Associate in Arts Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning - History and Social Sciences
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Last Modified Date: September 22, 2020
Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:
- Interpret historical artifacts and documents (primary sources) using various specialized techniques
- Develop historical explanations at multiple levels, from long-range global structures to microcosmic personal experiences
- Demonstrate distinctive ways of thinking in the study of history, including narrative, causal explanation, and historical imagination
- Analyze historians’ works in various media, including essays, books, documentary films, and podcasts
- Contribute to preserving living history (e.g. archiving oral histories of community members)
- Critically analyze how social power, cultural context, and historical position influence the construction of historical narratives
- Reflect on their ethical responsibilities & community accountability as a historian
- Communicate with a range of audiences in traditional and innovative ways
- Produce signature research contributing to historical knowledge
- Graduates of this concentration may qualify to transfer to four-year colleges or universities as juniors. The concentration is excellent preparation for careers in law, teaching, government, museums, or similar public service fields.
- A bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for entry into many of these fields.
- Graduate work may be necessary, as well.