Associate of Arts l 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
Academic Advisor: Sidney McGuire Brown, AAB 237B, 801-957-3866
Professors − Ernest Randa
Associate Professor − Marianne McKnight, Cyriaque Beurtheret
Assistant Professors − Chris Case, Theodore Moore, Tam Hoskisson
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, etc.
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.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
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
General Education Requirements
Composition (EN) 6 Credits
Quantitative Literacy (QL) Choose One Course (3-4 Credits) from the Following
American Institutions (AI) Choose One Course (3 Credits) from the Following
Lifelong Wellness (LW) 1 Credit
Student Choice (IN or DEPTH) 3 Credits
Choose one course (three credit hours) from each of the following distribution areas. One of the courses must also be a Diversity course (DV).
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) 10 Credits in the Same Language
*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: (18 Credits)
Take Both of the Following
Select One Course from the Following
Select One Course from the Following
Select One Course from the Following Not Taken Above
Electives: (Select 3 Credits from any College Course Numbered 1000 or Above)
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