Program Requirements

Only substitutions approved by a History Department advisor or the department chair may be made for courses in the History Department ’s General History Option. No lower division course may be substituted for any upper division course. This prohibition is absolute.


New Program (August, 2013-Present): 42 total Units

Required Core: 15 units

  • HIST 101
  • HIST 102
  • HIST 103
  • HIST 290
  • HIST 490

Area Courses: 27 units

Old Program (July 1, 2009 - July,2013): 42 total units

Required Core: 15 units

  • HIST 101
  • HIST 102
  • HIST 103
  • HIST 290
  • HIST 490

Area Courses: 27 units

Old Program (July 1, 2005 - July, 2009): 42 total units

Required Core: 21 units

  • HIST 101
  • HIST 102
  • HIST 103
  • HIST 110 (any course from the European History list below may be substituted)
  • HIST 290
  • HIST 295 (any 200 level HIST course may be substituted)
  • HIST 490

Area Courses: 21 units

Old Program (pre July 2005): 39 total units

Required Core: 15 units

  • HIST 101
  • HIST 102 or 110
  • HIST 103
  • HIST 307
  • HIST 490

Area Courses: 24 units