May 17, 2022  
2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A.

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(120 units)

Required for the Major 46-48  
Free Electives in any Discipline 21-23  
General Education & American Institutions 51  
TOTAL 120 units  

Lower Division Required Courses - 15 units

Upper Division Required Courses - 31-33 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

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)

Double-Counting for History Majors

Courses double counted from the requirements by both the History Program and GE/ American Institutions would increase the standard units (21-23) for electives.

According to the GE requirements, students must take 9 units from those interdisciplinary courses numbered 330-349 and 430-449. Six of the 9 units can be double counted and three of the 9 units must be outside the major and not cross-listed with the HIST prefix.

History majors are encouraged, but not required, to select from the following interdisciplinary courses offered by the History Program in satisfying the GE Interdisciplinary requirements:


* Courses Fulfilling GE Requirement.

† Courses Fulfilling American Institution Requirement.

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