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Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences: History, AA


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No. of Credits: 60-61
Contact: Stephen Johnson, Chair, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education Division

This associate of arts program option is designed for part- and full-time students with a specific academic interest in history. This option prepares students for a specific concentration at a four-year Maryland state college or university.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

historian, high school or college faculty, author, researcher, archivist, archeologist, editor, journalist, museum director/curator, civil service employee, elected official, lawyer, librarian, public relations

Transfer Options:

A complete list of all transfer opportunities can be found on the Transfer Services page

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will...

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of important periods, events, ideas, and persons in the history of Western and/or non-Western Civilizations
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of major cultures and religions of the world
  3. Analyze primary sources: formulate research questions, select, organize, analyze, synthesize, and interpret sources, and present findings  
  4. Evaluate the effect of historical, social, political, environmental, and economic decisions made at the local levels, on global concerns  
  5. Successfully describe, discuss, critique, and analyze the roles of events, persons, and ideas in the history of Western and/or non-Western civilizations
  6. Accurately use and properly document information obtained from research for course assignments

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

History (6 credits)


Acceptable:

Biological/physical sciences (4 credits)


Acceptable (lecture and matching lab):

History (6 credits)


Acceptable:

Third Semester


Biological/physical sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Gen Ed  Listing, except COM 1020; recommend POL or GRY

Arts (3 credits)


Acceptable:

See Gen Ed  Listing from ART, THE or MUS

History (6 credits)


Acceptable:

Fourth Semester


Arts or humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable: 

English literature (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Gen Ed  Listing, except COM 1020; recommend POL or GRY

History (2-3)


Acceptable:

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite or co-requisite   

****Pending MHEC approval

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