West Virginia Northern Community College

Programs of Study

Associate in Arts Online Degree - History/Social Science Concentration

Associate in Arts Online Degree
History/Social Science Concentration

 

This program is designed for those who expect to transfer to a college or university to study in history, sociology, political science, economics or other social science disciplines. The curriculum gives students a broad background in liberal arts with an emphasis on history, humanities, and social sciences.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
• Demonstrate knowledge of theories, concepts and principles relevant to the social sciences
• Demonstrate a readiness to enter a bachelor degree program with appropriate commitment to attendance, initiative, organization, and interest in the concentration field
• Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to general education competencies for the Associate in Arts degree, including the ability to:
• Communicate effectively
• Work collaboratively
• Think critically and solve problems
• View issues from a global perspective
• Conduct basic research using computers
• Appreciate literature and the arts
• Live according to conscious values and ethics
Graduates of this program may transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in history, social science, sociology, political science, economics or another social sciences discipline.


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