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  • Objectives
    Studying History develops skills that prepare you for work in a wide variety of fields, in any job that requires good critical thinking, analytical and communication skills. From library science, archival and museum work, law, journalism, policy development and analysis, teaching and research, to land claim research—where there is a need for access to historical records, you will find a historian. The Associate Degree program is designed to provide you with two years of full-time study in your chosen academic area. As you work through your studies, you’ll complete 20 courses, gaining an Associate of Arts Degree - History, and block transfer to third year History Studies at any BC university.
  • Academic Title
    Associate of Arts Degree in History
  • Course description
    Year 1
    Course                                         Credits

    ENGL 150     English Composition     3.0
    ENGL 160     Introduction to Literature     3.0
      or
      ENGL 164     First Nations Literature     3.0
    One 1st year Social Science course     3.0
    Two 1st year University Transfer Arts courses     6.0
    One elective     3.0
    One of:
    COMP 156     Computer Concepts     3.0
    MATH 112     Fundamentals of Mathematics 1     4.0
    MATH 115     Pre-calculus     4.0
    MATH 116     Elementary Statistics     4.0
    One of:
    PSC 104     Canadian Government     3.0
    PSC 106     Canadian Politics     3.0
    Two of:
    HIST 100     Introduction to History     3.0
    HIST 102     World Civilizations 1 Pre 1450     3.0
    HIST 103     World Civilizations 2, Post 1450     3.0
    HIST 106     World History (1900-1945)     3.0
    HIST 108     World History (1945-2000)     3.0
    HIST 110     Canada Before Confederation     3.0
    HIST 112     Canada After Confederation     3.0
    HIST 120     Europe from 1500-1789     3.0
    HIST 122     Europe: 1789 to Present     3.0
    Total Credits     30.0 – 31.0
     
    Year 2
    Course                     Credits

    One Science course     3.0
    One Lab Science course     3.0
    Two University Transfer electives     6.0
    Four of:
    HIST 202     Russia & the CIS     3.0
    HIST 204     Canadian Women: 1600-1920     3.0
    HIST 206     Canadian Women: 1916-Present     3.0
    HIST 214     BC History     3.0
    HIST 218     First Nations Images in Media     3.0
    HIST 230     United States History to 1865     3.0
    HIST 232     USA: Since the Civil War     3.0
    Two of:
    ENGL 280     British Literature to 1700     3.0
    ENGL 282     British Literature 1700 to 1900     3.0
    ENGL 284     Shakespeare Studies     3.0
    Total Credits     30.0

     
    Internship Options                           Credits

    COOP WEP     Workplace Education     0.0
    ASDG 101     Co-operative Work Experience 1 (Internship 1)     6.0
    Total Credits
        6.0

     
    Coop Options                                   Credits

    COOP WEP     Workplace Education     0.0
    ASDG 101     Co-operative Work Experience 1 (Internship 1)     6.0
    ASDG 201     Co-operative Work Experience 2 (Internship 2)     6.0
    Total Credits
        12.0


    All programs contain a blend of Arts and Science courses so as to support the concept of a broad education. All courses need to be transferable to at least one BC university. In the course description this indicated by (T).

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