The Associate in Arts in History for Transfer degree provides students with the opportunity to complete their freshman/sophomore level classes needed for a Bachelor’s degree in History within the California State University System. Upon completion of the Associate in Arts in History for Transfer degree, students will utilize knowledge of the past practices and development of people and land to enhance their appreciation of historical events.

Degree Requirements (18 units)

Required Core (6 units)
  • HIST 17A United States History (3 units)
  • HIST 17B United States History II (3 units)
Group A (choose 6 units)
  • HIST 4A Western Civilization (3 units)
    and HIST 4B Western Civilization II (3 units)
    or
  • HIST 5A World Civilizations (3 units)
    and HIST 5B World Civilizations II (3units)
Group B (choose 3 units)
  • ETHN 6 or HIST 6 History of Race and Ethnicity in America (3 units)
  • ETHN 7 or HIST 7 Indians of North America (3 units)
  • ETHN 15 or HIST 15 Mexican-American History (3 units)
  • HIST 29 Women in American History (3 units)
Group C (choose 3 units)
  • HIST 8 California History (3 units)
  • HIST 11 The World in the 20th Century (3 units)
  • or any course not selected above
Additional Degree Requirements
  • 60 semester CSU transferable units
  • California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) pattern of 39 units; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern of 37 units
  • Obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis