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History (AA-T) Social Science Total Units: 18
Term Effective: Fall 2019


See the state issued Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) template for any further clarification regarding program requirements.

The Associate in Arts for Transfer in History degree will develop skills and knowledge consistent with the study of history in a global, multicultural and comparative context.  The successful student will have mastered the reading, writing, and research skills essential to historical inquiry and exposition.

This associate degree is designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an AA-T are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses. Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.

Students will have to fulfill the following requirements to earn this degree.
(1) Complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Inter-segmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements; and
(B) A minimum of 18-19 semester units as required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in History major.
(2) Obtain an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0
(3) Earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in History major.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Write clearly, concisely and persuasively about historically significant people, events and problems;
  2. create, organize and support an historical argument in written and/or oral presentation;
  3. identify and evaluate multiple perspectives and approaches to historical understanding;
  4. understand and appreciate diversity and develop a worldview informed by multicultural and global perspectives; and
  5. demonstrate the ability to reconstruct the past through inquiry, research, critical thinking and problem solving.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the History (AA-T) program are:

  • Complete 18 units from
    • History for Transfer Core Requirements
    • History for Transfer List A Requirements
    • History for Transfer List B Area 1 Requirements
    • History for Transfer List B Area 2 Requirements

History for Transfer Core Requirements - complete 6.00 units
HIST 17.1 History of the United States to 18773.00
HIST 17.2 U.S. History from 18773.00
History for Transfer List A Requirements - complete 6.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
HIST 1.1 World History to 15003.00
HIST 4.1 History of Western Civilization to 1648 C.E.3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
HIST 1.2 World History Since 1500 C.E.3.00
HIST 4.2 History of Western Civilization from 1648 C.E.3.00
History for Transfer List B Area 1 Requirements - complete 3.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
HIST 1.1 World History to 15003.00
HIST 1.2 World History Since 1500 C.E.3.00
ANTHRO 2 Cultural Anthropology3.00
ANTHRO 3 Prehistory & Archaeology3.00
ANTHRO 21 American Folklore and Folklife3.00
ANTHRO 30 Anthropology of Globalization3.00
ANTHRO 31 Mesoamerican Origins of Latino Culture3.00
ANTHRO 32 Native Cultures of North America3.00
ANTHRO 34 Native Cultures of California3.00
ANTHRO 43 Native American Art and Culture3.00
ART 1.1 World Art History to 15003.00
ART 1.2 World Art History Since 15003.00
COUN 74 Identity and Cultural Diversity3.00
ENGL 31 African American Arts and Literature3.00
ENGL 33 Chicano/Chicana Arts and Literature3.00
FREN 1 Elementary French-Part 14.00
FREN 2 Elementary French-Part 24.00
FREN 3 Intermediate French-Part 14.00
FREN 4 Intermediate French-Part 24.00
GERM 1 Elementary German-Part 14.00
GERM 2 Elementary German-Part 24.00
GERM 3 Intermediate German-Part 14.00
GERM 4 Intermediate German-Part 24.00
HIST 5 History of the Modern Middle East3.00
HIST 8.1 History of Latin America from Pre-Columbian to 18303.00
HIST 8.2 History of Latin America from 1830 to Present3.00
HIST 18.1 History of Women in the United States to 18773.00
HIST 18.2 History of Women in the United States Since 18773.00
HIST 21 Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture3.00
HIST 22 History of California3.00
HIST 26 History of Chicanos and Latinos from 1848 to Present3.00
HIST 30 African American History3.00
HIST 33 History of Mexico3.00
HUMAN 5 World Humanities: Arts, Ideas, Values3.00
HUMAN 6 Humanities in the United States3.00
HUMAN 20 The Humanities in Asia: Arts, Ideas and Values3.00
HUMAN 21 The Humanities in the Middle East3.00
HUMAN 22 Humanities in Africa: Arts, Ideas, and Values3.00
INTDIS 2 Popular Culture in the United States3.00
INTDIS 4 Culture and Values in Latin America and The Caribbean3.00
ITAL 1 Elementary Italian-Part 14.00
ITAL 2 Elementary Italian-Part 24.00
ITAL 3 Intermediate Italian-Part 14.00
ITAL 4 Intermediate Italian-Part 24.00
MUSC 9 Jazz Appreciation3.00
RELS 15 Islam3.00
SOC 30 Race and Ethnic Relations3.00
SPAN 1 Elementary Spanish-Part 14.00
SPAN 2 Elementary Spanish-Part 24.00
SPAN 3 Intermediate Spanish-Part One4.00
SPAN 4 Intermediate Spanish-Part 24.00
THAR 6 Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre3.00
History for Transfer List B Area 2 Requirements - complete 3.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ART 2.1 History & Aesthetic Appreciation of Prehistoric - Gothic Art3.00
ART 2.2 History and Appreciation of Late Gothic to Impressionist Art3.00
ART 2.3 History and Appreciation of Modern Art3.00
ECON 1 Principles of Macroeconomics3.00
ECON 2 Principles of Microeconomics3.00
ECON 12 Introduction to Economics and the Environment3.00
ENGL 30.1 American Literature: Pre-Colonial Period to the Civil War3.00
ENGL 30.2 American Literature from 1865 to the Present3.00
ENGL 46.1 Survey of English Literature Part 13.00
ENGL 46.2 Survey of English Literature Part 23.00
GEOG 3 World Regional Geography3.00
GEOG 7 Introduction to Human Geography3.00
HIST 20 History of the US Since 19453.00
HUMAN 4.1 Western Humanities: Arts, Ideas, and Values3.00
HUMAN 4.2 Western Humanities from 16003.00
HUMAN 8 Comparative Mythology3.00
PHIL 9 Political Philosophy3.00
PHIL 10 Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolent Action3.00
PHIL 11 Introduction to Asian Philosophy3.00
PHIL 20 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval3.00
PHIL 21 History of Western Philosophy: Modern3.00
POLS 1 Introduction to United States Government3.00
POLS 2 Introduction to Comparative Government3.00
POLS 18 Political Theory3.00
POLS 25 Introduction to International Relations3.00
RELS 1 Introduction to Religious Studies3.00
RELS 2 World Religions3.00
RELS 3 History of God3.00
RELS 6.66 History of Satan3.00
RELS 21 The Hebrew Bible3.00
RELS 22 Early Christian Literature3.00
RELS 32 Religion in America3.00
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology3.00
SOC 2 Modern Social Problems3.00
SOCS 12 Environmental Policy and Politics3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2019

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

History (AA-T) - effective Fall 2017
History (AA-T) - effective Fall 2013

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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