOC 101 3
ECO 201 3
ANT 101 3
Mathematics (3) Semester Hours
MTH 115
MTH 126
Select from Group IV
Physical and Life Science (7-8) Semester Hours
Select from Group V (Must include one lab) 7-8
Minimum General Education 42-43

Area of Concentration/Electives

  Semester Hours
Select from these courses: 12
HIS 109 3
HIS 110 3
HIS 151 3
HIS 203 3
HIS 204 3
HIS 271 3
Suggested electives: PSC 101, SOC course. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses.  
Minimum Core Classes 24-25
Minimum for AS Degree 62

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For students with an interest in Asian, European, African and American history. History courses enhance a student's understanding of the human experience in its multiple facets. The study of history provides links from the past to prospects of the future.

Careers: Students enter into the fields of law, foreign service, journalism and public services as well as careers such as:

  • History Instructor
  • Historian
  • Researcher
  • Archival and museum work
  • Historic preservationist

This curriculum is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in history. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their courses and program. Peruse some of the offerings in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.


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