Government/History

Government/History

The Associate of Arts in Government/History offers a rigorous academic curriculum that provides an array of course offerings in disciplinary areas that include Western Civilization, American Military History, International Relations, American Government and Comparative Politics. With the analytical training and sound disciplinary foundation provided by the curriculum in the Government/History concentration, students are ready to pursue their academic and career interests in fields that include political science, law, diplomacy, and education as they prepare to take their places as citizen-leaders in an increasingly complex global society.

Associate Professor of History, Earl Catagnus, discusses social issues with his class

Associate Professor of History, Earl Catagnus, discusses social issues with his class

All students choosing the Associate in Arts Government/History concentration as their area of study, will complete one course from three of the following four areas.

Required Courses

(choose one course from three of the four categories-Government, Civilization, American History/Government, Advanced History)

Government PS 101 American Government
  PS 102 International Relations
  PS 103 Comparative Politics
Civilization HI 105 West in the World I
  HI 106 West in the World II
American History/Government HI 103 American Experience I
  HI 104 American Experience II
  PS 101 American Government
Advanced History HI 203 American Military History
  HI 205 World War II
  HI 206 Vietnam War
Language   Through intermediate level in same language
Math   Two semesters of a math course above MA 100
Science   Science course with a lab
Electives   Any VFMC course not required by program
(as needed to fulfill 60 total credits)