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Liberal Arts AA Degree History-Option

The History option is recommended for students who are interested in pursuing the knowledge, values, and skills that are unique to the study of history and who intend to transfer to a four-year history or liberal arts program. Coursework requirements include two survey courses in Western Civilization, European History, US History, or Latin American History. Students also take at least three History electives and a Geography course in addition to courses in general education. An AA degree with a History option is easily transferable to all public and private colleges that accept transfer students. Those who continue on to earn a BA in history often pursue careers in education, government and non-profit, international relations and security, law, journalism and literature, film and entertainment, museums and historic preservation, business and finance.