Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree

Examine the past to enhance the future

Understand the past and take on current global challenges. Explore historical topics and eras that interest you. Develop knowledge and tools you need to connect yesterday to today and tomorrow.

History majors can be found not only in education and archives, but also in journalism, law, entertainment, business and medicine. It is a great springboard to a number of careers.

What can you do with a degree in History?

Continue to a 4-year college or university and earn a bachelor’s degree in history or another subject you’re passionate about. History supplies a strong foundation for studying law, public relations, marketing and education. After additional education, you can begin a career in any of the following:

  • civil servant
  • historian
  • history teacher (licensure required)
  • journalist
  • librarian
  • museum curator
  • paralegal
  • writer and editor
  • business


  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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Recommended Pathway

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. View degree requirements in the college catalog.

Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.

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History at CLC

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