NCCC College Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 23, 2024  
NCCC College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, AA

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The Associate of Arts with an emphasis in History curriculum at NCCC provides the prerequisites for most bachelor degree programs in History. Students interested in Secondary Education Certification in History should follow this degree program, with the addition of EDUC 104 Introduction to Teaching /EDUC 105 Introduction to Teaching Lab . This is also a useful degree program for students interested in Law and Museum studies.


The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the Mandatory Placement Policy, or by taking the recommended/ required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites.

General Education (GE) Courses

In order to graduate with a college degree, all students are required to take certain general education courses. These include English composition, speech, wellness, science, art and humanities, mathematics, computer systems, and social and behavioral science.

Program Core Courses

HIST 201 United States History I (to 1877) , HIST 202 United States History II (1877-present) , HIST 101 World Civilization I (to 1500) , HIST 102 World Civilization II (since 1500) , HUM 206 Eastern Civilizations , HIST 207 World Geography , HUM 133 World Religions , SOSC 100 Introduction To Sociology , and SOSC 101 American Government .

Program Elective Courses

Elective courses for this program include SOSC 200 Intro To Cultural Anthropology , ECON 200 Microeconomics , ECON 201 Macroeconomics , and SOSC 220 Social Problems .

Program Outcomes

  1. Frame inquiries and gather and present historical and cultural information using basic research methodology.
  2. Explain the theoretical foundations of social and behavioral sciences.
  3. Analyze the role that differences in culture play in history.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to think critically and analyze information.

Course Sequence

The listing that follows is a recommended sequence of courses for full-time students. The student should consult with an advisor for information specific to their academic situation.

For More Information Contact:

Program advisor
Melinda “Mindy” Herron, 620-432-0314

History AA Requirements

Total Credit Hours: 16

Total Credit Hours: 16-18

(Fall) Semester III

Total Credit Hours: 17

(Spring) Semester IV

Total Credit Hours: 18

Total Program Credits for AA Degree: 64-66

*One of the science courses must be biological and one must be physical.

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