Associate of Arts - History Emphasis

Location: SIER 202
Phone: 775-673-7825
Fax: 775-673-7268
Website: http://www.tmcc.edu/history

The history emphasis area within the Associate of Arts degree allows the TMCC history department to serve those students seeking to transfer into a baccalaureate program in history. This emphasis area stresses historical thinking skills as well as historical knowledge.

Emphasis Outcomes

Students completing the emphasis will:

  • Evaluate historical arguments and interpretations.
  • Interpret evidence found in primary sources and develop a historical argument based on and sustained by the evidence available.
  • Write historical essays that are coherent, cogent, and grammatically correct.
 

AA/AS degrees are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.  

To earn an AA/AS degree, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 units within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AA/AS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements
English3-6
Must include ENG 102 or ENG 114 1
Fine Arts3
Humanities3
Mathematics3
Fundamentals of College Mathematics (or higher)
Science6
Social Science3
Required:
US History to 1877
Additional College Requirements
Diversity 2[3]
Recommended:
World History I
World History II
Introduction to Latin American History & Culture I
Intro to Latin American History and Culture II
Intro to Women's History and Literature in the Us
Introduction to African American History II
Foreign Language0-14
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions3
Recommended:
U. S. History since 1877
Degree Requirements
HIST 105European Civilization to 16483
HIST 106European Civilization since 16483
HIST 251Introduction to Historical Methods3
Emphasis Requirement
Select 9 units from the following courses. At least one course must satisfy the diversity requirement:9
World History I
World History II
Nevada History
Introduction to the Vietnam War
Introduction to Latin American History & Culture I
Intro to Latin American History and Culture II
Introduction to the American Civil War
Introduction to the History and Culture of the Cold War
Hitler & Stalin: Studies in Tyranny
Intro to Women's History and Literature in the Us
Introduction to African American History II
Special Topics in History
Elective Requirements
Select 1-15 units of any transferable courses1-15
Total Units60
1

If you place into ENG 102 or ENG 114 the additional 3 required units will become elective units.

2

Course may also count toward degree requirements. Please consult with Academic Advisement.

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
English 4 3
Foreign Language 5 4
HIST 101 US History to 1877 3
HIST 105 European Civilization to 1648 3
Mathematics 3 3
 Semester Total16
2nd semester
ENG 102
Composition II
or Composition II For International Students
3
Fine Arts 3 3
Foreign Language 5 4
Science 3 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 4 3
 Semester Total16
3rd semester
Emphasis 4 3
Foreign Language 5 3
Humanities 3 3
Science 3 3
HIST 106 European Civilization since 1648 3
 Semester Total15
4th semester
Elective 4 1
Emphasis 4 3
Emphasis/Diversity 4 3
Foreign Language 5 3
HIST 251 Introduction to Historical Methods 3
 Semester Total13
 Total Units60