History - Public History Honors Emphasis Requirements (BA/BS)

Major Requirements - 36 units 3.5 GPA Required
HISTRY 200HISTORICAL METHODS2
HISTRY 202INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HISTORY3
Capstone Seminars Select 3 units from each category6
A. Select one 400 level seminar topic in US or Europe (3 units)
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WEST
HISTORY OF AMERICAN INDIAN LAW AND POLICY
STUDIES IN EUROPEAN OR US HISTORY (VARIABLE TOPIC)
B. Select one 400 level seminar in Africa, Asia, Middle East or Latin America (3 units)
STUDIES IN AFRICA, ASIA, MIDDLE EAST OR LATIN AMERICA (VARIABLE)
One Unit of Senior Portfolio
HISTRY 475SENIOR PORTFOLIO1
Applied History:3
PUBLIC HISTORY INTERNSHIP (select at least 3 units)
Honors Thesis:6
INDEPENDENT STUDY 1
PUBLIC HISTORY INTERNSHIP
Geographical/Thematic Breadth - Select at least 3 units in each of the following groups:12
A. European History
WESTERN CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE
REBELLION AND REVOLUTION IN ENGLAND, 1066-1688
SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN MODERN BRITAIN 1763-PRESENT
ANCIENT HISTORY
MEDIEVAL EUROPE
EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1300-1600
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
ANCIENT AFRICAN HISTORY
SOUTHEAST ASIA SINCE 1800 - TENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT
EMPIRES & INVASIONS IN THE PRE-MODERN MIDDLE EAST: 500-1500
MODERNIZATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST
ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT, 1900-PRESENT
MODERN AFRICA
AFRICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY FROM 1800 TO THE 1970S
CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA
MODERN LATIN AMERICA
HISTORY OF MEXICO
REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE IN LATIN AMERICA
MODERN CHINA
MODERN JAPAN
SOUTHEAST ASIA SINCE 1800 - TENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT
EAST ASIAN TRADITION
EAST ASIA SINCE 1800
MODERN CHINA
MODERN JAPAN
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATIONS
AFRICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY FROM 1800 TO THE 1970S
C. U.S. History
INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES
AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877
AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1877
MODERN BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S MAIN LINE
AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY TO 1763
REVOLUTION AND CONFEDERATION 1763-1789
THE AGE OF CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION 1850-1877
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
HMONG AMERICANS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY, 1850-PRESENT
WISCONSIN HISTORY
WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY I: 1600-1875
WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY II: 1875 TO THE PRESENT
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
AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY
AMERICAN BUSINESS HISTORY
AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY
THE U.S. AT WAR IN VIETNAM
MODERN BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S MAIN LINE
A HISTORY OF BLACK MIGRATION IN THE U.S.
INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES
HMONG AMERICANS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY, 1850-PRESENT
CHICANX HISTORY
D. Global/Comparative History
ATLANTIC HISTORY
NORTH AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
20TH CENTURY COMPARATIVE GENOCIDES (20th Century Comparative Genocides)
THE CRUSADES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
HISTORY OF SEXUALITY
HISTORY OF CAPITALISM IN THE WEST
DRINKING, DRUGS, AND HISTORY
RISE AND FALL OF THE FRENCH OVERSEAS EMPIRE
ATLANTIC HISTORY
WOMEN, SCIENCE & SOCIETY
Select additional History courses to bring total units to 3612
Total Units45
Unique Requirement
Select at least 6 units from the following:6
ORGANIZING INFORMATION
FOUNDATIONS OF ADVERTISING
PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
URBAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
THE POLITICS OF GOVERNMENT BUDGETING
BUSINESS WRITING
SURVEY OF ART - ANCIENT TO 1400CE
SURVEY OF ART - 1400 TO 1900CE
ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY
MODERN ARCHITECTURE
MODERN ART
CONTEMPORARY ART
VIDEO PRODUCTION I: FUNDAMENTALS OF VIDEO
Select 3-4 units from the following options (must be personalized):3-4
A. Third semester or higher of college-level Foreign Language:
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
INTERMEDIATE GERMAN I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
BEGINNING JAPANESE III
Or equivalent competency demonstrated by examination
B. 3 units of International Travel Study or Study Abroad
C.
MATH 230
BUSINESS STATISTICS
Chronological Breadth - Select at least 6 units of Pre-Modern History (These courses may also count in the major requirements):6
AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877
THE EAST ASIAN TRADITION
ANCIENT AFRICAN HISTORY
ATLANTIC HISTORY
WESTERN CIVILIZATION
AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY TO 1763
REVOLUTION AND CONFEDERATION 1763-1789
THE AGE OF CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION 1850-1877
WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY I: 1600-1875
AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY
EMPIRES & INVASIONS IN THE PRE-MODERN MIDDLE EAST: 500-1500
CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA
REBELLION AND REVOLUTION IN ENGLAND, 1066-1688
MEDIEVAL EUROPE
EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1300-1600
FROM GODDESSES TO WITCHES: WOMEN IN PREMODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY
HISTORY OF RUSSIA TO 1815
ATLANTIC HISTORY

Approved minor required.

Note: The following courses must be personalized into your Geographical Depth or Geographical/Thematic Breadth category:

HISTRY 110HISTORY THROUGH FILM3
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 and HISTRY 202): Select at least 9 units.
  2. Upper Level (300s-400s, excluding the capstone seminars): Select at least 15 units.