Total Units for the Associate in Arts Degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.0: 60 Units
Required Core Courses minimum grade 2.0: 18-19 Units
Complete the following 12 Units:

Course Number Course Title Total Units
HIST-16 HIST-16 U.S. History3
HIST 17  HIST-17 Post Civil War - U. S. History3
HIST-14  HIST-14 World History, Beginning to 15003
HIST-15  HIST-15 World History, 1500 to Present3
HUM 1  HUM 1 Western Civilization: Prehistoric to 16003
HUM 2  HUM 2 Western Civilization: 1600 to Present3
PLSC-1  PLSC-1 American Institutions3

Completion of either the CSU General Education or IGETC
Remaining Units to Total 60 Units may be selected from
courses numbered 1 – 49.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Associate in Arts Degree in History for Transfer student will be able to:
1. Explain four transitions that the United States has undergone from colonization to the present. Examples may include but are not limited to: the colonial period to the revolutionary period; launching a new government to the growth of a union; the civil war to reconstruction; the U.S. industrial revolution to the U.S. as a world power; WWI and WWII; or WWII to the age of affluence.
2. Analyze the American political system including the reasons behind the separation of power and the constant struggle between the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.
3. Given a current historical topic, demonstrate the ability to conduct research using traditional and technological skills to write an organized, factually correct, well-documented paper.
4. Develop an appropriate and factually correct theme on a specific topic comparing and contrasting works, events or values of two eras or cultures of Western Civilization.
5. Given an era in time, explain the differences between the ideas and cultural values of Western and non-Western societies.