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

 

 

Preparatory Subject Matter

5 Courses (20 units):

Concentrations: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, United States, and World

  • At least one course in THREE DIFFERENT concentrations (12 units)
  • TWO additional courses in any concentration (8 units)

(A) Africa: History 15A, 15B                                           

(B) Asia: History 8, 9A, 9B                                            

(C) Europe: History 4A, 4B, 4C                                     

(D) Latin America: History 7A, 7B, 7C

(E) Middle East: History 6

(F) United States: History 17A, 17B, 18A, 18B, 72A, 72B, 80*, 80W*, 85

(G) World: History 1*, 2**, 3, 10A, 10B, 10C, 11, 12, 13, 14, 20, 90

* History 1, History 80 & History 80W are only 2 units. They cannot be used towards the History major unless two of them were taken for a total of 4 units

** Cross-Listed courses: HIS 2 = STS 2

Depth Subject Matter

10 Courses (40 units):

Concentrations: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, United States, and World

  • THREE (3) courses in one concentration
  • TWO courses in a second concentration (outside of the first concentration)
  • ONE course in a third concentration (outside of the first and second concentrations)
  • THREE courses in any concentration 
  • ONE Seminar course (HIS 101, 102A-S, X, or 103)

(A) ASIA:

History 102G, 102H, 102N, 102Q, 102R, 102X (depends on the topic), 111A, 191A, 191B, 191C, 191D, 191E, 191F, 191G, 191J, 194A, 194B, 194C, 194D, 194E, 195B, 196A, 196B.

(B) AFRICA:

History 102O, 102X (depends on the topic), 115A, 115B, 115C, 115D, 115E, 115F, 116.

(C) EUROPE:

History 102A, 102B, 102D, 102E, 102F, 102I, 102P, 102X (depends on the topic), 111B, 111C, 121A, 121B, 121C,122, 125, 126Y**, 130A, 130B, 130C, 131A, 131B, 131C, 132, 133, 134A, 135A, 135B, 136, 138A, 138B, 138C, 139A, 139B, 140, 141, 142A, 142B, 143, 144A, 144B, 145, 146A, 146B, 147A, 147B, 147C, 148A, 148B, 148C, 149, 151A, 151B, 151C, 151D, 160.

(D) LATIN AMERICA:

History 102J, 102X (depends on the topic), 158, 160****, 161**, 162, 163A, 163B, 164, 165, 166A, 166B, 167, 168, 169A***, 169B***.

(E) MIDDLE EAST:

History 102X (depends on the topic), 113, 190A, 190B, 190C, 190D, 193A, 193B, 193C, 193D, 193E, 193F. 

(F) UNITED STATES:

History 102K, 102L, 102M, 102X (depends on the topic), 169A***, 169B***, 170A, 170B, 170C, 171A, 171B, 171D, 172, 173, 174A, 174B, 174C, 174D,175, 176A, 176B, 177A, 177B, 179, 180AN, 180BN, 180C, 181, 182, 183A, 183B, 184, 185A, 185B, 187, 188, 189.

(G) WORLD:

History 100, 107, 108, 109**, 110, 110A, 114A, 112B, 112C, 119, 120. 

 

Note: Students may take more than one 102 seminar and count the additional seminar(s) toward the corresponding upper division field(s).

**Cross-Listed courses: HIS 109 = SAS 109; HIS 126Y = HMR 162; HIS 161 = HMR 161

*** HIS 169A-B can satisfy either the Latin America Concentration or United States, not both

*** HIS 160 can satisfy either the Latin America Concentration or Europe, not both