Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

History and Government Concentration

Associate in Arts Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning - History and Social Sciences

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
LCS-101 Learning Community Seminar
Elective Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

LCS-101 Satisfies Learning Community Requirement

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

HIS-151 US History: From Colonization to the Civil War
US History
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

GOV-101 Government and Politics in the U.S.
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Area 2 and Area 3)

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ESL-099 or ENG-090 or placement

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
Elective-1 Foreign Language Elective
3

This must be taken as a sequence to the course you will take in the next semester.

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

HIS-152 U.S. History: Reconstruction to Present
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

Elective-2 Mathematics Elective
3

Choose one college level MAT course

LIT-203 Literature in America I
LIT-211 Masterpieces of World Literature I
3

This must be taken as a sequence to the LIT course taken the next semester.

Pre/co-requisite of ENG-111

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
Elective-1 Foreign Language Elective
3

This must be taken as a sequence to the course taken the previous semester.

HIS-103 Ancient, Classical, and Medieval European History
HIS-111 History of the Pre-Modern World
3

This must be taken as a sequence to the HIS course taken the next semester.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

LIT-204 Literature in America II
LIT-212 Masterpieces of World Literature II
3

This must be taken as a sequence to the course taken the previous semester.

Pre/co-requisite of ENG-111

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
Elective-1 Lab Science Elective
4

Choose one 4-credit AST or BIO or CHM or GIS or ENV or PHY course

HIS-102 History of Modern Europe in a Global Context
HIS-112 Modern World History
3

This must be taken as a sequence to the course taken in previous semester.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

GOV-103 State and Local Politics
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 and ENG-095 or placement

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from Creative Work Menu

Elective-2 Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose one PSY or SOC course

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: September 22, 2020

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Understand how societies change over time and the implications for today. 
  • Understand the social, political and economic developments of specific societies at specific moments in history. 
  • Use the critical thinking and writing skills developed in the classroom in a variety of academic and employment situations.

Career Outlook

  • Graduates of this concentration may qualify to transfer to four-year colleges or universities as juniors. The concentration is excellent preparation for careers in law, teaching, government, museums, or similar public service fields.
  • A bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for entry into many of these fields.
  • Graduate work may be necessary, as well.