Bachelor of Arts in History

B.A. in History - Track A (Teaching Track) (Program Code: HITT)

Requirements (101 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.

Requirements for the B.A. in History - Track A (Teaching Track)

Core Requirements (37) *
ANTH 140World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization4
or HIST 140 World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization
HIST 142World Civilizations II, the Civilizations of the East and West4
HIST 144World Civilizations III, the Expansion of Europe4
HIST 200United States History to 18774
HIST 201United States History, 1877 to the Present4
ECON 200Principles of Microeconmics4
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4
GEOG 100Introduction to Human Geography4
GEOG 103Physical Geography5
Upper-division History requirements (64)
HIST 305Ancient and Medieval Europe4
HIST 306Early Modern Europe, the Renaissance to 18154
HIST 307Modern Europe, 1815 to the Present4
HIST 370History of California4
HIST 383Classical Islamic Civilization4
or HIST 384 Modern Middle East
HIST 594Research Seminar in History4
Four units chosen from:4
Medieval China
Modern China I, 1644-1911
Modern China II, 1911-1949
Modern China III, 1949-Present
Modern Chinese History in Fiction and Film
World War II in the Pacific
Modern Japanese History
Four units chosen from:4
Africa to 1500
Africa 1500 to 1870
Africa 1870 to Present
The Rise, Decline and Legacy of Apartheid South Africa
The History of Health and Medicine in Africa
Four units chosen from:4
History of Modern Mexico
Modern Central America
Foreign Relations of Latin America
Latin American History Through Film
Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
Four units of upper-division coursework in history.4
African-American History, 1620-1865
African-American History, 1865-Present
American Indian History
Women in U.S. History, 1620-1865
Women in U.S. History, 1865-Present
Women in the Black Freedom Movement
California Indian History
Chicano History
U.S. Citizenship and the Law
Immigration and Ethnic American History
Twelve units of upper-division coursework in History:12
The American Colonies, 1607-1783
The Evolution of American Democracy, 1783-1840
Civil War and Reconstruction
The United States, 1877-1917
The United States, 1917-1945
United States in World War II
United States History, Cold War Era
Constitutional History of the United States
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.)12
Total Units101
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17 units also count toward meeting General Education requirements: 

B.A. in History - Track B (Program Code: HSTG)

Requirements (68 units)

Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in History - Track B

ANTH 140World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization4
or HIST 140 World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization
HIST 142World Civilizations II, the Civilizations of the East and West4
HIST 144World Civilizations III, the Expansion of Europe4
HIST 200United States History to 18774
HIST 201United States History, 1877 to the Present4
HIST 494Proseminar in History4
HIST 594Research Seminar in History4
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:40
Total Units68

African History

A minimum of four units chosen from:
African Archaeology
Africa to 1500
Africa 1500 to 1870
Africa 1870 to Present
The Rise, Decline and Legacy of Apartheid South Africa
Images of Africa
History of Southern Africa
The History of Health and Medicine in Africa

Asian History/Middle East

A minimum of four units chosen from:
Classical Islamic Civilization
Modern Middle East
Ancient and Early Imperial China
Medieval China
Modern China I, 1644-1911
Modern China II, 1911-1949
Modern China III, 1949-Present
Modern Chinese History in Fiction and Film
World War II in the Pacific
Modern Japanese History
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Modern Iran
Topics in Modern Middle Eastern History
Nationalism and Conflict in the Middle East

European History

A minimum of four units chosen from:
Ancient and Medieval Europe
Early Modern Europe, the Renaissance to 1815
Modern Europe, 1815 to the Present
History of Ancient Greece
History of Rome
Early Medieval Europe
High Medieval Europe
Renaissance and Reformation
The Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment
Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
European Intellectual History
Twentieth Century Europe
Hitlers Europe
History of Christianity I
History of Christianity II
Tudor and Stuart England
Britain, 1688-1901
Europe Since 1945
Studies in European National History

