Minor Requirements

MINOR IN HISTORY

Requirements (32 units)

Requirements for a minor in history include 32 units, of which 24 units must be upper-division, to include 12 units as follows:

1. United States history

Four units chosen from:
May choose only one of the following two courses:

  • ANTH 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
  • HIST 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
  • HIST 340. African-American History, 1620-1865 (4)
  • HIST 341. African-American History, 1865-Present (4)
  • HIST 344. Women in U.S. History, 1620-1865 (4)
  • HIST 345. Women in U.S. History, 1865-Present (4)
  • HIST 346. Women in the Black Freedom Movement (4)
  • HIST 350. The American Colonies, 1607-1783 (4)
  • HIST 351. The Evolution of American Democracy, 1783- 1840 (4)
  • HIST 354. Civil War and Reconstruction (4)
  • HIST 356. The United States, 1877-1917 (4)
  • HIST 357. The United States, 1917-1945 (4)
  • HIST 358. United States in World War II (4)
  • HIST 359. The United States, 1945-1980 (4)
  • HIST 360. American History Through Film (4)
  • HIST 391. Chicano History (4)
  • HIST 395. Topics in History (4)
  • HIST 396. Topics in History (2)
  • HIST 422. 20th Century Americans (4)
  • HIST 540. Constitutional History of the United States (4)
  • HIST 556. Foreign Relations of the United States (4)
  • HIST 560. History of the American West (4)
  • HIST 565. Immigration and Ethnic American History (4)

2. European history

Four units chosen from:

  • HIST 305. Ancient and Medieval Europe (4)
  • HIST 306. Early Modern Europe, the Renaissance to 1815 (4)
  • HIST 307. Modern Europe, 1815 to the Present (4)
  • HIST 320. History of Ancient Greece (4)
  • HIST 321. History of Rome (4)
  • HIST 400. Early Medieval Europe (4)
  • HIST 401. Late Medieval Europe (4)
  • HIST 402. Renaissance and Reformation (4)
  • HIST 403. The Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment (4)
  • HIST 405. Nazi Germany and the Holocaust (4)
  • HIST 406. European Intellectual History (4)
  • HIST 409. Twentieth Century Europe (4)
  • HIST 480. History of Christianity I (4)
  • HIST 481. History of Christianity II (4)
  • HIST 500. Tudor and Stuart England (4)
  • HIST 501. Britain, 1688-1901 (4)
  • HIST 503. Europe Since 1945 (4)
  • HIST 520. Tsarist Russia (4)
  • HIST 521. The Soviet Union (4)
  • HIST 535. Studies in European National History (4)

3. Nonwestern history

Four units chosen from:

  • HIST 380. History of World Religions (4)
  • HIST 383. Classical Islamic Civilization (4)
  • HIST 384. Modern Middle East (4)
  • HIST 385. Africa to 1500 (4)
  • HIST 386. Africa 1500 to 1870 (4)
  • HIST 387. Africa 1870 to Present (4)
  • HIST 388. The Rise, Decline and Legacy of Apartheid Africa (4)
  • HIST 390. History of Modern Mexico (4)
  • HIST 426. Ancient and Early Imperial China (4)
  • HIST 428. Medieval China (4)
  • HIST 431. Modern China II, 1911-1949 (4)
  • HIST 432. Modern China III, 1949-present (4)
  • HIST 435. World War II in the Pacific (4)
  • HIST 440. Modern Japanese History (4)
  • HIST 450. History of Southern Africa (4)
  • HIST 451. The History of Health and Medicine in Africa (4)
  • HIST 465. Modern Central America (4)
  • HIST 466. Foreign Relations of Latin America (4)
  • HIST 467. Latin American History Through Film (4)
  • HIST 469. Colonial Latin America (4)
  • HIST 470. Modern Latin America (4)

4. Electives

  • Twenty units of history courses, of which 12 units must be upper-division.

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