Major in History

Why Study History at UC Davis?

Why Study History at UC Davis?

The study of history introduces students to peoples, ideas, and cultures that may be unfamiliar, and thereby helps put our own world into perspective.

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Common Career Paths for History Majors

Common Career Paths for History Majors

An undergraduate history degree has many advantages that will help prepare students in a variety of different career areas.

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History Major Requirements

History Major Requirements

Students may complete a major in history at UC Davis by taking History courses in the following concentrations: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, United States, and World

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History Minor Requirements

History Minor Requirements

The minor in History equips students with the essential skills and basic knowledge necessary to navigate the modern world as well as a career in most professions. Through the study of past events and societies, students learn to read critically, debate issues and historical context substantively, and write with clarity. From courses in Asian, African, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern, U.S. and World history, students choose three courses in one field and two courses in any field to complete the minor certification. The faculty encourages rigorous, creative thinking about the past.

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

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