Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Addendum Catalog 
2020-2021 Addendum Catalog


Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA, Planning Guide

Program Overview

History examines the complexity of and relationship between past events in order to understand the meaning of human experience over time. Far from being an exercise in remembering facts and dates, historical study is dynamic and forever new. In exploring the lives of diverse peoples in different times and places, historians interpret a wide range of evidence from various perspectives. Through such inquiries, history seeks to make sense of the present and the future as well as the past.

Skagit Valley College offers year-long survey classes in World History, Western Civilization, and United States History. Students may take an entire sequence or a single quarter. Apart from high interest and relevance, students should consider studying history in order to be informed and responsible global citizens.

Sample Career Options Include:

Park Naturalists
Secondary School Teachers


If you are considering a major in History and transferring to a four-year college or university in Washington state, our Transfer Program Planning Guide is designed to provide you with recommended courses to complete your Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA  degree. Of course, educational plans may vary, based on which quarter you begin, how many credits are taken, placement into Math and English, and your preferred transfer institution. To keep you on the best pathway, we encourage you to consult with an Academic Advisor for scheduling options.

Program Map

Program Maps are an integral part of our Planning Guide. Each Program Map includes a suggested quarterly sequence of courses so you could earn your degree within two years of full-time study. Your Program Map is also designed to help you create an individualized, customized Educational Plan, which is required of all SVC students. To start creating your Educational Plan, please consult with an Academic Advisor.

Program Map - History