History Liberal Arts Transfer Major

Students studying History will acquire an essential Liberal Arts background preparing them for careers calling for skills in research, analysis, information management, writing, and speaking.

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in History you should consider the History Liberal Arts Transfer Major.

Career Opportunities

  • College educator
  • Corporate/organization historian
  • Archivist
  • Public historian

Find employment in the following sectors:

  • Government
  • Business
  • Museums
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Education
  • Legal profession

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

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for transfer to your future major.

Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Credits: 59

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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History Transfer Courses
ENG-106 Composition II O E 3 $630.00
HIS-117 Western Civilization I: Ancient and Medieval -AND- O E 3 $630.00
HIS-118 Western Civilization II: Early Modern -OR- O 3 $630.00
HIS-119 Western Civilization III: The Modern Period O E 3 $630.00
HIS-151 U.S. History to 1877 O E 3 $630.00
HIS-152 U.S. History Since 1877 O E 3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 15

Remaining Liberal Arts Coursework
I. Natural Science and Mathematics 10
II. Humanities
B. Humanities
III. Social Sciences
A. People and Their Relationships
C. Topics in Social Sciences
IV. Communications
A. Written Communications
V. Social Diversity 3
VII. Elective Courses 16
Total Credits 44

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2022–2023 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Admissions Requirements

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Danielle Jennings
Black Hawk Hall 201
319-296-2329 ext.1079
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Schedule an appointment with Danielle Jennings

Faculty Mentor

Bruce Costa
Grundy Hall 248
319-296-2329 ext.1281
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Administrative Assistant

Kate Childers
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Liberal and Applied Arts and Human Services

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
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