2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

History, AA


CODE: HIST-AA     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


DESCRIPTION
The Associate of Arts Degree with History emphasis builds a foundation of knowledge as preparation for further academic work in history or related fields. The history faculty has also designed the program to expose students to various historical interpretations and the interplay of world, national, state, and local events. Students pursuing the degree for its own sake will explore the social, political, economic, constitutional, and cultural trends that have shaped the world in which we live.

ACADEMIC MAPS AND TRANSFER OPTIONS

Explore the link below for transfer pathways to various institutions.

Academic Maps: AA History   


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the contours of history as a varied field of study encompassing social, political, economic, constitutional, and cultural history.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of history in general, and the interplay of world, national, and/or local events in the shaping of the world in which we live, and a better appreciation of the student’s role in society.
  3. Demonstrate appropriate oral and written communications skills.
  4. Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  5. Demonstrate abilities to do research and find information on historical and current events.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 37


300-level and above courses cannot be used to satisfy GE requirements.
Courses with a B suffix (i.e. 100B) cannot be used to satisfy general education or degree requirements for Associate of Arts, Associate of Business, and Associate of Science degrees. B suffix courses may not be transferable within NSHE.

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Recommended: MATH 120 or 120E.

Literature (3 Credits)


Analytical Reasoning (3 Credits)


Natural Science (6-7 Credits)


Six to seven credits of coursework to include at least one laboratory experience.

Social Science (10 Credits)


U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (6 Credits)


Values and Diversity


All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 23


 

Core Requirements (11-12 Credits)


Choose one from the following (3 Credits)


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Humanities (3 Credits)