Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T)

Division: Social Sciences

Students completing the Associate in Arts in History for Transfer will be able to seamlessly transfer into the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in History. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of History through the study of American History, Western Civilization, World History, and diverse selection of electives. Students will acquire skills and abilities in the use of both primary and secondary history sources, engaging a diversity of viewpoints in history in a civil and constructive fashion, and evaluating historical sources for credibility and perspective.

Program Outcomes

  • At the end of this program, students will have skills and abilities in the use of both primary and secondary history sources, engaging a diversity of viewpoints in history in a civil and construction fashion, and evaluating historical sources for credibility and perspective.

Transfer & Career Opportunities

This Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T) degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for History for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include law, business, research, writing, archival work, politics, and teaching.

GENERAL EDUCATION AND SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS37-39
Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
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REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES18
HIST 004Western Civilization to 1648 *3
HIST 005West Civilization Since 1648 *3
HIST 017People of the US to 1877 *3
HIST 018People of the US from 18653
HIST 023Mexican American3
HIST 025World History to 1500 *3
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ELECTIVES15-17
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units. The Social Sciences Division recommends additional courses be selected from the following:
ANTH 010Cultural Anthropology3
ART 002Art History/Ancient-Gothic3
ART 003Art History/Gothic-Modern3
ECON 025Introduction to Economics3
ECON 040Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 050Principles of Macroeconomics3
ENGL 010Chicano Literature3
ETHN 001Black American Studies3
ETHN 002American Indian Studies3
ETHN 003Mexican-American Studies3
ETHN 004Asian American Studies3
ETHN 005American Ethnic Origins3
GEOG 002World Regional Geography3
MUS 014History of Rock & Roll3
POLS 006Comparative Politics3
POLS 008International Relations3
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TOTAL60

The Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer requirements include completion of the 60 unit program defined above with at least 12 units taken in residence at College of the Sequoias with a “C” (2.0) average and a “C” or better grade in all required major and restricted electives courses (see Transfer Information and Requirements section for additional details).