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History Might Repeat Itself… But Sinclair Prepares for Your Future

Studying history at Sinclair will provide the facts of the past and give several interpretations about the significance of that past. You will learn how to judge the adequacy and appropriateness of those facts and interpretations and how they relate to each other.

Through our program’s courses, you can learn to understand and appreciate the extent of diversity in the world in ways you might not have known possible. By studying other countries and cultures, history becomes a strong foundation for your college education.

This program might be for you if:

  • You are interested in learning about the history of other places in the world.
  • You appreciate the diversity of the world, including languages, art, people, and more.
  • You enjoy separating fact from fiction and are a critical thinker.
  • You would like to learn more about what is happening in the present time.

History is both a science and an art which explain the past—as a science, history works to verify what really happened… the facts and as an art, history endeavors to construct interpretations of these facts which help to understand who we are and how we became what we are.

There are a number of career paths available to you if you are interested in the history program and its courses. Students who major in history typically go on to earn their bachelor’s, and possibly graduate, degrees in preparation for careers in education, college and university teaching, law, library and museum work, journalism, publishing, business, and even management.

Degree Programs

History - Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue baccalaureate degree programs such as education, English, geography, history, modern languages, philosophy, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, etc. The Associate of Arts with emphasis in History is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue a baccalaureate degree in history, or a degree in which history is a strong foundation for the baccalaureate. The curriculum fulfills the freshman and sophomore general education requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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Transfer Opportunities

Make the most of your education by starting at Sinclair Community College. Our quality programs and low tuition make it a great place to start even if you intend to further your education beyond an associate degree or certificate. You would be surprised at the money you could save by completing your first two years of study at Sinclair—just take a look at our low tuition and see the savings for yourself. You can also learn more by visiting Sinclair’s Transfer Web site »

Articulation & Transfer Agreements

Sinclair works directly with many four-year schools in Ohio and beyond to ensure the college credit you earn will transfer easily to those schools. By developing articulation agreements, formal agreements between colleges detailing the recognition of college credit between the schools, you will know you are meeting the requirements needed at the four-year school of your choice. Learn more about articulation and transfer »

Ohio Transfer Module

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs fulfill the requirements for the Ohio Transfer Module at other public colleges and universities. Students in applied associate degree programs may complete some individual transfer module courses within their degree program or continue beyond their program to complete the entire transfer module.

Upon completion of the Ohio Transfer Module, students will be able to enter most Ohio four-year colleges and universities as a junior with your general education requirements completed. Find out more about the Ohio Transfer Module »

Transferring Individual Classes

In addition to transferring with a degree, college credit for many courses, including some of the history program requirements, are accepted at other colleges and universities. Learn more about course equivalency »

General Agreements

While at Sinclair, if you plan to complete any associate degree program, there are agreements in place to help you easily transfer into a variety of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Your transfer opportunities
may include:

  • Antioch University McGregor
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio University
  • Purdue University
  • Strayer University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wright State University
  • and more…

View articulation agreements »

Please Note: Sinclair continues to work with other colleges and universities to provide more opportunities through new articulation and transfer agreements. Please consult with an academic advisor for the most up-to-date information.

Related Programs

Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in the history program, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: