History Degree at Orange Coast College

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History Degree

The history program at Orange Coast College prepares students for careers in politics, publishing, journalism, media and writing, as well as business and commerce, public sector administration, and charity and voluntary sectors. The program focuses on general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing, and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Program courses include: historiography, historical research methods, studies of specific periods, issues and culture, and historic preservation. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer history degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the History Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Orange Coast College offers an associate's degree program in history.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male12
Female8

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
Hispanic11
White6
Multiple Races1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the History program at Orange Coast College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Historians

Description

Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, historians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 1.7% from 2014 to 2024

History Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering History Programs in California

History programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

Coastline Community College

Fountain Valley, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • History (A)

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 84 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B,M,D)

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (A)

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (C,A)

Concordia University - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (A)

Chapman University

Orange, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)
  • American History (B)
  • European History (B)

Santiago Canyon College

Orange, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (A)

Cypress College

Cypress, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (A)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
55%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
32:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,943