Mission College History
History is the study of the past through the examination of biographical, social, political, economic, religious, and cultural information. In history, students learn about how the past and present are connected.
History classes at Mission College not only satisfy a transfer requirement but also teach students how to research and use primary source material, develop their critical reasoning, and deepen their understanding of the modern world.
- Can earn an associates in arts degree (AA-T.)
- Take courses that satisfy UC and Cal State transfer requirements.
- Expand your knowledge of historical events and the "why" behind modern societies.
Women In Leadership
Mission College annually hosts a women in leadership conference, this year's event is a 30 minute show features California Highway Patrol Commissioner Amanda Ray, the first female commissioner in its history; Women's Rights without Frontiers Founder Reggie Littlejohn, who is an expert in China's one child policy and Palo Alto University CFO June Klein, an advocate for mental health in Santa Clara County.
East Asian History
Women in Leadership
The Politics Behind History
Interested in the reasons behind the policy? Take a Political Science class.
- Business Consultant
- Foreign Service
- Government Service
- Museum Curator
- Researcher/Research Analyst
- State Park Historian
Some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the Associate Degree level may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program. Find out where your career could lead with our Transfer Center.