"The School of Athens." By Raphael, 1510-1511. Fresco in in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.
In order to graduate, history majors are required to complete: (a) core curriculum requirements; and (b) 42 units of history courses with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher in each course. History majors who complete these requirements receive a Bachelor of Science degree. Students who wish to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree must also complete the intermediate courses (or their equivalent) of a modern foreign language.
All history majors must complete the following courses:
HIST 300: Introduction to Historical Study
Must be taken during the junior year or equivalent
Of your four required global history courses (two lower division, two upper division), you must take at least one course from two of the five sub-regions (Africa, Middle East, Asia, Latin America, World History).
24 units total (8 classes)
At least two courses in pre-modern history
Pre-modern = history prior to 1500
At least one course in U.S. history
At least one course in European history
At least two courses in global history
“Global” = must be non-U.S. AND non-European history.
Of the four required global history courses (two lower division, two upper division), you must take at least one course from two of the five sub-regions (Africa, Middle East, Asia, Latin America, World History).
History Seminar (Capstone)
Should be taken during senior year.
One more upper division course of your choice
Department of History
Liberal Arts Building, Room 4210 F (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.