Curriculum

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Associate of Arts

First Year

  Course Title Credits
  HIST 1211* U.S. to 1865 3
GenEd: CA    Choose from approved foreign language courses. 4
GenEd: CS    Choose from approved College Seminar courses. 3
GenEd: CW ENGL 1010*+  English I: Composition 3
GenEd: QR MATH 1010*+ -OR- Problem Solving 3
GenEd: QR MATH 1400*+ -OR HIGHER- College Algebra 3
      Semester Credits 16
  Course Title Credits
  HIST 1110^ Western Civilization I 3
    Choose from second-year foreign language courses. 4
GenEd: AA    Choose from approved Aesthetic Analysis courses. 3
GenEd: CV  CO/M 2010* Public Speaking 
GenEd: STEM STAT 2070*+ Introductory Statistics for the Social Sciences 4
      Semester Credits 17

Second Year

  Course Title Credits
  HIST 1221* U.S. from 1865 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses. 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses. 3
GenEd: WY  POLS 1000*  American Wyoming Government 3
GenEd: LAB  GEOG 1010* Introduction Physical Geography 4
      Semester Credits 16
  Course Title Credits
  HIST 1120*^ Western Civilization II 3
  HIST 1251* -OR-  Wyoming History 3
  HIST 2290*^  History of North American Indians 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses. 3-4
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses. 3
      Semester Credits 12-13


Total Credits: 61-62

*This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

^Program Comments
HIST 1110 – This course is offered in the Spring semester and alternates with HIST 1120.

HIST 1120 – This course is offered in the Spring semester and alternates with HIST 1110.

HIST 2290 is only offered every third semester. Students transferring to a college outside of Wyoming are recommended to enroll in HIST 2290.

Other Information
GEOG 1010 – Recommended for students pursuing Secondary Education in Social Sciences.

History students need 8 hours in a single foreign language. Sign language does not meet this requirement. History students considering a bachelor’s degree in History should consider a third semester of foreign language.

Program Electives – Consult your faculty advisor for recommendations.
Teaching History Emphasis – If a student intends to teach history as a career goal, the following courses should be taken:

EDEX 2484 3 credits Introduction to Special Education
EDFD 1010 1 credit Introduction to Teaching
EDFD 2020 3 credits Foundations of Education
EDST 2450 3 credits Human Lifespan Development
EDUC 2100 2 credits Public School Practicum
ITEC 2360 3 credits Instructional Technology


General History Electives – Recommended electives with the prefixes HIST, AMST, ANTH and POLS for a student who is pursuing a History degree. Students may also consider a third semester in their chosen foreign language, ECON 1000 or ECON 1010, or GEOG 1020.

Religious Studies Emphasis – Students who wish to pursue a Religious Studies concentration within the History program should take the following coures.

Instead of: HIST 1211, HIST 1221, HIST 1251 AND HIST 2290.

Take any four of the following: HIST 1130/RELI 2120, HIST 1135/RELI 2150, HIST/RELI 2320, HIST/RELI 2080 or HIST/RELI 2225.

Students are also required to take the following courses: PHIL 2311, HIST 1110 (offered alternating Spring semesters), and HIST 1120 (offered alternating Spring semesters).