The curriculum in the History Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an Associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering majors related to this field, earning the Associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion. saddleback

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Discuss the diversity of the human experience as influenced by geographical location, race, ethnicity, cultural traditions, gender and class
  • Analyze historical processes that shape individuals and communities, drawing on detailed knowledge about the history of the area under study
  • Apply critical thinking skills to examine the varieties of experience found in the historical record of the United States, exploring diversity as a critical component of history
  • Distinguish between primary and secondary sources, and understand how each are used to make historical arguments
  • Assess, use, and synthesize different kinds of evidence from a variety of historical sources to make a coherent argument about the past
  • Effectively conduct research and write a coherent historical essay or research paper that articulates a clear argument, effectively interprets multiple forms of evidence, identifies arguments in secondary historical texts, and uses appropriate citations


Program taught in:
  • English

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