Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area – History

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in History you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Career Opportunities

  • Historians as Educators in schools, historic sites, and museums.

  • Historians as Researchers in museums, historical organization, history preservation, and think tanks.

  • Historians as Communicators as documentary editors, information managers, archivists, record and information managers.

  • Historians as Advocates in the legal profession, legislative staff work, and foundations.

  • Historians in Business as corporate historians, and as historians in nonprofit associations.

Check out the American Historical Association for more information on history careers.

Career Coach

Explore local data on wages, employment, job postings, and more!

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
Email me

Faculty Mentor

Patrick Ashwood
Black Hawk Hall 108
319-296-2329 ext.1113
Email me

Student Success Specialist

Tiffany Dodd
Black Hawk Hall 261
319-296-2329 ext.1060
Email me

Academic Advisor

Hannah Willems
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
Email me


Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258B
Email me