Preparation for the major under the new requirements includes completion of twelve units of lower-division history study which must include sequences in two world areas.
Completion of twelve units of lower-division general education courses is required, including completion of GEW 101 or an equivalent.
Students must have competence in a foreign language equivalent to completion of three semesters of study at the university or college level.
Students must complete thirty-three upper-division history units including HIST 301 and a 400-level history seminar (or 500-level graduate course with the instructor's permission).
At least one upper-division course must deal mainly with history before 1800.
Upper-division courses in the major must deal with at least three different world areas (Africa, Acncient, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, the United States, and comparative/transnational history).
One course must have considerable women's history/gender history content.
Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C (2.0) or better, and may include no more than three (3) units of internship toward the major.
Twenty-four units in lower-division courses including:
|Two history sequences in two different world areas||12 Units|
|Lower-division general education courses including GEW 101 or an equivalent.||12 Units|
Total: 24 Units
|HIST 301 (Should be taken before any other 300-level courses are undertaken. Prerequisite for 400-level seminar.)||3 Units|
|Nine additional upper-division history courses||27 Units|
|At least one course at the 400 level or above||3 Units|