2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Associate in Arts Degree, History/Social Science Concentration


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(CIP: 240101)

This program is designed for those who expect to transfer to a college or university to study in history, sociology, political science, economics or other social science disciplines. The curriculum gives students a broad background in liberal arts with an emphasis on history, humanities, and social sciences.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of theories, concepts and principles relevant to the social sciences.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to general education competencies for the Associate in Arts degree, including the ability to:
    • Communicate effectively in oral and written formats.
    • Employ or utilize information access and literacy skills.
    • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Employ mathematical and science reasoning skills.
    • Acquire a cultural, artistic, and global perspective.
    • Demonstrate professional and human relations skills.

Graduates of this program may transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in history, social science, sociology, political science, economics or another social sciences discipline.

CIP:  24.0101   NCES CIP Title Associated with Major:  Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

First Year


Fall Semester (15-17 Credits)


Spring Semester (16-17 Credits)


  • 3 Credit(s)
  •  

  • MATH - Mathematics Core Requirement 4(5) Credit(s)
  • or

  • SCI - Science Core Requirement 4 Credit(s)
  •  

  • SS - Social Science Core Requirement 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration Elective 3 Credit(s) *
  • Elective 3 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester (14 Credits)


  • HPE - Physical Education Requirements 1 Credit(s) #
  • HUM - Humanities Core Requirement 3 Credit(s)
  • SCI - Science Core Requirement 4 Credit(s)
  • 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration Elective 3 Credit(s) *

Spring Semester (15 Credits)


Total Credits (60-63)


* Choose from: ECON 104 , ECON 105 , ECON 120 , GEOG 205 , HIST 100 , HIST 101 , HIST 110 , HIST 111 , HS 147 , PSYC 208 , SOC 255 , SOC 276 .

**Choose from: HIST 100 , HIST 101 , HIST 110 , or HIST 111  

#HPE requirements can be fulfilled with any HPE 100 , HPE 101  or HPE 105 .

Concentration electives and general electives should be selected in consultation with an advisor and/or the college to which the student intends to transfer.

Note: Courses used to fulfill core requirements may not also be used as concentration hours.

IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION:  ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement.  See your advisor to see if you have met this requirement.

Refer to General Education Core Requirements for the Associate in Arts Program listed below for acceptable core requirements in HUM, HIST, SS, MATH, and SCI.

General Education Core Requirements


 

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