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2013-14 College Catalog

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History - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 228

For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.

This curriculum is designed as a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. This curriculum prepares students for careers requiring a broad knowledge of history which may include teaching, historical research, public service, government and corporate archival work, law, and journalism. Geography, history, political science, pre-law, etc., students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities Core Course

-Arts Core Course

-Literature Core Course

9-11

One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses

6

One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Courses

7-8

must include one course with lab

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course

3-5

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
Interdisciplinary -Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core Course

2-3

Required Courses Related to Major

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
GEOG-101Introduction to World Geography

3 credits

POLI-101American Federal Government

3 credits

-or

POLI-201Comparative Government

3 credits

Arts and Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts and Sciences Electives

4-6

-World Language Sequence

8

World Language Sequence requirements vary by institution. At HCC, the World Language Sequence means two sequential foreign language courses in the same language (e.g. SPAN-101 and SPAN-102, or FREN-102 and FREN-201), excluding courses taught in English.

History Electives – Select 12 credits from the following (3 credits each):

Course NumberTitleCredits
HIST-111American History to 1877

3 credits

HIST-112American History Since 1877

3 credits

HIST-121The Ancient World: Prehistory to the Middle Ages

3 credits

HIST-122Western Civilization & Pre-Modern World World

3 credits

HIST-123Western Civilization and the Modern World

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 60-68