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History and Political Science Major

Core 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 Government3 units

HIST/POLS 262* Research Methods in History and Political Science3 units

SOCS 215 Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) 3 units

*Satisfies ENGL 220C Core Curriculum requirement.

Electives: Upper division U.S. History and Political Science9 units

Choose 9 units from the following courses:

HIST 310 History of Baseball 3 units

HIST 350 United States Military History 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 3 units

HIST 373 The Good Old Days: The United States 1945-1963 3 units

HIST 374 Contemporary American History: U.S. since 1963 3 units

CHIS 420 History of Pentecostalism 3 units

HIST 425 Topics in American Religious History 3 units

HIST 450* History Teaching Internship1 3 units

HIST 454* History Internship1 3 units

HIST 457* Research Assistantship1 3 units

HIST 469Special Topics: U.S. 3 units

POLS 303 Classical Political Thought 3 units

POLS 313American Political Thought3 units

POLS 345United States Foreign Policy3 units

POLS 360American Politics and Elections 3 units

POLS 370Constitutional Law 3 units

POLS 446Public Policy Issues 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 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 303, 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 339 Area Studies: Topical Area 3 units

CHIS 340 Late Roman and Byzantine Empires 3 units

HIST 345The Birth of Modern Europe 3 units

HIST 346 Ancient Greece and Rome 3 units

CHIS 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 303 Classical Political Thought 3 units

POLS 323 Christian Political Thought 3 units

POLS 333 Modern Political Thought 3 units

POLS 438 Comparative Politics 3 units

POLS 450* Political Science Teaching Internship 1-3 units

POLS 454* Political Science Internship 1-3 units

POLS 457* Research Assistantship1- 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 Science18 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.


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