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The history transfer major provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Arts (AA) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. The history transfer major is appropriate for students who are interested in working in libraries and museums, as well as state and national parks and monuments. Many historians go on to become teachers, lawyers, journalists, authors, and even politicians. 

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AA Associate of Arts Degree

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree readies students for their junior year at the college/university level. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following areas–communication, humanities, math, science, social sciences, and electives. Students in this program are sometimes referred to as transfer or liberal arts students. As an Associate of Arts Degree student, your chosen major could include business, early childhood education, elementary education, English, history, psychology, secondary education, sociology, etc.

Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Sheet 

Potential Careers

  • Historian
  • Librarian
  • Museum curator
  • Professor
  • Researcher
  • Teacher

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  • GEO 121 World Regional Geography
  • HIS 110 Western Civilization: Ancient to Early Modern
  • MAT 110 Math for Liberal Arts
  • HIS 111 Western Civilization: Early Modern to Present
  • MAT 156 Statistics
  • PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
  • SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • HIS 151 U.S. History to 1877
  • LIT 101 Introduction to Literature
  • PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics
  • HIS 152 U.S. History Since 1877
  • MUS 100 Music Appreciation
  • POL 111 American National Government

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the history transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the History transfer pathway course outline.

Download the program outline 

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