First Semester Credits
ENL101 M 3
  M
Mathematics/Quantitive Reasoning (MAT150)

MAT150 Elementary Statistics

Students are introduced to descriptive and inferential statistics focusing on conceptual understanding and statistical literacy. Topics include: techniques for organizing and presenting data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, one- sample hypothesis tests, and correlation and regression. (4 contact hours)

Prerequisite: (MAT035 or MAT040) and ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning general education requirement.

3
COM103   3
  M
World History I & II (HIS119 & HIS120) (or)
European History I & II (HIS160 & HIS162)

HIS119 World History I

This survey course explores the economic, political, cultural, and social developments in world history from the rise of civilization to 1500 Current Era (CE) in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Americas. The course highlights issues in geography, trade, religious and cultural movements, and social and political change that influenced the historical evolution of various world societies and their interrelationships within a global context.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.


HIS160 European History I

This course provides a general overview of major topics of European history from ancient times up to 1600 Current Era (CE). Students focus on cultural, religious, political, and economic developments that formed the basis of modern European culture and society and influenced the Americas and other regions.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

3
    Elective 3
Second Semester Credits
ENL102   3
    Natural or Physical Science 4
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  M
World History I & II (HIS119 & HIS120) (or)
European History I & II (HIS160 & HIS162)

HIS120 World History II

This survey course explores the economic, political, cultural, and social developments in world history from 1500 Current Era (CE) to the present in Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Americas. The course highlights issues of geography, trade, religious and cultural movements, and social and political change that influenced the historical evolution of various world societies and their interrelationships within a global context.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score

Offered: Fall, Spring

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.


HIS162 European History II

This course provides a general overview of European History from 1600 to the present. Students focus on cultural, religious, political, and economic developments that formed the basis of modern European culture and influenced the United States and other nations.

Prerequisites: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Spring

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

3
    Elective 3
Third Semester Credits
    Natural or Physical Science 4
   
Behavioral & Social Sciences (GEO104)

GEO104 Geography: Culture And Environment

This course examines the differences and spatial interactions of various cultures, technologies, and regions. The economic and social possibilities of local, extra-local, and regional environments are viewed from the perspective of their resident human populations. The concept of a world region is introduced and used as framework by which to understand the contemporary issues associated with cultural geography. The basic concepts of cultural geography are introduced and the analytical tools of cultural geography are reviewed. The successful student is conversant with the basic tools and concepts of cultural geography, the analytical perspectives of the discipline, as well as the broad cultural patterns of the cultural regions of the world.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Spring

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral & Social Sciences general education requirement.

3
    Elective 3
HIS103   3
   
Concentration Elective (200-level History)

HIS201 History of China
HIS206 Ancient History
HIS207 Medieval History
HIS215 Women in United States History
HIS216 History of Japan
HIS217 The Civil War
HIS227 History of the Middle East
HIS228 Women in European History
HIS255 History of Vietnam

3
Fourth Semster Credits
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
    Elective 3
    Elective 3
HIS104   3
   
Concentration Elective (200-level History)

HIS201 History of China
HIS206 Ancient History
HIS207 Medieval History
HIS215 Women in United States History
HIS216 History of Japan
HIS217 The Civil War
HIS227 History of the Middle East
HIS228 Women in European History
HIS255 History of Vietnam

3
Total Credits 60/62

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.

The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements.