Oct 13, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Degree Map: History A.A.


If you are a full-time student taking 15-16 hours per semester and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
General Education Non-Lab Science.  The following courses are recommended:
CHEM 1114 - Principles of Chemistry (L)  
GEOG 2013 - Meteorology  
PHYS 1114 - General Physics I (L)  
PHSC 1114 - General Physical Science (L,N)  
3-4
(3 required)
Total Credit Hours 15-16

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
General Education Lab Science.  BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)  is recommended. 4
General Education Required Elective. Select one three-hour course from one of the following: Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre). The following courses are recommended:
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)  
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)  
GEOG 1043 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (S,I,H)  
Any Foreign Language
3
General Education Recommended Elective.  The following courses are recommended:
ECON 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics (S)  
PHIL 1113 - Introduction to Philosophy (H)  
POLS 2153 - Introduction to the Constitution and Judicial Process  
3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
HIST 1053 - Ancient and Medieval Western Civilization (H)   3
Humanities Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the course list. The following courses are recommended:
HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: Renaissance to the Early 20th Century (H)  
HUMN 2553 - Introduction to American Humanities (H)  
NAMS 2113 - Native American Cultures (H)  
3
Recommended Elective.  Students should select courses that will transfer to the college/university they plan to attend.  The following courses are recommended: 
POLS 2023 - Introduction to American Politics  
SOCI 2123 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (H) (S)  
RELG 1113 - Introduction to Religious Studies (H) 
Any Foreign Language
3
Recommended Elective. Students should select courses that will transfer to the college/university they plan to attend.  The following courses are recommended:
HIST 2333 - African-American History (H) 
ENGL 2413 - Introduction to Literature (H)  
ENGL 2543 - British Literature to 1800 (H)  
ENGL 2773 - American Literature to 1865 (H)  
3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check and to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency if needed.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
History Requirement.  Select two courses from the following:
HIST 1063 - Modern Western Civilization (H) *
HIST 1073 - Twentieth Century World History (H) (I)  
HIST 2043 - Contemporary Affairs (D)  
HIST 2333 - African-American History (H)  
HIST 2343 - Native American History (H)  
HIST 2523 - History of Oklahoma *
*Course highly recommended.
6
Humanities Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the course list. The following courses are recommended:
HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: Renaissance to the Early 20th Century (H)  
HUMN 2443 - Art of Film (H)  
HUMN 2663 - Hollywood’s America (H)  
HUMN 2773 - American Popular Culture (H)  
3
Recommended Elective.  Students should select courses that will transfer to the college/university they plan to attend.  The following courses are recommended:
GEOG 2033 - World Regional Geography (S,I,H)  
SOCI 2113 - Social Problems in America (S)  
SOCI 2123 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (H) (S)  
RELG 2233 - Religion in America (H)  
3
Recommended Elective.  Students should select courses that will transfer to the college/university they plan to attend.  The following courses are recommended:
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  
ENGL 2653 - British Literature from 1800 (H)  
ENGL 2883 - American Literature from 1865 (H)  
HIST 2343 - Native American History (H)  
POLS 2033 - Introduction to Political Thought  
2-3
(2 required)
Total Credit Hours 14-15

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Transfer Information

This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.