BCC: History Transfer Advising Guide

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Social Sciences Program, History Option (A.A.) from Brookdale  Community College to History (B.A.) at Rider University

History, A.A.
History, B.A.  (120 Credits)
HIST    105    World Civilization I  (CG, HU) 3 HIS     150   World History to 1500 3
ENGL  121    English Composition; The Writing Process 3 CMP   120   Expository Writing 3
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
HIST    225    History of Modern Asia
3 HIS     286   Modern East Asia 3
Mathematics Credits 1   Suggest:
MATH 136    Mathematics for the Liberal Arts (M)
3/4 MTH   102   Finite Mathematics 3
Math/Science/Tech. Competency Credits 1 (IT) Suggest:
COMP 129   Ethical Dim., Tech. & Info Lit.
3 CIS     185    Information Systems Essentials 3
  15/16   15
HIST    106    World Civilization II (CG, HU) 3 HIS     151    World History Since 1500 3
ENGL  122    English Comp.: Writing & Research Credits 3 CMP   125    Research Writing 3
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
HIST    217    Modern Latin American History
3 HIS     283    Modern Latin America 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
Foreign. Lang.: 6 CR., Level 1 & 2 of same language
3/4 Foreign Language Core Ʊ 4
Mathematics or Science Credits 1 3 Mathematics or Science Credits Ʊ 3
  15/16   16
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
HIST   135    American Civilization I
3 HIS   180   U.S. History I (Prev. HIS 208) 3
Communication Credits   Suggest:
SPCH  115    Public Speaking (C, IL)
3 COM   104   Speech Communication 3
Science (with lab) Credits 1   Suggest:
BIOL   105    Life Sciences
4 Science (w lab) Credits 
BIO   110   Life Science: Inquiry Approach
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
Foreign. Lang.: 6 CR., Level 1 & 2 of same language
4 Foreign Language Core Ʊ 4
Social Science Credits   Suggest:
PSYC   105    Introduction to Psychology (SS)  OR
PSYC   106    Introduction to Psychology II
3 PSY   100  Introduction to Psychology 3
  17   17
Career Studies Credits – Suggest:
HIST    136    American Civilization II
3 HIS   181   U. S. History II (Prev. HIS 209) 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
ENGL  155    The Short Story
3 ENG   290   The Short Story 3
Cultural & Global Awareness Credits   Suggest:
ANTH  105     Cultural Anthropology
3 SOC   110   Cultural Anthropology 3
Social Science Credits   Suggest:
SOCI    101    Principles of Sociology
3 SOC   101   Sociological Imagination 3
Elective Credits 0/3 Elective Credits Ʊ 0
  12/15   12
TOTAL 60/64 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option:
PHL-115, Ethics

PHL-115, Ethics
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Brookdale; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.  See Brookdale & Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information listed below.

Brookdale Sequence Notes:
(1) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics, Sciences or Technological Competency knowledge areas.
(2) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education requirement for another knowledge area.
The Transfer Advising Guide is a recommended plan of study.  Additional courses are transferrable as outlined on NJ Transfer for this major with the approval of a Rider University Advisor.

Rider University Footnotes:
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to fulfill this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer the Brookdale student must have a “C” or higher in all courses
Brookdale students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly.

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes* (if course can be taken at Bucks, indicate course number)

Brookdale students are subject to a transfer limit of 60 credits.

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Ann Tickner Jankowski
Director, Transfer Resources/Articulation​

Brookdale Community College
[email protected]


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Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019