Latin American History

A minimum of four units chosen from:
History of Modern Mexico
Modern Central America
Foreign Relations of Latin America
Latin American History Through Film
Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America

United States History

A minimum of four units chosen from:
African-American History, 1620-1865
African-American History, 1865-Present
American Indian History
Women in U.S. History, 1620-1865
Women in U.S. History, 1865-Present
Women in the Black Freedom Movement
The American Colonies, 1607-1783
The Evolution of American Democracy, 1783-1840
Civil War and Reconstruction
The United States, 1877-1917
The United States, 1917-1945
United States in World War II
United States History, Cold War Era
American History Through Film
The United States, 1960s
California Indian History
Chicano History
20th Century Americans
Constitutional History of the United States
U.S. Citizenship and the Law
Foreign Relations of the United States
History of the American West
Immigration and Ethnic American History

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) (Program Code: HSPO)

Requirements (80 units)

Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in History - Track C (Public and Oral History Option)

ANTH 140World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization4
or HIST 140 World Civilizations I, the Rise of Civilization
HIST 142World Civilizations II, the Civilizations of the East and West4
HIST 144World Civilizations III, the Expansion of Europe4
HIST 200United States History to 18774
HIST 201United States History, 1877 to the Present4
HIST 323Introduction to Public History4
HIST 324Introduction to Oral History4
HIST 594Research Seminar in History4
Twelve units of professional preparation electives selected from:12
Historical Archaeology
Historical Archaeology
Archival Practices
Archival Practices
Introduction to Cultural Resource Management
Introduction to Cultural Resource Management
Historic Preservation
Topics in Public History
Topics in Oral History
Museum Management
Museum Management
Exhibition Development and Design
Historical Documentaries
Four units chosen from:4
Internship in History (with advisory approval, may be repeated once for additional elective units)
One four-unit upper-division HIST course (330-599) with advisory approval
Four units chosen from African History:4
African Archaeology
Africa to 1500
Africa 1500 to 1870
Africa 1870 to Present
The Rise, Decline and Legacy of Apartheid South Africa
Images of Africa
History of Southern Africa
The History of Health and Medicine in Africa
Four units chosen from Asian History/Middle East History:4
Classical Islamic Civilization
Modern Middle East
Ancient and Early Imperial China
Medieval China
Modern China I, 1644-1911
Modern China II, 1911-1949
Modern China III, 1949-Present
Modern Chinese History in Fiction and Film
World War II in the Pacific
Modern Japanese History
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Modern Iran
Topics in Modern Middle Eastern History
Nationalism and Conflict in the Middle East
Four units chosen from European History:4
Ancient and Medieval Europe
Early Modern Europe, the Renaissance to 1815
Modern Europe, 1815 to the Present
History of Ancient Greece
History of Rome
Early Medieval Europe
High Medieval Europe
Renaissance and Reformation
The Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment
Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
European Intellectual History
Twentieth Century Europe
Hitlers Europe
History of Christianity I
History of Christianity II
Tudor and Stuart England
Britain, 1688-1901
Europe Since 1945
Studies in European National History
Four units chosen from Latin American History:4
History of Modern Mexico
Modern Central America
Foreign Relations of Latin America
Latin American History Through Film
Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
Four units chosen from United States History:4
African-American History, 1620-1865
African-American History, 1865-Present
American Indian History
Women in U.S. History, 1620-1865
Women in U.S. History, 1865-Present
Women in the Black Freedom Movement
The American Colonies, 1607-1783
The Evolution of American Democracy, 1783-1840
Civil War and Reconstruction
The United States, 1877-1917
The United States, 1917-1945
United States in World War II
United States History, Cold War Era
American History Through Film
The United States, 1960s
California Indian History
Chicano History
20th Century Americans
Constitutional History of the United States
U.S. Citizenship and the Law
Foreign Relations of the United States
History of the American West
Immigration and Ethnic American History
Twelve units of upper-division history course work (300-599). Eight units from outside of history may be chosen with advisory approval.12
Total Units80