Northwest Community College

History Transfer Pathway

Mission | Faculty | Outcomes | Coursework

Mission
The objective of this pathway is to prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate degree in History at a four-year college or university as well as to foster a better understanding and respect for the past. 

Faculty
Todd Bryda, tbryda@nwcc.edu, 860-738-6302

Outcomes
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:
1. Understand and critically analyze primary and secondary historical sources.
2. Engage in informed critical debate on major historical issues.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of major historical events and related effects.

Coursework
SEMESTER 1
ENG* 101 Composition - 3 credits​
MAT* Mathematics Elective (MAT* 167 or higher)  - 3/4 credits​
HIS* 101 Western Civilization I
OR
HIS* 102 Western Civilization II OR HIS* 201 US History I OR HIS* 202 US History II  - 3 credits​
Art or Music Elective ♦  - 3 credits​ Directed elective to be chosen in consultation with advisor.
Elective - 3 credits​
SEMESTER 2 
ENG* 102 Literature & Composition - 3 credits​
PHL* Philosophy Elective - 3 credits​
Behavioral Science Elective - 3 credits​
Elective HIS* 101 Western Civilization I OR HIS* 102 Western Civilization II OR HIS* 201 US History I OR HIS* 202 US History II - 3 credits​
SEMESTER 3
ELECTIVE Foreign Language I Elective ♦ - 3 credits​
Complete either SPA* 101 & 102 or GER* 101 & 102. The foreign language requirement will be waived for any student who has completed 3 years of a single foreign language in high school with a grade of “C” or better. If the language requirement is waived, 6 credits in liberal arts courses will be substituted.
ECN* GEO* POL* Economics Elective OR
Geography Elective OR Political Science Elective - 3 credits​
HIS* 101 Western Civilization I OR HIS* 102 Western Civilization II OR HIS* 201 US History I OR HIS* 202 US History II - 3 credits​
Liberal Arts Elective - 3 credits​
Laboratory Science Elective - 4 credits​
SEMESTER 4
Foreign Language II Elective ♦ - 3 credits​ Complete either SPA* 101 & 102 or GER* 101 & 102. The foreign language requirement will be waived for any student who has completed 3 years of a single foreign language in high school with a grade of “C” or better. If the language requirement is waived, 6 credits in liberal arts courses will be substituted.
HIS* History Elective (HIS* 213 or higher) - 3 credits​
HIS* History Elective (HIS* 213 or higher) - 3 credits​
Laboratory Science Elective - 4 credits​
Liberal Arts Elective - 3 credits​
TOTAL CREDITS 62(63)