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History Curriculum

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Course Requirements


Bachelor of Arts in History

History General Education Requirements (13 units)

  • HUM 111 Western Culture I (3 units)
  • HUM 212 Western Culture II (3 units)
  • HUM 313 Western Culture III (3 units)
  • HIST 204 History of the American Peoples (4 units)

Core Courses (9 units)

  • HIST 200 Introduction to Research (3 units)
  • HIST 481 Senior Seminar 1 (3 units)
  • HIST 482 Senior Seminar 2 (3 units)

Upper-Division Electives (28 units)

  • 1 US History (4 units)
  • 1 European History (2 units)
  • 2 Global or Non-Western History (8 units)
  • 3 Upper-division History electives (12 units)*

*With the approval of the Program Director, one elective can be from another field, such as Philosophy, Art History, or Economic History.

Minor in History

History General Education Requirements (13 units)

  • HUM 111 Western Culture I (3 units)
  • HUM 212 Western Culture II (3 units)
  • HUM 313 Western Culture III (3 units)
  • HIST 204 History of the American Peoples (4 units)

Five upper-division History electives (20 units)