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History (AA-T) Social Science Total Units: 18
Term Effective: Fall 2023


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 (or P) in all courses required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in History major. A maximum of 12 units are allowed with a P grade for students earning an Associate Degree. For detailed information, please refer to the SRJC Grading Policy.

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 17.1History of the United States to 18773.00
HIST 17.2United States 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 1.1World History to 15003.00
HIST 4.1History of Western Civilization to 1648 C.E.3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
HIST 1.2World History Since 1500 C.E.3.00
HIST 4.2History 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 1.1World History to 15003.00
HIST 1.2World History Since 1500 C.E.3.00
ANTHRO 2Cultural Anthropology3.00
ANTHRO 3Introduction to Archaeology3.00
ANTHRO 21American Folklore and Folklife3.00
ANTHRO 30Anthropology of Globalization3.00
ANTHRO 31Mesoamerican Origins of Latino Culture3.00
ANTHRO 32Native Cultures of North America3.00
ANTHRO 34Native Cultures of California3.00
ANTHRO 43Native American Art and Culture3.00
ART 1.1Introduction to Art of the Ancient World3.00
ART 1.2Global Art from 1500 CE to Present3.00
ART 1.3Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Art3.00
COUN 7Identity and Cultural Diversity3.00
ENGL 31African American Literature3.00
ENGL 33Chicano/Chicana Arts and Literature3.00
FREN 1Elementary French-Part 14.00
FREN 2Elementary French-Part 24.00
FREN 3Intermediate French-Part 14.00
FREN 4Intermediate French-Part 24.00
GERM 1Elementary German-Part 14.00
GERM 2Elementary German-Part 24.00
GERM 3Intermediate German-Part 14.00
GERM 4Intermediate German-Part 24.00
HIST 5History of the Modern Middle East3.00
HIST 8.1History of Latin America from Pre-Columbian to 18303.00
HIST 8.2History of Latin America from 1830 to Present3.00
HIST 18.1History of Women in the United States to 18773.00
HIST 18.2History of Women in the United States Since 18773.00
HIST 21Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture3.00
HIST 22History of California3.00
HIST 26History of Chicanx and Latinx from 1848 to present3.00
HIST 30African American History3.00
HIST 33History of Mexico3.00
HUMAN 5World Humanities: Arts, Ideas, Values3.00
HUMAN 6Humanities in the United States3.00
HUMAN 14Popular Culture in the United States3.00
HUMAN 23Culture and Values in Latin America and The Caribbean3.00
ITAL 1Elementary Italian-Part 14.00
ITAL 2Elementary Italian-Part 24.00
ITAL 3Intermediate Italian-Part 14.00
ITAL 4Intermediate Italian-Part 24.00
MUSC 9Jazz Appreciation3.00
RELS 15Islam3.00
SOC 30Race and Ethnic Relations3.00
SPAN 1Elementary Spanish-Part 14.00
SPAN 2Elementary Spanish-Part 24.00
SPAN 3Intermediate Spanish-Part One4.00
SPAN 4Intermediate Spanish-Part 24.00
THAR 6Multicultural 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 2.1History and Appreciation of Ancient Mediterranean Art3.00
ART 2.2History of European Art: Medieval to Rococo3.00
ART 2.3History of Modern Art in Europe and North America3.00
ECON 1Principles of Macroeconomics3.00
ECON 2Principles of Microeconomics3.00
ECON 12Introduction to Economics and the Environment3.00
ENGL 30.1American Literature: Pre-Colonial Period to the Civil War3.00
ENGL 30.2American Literature from 1865 to the Present3.00
ENGL 46.1Survey of English Literature Part 13.00
ENGL 46.2Survey of English Literature Part 23.00
GEOG 3World Regional Geography3.00
GEOG 7Introduction to Human Geography3.00
HIST 20History of the US Since 19453.00
HUMAN 4.1Western Humanities: Arts, Ideas, and Values3.00
HUMAN 8Comparative Mythology3.00
PHIL 9Political Philosophy3.00
PHIL 10Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolent Action3.00
PHIL 11Introduction to Asian Philosophy3.00
PHIL 20History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval3.00
PHIL 21History of Western Philosophy: Modern3.00
POLS 1Introduction to United States Government3.00
POLS 2Introduction to Comparative Government3.00
POLS 12Environmental Policy and Politics3.00
POLS 18Political Theory3.00
POLS 25Introduction to International Relations3.00
RELS 1Introduction to Religious Studies3.00
RELS 2World Religions3.00
RELS 3History of God3.00
RELS 6.66History of Satan3.00
RELS 21The Jewish Bible and the Birth of God3.00
RELS 22Jesus and the Invention of Christianity3.00
RELS 32Religion in America3.00
SOC 1Introduction to Sociology3.00
SOC 2Modern Social Problems3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2023

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 2020
History (AA-T) - effective Fall 2019
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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