History is the study of change and continuity over time. It is a broad and dynamic
social sciences discipline that involves examination, interpretation, and analysis
of the actions, institutions, societies, and cultures of diverse groups across various
times and places. By examining cause and effect, History helps us explain how societies
in the past and present came to be and gives us insight into what may happen in the
The History program at Cañada offers students a unique opportunity to acquire critical and historical thinking skills while also developing a broad background in both U.S. history and the history of different regions and peoples of the world.
History (AA) Requirements
|List B, complete 6 units from the following courses:||Units|
|Select any courses from List A not already used||3 - 6 units|
|HIST 242||African-American History||3 units|
|HIST 243||African History||3 units|
|HIST 245||Race, Ethnicity and Immigration in the U.S.||3 units|
|HIST 246||History of Latinos in the U.S.||3 units|
|HIST 247||Women in U.S. History||3 units|
|HIST 422||Modern Latin America||3 units|
|HIST 451||Far Eastern Civilization and Heritage I||3 units|
|HIST 452||Far Eastern Civilization and Heritage II||3 units|
|HIST 455||Middle Eastern History||3 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.