Our program is designed to help students understand the broad scope of history as a comparative science. In addition, it covers the key theoretical approaches and insights that inform history, as well as the roll of historical theory and research methods. It seeks to foster critical thinking, develop an awareness of diverse perspectives and their implications, and encourage effective approaches to problem solving.

Core History classes include:

  • World Civilizations
  • United States History

Related electives include:

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science
  • Ethnicity and Ethic Relations in America
  • History of Art and/or Music
  • Spanish
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Introduction to Sociology

History Majors go into a variety of careers, some examples are:

At the Associates Level
At the Bachelors Level
At the Masters/Doctorate Level:
Research Assistant Editorial Assistant College Professor
National Park Service Ranger HS/Jr High History Teacher Librarian
Museum Guest Relations Museum Educator/Coordinator Lawyer
Teaching Assistant Curator Researcher
Archival Assistant Program Developer Politician
Editor Archivist Writer

Students successfully completing the History Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degree have a solid foundation for pursuing further education in History or a related field. This AA-T degree is specifically designed to streamline transfer to CSU, see www.adegreewithaguarantee.com for details.UC transfer can be streamlined with a UC Transfer Pathway. Work with a counselor to help you navigate the best major preparation and general education pattern for your specific goal. 

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