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DWD-AA: Liberal Arts- History

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Associate of Arts Degree


The History Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement is designed for the student who is planning to transfer to a participating public four-year Colorado college or university that offers this program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Courses with a 3-character bracketed code (for example, “English Composition I [CO1]”), in which a student earns the final grade of “C” or better are guaranteed to transfer to every public Colorado college or university. 

  • Courses within any Degree with Designation must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Courses older than 10 years cannot count towards any Degree with Designation.
  • Course substitutions and/or waivers are not permitted for any Degree with Designation.

Please view the Colorado Department of Higher Education web site for participating institutions and any additional degree requirement details (CDHE Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements/Degrees with Designation). Students should contact receiving institution for course transferability or additional requirements when selecting courses.

Degree Requirements for the History Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement: 

General Education Requirements:

Total Communication Credits for A.A. Degree: 6


Select one course from the list below. Credits above the minimum of 3 will be counted in the elective category. 

Total Mathematics Credits for A.A. Degree: 3

Arts & Humanities:

Select three courses from the lists below.

Total Arts & Humanities Credits for A.A. Degree: 9


*Students planning to transfer to University of Colorado at Boulder must take HIS 101 to fulfill this requirement.

Total History Credits for A.A. Degree: 3

Behavioral & Social Sciences:

Select two courses from the lists below.

Total Behavioral & Social Sciences Credits for A.A. Degree: 6

Physical & Life Sciences:

Select two courses; at least one must include a Lab. Credits above the minimum of 7 will be counted in the elective category.


In order to receive General Education credit for Integrated Science courses, students must complete both SCI 155  and SCI 156  . Successful completion of both SCI 155  and SCI 156  will satisfy all General Education requirements in the Physical and Life Sciences category for the A.A. degree.

Total Physical & Life Science Credits for A.A. degree: 7

Additional Required Courses:

Total Additional Required Credits for A.A. Degree: 15


Students must take an additional 11 credits of electives. Electives may be chosen from the general education curriculum, other arts and sciences courses and specific Career and Technical courses (see Approved Degree Electives  ). A maximum of 3 credits of Physical Education courses are allowed in A.A. degree electives.

Students planning to transfer to CSU-Ft. Collins are advised to complete at least two semesters of one college-level foreign language.

Total Elective Credits for A.A. Degree: 11

Total Credits for A.A. Degree: 60

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