Heritage Interpretation - Associate of Arts

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 63-64 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one from the following:3
Professional & Technical Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science3
Oral Communication
COMM 1130GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 1115G Introduction to Communication
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1220GCollege Algebra 1, 23
Area III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Environmental Science I4
American National Government3
Human Geography3-4
Physical Geology
Area V: Humanities
HIST 1150GWestern Civilization I (Major Requirement)3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 33
General Education Elective
LING 2110GIntroduction to the Study of Language and Linguistics3
Major Requirements
Department of History Requirements
HIST 1150G is required for this degree and will count towards both the General Education and Major Requirements
ANTH 1136Introduction to Historic Preservation3
or ANTH 2140G Indigenous Peoples of North America
ANTH 1115GIntroduction to Anthropology3
HIST 1110GUnited States History I (Major Requirement)3
HIST 1120GUnited States History II3
HIST 1160GWestern Civilization II3
HIST 2110Survey of New Mexico History3
HIST 2996Special Topics 43
HIST 2996Special Topics 43
Choose one from the following:3
Introduction to Sociology3
Issues in Death and Dying3
Contemporary Social Problems3
PHED 2996Special Topics (Camping and Survival for Archaeologists and Preservationists)1
PSYC 1110GIntroduction to Psychology3
or PSYC 2221 Applied Psychology
Total Credits63-64

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and/or course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
HIST 1150G Western Civilization I 3
ANTH 1115G Introduction to Anthropology 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
GEOG 1130G
Human Geography
or Physical Geography
3-4
 Credits13-14
Spring
HIST 1160G Western Civilization II 3
ANTH 1136
Introduction to Historic Preservation
or Indigenous Peoples of North America
3
Choose one from the following: 3
Professional & Technical Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
MATH 1220G College Algebra 1, 2 3
POLS 1120G American National Government 3
 Credits15
Summer
HIST 2996 Special Topics (Internship in Heritage Interpretation) 3 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
HIST 1110G United States History I 3
HIST 2110 Survey of New Mexico History 3
COMM 1130G
Public Speaking
or Introduction to Communication
3
ENVS 1110G Environmental Science I 4
PHED 2996 Special Topics (Camping and Survival for Archaeologists and Preservationists) 1
 Credits14
Spring
HIST 1120G United States History II 3
LING 2110G Introduction to the Study of Language and Linguistics 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Sociology  
Issues in Death and Dying  
Contemporary Social Problems  
PSYC 1110G
Introduction to Psychology
or Introduction to Psychology
3
Area IV: Creative and Fine Arts Course 4 3
 Credits15
Summer
HIST 2996 Special Topics (Internship in Heritage Interpretation) 3 3
 Credits3
 Total Credits63-64