No. of Credits: 61
Contact: R. Brown, Chair, Communication, Arts, and Humanities 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.
historian, high school or college faculty, author, researcher, archivist, archeologist, editor, journalist, museum director/curator, civil service employee, elected official, lawyer, librarian, public relations
This program of study is part of an articulated partnership with University of Maryland University College (UMUC). Students successfully meeting the requirements of this associate’s program can transfer the necessary credits to UMUC and complete their Bachelor of Arts in History through courses offered in Southern Maryland.
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate an understanding of important periods, events, ideas, and persons in the history of Western and/or non-Western Civilizations
- Demonstrate knowledge of major cultures and religions of the world
- Analyze primary sources: formulate research questions, select, organize, analyze, synthesize, and interpret sources, and present findings
- Evaluate the effect of historical, social, political, environmental, and economic decisions made at the local levels, on global concerns
- Successfully describe, discuss, critique, and analyze the roles of events, persons, and ideas in the history of Western and/or non-Western civilizations
- Accurately use and properly document information obtained from research for course assignments