Associate of Arts | 62 credits minimum
History, Anthropology and Political Science Department
Taylorsville Redwood Campus AAB 165
Associate Dean: Marianne McKnight AAB 165Q, 801-957-4547
Administrative Assistant: Laura Rice AAB 165, 801-957-4307
General Information 801-957-4073
Academic and Career Advising
Professors − Ernest Randa
Associate Professor − Marianne McKnight, Cyriaque Beurtheret
Assistant Professors − Chris Case, Theodore Moore, Tam Hoskisson
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.
Teaching history on the secondary and higher education levels; research for governmental agencies, private firms, and NGOs; archival, curating and museum work, etc.
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.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
a) acquire substantive knowledge of the major social, political, and economic themes in a variety of history fields;
b) understand the ways in which the study of the past informs the present;
c) understand the methodologies historians utilize;
d) be able to identify major schools of thought.
|1 - Substantive Knowledge
|Students will speak and write analytically, comparatively, and persuasively about historical themes, interpretations, arguments and ideas in a skilled and respectful manner.
||2 - Communicate Effectively
|Students will be able to:
a) gather, identify, differentiate and analyze data from both primary and secondary historical sources;
b) interrogate and contextualize sources;
c) evaluate contested interpretations;
d) use evidence to create narrative;
e) revise narrative in the light of new findings.
|4 - Think Critically