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History (AOC)

Stephen Gibson, Division Chair
Humanities 22

This transfer pattern is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university with a major in history but are uncertain as to the transfer institution. The courses included in this program closely parallel the first two years of a history major at many four-year institutions.

This is a transfer program and is designed to enable students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Check with your advisor and the Advising Center staff as soon as possible to ensure specific course transferability. In order for a student to receive a degree in history, you must complete a bachelor's degree through a four-year university.

Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Science degree in Arts and Sciences - Area of Concentration in History.

Required History Courses

History of Western Civilization I
History of Western Civilization II
United States History I
United States History II
Contemporary World History

Required General Courses

English Composition I
American National Government

Required Elective Courses

Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.


Electives - 12 credits

English Elective - 3 credits

Humanities Electives - 6 credits

Laboratory Science Electives - 4 credits

Mathematic Elective - 3 credits

Physical Activity Electives - 2 credits

Science Elective - 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Science Electives - 6 credits


Elective 1 3
English 101 (English Composition I) 3
History 101 (History of Western Civilization I) 3
Mathematics Elective 3
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 2 3
Total: 15
Elective 1 3
English Elective 1 3
History 102 (History of Western Civilization II) 3
Humanities Elective 3 3
Physical Activity 1
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 2 3
Total: 16
Elective 1 3
History 103 (United States History I) 3
Humanities Elective 3 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Physical Activity 1
Total: 14
Elective 1 3
History 104 (United States History II) 3
History 105 (Contemporary World History) 3
Political Science 101 (American National Government) 3
Science Elective 4 3
Total: 15
Total Credit Hours: 60

Consult your advisor or Advising Center staff for appropriate courses.
Courses must be completed from two different Social and Behavioral Science disciplines.
Courses must be completed from two different Humanities disciplines.
Students transferring to many four-year colleges and universities might be required to complete four credit hours to ensure transferability of this laboratory science course in order to meet bachelor’s degree requirements.


NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.