Associate in Arts, History

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AA Associate in Arts, History

Academic Plan Code

8114

Credits

60-64

MCCCD Program Detail

http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm10?id=137535

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Culture and Society

Notice

This degree has associated pathway maps with course sequence(s). We recommend using them as reference instead of the list below.

Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.

The Associate in Arts (AA), History provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who wish to specialize in History. With a bachelor`s degree, students may pursue a career in a wide range of fields including education, governmental and nongovernmental organizations; intelligence analysis; international trade; community development; foreign services; and many others. A bachelor`s degree in History prepares students for application to professional graduate and post-baccalaureate programs in a variety of disciplines including post-secondary teaching, law, library and archival studies, and museum studies.

What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Employ historical methods to analyze patterns of continuity and change.
  2. Interpret the impact of historical figures, events, movements, and patterns.
  3. Formulate questions using existing arguments, methodology, and frameworks and apply to research.
  4. Critically assess sources for authority, relevance, and application.
  5. Analyze historical evidence to gain understanding of one`s self and different perspectives.
  6. Collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to solve problems.
  7. Construct an evidence-based historical argument that incorporates primary and secondary sources.
  8. Articulate the diversity of human experience over time within a global context.
  9. Communicate findings of historical research to a diverse audience.
  10. Apply historical awareness to a range of professional settings, civic engagement, and everyday life.

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:0-38
Complete all courses in the subplan that best aligns with academic and professional goals. If academic and professional goals do not align with any of the subplans below, select elective courses in consultation with an Academic, Faculty, or Program Director.
Subplan 1: Arizona State University (Tempe): History, Bachelor of Arts
Related Area Course Credits:0-6
Complete 0 to 6 credits of coursework that transfer to ASU as either direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the following ASU course prefixes: AFR, AIS, APA, APH, ARS, ASB, ASM, ECN, ENG, GCU, HON, HPS, HUM, JUS, PHI, POS, REL, SGS, SOC, TCL, and WST. These courses may be used to fulfill any outstanding Humanities [HU] and Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] requirements simultaneously.
AFR+++ Any AFR African American Studies course(s)
AIS+++ Any AIS American Indian Studies course(s)
ASB+++ Any ASB Anthropology course(s)
ARH+++ Any ARH Art Humanities course(s)
ASM+++ Any ASM Anthropology course(s)
ECN+++ Any ECN Economics course(s)
ENG+++ Any ENG English course(s)
GCU+++ Any GCU Cultural Geography course(s)
PHI+++ Any PHI Philosophy course(s)
POS+++ Any POS Political Science course(s)
REL+++ Any REL Religious Studies course(s)
SOC+++ Any SOC Sociology course(s)
WST+++ Any WST Women`s Studies course(s)
Foreign Language Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic course(s)
CHI+++ Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++ Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++ Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish course(s)
SLG+++ Any SLG Sign Language course(s)
Subplan 2: Arizona State University (Polytechnic): History, Bachelor of Arts
Related Area Course Credits:9
Select one course for a total of 3 credits (except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area) which transfers to ASU as either a direct equivalency or departmental elective in the following ASU course prefix: HST.
HIS+++ Any HIS History course
Complete 6 credits of coursework that transfers to ASU as either direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the following ASU course prefixes: AIS, ENG, POS, REL, STS, and TCL.
AIS+++ Any AIS American Indian Studies course(s)
ENG+++ Any ENG English course(s)
POS+++ Any POS Political Science course(s)
REL+++ Any REL Religious Studies course(s)
Subplan 3: Arizona State University (West): History, Bachelor of Arts
Related Area Course Credits:9
Select one course for a total of 3 credits (except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area) which transfers to ASU as either a direct equivalency or departmental elective in the following ASU course prefix: HST.
HIS+++ Any HIS History course
Complete 6 credits of coursework that transfers to ASU as either direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the following ASU course prefixes: AMS, ENG, HST, PHI, REL.
ENG+++ Any ENG English course(s)
HST+++ Any HIS History course(s)
PHI+++ Any PHI Philosophy course(s)
REL+++ Any REL Religious Studies course(s)
Language and Cultures Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment. This requirement may also be satisfied after transfer to ASU though various upper division course options. Recommend students satisfy this requirement after transfer to ASU unless proficient at the elementary level (102 or equivalent).
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic course(s)
CHI+++ Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++ Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++ Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish course(s)
SLG+++ Any SLG Sign Language course(s)
Subplan 4: Grand Canyon University: History, Bachelor of Arts
Select two courses from the following except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area:
HIS103United States History to 18653
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Subplan 5: Northern Arizona University: History, Bachelor of Arts
Select one course from the following except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area:
AIS/HIS140American Indian History3
HIS101History of Western Civilization Middles Ages to 17893
HIS102History of Western Civilization 1789 to Present3
HIS103United States History to 18653
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Select one course from the following except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area:
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
HIS240History of Islamic Civilization from the 6th Century to 18003
HIS241Latin American Civilization in the Colonial Period3
HIS242Latin American Civilization in the Post-Colonial Period3
Foreign Language Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic course(s)
CHI+++ Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++ Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++ Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish course(s)
SLG+++ Any SLG Sign Language course(s)
Subplan 6: Northern Arizona University: History, Bachelor of Science
Select one course from the following except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area:
AIS/HIS140American Indian History3
HIS101History of Western Civilization Middles Ages to 17893
HIS102History of Western Civilization 1789 to Present3
HIS103United States History to 18653
HIS104United States History 1865 to Present3
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
Select one course from the following except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area:
HIS110World History to 15003
HIS111World History 1500 to the Present3
HIS240History of Islamic Civilization from the 6th Century to 18003
HIS241Latin American Civilization in the Colonial Period3
HIS242Latin American Civilization in the Post-Colonial Period3
Subplan 7: University of Arizona: History, Bachelor of Arts
Complete 9 credits of coursework that transfers to U of A as either direct equivalencies or departmental electives in the following U of A course prefixes: HIST AND HSTV.
HIS+++ Any HIS History course(s)
Foreign Language Credits:0-20
Complete a language course at the intermediate level (202 or equivalent), including American Sign Language IV with a C or better OR demonstrate proficiency through this level as indicated by assessment.
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic course(s)
CHI+++ Any CHI Chinese course(s)
FRE+++ Any FRE French course(s)
GER+++ Any GER German course(s)
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian course(s)
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese course(s)
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish course(s)
SLG+++ Any SLG Sign Language(s)

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