|What is the History program?
A degree in history provides students with a body of historical knowledge that enables them to understand local, national, and global events as well as to appreciate the range of cultural diversity that makes up the world community.
- Construct historical arguments using primary and secondary sources.
- Describe historical narratives of multiple choices and regions across
space and time.
- Analyze these historical narratives from diverse perspectives.
- Explain how spatial processes have shaped these historical narratives
of people and regions.
|What can I do with this course of study?
The degree plan assists those who seek a career in social studies education. Additional career paths include higher education, research, publishing, information management, business, public service, law, and other positions requiring effective writing, interdisciplinary thinking, critical skill analysis skills, curiosity, and inquisitiveness. Students may earn the Associate of Arts Degree with a concentration in history by either completing the entire first two years of any history curriculum identified in the current transfer agreement or by completing the degree requirements listed at SAC. See Barbara J. Howe, Careers for Students of History (American Historical Association, 1989)
|What's special about program?
The history program is special because of our students and our faculty. Students entering the history program are mentored by history faculties interested in having students achieve success. The program seeks students with inquiring minds. The program seeks students from diverse backgrounds, with diverse interests, ready to accept today’s challenges. Program faculty are devoted to encouraging student academic excellence, to developing students' critical thinking, reading, and writing skills, and to the college mission to produce informed and responsible citizens.