Social Science Subject Matter Competency

California State University, Fresno 63 units total

Part I. Required Core

ALL of the following courses are required. (10 classes = 30 units)

  • HIST 4 Intro to Historical Skills
  • HIST 21 World History II
  • HIST 187 California History
  • GEOG 4 World Geography
  • HIST 11 American to 1877
  • PLSI 1 Modern Politics
  • HIST 12 American from 1877
  • PLSI 2 Am Gov and Institutions
  • HIST 20 World History I
  • ECON 165 The Modern Am Economy

Part II. Depth

Choose ONE course from of EACH of the following groups (A-I). (9 classes = 27 units)

Group A

  • HIST 151 England & Empire
  • HIST 171 Early America
  • HIST 172 U.S., 1789-1865

Group B

  • HIST 173 U.S., 1865-1914
  • HIST 174 U.S., 1914-1945
  • HIST 175 U.S., 1945-Present

Group C

  • HIST 159 Reconstruction
  • HIST 166 U.S.-Latin Am. Diplo.
  • HIST 176 Civil Rights Movement
  • HIST 178 History of African Am
  • HIST 183 The Hispanic Southwest

Group D

  • HIST 111 Ancient Greece
  • HIST 112 Ancient Rome
  • HIST 122 Medieval Culture
  • HIST 125 Renaissance

Group E

  • HIST 132 Revolutionary Europe
  • HIST 133 Europe, 20 th Century
  • HIST 143 Russia & Eurasia, 20 th Century

Group F

  • HIST 114 Ancient Egypt
  • HIST 162 South America
  • HIST 157 Modern Africa
  • HIST 160 Great Am. Civ.
  • HIST 192 Mod. Far East 1949-present

Group G

  • GEOG 127 Human Imp on Nature
  • GEOG 168 Geology of California
  • GEOG 161 Historical Geog of U.S.
  • GEOG 130 Geog of World Econ
  • GEOG 172 Cultural Geology of Ancient America

Group H

  • PLSI 103 California Politics
  • PLSI 140 Appr to Comp Politics
  • PLSI 151 Pol Participation & Pol Parties
  • PLSI 171 Const Law, Civil Lib, & Civil Rights
  • PLSI 153 Presidential Politics
  • PLSI 154 Congressional Politics

Group I

  • ECON 101 History of Econ Thought
  • ECON 110 Economic Hist of U.S.

Part III. Breadth

Choose ONE from TWO different disciplines (J-N). (2 classes = 6 units)

J.

  • AAIS 135 African American Community

K.

  • ANTH 115 World Culture
  • ANTH 136 Anthropology of Education

L.

  • CLS 100 Chicano Literature
  • CLS 141 The Chicano and the Ed System
  • CLS 152 The Chicano Family

M.

  • SOC122 Social Movements
  • SOC 157 Social Change
  • SOC 169 Sociology of Religion
  • SOC 165 The Family

N.

  • WS 103 History of Feminism
  • WS 148 Women and Religion

Social Science Subject Matter Competency New Plan

Effective 8/1/05 CSU Fresno 63 units total

For History Majors

Part I. Required Core

ALL of the following courses are required. (10 classes = 30 units)

  • HIST 4 Intro to Historical Skills (LD major req.)
  • PLSI 1 Modern Politics (elective)
  • HIST 187 California History (UD major req.)
  • HIST 20 World History I (LD major req.)
  • HIST 11 American to 1877 (GE Area D1)
  • PLSI 2 Am Gov and Institutions (GE Area D2)
  • GEOG 4 World Geography (GE Area D3)
  • HIST 21 World History II (LD major req.)
  • HIST 12 American from 1877 (elective)
  • ECON 165 The Modern Am Economy (elective)

Part II. Depth

Choose ONE course from of EACH of the following groups (A-I). (9 classes = 27 units)

A.

  • HIST 151 England & Empire (UD major req.)
  • HIST 171 Early America
  • HIST 172 U.S., 1789-1865

B.

  • HIST 173 U.S. , 1865-1914 (UD major req.)
  • HIST 174 U.S. , 1914-1945
  • HIST 175 U.S., 1945-Present

C.

  • HIST 159 Reconstruction (UD major req.)
  • HIST 166 U.S.-Latin Am. Diplomacy
  • HIST 176 Civil Rights Movement
  • HIST 178 History of African Am
  • HIST 183 The Hispanic Southwest

D.

  • HIST 111 Ancient Greece (UD major req.)
  • HIST 112 Ancient Rome
  • HIST 122 Medieval Culture
  • HIST 125 Renaissance

E.

  • HIST 132 Revolutionary Europe (UD major req.)
  • HIST 133 Europe, 20th Century
  • HIST 143 Russia & Eurasia, 20th Century

F.

  • HIST 114 Ancient Egypt (UD major req.)
  • HIST 157 Modern Africa
  • HIST 160 Great Am. Civ.
  • HIST 162 South America
  • HIST 192 Mod Far East, 1949-present

G.

  • GEOG 127 Human Imp on Nature (elective)
  • GEOG 130 Geog of World Econ
  • GEOG 161 Historical Geog of U.S.
  • GEOG 168 Geog of California
  • GEOG 172 Cultural Geog of Ancient Am

H.

  • PLSI 103 California Politics (elective)
  • PLSI 140 Appr to Comp Politics
  • PLSI 151 Pol Participation & Pol Parties
  • PLSI 153 Presidential Politics
  • PLSI 154 Congressional Politics
  • PLSI 171 Const Law, Civil Lib, & Civil Rights

I.

  • ECON 101 History of Econ Thought (elective)
  • ECON 110 Economic Hist of U.S.

Part III. Breadth

Choose ONE from TWO different disciplines (J-N). (2 classes = 6 units) (2 electives)

J.

  • AAIS 135 African American Community
  • AAIS 144 Race Relations
  • AAIS 164 African Cultural Perspectives

K.

  • ANTH 115 World Culture
  • ANTH 136 Anthropology of Education

L.

  • CLS 100 Chicano Literature
  • CLS 141 The Chicano and the Ed System
  • CLS 152 The Chicano Family

M.

  • WS 103 History of Feminism
  • WS 148 Women and Religion

N.

  • SOC122 Social Movements
  • SOC 157 Social Change
  • SOC 165 The Family
  • SOC 169 Sociology of Religion

Lower division major req. 9
Upper division major req. (of 27 units) 21
Elective units (of 24 units) 24
GE units 9
Total 63 units