Minor in History

Students majoring in all disciplines are welcome to minor in history.  A minor in history provides a perfect complement to many disciplines. It engages students in questions about causality and asks students to see the contingent conditions that have shaped our world. It offers students an opportunity to develop their critical analysis, reading, and writing skills. Students may minor in history by completing 3 units in lower division world history and 15 units in upper division history courses.

Requirements for a minor in History (18 units)

Students must choose one 3 unit course from the following:3
World History to c. 1500
World History to c. 1500
World History from c. 1500
Students must complete 15 units of upper division units chosen from five of the following seven areas:15
Ancient History
History of Ancient Greece
History of Rome
Ancient Egyptian Art
Culture and Society in Ancient Egypt
Ancient and Early Imperial China
Ancient Egyptian History, Origins to c. 1700 B.C.E.
Ancient Egyptian History, c. 1700 B.C.E. to 1000 B.C.E
Ancient Egypt, c. 1000 B.C.E. to 495 C.E.
History of Christianity I
African History
Ancient Egyptian Art
Culture and Society in Ancient Egypt
Africa 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
Gender and Development in Africa
Ancient Egyptian History, Origins to c. 1700 B.C.E.
Ancient Egyptian History, c. 1700 B.C.E. to 1000 B.C.E
Ancient Egypt, c. 1000 B.C.E. to 495 C.E.
Asian History
Ancient and Early Imperial China
Medieval China
Modern China I, 1644-1911
Modern China II, 1911-Present
Modern Chinese History in Fiction and Film
World War II in the Pacific
History of Modern East Asia
Mughal India and the Early Modern World
Modern India at the Crossroads of Empire
Gandhi: Life and Legacy
Media Cultures of the Indian Subcontinent
European History
Ancient and Medieval Europe to the Renaissance
European History from the Renaissance to the Present
History of Ancient Greece
History of Rome
Modern Ireland
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
Hitler's Europe
History of Christianity II
Tudor and Stuart England
Britain, 1688-1901
Europe Since 1945
Studies in European National History
Latin American History
History of Modern Mexico
Modern Central America
Foreign Relations of Latin America
Latin American History Through Film
Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
Middle East History
Classical Islamic Civilization
Modern Middle East
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Modern Iran
Topics in Modern Middle Eastern History
Nationalism and Conflict in the Middle East
U.S. Media and the Middle East
Iran-U.S. Relations
Politics of Oil
United States History
African-American History, 1620-1865
African-American History, 1865-Present
American Indian History
Women in U.S. History, 1607-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
Chicana/o History Through Film
LGBT History
The United States, 1960s
History of California
California Indian History
Chicana/o History
Early American Biography
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
Gender, Sex, and Conquest in the American West
Chicana/Mexicana Feminisms
Immigration and Ethnic American History
History of the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands
California Water History
Total Units18