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Award Levels

Credit Hours Required

Time to Completion

Associate of Arts

64-66

2 Years

 

 

The Associate of Arts with an emphasis in History 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 104/105 Intro to Teaching/Lab. This is also a useful degree program for students interested in the Law and Museum studies.
Students in this program are encouraged to join the Panther Historian Club. More information can be found here!

   

 

 

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Recommended Sequence of Courses

(Fall) Semester I
 
Credit Hours

SOSC 101

American Government

 3

HIST 201

U.S. History I (to 1877)

 3

CURR 100

First Year Seminar

    1

ENGL 101

English Composition I

 3

COMM 207

Fundamentals of Speech

 3

CSIS 100

Computer Concepts and Applications

 3

 

Total

    16

(Spring) Semester II
   

HIST 202

U.S. History II (1877 to present)

 3

SOSC 102

State and Local Government

    3

ENGL 289

English Composition II

 3

MATH 113/110

College Algebra or College Algebra w/review

 3-5

PSYC 155

General Psychology

 3

HPER 150

Lifetime Fitness

    1

 

Total

    16-18

(Fall)  Semester III
   

HIST 101

World Civilization I

 3

SOSC 100

Intro to Sociology

 3

 

Biological Science w/Lab or Physical Science w/Lab*

    5

 

Program Elective

    3

ART 102

MUSI 120

COMM 105

Art Appreciation or Music Appreciation or Theatre Appreciation

 3

 

Total

    17

(Spring) Semester IV    

HIST 207

World Geography

 3

HIST 102

World Civilization II

 3

HUM 206

Eastern Civilizations

    3

HUM 133

World Religions

 3

 

Biological Science w/out Lab or Physical Science w/out Lab*

    3

 

Program Elective

    3

 

Total

    18

                      Associate of Arts Degree Program Credits    

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

    64-66

 Courses marked with this symbol are approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may be eligible for transfer. Please visit the NCCC Registrar to learn more.  Visit Kansas Board of Regents Transfer and Articulation website for additional information.



Program Outcomes
  1. Frame inquiries and gather and present historical and cultural information using basic research methodology.
    1. Utilize various information resources to conduct research.
    2. Distinguish between primary and secondary sources.
    3. Utilize proper forms of citation to present information.
    4. Demonstrate the use of acceptable fundamentals of writing.
    5. Present information and arguments in an organized manner.
  2. Explain the theoretical foundations of social and behavioral sciences. 
    1. Articulate a view of history as a series of historiographical discussions.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of historical information.
    3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of various governmental systems.
  3. Analyze the role that differences in culture plays in history.
    1. Define the terms multiculturalism, ethnocentrism, assimilation, and acculturation.
    2. Evaluate the role of cultural differences in historical events.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to think critically and analyze information.
    1. Draw conclusions concerning the causes and effects of events.
    2. Demonstrate the ability to choose relevant information.