California State University, Sacramento

History/Social Science Pre-Credential Program

Subject Matter Outline
Department of History

For students with catalogue rights beginning Fall 2005 or later.

History Major (39 units)

History Requirements (27 units)
(3) HIST 17A, U.S. History, 1607-1877
(3) HIST 17B, U.S. History, 1877-present
(3) HIST 50, World Civilizations, to 1600
(3) HIST 51, World Civilizations, 1600-present
(3) HIST 100, Introduction to Historical Skills
(3) HIST 133, 20th Century World History
(3) HIST 183B, California History, 1860-1970 (Spring only)
(3) HIST 191, Seminar in Historical Interpretation and Analysis
(3) HIST 198, Summative Assessment

History Electives (12 units)
(3) Select one of the following Pre-20th Century U.S. history courses:

HIST 150, Colonial America
HIST 151, The Age of the American Revolution
HIST 152, The Young Republic, 1790-1840
HIST 153, Civil War and Reconstruction

HIST 174, Women in North America and Britain, 1600-1850
HIST 181, Slavery and the American Nation, 1600-1890
HIST 183A, California History, 1542-1860


(3) Select one of the following U.S. History courses:

HIST 154, 20th Century U.S., 1890-1940
HIST 155, 20th Century U.S., 1941-present
HIST 156, The Sixties
HIST 159, History of U.S. Foreign Relations
HIST 160, The United States in Vietnam, 1940-1975
HIST 161, The American Vision
HIST 162, Social History of the U.S.
HIST 163, The City in U.S. History
HIST 164, History of American Capitalism
HIST 165, American Environmental History
HIST 166, Popular Culture
HIST 168, Images of America
HIST 169, Hollywood and America
HIST 170, History of Religion in the United States

HIST 175, Sex, Population, and Birth Control in America
HIST 179, American Immigration History
HIST 180, American Legal History
HIST 182, American West
HIST 188, American Labor History


(3) Select one of the following World (Non-U.S. history) courses:

HIST 101, History of Modern Greece
HIST 103, Mediterranean Europe
HIST 105, Issues in Modern European History (WI)
HIST 109, Medieval England to 1485
HIST 110, The Ancient Near East (WI)
HIST 111, Ancient Greece
HIST 112, Ancient Rome
HIST 113, Early Medieval Europe
HIST 114, Europe in the High Middle Ages
HIST 115, Renaissance and Reformation
HIST 117, Europe, 1815-1914
HIST 118A, World War I
HIST 118B, World War II
HIST 119, Europe since 1945
HIST 121, Human Rights in the Era of the French Revolution
HIST 123, The Crusades
HIST 125, 20th Century Germany
HIST 128A, England, 1485-1714
HIST 128B, British History, 1714-present
HIST 129A, Russia, 800-1917
HIST 129B, 20th Century Russia
HIST 130, The Fall of Communism
HIST 131, Contemporary World History Project
HIST 135A, History of Mexico to 1910
HIST 135B, Revolutionary and Modern Mexico
HIST 138A, Modern & Contemporary Latin America (WI)
HIST 138B, Modern & Contemporary Latin America (WI)
HIST 141, History of Africa since 1800
HIST 143A, Middle Eastern History to 1800
HIST 143B, The Modern Middle East

HIST 144, Modern Iran: Islam, Politics & the State, 1500-Present
HIST 146A, Cultural History of Japan to 1800
HIST 146B, Modern Japan, 1800-present
HIST 148A, China: Antiquity to 1600
HIST 149. Modern Southeast Asia
HIST 148B, China: 1600-present
HIST 157, History of International Relations in the 20th Century


(3) Select one of the following Women/Ethnic history courses:

HIST 122A, History of Women in Western Civ., Prehistory-Middle Ages (WI)
HIST 122B, History of Women in Western Civ., Renaissance-Present (WI)
HIST 142, Women in Africa
HIST 167, History of American Women
HIST 171, American Indian Ethnohistory
HIST 172, Native American People
HIST 173, History of the Civil Rights Movement

HIST 174, Women in North America and Britain, 1600-1850
HIST 177, African-American Experience, 1603-present
HIST 178, Mexican-American History
HIST 185, California Indian History
HIST 186, Ethnic Minorities in California History




Courses for Social Science Preparation (33 units)

Government Courses (9 units)
(3) GOVT 1, Essentials of Government OR GOVT 150, American Governments
(3) GOVT 35, World Politics
(3) GOVT 180, California State & Local Government

Geography Courses (6 units)
(3) GEOG 100, Themes in World Geography
(3) GEOG 121, United States & Canada

Economics Courses (9 units)
(3) ECON 1A, Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis
(3) ECON 1B, Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
(3) ECON 113, Economic History of the United States

Other Courses (9 units)
(3) Select one of the following courses in Ethical Perspective:
HRS 140, Exploring World Religions (WI)
PHIL 2, Ethics
PHIL 100, Ethics and Personal Values
PHIL 101, Ethics and Social Issues (WI)

(3) Select one of the following courses on Pluralism in American Society:
ANTH 101, Cultural Diversity
ETHN 100, Ethnic America (WI)
GOVT 165, Politics of the Underrepresented (WI)
SOC 120, Ethnic and Race Relations

(3) EDBM 170, Introduction to the Education of English Learners



Total = 72 units

Additional Recommended Courses (5 units)

Co-/pre-requisite courses for Sac State's Teacher Credential Program

(2) EDS 100A, Education of Exceptional Children/Youth
(1) EDS 100B, Education of Exceptional Children/Youth Lab
(2) HLCS 136, School Health Education




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