The online Associate in Arts in History degree is a transfer program from Taft College. This History degree offers a solid academic foundation in History, both in a broad sense and in the study of human experience. While studying the people, institutions, ideas, and events from the past to modern times, students also gain cultural literacy and develop critical thinking and other skills. Studying the past will help you understand the present and plan for the future while providing a solid, fundamental preparation for careers in a variety of areas. Graduates of this History degree are able to demonstrate critical thought about historical interpretation, historical sources, and the structure of historical argument; apply this understanding to answer historical questions; interpret primary and secondary sources; and explain the significance of historical sources in multiple aspects of societies around the world and throughout history.
This degree serves as a foundation upon which to build a History major at a four-year school and also guarantees transfer to a CSU as a junior.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Taft College is accredited by:
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score