Requirements

B.A. IN HISTORY - TRACK A (Teaching Track)

Requirements (103 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180

All students who are enrolled in the teacher track program should see a faculty advisor for assistance in choosing courses.

Core Requirements

(37 units, 17 of which also count toward meeting General Education requirements):
  1. Four units chosen from:
    • ANTH 140. World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization (4)
    • HIST 140. World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization (4)
  2. HIST 142. World Civilizations II, the Civilizations of the East and West (4)
  3. HIST 144. World Civilizations III, the Expansion of Europe (4)
  4. HIST 200. United States History to 1877 (4)
  5. HIST 201. United States History, 1877 to the Present (4)
  6. ECON 200. Principles of Microeconomics (4)
  7. ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
  8. GEOG 100. Introduction to Human Geography (4)
  9. GEOG 103. Physical Geography (5)

Upper-division History requirements (66 units)

  1. HIST 305. Ancient and Medieval Europe (4)
  2. HIST 306. Early Modern Europe, the Renaissance to 1815 (4)
  3. HIST 307. Modern Europe, 1815 to the Present (4)
  4. HIST 370. History of California (4)
  5. HIST 594. Research Seminar in History (4)
  6. Sixteen units of upper-division coursework in history.
    1. Four units chosen from:
      • HIST 383. Classical Islamic Civilization (4)
      • HIST 384. Modern Middle East (4)
    2. Four units chosen from:
      • HIST 428. Medieval China (4)
      • HIST 429. Modern China I, 1664-1911 (4)
      • HIST 431. Modern China II, 1911-1949 (4)
      • HIST 432. Modern China III, 1949-present (4)
      • HIST 433. Modern Chinese History in Fiction and Film (4)
      • HIST 435. World War II in the Pacific (4)
      • HIST 440. Modern Japanese History (4)
    3. Four units chosen from:
      • 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 451. The History of Health and Medicine in Africa (4)
    4. Four units chosen from:
      • HIST 390. History of Modern Mexico (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)
  7. Four units of upper-division coursework in history.
    • HIST 340. African-American History, 1620-1865 (4)
    • HIST 341. African-American History, 1865-Present (4)
    • HIST 342. American Indian History (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 371. California Indian History (4)
    • HIST 391. Chicano History (4)
    • HIST 541. U.S. Citizenship and Law (4)
    • HIST 565. Immigration and Ethnic American History (4)
  8. Twelve units of upper-division coursework in History:
    • 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 540. Constitutional History of the United States (4)
  9. HIST 550. Senior Assessment (2)
  10. Twelve units of electives must be chosen from any upper-division history courses numbered 300-597 (provided that none have been used to meet previously stated requirements for the major.)

B.A. IN HISTORY - TRACK B

Requirements (70 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180
  1. Four units chosen from:
    • ANTH 140. World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization (4)
    • HIST 140. World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization (4)
  2. HIST 142. World Civilizations II, the Civilizations of the East and West (4)
  3. HIST 144. World Civilizations III, the Expansion of Europe (4)
  4. HIST 200. United States History to 1877 (4)
  5. HIST 201. United States History, 1877 to the Present (4)
  6. HIST 494. Proseminar in History (4)
  7. HIST 550. Senior Assessment (2)
  8. HIST 594. Research Seminar in History (4)
  9. Forty units of other upper-division course work in history selected in consultation with an advisor, 24 of which must be chosen from one of the listed geographical areas as a field of concentration; and the minimum number of units from each area outside the chosen field of concentration as shown below:
    • A minimum of four units chosen from:
      African History
      • ANTH 302. African Archaeology (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 389. Images of Africa (4)
      • HIST 450. History of Southern Africa (4)
      • HIST 451. The History of Health and Medicine in Africa (4)
    • A minimum of four units chosen from:
      Asian History/Middle East
      • HIST 383. Classical Islamic Civilization (4)
      • HIST 384. Modern Middle East (4)
      • HIST 426. Ancient and Early Imperial China (4)
      • HIST 428. Medieval China (4)
      • HIST 429. Modern China I, 1664-1911 (4)
      • HIST 431. Modern China II, 1911-1949 (4)
      • HIST 432. Modern China III, 1949-present (4)
      • HIST 433. Modern Chinese History in Fiction and Film (4)
      • HIST 435. World War II in the Pacific (4)
      • HIST 440. Modern Japanese History (4)
      • HIST 485. Arab-Israeli Conflict (4)
      • HIST 486. Modern Iran (4)
      • HIST 487. Topics in Modern Middle Eastern History (4)
      • HIST 491. Nationalism and Conflict in the Middle East (4)
    • A minimum of four units chosen from:
      European History
      • 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 410. Hitler's 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)
    • A minimum of four units chosen from:
      Latin American History
      • HIST 390. History of Modern Mexico (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)
    • A minimum of four units chosen from:
      United States History
      • HIST 340. African-American History, 1620-1865 (4)
      • HIST 341. African-American History, 1865-Present (4)
      • HIST 342. American Indian History (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 368. The United States, 1960s (4)
      • HIST 371. California Indian History (4)
      • HIST 391. Chicano History (4)
      • HIST 422. 20th Century Americans (4)
      • HIST 540. Constitutional History of the United States (4)
      • HIST 541. U.S. Citizenship and Law (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)

