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  • History
  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Fall, Spring

    Award: AA

    Program Length: 60 Credits, 4 Semesters

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online

    Course Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Southwest, Online

  • What Will I Learn
    History is the study of the past in order to help us understand the present. Studying History is much more than learning about people, dates, and events – students also learn important skills that are valuable in many careers. These include strong research and writing skills, strong communication skills, and the ability to use digital collections, analyze source material, and present evidence very clearly. This program introduces students to History and it includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado.

    Career Information  
    Career paths for History degree holders include public service, law, business, library management, business, marketing, media, and many more. History degree holders are found in many, many professions around the world. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in History prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History at a four-year university.

    Degree Transfer
    This degree transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education: 

    • University of Colorado, Boulder (B.A. History)
    • University of Colorado, Denver (B.A. History)
    • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (B.A. History)
    • Adams State University (B.A. History, Anthropology, & Political Science: History)
    • Colorado Mesa University (B.A. History; History or Secondary Education concentrations)
    • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (B.A. History; General History concentration)
    • Colorado State University-Pueblo (B.A. History; General emphasis; B.S. History; General or Secondary Education emphasis)
    • Fort Lewis College (B.A. History; United States Option)
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver (B.A. History)
    • University of Northern Colorado (B.A. History; Liberal Arts emphasis)
    • Western State Colorado University (B.A. History)
  • Spotlight

    The Associate of Arts (AA) Degrees with Designation are statewide transfer articulation agreements that identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an Associate of Arts (AA) degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete a bachelor’s degree program (B.A.) at any Colorado public four-year college or university that offers that bachelor’s degree program.