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Why choose this program?  To know where we are and where we are yet to go, looking back to where we have been.

The Associates in Arts Degree in History is designed to provide students with a strong foundation for the study of the historical past in order to transfer to a California State University. It is an excellent starting point for students interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree in history. The core course work is designed to provide undergraduate preparation leading to knowledgeable individuals who recognized that society cannot deal with the present or prepare to cope with the future without an understanding of the past.

Students will examine contemporary problems and issues from a historical perspective. As a history major, you will:

  • Study a comprehensive introduction to the field of history through courses that are academically rigorous and content appropriate.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to apply the "historical perspective" to your own life and to the social environment of which you are a part.
  • Analyze the news of the day as well as changes in the global economy and other major social institutions within a historical context.
  • Identify an area of specialization in history.

Program Highlights

Lassen Community College offers its History by way of traditional classroom study, online, or by correspondence delivery. Associate Degree in History can be completed within two (2) Years


Associate in Arts in History for Transfer

Career Preparation

The Associates in Arts Degree in History for Transfer prepares the student for transfer to a California State University.

Career Options

  • Government Service
  • Historian
  • Lawyer
  • Military Officer
  • Museum Curator
  • Teacher