Up to 12 units from supporting disciplines outside the History Department may be included with approval of the advisor or department chair. Students working to develop other 24-unit concentrations may do so with the approval of the advisor and department chair.

B.A. IN HISTORY - TRACK C (Public and Oral History Option)

Requirements (82 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180
  1. Four units chosen from:
    • ANTH 140. World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization (4)
    • HIST 140. World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization (4)
  2. HIST 142. World Civilizations II, the Civilizations of the East and West (4)
  3. HIST 144. World Civilizations III, the Expansion of Europe (4)
  4. HIST 200. United States to 1877 (4)
  5. HIST 201. United States, 1877 to the Present (4)
  6. HIST 323. Introduction to Public History (4)
  7. HIST 324. Introduction to Oral History (4)
  8. HIST 550. Senior Assessment (2)
  9. HIST 594. Research Seminar in History (4)
  10. Twelve units of professional preparation electives selected from:
    • HIST 316. Archival Practices (4)
    • HIST 318. Museum and Archival Management (4)
    • HIST 326. Historic Preservation (4)
    • HIST 329. Topics in Public History (4)
    • HIST 330. Topics in Oral History (4)
    • HIST 376. Exhibit Design (4)
    • HIST 377. Historical Documentaries (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
      • ANTH 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
      • HIST 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
      • ANTH 375. Museum Methods (4)
      • HIST 375. Museum Methods (4)
  11. Four units chose from:
    • HIST 575. Internship in History (4) with advisory approval, may be repeated once for additional elective units
    • One four-unit upper-division HIST course (330-599) with advisory approval
  12. Four units chosen from:
    African History
    • ANTH 302. African Archaeology (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 389. Images of Africa (4)
    • HIST 450. History of Southern Africa (4)
    • HIST 451. The History of Health and Medicine in Africa (4)
  13. Four units chosen from:
    Asian History/Middle East History
    • HIST 383. Classical Islamic Civilization (4)
    • HIST 384. Modern Middle East (4)
    • HIST 426. Ancient and Early Imperial China (4)
    • HIST 428. Medieval China (4)
    • HIST 429. Modern China I, 1664-1911 (4)
    • HIST 431. Modern China II, 1911-1949 (4)
    • HIST 432. Modern China III, 1949-present (4)
    • HIST 433. Modern Chinese History in Fiction and Film (4)
    • HIST 435. World War II in the Pacific (4)
    • HIST 440. Modern Japanese History (4)
    • HIST 485. Arab-Israeli Conflict (4)
    • HIST 486. Modern Iran (4)
    • HIST 487. Topics in Modern Middle Eastern History (4)
    • HIST 491. Nationalism and Conflict in the Middle East (4)
  14. Four units chosen from;
    European History
    • 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 410. Hitler's 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)
  15. Four units chosen from:
    Latin American History
    • HIST 390. History of Modern Mexico (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)
  16. Four units chosen from:
    United States History
    • HIST 340. African-American History, 1620-1865 (4)
    • HIST 341. African-American History, 1865-Present (4)
    • HIST 342. American Indian History (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 368. The United States, 1960s (4)
    • HIST 371. California Indian History (4)
    • HIST 391. Chicano History (4)
    • HIST 422. 20th Century Americans (4)
    • HIST 540. Constitutional History of the United States (4)
    • HIST 541. U.S. Citizenship and Law (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)
  17. Twelve units of upper-division history course work (300-599). Eight units from outside of history may be chosen with advisory approval.

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