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Planning the Degree - Your Time at UC Davis

Here is a year-by-year overview of steps to anticipate during the four-year undergraduate program of study in the UC Davis Department of History. Choose the section that applies to you.
Potential students

Potential students

First-year and incoming transfer students can tailor their lower division and upper division history coursework to their interests and preferences.

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First-year experience

First-year experience

The Department of History advises students to begin their lower division coursework within the major.

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Second-year experience

Second-year experience

You will begin upper division courses for the history major at this time.

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Third-year experience

Third-year experience

At this time, you will be focusing on the overall design of your degree. This means you will concentrate on courses that are of specific interest to you.

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Final-year experience

Final-year experience

You are now concentrating on completing the remainder of your coursework for your degree.

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