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 (37-39 Units)37-39
Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
Required Courses (18 Units)18
Western Civilization to 1648 *
West Civilization Since 1648 *
People of the US to 1877 *
People of the US from 1865
Mexican American
World History to 1500 *
Electives (15-17 Units)15-17
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units. The Social Sciences Division recommends additional courses be selected from the following:
Cultural Anthropology
Art History/Ancient-Gothic
Art History/Gothic-Modern
Introduction to Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Chicano Literature
Black American Studies
American Indian Studies
Mexican-American Studies
Asian American Studies
American Ethnic Origins
World Regional Geography
History of Rock & Roll
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Total60
*

Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 12 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSU GE).

**

12 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.

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).