Major Requirements

57 units*

(*9 of the 57 units count toward Core Curriculum)

Survey of the Field

18 units

HIST 156C United States History 3 units
HIST 203C World Civilizations I 3 units
HIST 204C World Civilizations II 3 units
POLS 155C United States Government 3 units
HIST/POLS 262* Research Methods In History and Political Science 3 units
SOCS 215 Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) 3 units
*Satisfies ENGL 220C requirement.

Electives: Upper division U.S. History and Political Science

9 units

Choose 9 units from the following courses:
HIST 310 History of Baseball 3 units
HIST 320 African-American History 3 units
HIST 321 History of Disneyland 3 units
HIST 350 United States Military History 3 units
HIST 352 American Religious History 3 units
HIST 355 Immigration History and Policy 3 units
HIST 356 History and Geography of California 3 units
HIST 360 Women in American History 3 units
HIST 363 America from Colony to Nation 3 units
HIST 370 Wars of America (Civil War, World War II, Vietnam) 3 units
HIST 373 The Good Old Days: The United States 1945-1963 3 units
HIST 374 Contemporary America: The United States since 1963 3 units
HIST 420 History of Pentecostalism 3 units
HIST 425 Topics in American Religious History 3 units
HIST 437 The Christian Right and American Politics 3 units
HIST 450* History Teaching Internship 1-3 units
HIST 454* History Internship 1-3 units
HIST 457* Research Assistantship 1-3 units
HIST 469 Special Topics: U.S. 3 units
POLS 303 Classical Political Thought 3 units
POLS 325 Religion and Politics 3 units
POLS 345 United States Foreign Policy 3 units
POLS 355 Immigration History and Policy 3 units
POLS 362 Constitutional Law I: National Powers 3 units
POLS 364 Constitutional Law II: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties 3 units
POLS 437 The Christian Right and American Politics 3 units
POLS 440 Contemporary American Thought 3 units
POLS 445 Problems in Political Science 3 units
POLS 450* Political Science Teaching Internship 1-3 units
POLS 454* Political Science Internship 1-3 units
POLS 456 United States Congress 3 units
POLS 457* Research Assistantship 1-3 units
POLS 468 Law and Society 3 units
POLS 469 Special Topics: U.S. 3 units
POLS 472 United States Presidency 3 units
*Maximum six hours count toward the 36-hours content requirement.

Electives: Upper Division non-U.S. History and Political Science

9 units

Choose 9 units from the following courses (at least 3 units must be non-Western: HIST 317, HIST 319, HIST 325, HIST 339, HIST 340, POLS 301, POLS 445, or POLS 460):
HIST 302 Twentieth Century Europe 3 units
HIST 305 Church History 3 units
HIST 317 Modern China 3 units
HIST 319 Imperial China 3 units
HIST 322 History of England 3 units
HIST 325 History of Africa 3 units
HIST 332 History of Russia 3 units
HIST 339 Area Studies: Topical Area 3 units
HIST 340 Late Roman and Byzantine Empires 3 units
HIST 346 Ancient Greece and Rome 3 units
HIST 365 Ancient Church History 3 units
HIST 450* History Teaching Internship 1-3 units
HIST 451 Renaissance and Reformation 3 units
HIST 454* History Internship 1-3 units
HIST 457* Research Assistantship 1-3 units
HIST 470 Special Topics: Non-U.S. 3 units
POLS 301 Introduction to Political Philosophy 3 units
POLS 325 Religion and Politics 3 units
POLS 420 Modern Political Thought 3 units
POLS 445 Problems in Political Science 3 units
POLS 450* Political Science Teaching Internship 1-3 units
POLS 454* Political Science Internship 1-3 units
POLS 457* Research Assistantship 1-3 units
POLS 460 Problems of the Third World 3 units
POLS 470 Special Topics: Non-U.S. 3 units
POLS 482 International Politics 3 units
*Maximum six hours count toward the 36-hours content requirement.

Electives: Upper division History or Political Science

18 units

Choose 18 units from the courses listed above (unrestricted).
♦ Note: A minimum of 6 units in History and 6 units in Political Science must be part of the upper division electives.

Capstone Course

3 units

HIST 485C Historiography 3 units
An exit interview is required of all graduating seniors.

This information is provided for ease of use, however it is not the official record. Please see the academic catalog for official course descriptions and requirements.