Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
 History 2-Year Guided Pathway
El Camino College | 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance CA 90506 | (310) 532-3670

History 2-Year Guided Pathway

Fall (First Semester) - 14 Units History 101: United States History to 1877 (3) English 1A: English Composition (4) Math 150: Elementary Statistics with Probability (4) or Psychology 9A: Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences (4) or Sociology 109A: Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences (4) Human Development 110: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (3) or Human Development 115: Career Development Across the Lifespan (3) *Note: either of these courses will satisfy the CSU GE Area E Lifelong Learning and Self-Development. No additional courses recommended for the first semester.
Spring (Second Semester)  - 15 or 16 Units History 102: United States History Since 1877 (3) English 1C: Critical Thinking and Composition (3) Complete one course from IGETC Area 3A Arts (3) Complete one course from GETC Area 5A Physical Science (3 or 4) *Note: to satisfy area 5 in IGETC one Area 5A course or Area 5B course must include a laboratory. Elective - take any course listed on IGETC not already completed or any UC/CSU transferable course (3) *Recommended: any history course not already completed
Fall (Third Semester) - 15 or 16 Units History 140: History of Early Civilizations (3) History 152: History of Early Latin America through Independence (3) or History 154: History of Mexico (3) Elective - take any course listed on IGETC not already completed (3) *Recommended: any history course not already completed Communication Studies 100: Public Speaking (3) or Communication Studies 120: Argumentation and Debate (3) or Communication Studies 130: Interpersonal Communication (3) or Communication Studies 140: Small Group Communication (3) *Note: any of these courses will satisfy the CSE GE Area A1 Oral Communication Complete one course from IGETC Area 5A Physical Science  (3 or 4) *Note: to satisfy area 5 in IGETC one Area 5A course or Area 5B course must include a laboratory.
Spring (Fourth Semester) - 15 Units History 141: History of Modern Civilizations (3) Political Science 1: Government of the United States and California (3) *Note: this course combined with History 101 or 102 will satisfy the CSU Graduation Requirement on the CSU General Education pattern. Elective - take any course listed on IGETC not already completed or any UC/CSU transferable course (3) *Recommended: any history course not already completed Elective - take any course listed on IGETC not already completed or any UC/CSU transferable course (3) *Recommended: any history course not already completed Elective - take any course listed on IGETC not already completed or any UC/CSU transferable course (3) *Recommended: any history course not already completed
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Welcome! Students can make adjustments to this pathway by registering for courses during El Camino College’s winter and summer sessions. Please consult a counselor immediately if you pursue this option to ensure that the course selection for these sessions will not adversely impact you transfer objectives and timeline. Be sure to always work with a counselor to maximize your transfer success!