Humanities & Literature
Area of Study

Humanities & Literature

History Designation

TOTAL CREDITS
60
CIP:
240101
BANNER:
HIST
Associate of Arts

The History program at Northeastern provides students with cultural histories from Western and non-Western civilizations, Paleolithic era through modern times. Such experience provides students with a wealth of information that promises to enrich their personal and educational lives.

Written Communication

Total Credits 6
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
ENG121ENG1021
English Composition I:GT-CO1 3

Emphasizes planning, writing, and editing/revisions of compositions, coupled with development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a minimum of five compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG0092 (ENG090 AND REA090 or CCR092) (with a “C” grade or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

and

ENG122ENG1022
English Composition II: GT-CO2 3

Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or persuasive papers that incorporate research. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO2 category. Prerequisite: ENG1021 (ENG121) (“C” or better) or ACT Writing Score of 26. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

OR you can take ENG1022 (ENG122) and a GT-CO3 course.

Oral Communication

Total Credits 3

Choose one of the following courses.

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
COM115COM1150
Public Speaking 3

Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasizes on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

COM125COM1250
Interpersonal Communication: GT-SS3 3

Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Mathematics

Total Credits 3-4

Take one GT-MA1 course, prefer MAT1240 (MAT120).

Arts and Humanities

Total Credits 9

Take three GT courses from at least two different categories from AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4.

History

Total Credits 3

Choose one of the following courses.

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
HIS101HIS1310
Western Civilization:Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1 3

Explores a number of events, peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that have shaped Western Civilization from the prehistoric era to 1650. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

HIS111HIS1110
The World: Antiquity-1500: GT-HI1 3

Enables the student to view history up to 1500 CE in a broad global sense. Focuses on the common denominators among all people. This approach goes beyond political borders, to provide a better appreciation for different cultures. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Total Credits 6

Take two GT course from the SS1, SS2 or SS3 categories.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Total Credits 7

Take two GT courses from the SC1 or SC2 category. One must be a SC1 course with a lab.

Program Requirements

Total Credits 12
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
HIS121HIS1210
US History to Reconstruction: GT-HI1 3

Explores events, trends, peoples, groups, cultures, ideas, and institutions in North America and United States history including the multiple perspectives of gender, class, and ethnicity between the period when Native American Indians were the sole inhabitants of North America and the American Civil War. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in the discipline. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

HIS122HIS1220
US History since Civil War: GT-HI1 3

Explores events, trends, peoples, groups, cultures, ideas, and institutions in United States History including the multiple perspectives of gender, class, and ethnicity between the period of the American Civil War and the present. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in the discipline. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Also choose one of the following courses.

HIS102HIS1320
Western Civilization: 1650-Present: GT-HI1 3

Explores a number of events, peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that have shaped Western Civilization from 1650 to the present. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

HIS112HIS1120
The World: 1500-Present: GT-HI1 3

Enables students to view history post 1500 CE in a broad global sense. Focuses on the common denominators among all people. This approach goes beyond political borders to provide a better appreciation for different cultures. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

And one additional GT course from the HI1 category.

Electives

Total Credits 10-11