NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 
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NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, AA (67 credit hours)

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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 path, with the addition of EDUC 104 Introduction to Teaching /EDUC 105 Introduction to Teaching Lab . This is also a useful degree program path 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.

Program Path 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 or Advising Staff, 620-432-0311 if program advisor is not available.
(Fall) Semester I (Spring) Semester II
SOSC 101 American Government 3 cr hrs   (SGE)050 HIST 202 United States History II (1877-present) 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060
HIST 201 United States History I (to 1877) 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060 SOSC 102 State and Local Government 3 cr hrs   (SGE)050
CURR 100 First Year Seminar 1 cr hrs  (SGE)070 ENGL 289 English Composition II 3 cr hrs   (SGE)010
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3 cr hrs   (SGE)010 MATH 113 College Algebra 3 cr hrs   (SGE)030
COMM 207 Fundamentals Of Speech 3 cr hrs   (SGE)020 PSYC 155 General Psychology 3 cr hrs   (SGE)050
CSIS 100 Computer Concepts & Applications 3 cr hrs   (SGE)070 HPER 150 Lifetime Fitness 1 cr hrs  
Total Credit Hours: 16 Total Credit Hours: 16


(Fall) Semester III (Spring) Semester IV
HIST 101 World Civilization I (to 1500) 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060 HIST 207 World Geography 3 cr hrs   (SGE)050
SOSC 100 Introduction To Sociology 3 cr hrs   (SGE)050 HIST 102 World Civilization II (since 1500) 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060
ART 102 Art Appreciation   (SGE)060 HUM 206 Eastern Civilizations 3 cr hrs  (SGE)060
OR MUSI 120 Music Appreciation   (SGE)060 HUM 133 World Religions 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060
OR COMM 105 Theatre Appreciation 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060 Biological Science  Lecture
Biological Science  Lecture and Lab OR Physical Science  Lecture 3 cr hrs
OR Physical Science  Lecture and Lab 5 cr hrs Program Elective 3 cr hrs
Program Elective 3 cr hrs  
Total Credit Hours: 17 Total Credit Hours: 18
Total Program Path Credits for Associate of Arts Degree: 67

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)  (SGE)060, HIST 202 United States History II (1877-present)  (SGE)060, HIST 101 World Civilization I (to 1500)  (SGE)060, HIST 102 World Civilization II (since 1500)  (SGE)060, HUM 206 Eastern Civilizations , HIST 207 World Geography  (SGE)060, HUM 133 World Religions  (SGE)060, SOSC 100 Introduction To Sociology  (SGE)050, and SOSC 101 American Government  (SGE)050.

Program Elective Courses

Elective courses for this program include SOSC 200 Intro To Cultural Anthropology  (SGE)050, ECON 200 Microeconomics  (SGE)050, ECON 201 Macroeconomics  (SGE)050, and SOSC 220 Social Problems  (SGE)050.

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.

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