SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

History AA

Associate Of Arts
62 credits minimum

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Program Description:

The History program is designed to expose students to a variety of history fields and to the methods used by historians. Students who complete the program will be well prepared to undertake upper division history courses or complete a four-year degree. Students should check with the department or Academic Advisor to determine which courses are transferable to other colleges within the Utah System of Higher Education.

Career Opportunities:

Teaching history on the secondary and higher education levels; research for governmental agencies, private firms, and NGOs; archival, curating and museum work.

Transfer/Articulation Information:

Admission into a major program at a transfer institution depends upon the receiving institution’s requirements for that major. Some major programs are restricted and require special application as well as a competitive GPA. See an Academic Advisor at both SLCC and the intended receiving institution for specific articulation information.

Estimated Time to Completion:

If students follow the suggestion schedule of classes, completion time is four semesters.

Advising Notes:

It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before the designated class may be taken.

To register for HIST 1700 you must take and pass RDG 0990 with a C or better or have appropriate Accuplacer, ACT or SAT reading score.

Class Availability: 

 The semesters in which courses are taught are listed above. Students should check the semester class schedule for day/evening availability and modifications caused by varying enrollment.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 6 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing 3 A WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3 A ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better

Quantitative Literacy (QL) Choose One Course (3-4 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MATH 1030 Quantitative Reasoning 3 A RDG 0990; within the last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score
MATH 1040 Intro to Statistics 3 A RDG 0990; within the last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score
MATH 1050 College Algebra 4 A RDG 0990; within the last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

American Institutions (AI) Choose 3 Credits From One Of The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ECON 1740 Econ History of US 3 A RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score
HIST 1700 American Civilization 3 A RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score
POLS 1100 US Govt & Politics 3 A RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Institutional Requirements:

Lifelong Wellness (LW) 1 Credit

Student Choice (IN or Depth) 3 Credits

Distribution Areas:

Choose one course (three credit hours) from each of the following distribution areas.  One of the courses must also be a Diversity course (DV).

Course

Credits

 

 

Biological Science (BS) 3-4    
Fine Arts (FA) 3-4    
Humanities (HU) 3  
Interdisciplinary (ID) 3    
Social Science (SS) 3    
Physical Science (PS) 3    
Note: Courses that meet General Education requirements may be used to meet program requirements.  If this option is chosen, student must complete additional elective courses to meet the total credit hour requirement.  Please meet with an academic advisor to discuss options.

Language (LN) 5 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

LANG 1010   5 A  
LANG 1020 (LN) 5 A LANG 1010

Note: *LANG prefix does not exist—that prefix would be replaced by the prefix for the individual language chosen: ARB, CHI, FRN, GER, ITL,JPN, NAV, POR, RUS, SAM, SPN, TNG

Students who want to earn a BA degree after transfer from SLCC are advised to take a language that the chosen school offers as upper-division to meet the BA language requirement. Not all colleges and universities offer all languages; consult with the chosen school’s language department.

 

Required Courses: (15 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

HIST 1100 West Civilization(SS) 3 A  
HIST 1110 West Civ Since 1300(SS) 3 A  
HIST 2700 US Hist to 1877(SS) 3 A  
HIST 2710 US Hist Since 1877(SS) 3 A  

Select One Course From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

HIST 1500 World Hist to 1500(SS) 3 A  
HIST 1510 World Hist Snc 1500(SS) 3 A  
HIST 1300 Col Latin Amer(SS) 3 F  
HIST 1310 Mod Latin Amer(SS) 3 Sp  
HIST 1450 Middle Eastern Civ(SS) 3 F  
HIST 1460 Modern Mid East Civ(SS) 3 Sp  

