Bachelor of Arts in History

A grade of C or higher is required for all courses to be counted toward the major.

Major requirements (45 units)

1. Lower Divsion Requirements (15 units)

  • History 1,
  • History 2, and
  • History 4
  • Select two from: History 3, 6, 7, 8, 9 (6 units)
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2. Upper Division Requirements (30 units)

  • History 100 (3 units)

  • Select nine courses from the fields listed below: (27 units)

    United States History: HIST 101, 102T, 137, 153, 158, 159, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 177, 178, 179T, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 190.

    European History: 
    (A) HIST 103, 111, 112, 116, 119T, 120, 121, 122, 124T, 125, 126, 130, 131, 150, 190.

    (B) HIST 104, 129T, 132, 133, 135, 136, 138, 140, 141, 142, 143, 145, 149T, 151, 152, 190.

    World Regions: HIST 105, 106, 107, 108A, 108B, 109T, 110, 114, 115, 157, 160, 162, 165, 166, 169T, 190, 191, 192, 199T.

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General Education requirements (51 units) ________

Electives and remaining degree requirements* (24 units)  ________
(see Degree Requirements); may be used toward a double major or minor

Total: 120 units



Advising Notes

  1. 1. HIST 4 is required before enrollment in HIST 100 for all students catalog year 2004-05 to present.
  2. 2. It is strongly recommended that history majors take both HIST 11 and 12.
  3. 3. No General Education Integration or Multicultural/International course offered by the Department of History may be used to satisfy the General Education requirements for history majors.
  4. 4. History majors are not permitted to take history courses by CR/NC grading.
  5. 5. General Education and elective units may be used toward a double major or minor (see double major or departmental minor). Consult the appropriate department chair, program coordinator, or faculty adviser for further information.
  6. 6. Students who are planning to do graduate work in history are advised to take a foreign language as an undergraduate in consultation with the History Department.
  7. 7. HIST 100 should be scheduled in consultation with the undergraduate adviser.
  8. 8. All majors must take a total of 27 units from the three fields listed below, taking into account the following requirements:
    --- Students must take a minimum of two courses (6 units) in each field, with at least one from A and one from B in the European History Field.
    --- Up to 3 units of HIST 190 may be applied toward the major.
    --- HIST 190 may not be taken in lieu of a course offered by the department. Students should have taken courses in the appropriate field prior to taking HIST 190.