History Major Requirements:

Lower-division requirements (12 units)

-One world history course
-HIST 99W (with at least a grade of "C")
-One elective History course

Upper-division requirements (40 units).
  • Twenty-eight (28) units of upper-division history courses, with at least three courses in one area of concentration from the following fields:

- Ancient and Medieval
- Europe
-United States
-Latin America
-Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

  • Twelve (12) units of HIST 197, History Faculty Seminar, with at least one course in the student's area of concentration

Students must take at least one course in three fields outside the area of concentration.

Lower-division courses taken elsewhere may be counted toward the lower-division requirement, and advance placement units earned in high school may count toward its fulfillment as well.

Please consult with the academic advisor for further details. Appointments can be made through the Academic Advising page.