Jul 14, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A.

Location(s): Main Campus

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History Major Core Requirements (30 units). Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in History select one of two options:

I. General Option (18 units)

The General Option in History is designed to provide an understanding of societal development in all aspects of human experience and of the relevance of the past to the present. The program permits the pursuit of a wide range of interests within the purview of historical scholarship. Students should confer in advance with a history adviser to select the courses and program appropriate to their goals.

II. Teacher Preparation Option (36 units) 

The Teacher Preparation Option is designed for students seeking a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Social Science. Students who graduate with this option in the History major will fulfill all subject matter requirements for the Social Science Credential. Early consultation with a department advisor is strongly recommended.


Admission Criteria Learning Outcomes Roadmap (2022)   

Requirements for the Major (48 or 66 units)

Core Courses Requirements (30 units)

III. Area Distribution Requirement for the Major (9 units)

Select one course from each of the following Groups A, B and C.

Option Requirements (18 or 36 units)

Select one option:

I. General Option (18 units)

Upper Division Skills Course (3 units)

II. Teacher Preparation Option (36 units)

The option is comprised of 24 lower-division units, 42 upper-division units. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all courses that satisfy the major requirements.

Social Science Requirements (30 units)

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