History Transfer Degree Program
This program is designed for the transfer-oriented student who wishes to work towards a degree in history or social science.
A student’s class choices should be planned with the requirements of the transfer institution in mind. See your advisor for enrollment information and transfer institution requirements.
Most students who decide to major in History at a four-year institution will plan a course of study that will lead to an Associate in Arts Degree.
|HIST-102||Early United States History||3|
|HIST-103||Recent United States History||3|
|GOVN-104||United States Government||3|
To complete an associate degree the program emphasis credit hours and the general education credit hours, which must be taken from the list approved by the General Education Committee, must total at least 64 credit hours.
Description of Courses
GEOG-120. World Geography. 3 Hours. This survey course includes climatology, oceanography, morphology, earthquakes and volcanism from physical geography; and military, political, urban, cultural and economic fields from social geography. The course is structured to allow students to pursue the fields which are most relevant to their major field of study.
GOVN-104. United States Government. 3 Hours. This course is a survey of U. S. national government with emphasis on the Constitution, the Congress, the President and the Supreme Court. Foreign Policy since 1938 is also emphasized.
HIST-102. Early United States History. 3 Hours. A study of the origins of the American nation to the surrender at Appomattox. Special emphasis is placed on the political, economic and social development of the American nation.
HIST-103. Recent United States History. 3 Hours. The emergence of modern America from 1865 to the present presented in chronological sequence with emphasis on those political, social and economic events that shaped our modern history.
HIST-230. Western Civilization I: Honors. 3 Hours. This course is a program of study which, within a historical framework, emphasizes the reading and discussion of influential writings and ideas that have shaped the intellectual and cultural heritage of the Western World. It begins with ancient Babylon, Egypt, Israel, Greece and Rome, follows the development of Christianity and medieval Europe and ends with the Renaissance, Reformation and scientific revolution during its ancient, medieval, and early modern periods. This course is reading and writing intensive, with an emphasis on in-depth research. Prerequisite: The student must be a member of the CCC Honors Program.
HIST-240. Native American History. 3 Hours. This course is a survey course that explores the histories and cultures of the North American Indian. Special emphasis will be given to the tribes of the Great Plains and Southwest.
HIST-245. Western Civilization II: Honors. 3 Hours. This course is a program of study which, within a historical framework, emphasizes the readings and discussion of influential writings and ideas that have shaped the intellectual and cultural heritage of the Western World. Western Civilization II: Honors includes readings from the modern period. Prerequisite: Those enrolling must be members of the Honors Program or have permission from the Honors Coordinator.
HIST-258. Kansas History. 3 Hours. This is a survey course that explores the history of Kansas from 1541 to the present, with emphasis on cultural approaches to state history. The geography of Kansas is given substantial treatment as an influence on the state's history and culture.