Gogebic Community College



History Program Overview

  • Associate Degree
  • 2 Years
  • Both Campuses


The Associate of Arts degree in History is designed for students to explore important historical periods that cover social movements, wars, religion, technology, political movements, etc. The study of History allows students to gain insight into pivotal people and events that influenced modern civilization; while providing students with critical thinking and effective communication skills that allow them to appreciate diversity and make well-reasoned assessments of how the past has informed the present, and vice versa. A History degree is preparation for careers in education, law, journalism, media, government, historical research, and communication.

Unique Features

  • Transferable



Courses at Gogebic

Prefix Title Credits
COL 101 College and Transfer Success 1
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MTH 108 or higher College Level Math 4
HST 101 OR HST 103 Western Civilization I OR World Civilization I 4
HST 102 OR HST 104 Western Civilization II OR World Civilization II 4
PLS 101 Introduction to American Government 3
General Science/Lab Science General Science/Lab Science 3-4
Humanities Elective Humanities Elective 3-4
Transfer Elective Transfer Elective 3-4
Prefix Title Credits
HST 201 U.S. History to 1877 3
HST 202 U.S. History from 1865 3
GEG 111 World Regional Geography 3
History Electives History Electives (2 courses) 6
SPE 101 Public Speaking 3
General Science/Lab Science General Science/Lab Science 3-4
Transfer Electives Transfer Electives 8-9
Total Credits: 64-69

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