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 and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. 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
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
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
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
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 History of Modern World
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: April 22, 2019

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.