The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree with a focus in history is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in history. The history discipline illuminates and analyzes the human past through primary and secondary evidence. History majors and minors learn to think with rigor, to write with clarity and precision, to research, organize, and assess evidence and to interpret complex information. History majors develop a foundational skills that lead to careers in education, government, international work, marketing, public relations, non-profit, business, journalism, museum work, and law.
Statewide General Education Student Learning Outcomes
While this program has no formal entrance requirements, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met before enrollment.
|Course ||Title ||Credits |
|WR 121||Academic Composition||4|
|WR 122||Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition||4|
|or WR 227|| Technical Writing|
Students pursuing a bachelor of arts after transfer should consider completing to the third term of a 200-level language course. The 100-level language courses will count as electives. The 200-level language courses will partially fulfill the arts and letters requirement. For specific details, speak with an advisor.
Oregon public universities that offer a bachelor’s degree in history include Eastern Oregon University, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon, and Western Oregon University. Most of Oregon’s private universities also offer four-year degrees in history.
Oregon State University-Cascades offers related majors in American Studies, Social Science, and Liberal Studies, a minor in Art History, and a Master of Arts in Teaching program.
- Academic Requirements:
- Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
- All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.