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History Associate Degree Core Classes
The Historian's Craft I: Introduction to Historiography
This course is an introduction to the scholarly discipline of history. Historiography includes the study of the theories and practice of writing history, the nature of historical research, major themes in historical interpretation, identifying and evaluating primary and secondary sources, and a basic introduction to the practice of historical research and writing.
The Historian's Craft II: Advanced Historiography
This course builds on Historian’s Craft I, furthering student knowledge and practice of the scholarly discipline of history.
History Survey Option: Choose 1
American History I
This is a study of the social, political, economic, religious, and cultural developments of the United States from the era of exploration and settlement through the Civil War. It focuses on events and processes involved in the expansion of the United States to the Pacific Ocean and leading to the Civil War.
American History II
This is a continuation of American History I. It presents the development of the United States from the post-Civil War Reconstruction to the present time. Its focus is on America’s modernization and emergence into a world leadership role.
Choose 3 credits from the list of History electives as described in the History major.