History, AA | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

Prepare for the Future While Studying the Past

History Degree

History, AA

The History Associate of Arts degree is designed for students who are interested in transferring to a Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Committee (TAOC) four-year institution to major in history, social studies education, political science, prelaw, or social studies. The degree is applicable to students seeking positions in federal, state, and local governments, historical sites, and those interested in pursuing bachelor degrees in social sciences and social studies education. View History, AA in the College Catalog

What will I learn?

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify the religious traditions, political systems and theories, social structures, economic patterns, and cultural institutions that underlie the understanding of history
  • Develop methodologies to research and analyze primary and secondary source materials
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and communication skills
  • Analyze and compare historiographical schools of thought