Associate of Arts Humanities Degree
The Associate of Arts degree in Humanities emphasizes the study of cultural, literary, humanistic and artistic expression within the context of the human experience. Students will evaluate and interpret the ways in which people in different cultures have responded to themselves and the world around them throughout history. This degree is multidisciplinary, preparing students to transfer into majors such as history, English, philosophy, religious studies and other areas in the humanities.
To complete the requirements for the Associate of Arts degree, a student must:
- To Complete the requirements for an associate degree (see requirements 1 through 6).
- Complete a minimum of eighteen (18) units with a “C” or better in each course in the following multidisciplinary program.
- Complete elective units to meet the minimum 60 units required for the associate degree.
Please click here for a PDF version of the associated major sheet.
Required Core Courses:
A minimum of three (3) three units must be taken from each of the following groups.
History and Civilization
|HIST 170 or HIST 170H||World Civilizations (3500 BCE-1500 CE)||
|HIST 171 or HIST 171H||World Civilizations (1500 CE to the Present)||
|HUM 101||The Humanities I: Prehistoric to Medieval||
|HUM 102||The Humanities II: Renaissance to Post Modern||
Philosophy and Religion
Students planning to transfer to a four-year university are cautioned that this degree may not meet all of the lower division requirements for transfer into a particular major; however, through careful educational planning with a counselor, this degree would offer a solid foundation in the transfer process. Students should consult with a counselor for specific information regarding their intended major at the university of their choice.