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History | History for Transfer

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree History 18 Units

The Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T) degree is designed as a pathway for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in history or similar major at a California State University (CSU) campus.  Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.  With the completion of this program, students will demonstrate knowledge of the basic research methods in history; knowledge of the major theoretical and philosophical trends in history; knowledge of the major primary sources in various historical areas; critical analysis and problem solving skills; and effective writing ability.  An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required Core Courses (6 units):

3 units HIST-120 History of the United States (Colonial to 1865)

3 units HIST-121 History of the United States (1865 to present)

Plus 6 units from List A:

3 units HIST-140 History of Western Civilization to the Renaissance

3 units HIST-141 History of Western Civilization Since the Renaissance

Plus 6 units from List B (one course from each area):

Area 1 (3 units):

3 units HIST-110 History of African Civilization

Area 2 (3 units):

3 units HIST-124 History of California

3 units HIST-122 History of African Americans in the United States
(Pre-Colonial to 1865)

3 units HIST-127 History of Latinos in the United States
(1846 to the Present)

3 units GEOG-130 Cultural Geography

Associate in Arts Degree History 18 Units

An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (15 units):

3 units HIST-110 History of African Civilization

3 units HIST-120 History of the United States (Colonial – 1865)

3 units HIST-121 History of the United States (1865 – Present)

3 units HIST-124 History of California

3 units HIST-140 History of Western Civilization to the Renaissance

or

3 units HIST-141 History of Western Civilization Since the Renaissance

Plus, a minimum of 3 semester units from the following:

3 units ANTHR-130 Cultural Anthropology

3 units ANTHR-140 Introduction to Physical Anthropology

3 units ECON-220 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles

or

3 units ECON-221 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles

3 units ENGL-220B American Literature: 19th Century to Present

3 units GEOG-120 Physical Geography

3 units GEOG-130 Cultural Geography

3 units LARAZ-113 Introduction to Analysis of American Political
Institutions

3 units HIST-122 History of African Americans in the United States
(Pre-Colonial – 1865)

3 units HIST-123 History of African Americans in the United States
(1865 – Present)

3 units HIST-127 History of Latinos in the United States
(1865 – Present)

3 units HIST-140 History of Western Civilization to the Renaissance

or

3 units HIST-141 History of Western Civilization Since the Renaissance

3 units POLSC-125 Government of the United States

3 units POLSC-225 Dynamics of African American Politics in America

3 units SOCIO-220 Introduction to Sociology

3 units SOCIO-225 Sociology of African Americans