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History
Associate in Arts

Purpose

The Associate in Arts with an emphasis in History is designed to prepare students to major in history when they transfer to a four-year college or university. Through the study of history students systematically examine the past and gain an opportunity to explore human nature and contemporary concerns. Historians work from the written records (cultural, economic, political, and scientific) of past generations to discover the kinds of lives led and problems faced.

The study of the trials and accomplishments, deeds, and aspirations of past generations is an excellent way to obtain the kind of broad education needed in our constantly changing world.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 36-38 of the 2013-14 Centralia College catalog.

Recommended Course Schedule

Fall Quarter, First Year

ENGL& 101 English Composition I (C) 5
HIST& 116 Western Civilization I (SS) 5
HUM 110 Ethics & Cultural Values (H) (D) 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, First Year

ENGL& 102 Composition II (C) 5
HIST& 117 Western Civilization II (SS) 5
  Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 1
  Science Distribution (S) 5
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, First Year

ECON& 202 Macroeconomics (SS) 5
HIST& 118 Western Civilization III (SS) 5
  Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 1
  Quantitative Skills Distribution (M) 5
  Total Credits 16

Fall Quarter, Second Year

ANTH& 100 Survey of Anthropology (D)(SS) 5
HIST& 146 US History I (SS) 5
  Science Distribution (S) 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, Second Year

ENGL 260 Non-Western World Literature (H)(D) 5
HIST& 147 US History II (SS) 5
  Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 1
  Science Distribution (S) 5
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, Second Year

HIST& 148 US History III (SS) 5
POLS& 202 American Government (SS) 5
  Humanities Distribution (H) 5
  Total Credits 15

These humanities courses would be particularly valuable: Speech, Art History, and Music of the World.

Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of the courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.

This Educational Plan is intended as a guide for students who wish to emphasize a specific area of study for the Associate in Arts degree. It is not a guarantee that the courses listed in the plan will be available in the sequence suggested. In some instances, due to low enrollment, some courses may not be offered at all.

Updated 2014