Liberal Arts/History - Associate in Arts

Curriculum Code: 114

Program Information
This program is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college after completing the first two years of undergraduate coursework at CCC as a History major. The Liberal Arts/History program provides a well rounded foundation in liberal arts. Students will be asked to demonstrate skills in written composition, oral presentation, historical study. Majoring in history prepares students for careers in law, education, business, government service, social service, museums, and research.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Evaluate and summarize historical content. •Demonstrate a factual knowledge of significant past events. •Communicate effectively writing and orally. •Demonstrate an understanding of historical research involving. primary and secondary texts. •Demonstrate an ability to think critically about the causes and effects of historical events. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Program Requirements (15)
Credits
HI
201
U.S. History I
3
HI
202
U.S. History II
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
PS
201
American Federal Government
3

General Education Requirements (46-47)
Credits
Social Science Elective
3
Mathematics Elective
3
Science Elective
4
Mathematics or Science Elective
3-4
HI 113 Latin American History)
3
Foreign Language
3
Foreign Language
3
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective (HI 208 African American History or
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
GE
101
World Regional Geography
3
HI
101
Western Civilization I
3
HI
102
Western Civilization II
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
HI
103
World History and Culture I
HI
104
World History and Culture II
HI
112
African Civilization
HI
113
Latin American History
HI
115
Introduction to Genocide Studies or HI 116 Holocaust
HI
205
Civil War and Reconstruction
HI
208
African American History
HI
225
20th Century American Culture

Total Credits: (61-62)