May 26, 2018  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A. - 120 units

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Summary of Units:

Lower Division Major Requirements 12
Upper Division Major Requirements 34-36
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   72-74
Total Units 120

Select two courses from the following list:

Upper Division Required Courses - 34-36 units

Methodology - 3 units


Students should select at least three courses from each of the following areas: History of North America and World History. One of these areas must have four courses.

History of North America - 9-12 units

World History - 9-12 units

Students should select at least three courses from the following list:

Thematic History - 6 units

Historiography - 3 units

Capstone or Internship or Service Learning 1-3 units

Special Topics

(Can be used to fulfill major requirement–see Major advisor)


(Do not fulfill major requirement; count toward “free electives in any discipline”)


Courses Fulfilling American Institution Requirement.

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements - 72-74 units

To graduate, students must complete 120 units minimum (40 units must be upper division) including all General Education  (GE) and Graduation Requirements  .  The following areas must be included:

  • Additional Lower Division A-E (GE) Requirements not met within the major
  • Nine units of Upper Division Upper Division Interdisciplinary GE (UDIGE), courses are numbered 330-349 and 430-449. Six units may be within the major, 3 units must be outside the major (C or better grade)
  • Multicultural Requirement (C or better grade)
  • Language Requirement (C or better grade)
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation


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