UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

History, B.A.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
HIST 301 3
Upper Division History Electives** 6
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Upper Division History Electives** 9
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
HIST 498C or HIST 497A-Z*** 3
Upper Division History Electives** 6
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
HIST 497A-Z or HIST 498C*** 3
Upper Division History Elective 3
Electives 9
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*If needed, select GE Upper Division courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.

**Upper Division History Electives should include one European history class, one in U.S., and one in Asia, Africa, Latin America, or Middle East. These electives may be all 400-level classes or may include up to four 300-level classes–although HIST 302, HIST 303, HIST 304, HIST 370, HIST 371 may not be applied to satisfy upper division History elective requirements.

***Grade of “C” or better is required in HIST 301, HIST 497A-Z, and HIST 498 for graduation.