History Associates Degree - with transfer to 4-year university

General

Program Description

Hundreds of North Iowa Area Community College graduates transfer to four-year colleges and universities every year. Whether you want to become a teacher, lawyer, engineer, physician, artist or (you name it!), we can get you started. And if you’re unsure about a major, NIACC is a great place to get your feet wet.

NIACC offers the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree in virtually any field. The Associate Degree earned provides you with the general education requirements and core courses needed to continue your education as a junior at a four-year school.

History

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester

  • ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
  • MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts* 3 s.h.
  • HIS-151 US History to 1877 3 s.h.
  • Social Science class 3 s.h.
  • SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
  • Elective 3 s.h.

Total 16 s.h.

Second Semester

  • ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
  • HIS-152 US History Since 1877 3 s.h.
  • Science class 3-4 s.h.
  • Social Science class 3 s.h.
  • Elective 3 s.h.

Total 15-16 s.h.

Third Semester

  • Additional History Course 3 s.h.
  • HIS-112 Western Civilization: Ancient
  • To Early Modern 4 s.h.
  • Social Science class 3 s.h.
  • Electives 3 s.h.
  • SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.

Total 16 s.h.

Fourth Semester

  • HIS-113 Western Civilization: Early
  • Modern to Present 4 s.h.
  • Natural Science class 3-4 s.h.
  • Electives 8 s.h.

Total 15-16 s.h.

*– Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for list of General Education courses.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

  • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.

Suggested Electives:

  • College Reading Strategies
  • Computer Business Apps
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Physical Geography
  • Social Problems
  • Foreign Language
Last updated Nov 2017

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North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Juni ... Read More

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Junior College, NIACC has the distinct privilege of being the oldest Iowa community college. In 2018, NIACC will be celebrating the College’s 100 year anniversary of providing an education to our students... Read less