The following courses are required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in History.

 

 

Lower Division

History 1, 2, or 4, 5; 10; 17, 18 (History 1, 2 is the World History sequence; History 4, 5 is the Western Civilization sequence. Students may combine History 1 and 5 or History 2 and 4, but may not combine History 1 and 4 or History 2 and 5).

Upper Division

Students majoring in history must complete eight upper-division history courses, including:

  • One course in specific problems of research and writing (History 106) and one course in either historical interpretation (History 104) or historical theory (History 105)
  • Two upper-division courses in two of the following areas of concentration and one in a third area of concentration (at least one area of concentration must be in Asian, African, or Latin American history)
    • United States: History 130 (when applicable), 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142
    • Latin America: History 150 (when applicable), 151, 152, 153, 154, 155
    • Medieval Europe: History 110 (when applicable), 111, 112, 113
    • Modern Europe: 110 (when applicable), 113, 114,115, 116, 117, 118, 119
    • Africa: History 170 (when applicable), 171, 172
    • Asia: History 160 (when applicable), 161, 162
  • An upper division elective, chosen from any of the History department’s courses.

Students intending to work toward advanced degrees should consult their advisor about foreign language preparation.

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