History Requirements (BA/BS)

Major Requirements - 36 units
HISTRY 200HISTORICAL METHODS2
Capstone Seminars Select 3 units from each category 6 units total6
A. Select one 400 level Seminar topic in US or Europe (3 units)
STUDIES IN EUROPEAN OR US HISTORY (VARIABLE TOPIC)
B. Select one 400 level seminar in Africa, Asia, Middle East or Latin America (3 units)
20TH CENTURY COMPARATIVE GENOCIDES
STUDIES IN AFRICA, ASIA, MIDDLE EAST OR LATIN AMERICA (VARIABLE)
One unit of Senior Portfolio
HISTRY 475SENIOR PORTFOLIO1
Geographical/Thematic Breadth - Select at least 3 units in each of the following groups:12
A. European History
WESTERN CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE (GH)
REBELLION AND REVOLUTION IN ENGLAND, 1066-1688 (GH)
SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN MODERN BRITAIN 1763-PRESENT (GH)
ANCIENT HISTORY
MEDIEVAL EUROPE
EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1300-1600 (GH)
FROM GODDESSES TO WITCHES: WOMEN IN PREMODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY
MODERN EUROPEAN WOMEN'S HISTORY
HISTORY OF RUSSIA TO 1815
HISTORY OF RUSSIA SINCE 1815
THE AGE OF EUROPEAN REVOLUTIONS, 1789-1848
HISTORY OF TWENTIETH CENTURY EUROPE
B. African, Asian, Latin American or Middle Eastern History
THE EAST ASIAN TRADITION
EAST ASIA SINCE 1800
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATIONS (GH)
ANCIENT AFRICAN HISTORY
EMPIRES & INVASIONS IN THE PRE-MODERN MIDDLE EAST: 500-1500
MODERNIZATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST (GH)
ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT, 1900-PRESENT
MODERN AFRICA
AFRICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY FROM 1800 TO THE 1970S (GH)
CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA (GH)
MODERN LATIN AMERICA (GH)
HISTORY OF MEXICO (GH)
REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE IN LATIN AMERICA (GH)
MODERN CHINA
MODERN JAPAN
EAST ASIAN TRADITION
EAST ASIA SINCE 1800
MODERN CHINA
MODERN JAPAN
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATIONS (GH)
AFRICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY FROM 1800 TO THE 1970s (GH)
C. US History
INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES (DV)(GH)
AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877 (DV) (GH)
AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1877 (DV)(GH)
MODERN BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY (DV) (GH)
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S MAIN LINE (DV)
AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY TO 1763 (GH)
REVOLUTION AND CONFEDERATION 1763-1789 (GH)
THE AGE OF CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION 1850-1877 (GH)
FROM THE GILDED AGE TO THE WORLD STAGE, 1875-1920
AMERICA IN PROSPERITY, DEPRESSION AND WORLD WAR II, 1919-1945
RECENT AMERICA, 1945 TO THE PRESENT (GH)
HMONG AMERICANS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES (DV)(GE)
HMONG AMERICANS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES (DV)(GE)
WISCONSIN HISTORY
WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY I: 1600-1875 (GH)
WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY II: 1875 TO THE PRESENT (GH)
A HISTORY OF BLACK MIGRATION IN THE U.S.
UNITED STATES FOREIGN RELATIONS AND EMPIRE, 1790 TO RECENT PAST
RACE, ROCK & ROLL AND AMERICAN HISTORY (DV)(GH)
AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY
AMERICAN BUSINESS HISTORY (GH)
AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY
THE U.S. AT WAR IN VIETNAM
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WEST
HISTORY OF SOCIAL WELFARE IN THE UNITED STATES
HISTORY OF AMERICAN INDIAN LAW AND POLICY
CHICANO 310
MODERN BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY (DV)(GE)
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S MAIN LINE (DV)
A HISTORY OF BLACK MIGRATION IN THE U.S.
INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES (DV)(GH)
D. Global/Comparative History
ATLANTIC HISTORY
NORTH AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HISTORY
THE CRUSADES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
HISTORY OF SEXUALITY
HISTORY OF CAPITALISM IN THE WEST
GREAT TRIALS IN HISTORY
RISE AND FALL OF THE FRENCH OVERSEAS EMPIRE
WORKSHOP
WOMEN, SCIENCE & SOCIETY
ATLANTIC HISTORY
Select additional History courses to bring total units to 3615
Total Units36
Unique Requirement
Chronological Breadth: Select at least 6 units of Pre-Modern History (These courses may also count in the major requirements):
AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877 (DV) (GH)
THE EAST ASIAN TRADITION
ANCIENT AFRICAN HISTORY
ATLANTIC HISTORY
WESTERN CIVILIZATION
AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY TO 1763 (GH)
REVOLUTION AND CONFEDERATION 1763-1789 (GH)
THE AGE OF CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION 1850-1877 (GH)
WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY I: 1600-1875 (GH)
AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY
EMPIRES & INVASIONS IN THE PRE-MODERN MIDDLE EAST: 500-1500
CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA (GH)
REBELLION AND REVOLUTION IN ENGLAND, 1066-1688 (GH)
MEDIEVAL EUROPE
EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1300-1600 (GH)
FROM GODDESSES TO WITCHES: WOMEN IN PREMODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY
HISTORY OF RUSSIA TO 1815

An approved minor is required for this major.

Note The following courses must be personalized into the appropriate category:

HISTRY 110HISTORY THROUGH FILM3
HISTRY 255CRITICAL ISSUES (GH)3
HISTRY 395THEMATIC OR REGIONAL TOPICS IN HISTORY (VARIABLE TOPIC)3
HISTRY 490WORKSHOP1-6
HISTRY 491TRAVEL STUDY1-3
HISTRY 492FIELD STUDY3-6
HISTRY 496SPECIAL STUDIES IN HISTORY1-3
HISTRY 498INDEPENDENT STUDY1-3

Distributional Requirements

The courses chosen to complete the 36 units in the History major must satisfy the following distribution requirements:

  1. Introductory Level (100s-200s excluding HISTRY 200): Select at least 9 units.
  2. Upper Level (300s-400s, excluding the capstone seminars): Select at least 15 units.