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Bachelor of Arts in Social Science

The department requires a double major in History and Political Science with completion of specific courses within the major's elective requirements for all students seeking to meet the Single Subject Matter Standards in Social Science. Completion of the Social Science Single Subject Matter Competency Program will also fulfill the requirements of the History and the Political majors. Students seeking a credential must meet with the designated advisor in the School of Education.

TRADITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Social Science Single Subject Matter Competency Program (72-75 units) BA

Recommended General Education Courses

KIN 302 Contemporary Health Issues

PHI 213 Introduction to Philosophy

PHI 353 Comparative Religions

Lower Division Requirements (18 units)

HIS 213 History of the US I

HIS 223 History of the U.S. II

HUM 213 Humanities I

HUM 223 Humanities II

POL 213 American Government

POL 223 State and Local Government

Upper Division Core Requirements: (33 units)

HIS 311 Minorities in America

HIS 325 Non-Western Cultures and History

HIS 393 History of California

HIS 490 Historiography and Historical Methods

POL 323 Political Parties and Interest Groups

POL 390 Congress and the Presidency

POL 395 Political Economy OR both BUS 218 Macroeconomics and BUS 217 Microeconomics

POL 415 World Geography

POL 453 Administrative Law and Bureaucracy

POL 484 Constitutional Law I

SSC 394 Social Science in the Classroom

European History Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

HIS 333 Nineteenth Century Europe

HIS 343 Twentieth Century Europe

HIS 353 Renaissance and Reformation Europe

HIS 360 Enlightenment Europe

United States History Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

HIS 472 Colonial America

HIS 474 The Young Republic

HIS 476 The Emergence of Modern America

HIS 478 Modern America

World History Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

HIS 305 History of China

HIS 315 Latin American History

HIS 415 The Ancient World

HIS 423 Medieval Civilization

Political Philosophy Requirement

Complete six (6) units from the following:

POL 423 Classical Political Philosophy

POL 425 Modern Political Philosophy

POL 427 American Political Theory

POL 429 Critical Political Philosophy & Postmodernism

International Politics Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

POL 350 International Relations Theory

POL 443 Diplomatic History of the U.S.

Senior Project Requirement (3 units)

HIS/POL499 Senior Project

Traditional Program Requirements

Social Science Single Subject Matter Competency Program (72-75 units) BA

Recommended General Education Courses

Lower Division Requirements (18 units)

Upper Division Core Requirements (33 units)

European History Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following

United States History Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following

World History Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following

Political Philosophy Requirement

Complete six (6) units from the following

International Politics Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following

Senior Project Requirement (3 units)