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Students interested in pursuing a degree in History will be equipped to further their education and job opportunities in a variety of career fields.


Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Arts and Sciences.


Check Your Progress

As a current student, you can track your progress towards completion using DSCC's Degree Planning System (DegreeWorks).


The HISTORY emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway) is designed to provide the student with the first two years of academic training necessary to complete a degree in History at a four-year college or university. Two options exist for HISTORY. A student can choose between an Associate of Arts (AA) and an Associate of Science (AS) and should consult with the four-year college or university to determine the correct path for them. DSCC offers dual admission opportunities with several universities.

Degree Plan Requirements for the History emphasis (AA) by catalog year:
2016-2017, 2015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013

Degree Plan Requirements for the History emphasis (AS) by catalog year: 
2016-2017, 2015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013

Typical jobs: teacher, careers in law, journalism, public relations, domestic and foreign government service after obtaining a bachelor's degree.

NOTE: During the sophomore year, all students planning to teach should meet the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators or ACT testing requirements for their transfer institution. For information about registering for the PRAXIS I examination, test center locations, and cost, visit the PRAXIS Core Test Site.