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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A.: 120 units


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Offered by: College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, History Department

Recommended for students seeking a broad liberal education, pre-professional training in law, business, civil service, or graduate study leading to a career in college teaching, museum or public history, or related fields. Students are urged to take at least one foreign language, especially those who expect to pursue graduate study.

Major Electives: 30 units


Unrestricted Electives: 15-24 units


Select a sufficient number of courses so that the total from “Major Required Core”, “Major Electives”, “GE”, and “Unrestricted Electives,” is at least 120 units.

Other Requirements:


All new majors see the Department Chair for advisement.

Continuing Students should see their assigned faculty advisor one or more times per year.

Students desiring to pursue graduate study should take at least one foreign language for Area C2b.

General Education Requirements: 48 units


Students should consult the Academic Programs website https://www.cpp.edu/~academic-programs/general-education-course-listings.shtml for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are required, please refer to the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

  Course Term Taken Grade
Area A. English Language Communication and Critical Thinking (9 units)
1. Oral Communication      
2. Written Communication      
3. Critical Thinking      
Area B. Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (12 units)
1. Physical Sciences      
2. Life Sciences      
3. Laboratory Activity      
4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning      
5. Science and Technology Synthesis      
Area C. Arts and Humanities (12 units)
1. Visual and Performing Arts      
2a. Philosophy and Civilization      
2b. Literature and Language Other than English      
3. Arts and Humanities Synthesis      
Area D. Social Sciences (12 units)
1. U.S. History and American Ideals      
2. U.S. Constitution and California Government      
3. Social Sciences: Principles, Methodologies, Value Systems, and Ethics      
4. Social Science Synthesis      
Area E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (3 units)      

American Institutions: 6 units


Courses that satisfy this requirement may also satisfy GE Area D1 and D2.

American Cultural Perspectives Requirement: 3 units


Refer to the University Catalog General Education Program section for a list of courses that satisfy this requirement.  Course may also satisfy major, minor, GE, or unrestricted elective requirements.

Graduation Writing Test


All persons who receive undergraduate degrees from Cal Poly Pomona must pass the Graduation Writing Test (GWT).  The test must be taken by the semester following completion of 60 units for undergraduates.

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