Mar 01, 2024
CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024
- New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog.
- Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
- The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.
This program is designed to provide you with a foundation in the area of History Studies. Upon completion of the CSCU Pathway Transfer, A.A. Degree: History Studies program, you will be able to transfer seamlessly within the Connecticut State College and University system, being guaranteed full junior status in your pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in the same discipline, without losing any credits or being required to take extra credits upon transfer.
Students who complete the CSCU Pathway Transfer, A.A. Degree: History Studies program will demonstrate familiarity with historical methods of inquiry and analysis and will be able to
- Define and interpret primary and secondary historical sources.
- Explain and evaluate the influence of historical agency (race, class, gender, region/location, and/or belief system) in the context of defined periods.
Framework Courses (30-35 credits)
Pathway Courses (30 credits)
4 Unrestricted Electives (12 credits)
Students should consider beginning or completing work on foreign language requirements (at CCSU, ECSU and WCSU) not already met in high school and beginning work on a minor (required at CCSU - up to 9 credits can be completed at the community college). They may also complete other General Education requirements for CCSU, WCSU, SCSU, and CO-but NOT ECSU. Students who do not use open electives to complete at least 6 credits of additional history courses, minor courses or remaining foreign language requirements will not complete the baccalaureate in under 120 credits at CCSU.
Students can elect to take up to 6 credits of additional history courses as electives. The guidelines for HIST electives are as follows:
- They must all be at the 1000- or 2000- level
- No more than 6 credits can be at the 2000-level and no more than 6 can be at the 1000-level
- No methodology or capstone courses will be accepted into the major
- These additional history courses will be accepted as specifically designated or history elective courses in the major at all CSUs and CO.
- HIST 1001 - Western History to the 1500s and HIST 1002 - Western History from the 1500s: WCSU will receive only one or the other in the major.
- HIST 1021 - World History to the 1400s and HIST 1022 - World History since 1500s: WCSU will receive neither in the major.