Electives: (Select 3 Credits From Any College Course Numbered 1000 Or Above)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ANTH 2011 People & Cultures SW(HU) 3 F  
ANTH 2120 Sacred Traditions(HU) 3 Sp  
HIST 1300 Colonial Latin America(SS) 3 F  
HIST 1310 Modern Latin America(SS) 3 Sp  
HIST 1450 Early Middle East(SS) 3 F  
HIST 1460 Modern Middle East(SS) 3 Sp  
HIST 1500 World History to 1500(SS) 3 A  
HIST 1510 World Hist Since 1500(SS) 3 A  
HIST 2120 Sacred Traditions(HU) 3 Sp  
HIST 2200 Americanization (SS,DV) 3 A  
HIST 2600 Native Amer Voices(SS,DV) 3 Sp  
HIST 2800 Utah Diverse Heritg (SS,DV) 3 F, Sp  
BIOL 2030 Genetics 4 F, SP BIOL 1610 w/C grade or better AND CHEM 1210 w/C grade or better. Coreq: BIOL 2035
EDU 2150 Intro to Multicultural Ed 3 F, Sp  
ENGL 2810 Native Amer Lit/Exp(HU,DV) 3 Sp ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better
GEOG 1400 Human Geography (ID) 3 F, Sp  

 

Sample Schedule

1st Fall Semester

1st Spring Semester

2nd Fall Semester

2nd Spring Semester

ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 2010 3 HIST 1100 3 HIST 1110 3
AI 3 Distribution (2) 6 HIST 2700 3 HIST 2710 3
LANG 1010 5 LANG 1020 5 Distribution (2) 6 Distribution (2) 6
MATH 1030

OR

MATH 1040

OR

MATH 1050
3 HIST 1510

OR

HIST 1300

OR

HIST 1310

OR

HIST 1450
3 Elective 3 Student Choice 3
HLAC 1            

Total

15-16

Total

17

Total

15

Total

15

 

Departmental Offerings

Course 

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

HIST 1100 West Civ to 1300 (SS) 3 F, Sp  
HIST 1110 Civ Since 1300 (SS) 3 F, Sp  
HIST 1300 Colonial Latin Am(SS) 3 F  
HIST 1310 Mod Latin America(SS) 3 Sp  
HIST 1450 Middle Eastern Civ (SS) 3 F  
HIST 1460 Modern Middle East (SS) 3 Sp  
HIST 1500 World Hist to 1500 (SS) 3 A  
HIST 1510 World Hist Since 1500(SS) 3 A  
HIST 1700 American Civilization (AI) 3 A RDG 0990 w/C or better or appropriate Accuplacer score
HIST 1900 Special Studies 1-2 A Instructor approval
HIST 2200 Americanization (SS, DV) 3 A  
HIST 2600 Native Amer Voices(SS,DV) 3 F, Sp  
HIST 2700 US Hist to 1877 (SS) 3 A  
HIST 2710 US Hist Since 1877 (SS 3 A  
HIST 2800 Utah Div Hertg(SS,DV) 3 F, Sp  
HIST 2900 Spec Topics in Amer Hist 3 F, Sp  
ANTH 1010 Culture Human Exper (SS) 3 A  
ANTH 1020 Human Origins (BS) 3 A  
ANTH 1030 Intro to Archaeology (ID) 3 A  
ANTH 1500 Basic Field Techniques 3 Su  
ANTH 1900 Special Studies-Anthro 1-3 A  
ANTH 2011 People & Cultures SW(HU) 3 F  
ANTH 2120 Sacred Traditions (HU) 3 F, Sp  
ANTH 2500 Field School 1-4 Su  
ANTH 2900 Special Topics 1-3 Su  

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  • Acquire substantive knowledge of the major social, political, and economic themes in a variety of history fields.
  • Understand the ways in which the study of the past informs the present.
  • Understand the methodologies historians utilize;
  • Be able to identify major schools of thought.
Substantive Knowledge
  • Speak and write analytically, comparatively, and persuasively about historical themes, interpretations, arguments and ideas in a skilled and respectful manner.
Communicate Effectively
  • Gather, identify, differentiate and analyze data from both primary and secondary historical sources;
  • Interrogate and contextualize sources;
  • Evaluate contested interpretations;
  • Use evidence to create narrative;
  • Revise narrative in the light of new findings.
Think Critically
Department Info

History, Anthropology and Political Science Department

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building CT 262/CT 266

General Information
801-957-4073

Department Admin Assistant
801-957-4307

Academic Advisor
Technology Building TB 315
801-957-3866

Department Chair
Marianne McKnight
801-957-4547

Program Faculty

Professors
Ernest Randa

Associate Professor
Marianne McKnight
Cyriaque Beurtheret

Assistant Professors
Chris Case
Theodore Moore

Instructors
Tamora Hoskisson