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2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
    
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Emphasis, Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA


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


Transfer and Degree Requirements


If you are considering a major in this emphasis by transferring to a four-year college or university in Washington state, our Sample Schedule is designed to provide you with faculty recommended courses to complete your Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA degree. 

Your personal Educational Plan will vary based on many factors including:

  • The quarter you begin
  • How many classes/credits you can take in each quarter 
  • Your Math and English placement 
  • If you have credits you have already taken and plan to transfer them to SVC, visit the Enrollment Services  webpage
  • The college you are interested in transferring to
  • Other factors

To keep you on the best pathway, we encourage you to consult with the institution you want to transfer to as well as an SVC Academic Advisor, who will work with you to create a personalized Educational Plan and schedule that takes these factors into account.

For detailed information regarding the requirements that must be met to complete this degree, please review the Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement information and details here: 

Sample Schedule Option


This Sample Schedule is provided as a guide for a traditional full-time student whose goal is to earn the Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA with an interest in History. The courses are designed with the appropriate number of credits to meet degree requirements and are organized in a recommended sequence. Please consult an SVC advisor to schedule courses and develop a personalized educational plan.

First Year


Total Credits: 14

Total Credits: 15

3rd Quarter


Total Credits: 15

Second Year


4th Quarter


Total Credits: 15

5th Quarter


Total Credits: 16

6th Quarter


  • Credits: (5)
  • Humanities course (5), preferably in Learning Community format.
    Suggested: ART& 100 ART 181 , DRMA& 101  or POLS& 202 .  Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions. 

  • Natural Science  course  (5)  with lab, preferably in Learning Community format.
    Suggested: ASTR& 100 EASC 102 EASC 110 , PHYS& 100 .  Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.

Total Credits: 15