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Pre-History, A.A. (General Transfer)

Gain a better understanding of the complex cultures, historical systems and events that have driven the past, produced the present, and will guide our future.

Graduates with a bachelor's degree in History can enter a wide variety of fields, in roles such as:

  • Analyst or researcher.
  • Historian or archivist.
  • Campaign worker, consultant or lobbyist.
  • Legal assistant or congressional aide.
  • Foreign service officer.
  • Foundation staffer.
  • Information specialist or intelligence agent.
  • Journalist.
  • Personnel manager.
  • Teacher or educator.
  • Advertiser or broadcaster.
  • Communicator or editor.
  • Advocate.
  • Business person.

Your Pre-History, A.A. (General Transfer) Degree will allow you to transfer as a junior to the four-year college or university of your choice to complete your bachelor's degree.

In the History pre-major at GRCC you will examine human connections across time and place. You will learn about past human experiences and their influence upon our present lives, including:

  • Social life.
  • Economics.
  • Gender.
  • Culture.
  • Philosophy.
  • Conflict.
  • Politics.

Students of history study individuals, communities and nations from every perspective, analyzing evidence in order to better understand the cause and significance of moments in history. In this way, history helps us understand complex modern problems.

Throughout your courses you will develop critical skills to enhance your marketability and success in any professional career. Those skills include:

  • Research and analysis.
  • Creative methods for recognizing patterns in information.
  • Techniques for effective and persuasive writing.

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