Double Major / Degree

A B.A. in History is a perfect pairing with many other majors and degree programs. Check out the options below for details on shared course work with other majors.

History and Environmental Studies

You may use up to 6 units of courses that are listed in both majors to count for both of them, including the following:

  • HIST 247: Nature and Technology in U.S. History
  • HIST 355: U.S. Environmental History
  • HIST 356: Global Environmental History
  • HIST 358: Natural History of Disasters
  • HIST 428: Food, Health, and Environment in History
  • HIST/MENA 443: Environmental History of the Middle East
  • HIST/GEOG/EAS 460: The Environmental History of East Asia

History and Gender and Women’s Studies

You may use up to 6 units of courses that are cross-listed in both History and Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) to count for both majors, including the following:

  • HIST/GWS 202: History of Modern Sexualities
  • HIST/GWS 253: History of Women in the United States: Colonial America to 1890
  • HIST/GWS 254: History of Women in the United States: 1890 to Present
  • HIST/GWS/AFAS 306: African-American Autobiographies: Women and Their Histories
  • HIST/GWS/POL 386: Race/Gender: Genealogies, Formations, Politics
  • HIST/GWS 404C: Cleopatra: Power, Passion, Propaganda
  • HIST/GWS 411: Human Sexuality in World History
  • HIST/GWS/MENA/RELI 445: Women in Islamic History
  • HIST/GWS 453: Women and Work
  • HIST/GWS 455: History of Women in Europe
  • HIST/GWS 457A: Manhood and Masculinity in the United States
  • HIST/GWS/LAS 469: Gender and Sexuality in Latin American History
  • HIST/GWS/MENA 496C: The Literature of Identity in the Modern Middle East
  • HIST/GWS/ENGL 496P: Women’s Life Writing: Autobiography, Diary, Oral History …
  • HIST/GWS 496T: Queer—Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender—Histories of North America

History and Geography (or Urban and Regional Development)

You may use up to 6 units of courses that are cross-listed in both History and Geography to count for both majors, including the following:

  • HIST/GEOG/EAS 460: The Environmental History of East Asia
  • HIST/GEOG/CHN 476U: The Chinese City: Comparative Perspectives

History and Judaic Studies

You may use up to 9 units of courses that are cross-listed in both History and Judaic Studies to count for both majors, including the following:

  • HIST/JUS/RELI 329: Jewish—Christian Relations
  • HIST/JUS/RELI 370A: History of the Jews: Modern Jewish History
  • HIST/JUS/RELI 370B: History of the Jews: Cultural Loss and Resilience from the Middle…
  • HIST/JUS/RELI/MENA 372A: History and Religion of Israel in Ancient Times – The Biblical…
  • HIST/JUS/RELI/MENA 372B: History & Religion of Israel in Ancient Times: Ezra-Nehemiah...
  • HIST/JUS/RELI 374: The Holocaust
  • HIST/JUS/MENA/POL 377: Modern Israel
  • HIST/JUS/RELI 377: The History of Anti-Semitism
  • HIST/JUS/MENA/POL 418: Historiography: The Annals of the Arab Israel Conflict
  • HIST/JUS/RELI 426: The History of Heaven
  • HIST/JUS/RELI 454: The Spanish Inquisition

History and Latin American Studies

You may use up to 12 units of courses that are cross-listed in both History and Latin American Studies (LAS) to count for both majors, including the following:
 
  • HIST/LAS/AFAS 351: Race and Class in Latin America
  • HIST/LAS/AFAS 352: Slavery in Latin America
  • HIST/LAS/MAS 361: The U.S.-Mexico Border Region
  • HIST/LAS/MAS 368: Colonial Mexico
  • HIST/LAS/MAS 369: Mexico Since Its Independence
  • HIST/LAS 373: Politics of Health and Medicine in the Americas: From Historical Roots to…
  • HIST/LAS 400A: Colony to Nation in the 21st Century: Politics and Culture in Chilean History
  • HIST/LAS 442: Natural Resources and the Law in the Spanish Borderlands of North America
  • HIST/LAS 464: History of Argentina
  • HIST/LAS 465Z: History of Central America
  • HIST/LAS 467: Twentieth-century Latin America
  • HIST/LAS/GWS 469: Gender and Sexuality in Latin American History

History and Law

History and Law double majors must satisfy all the requirements of the History major. The School of Government and Public Policy gives History and Law double majors credit for up to twelve units of History coursework. SGPP allows students who declare the double major to take HIST 301 and HIST 498 in place of SGPP 300A and 300B and awards six units of Law elective course credit for any two of the following HIST courses:

  • HIST/CLAS 303: Crime and Punishment in the Ancient World
  • HIST 335: Western America: Law and Order, 1785-1915
  • HIST/SOC/PA 349: History of Crime in America, 1607-Present
  • HIST/LAS 442: Natural Resources and the Law in the Spanish Borderlands of North America
  • HIST 474: History of Human Rights, Citizenship, and Refugee Law

History and Mexican American Studies

You may use up to 12 units of courses that are cross-listed in both History and Mexican American Studies (MAS) to count for both majors, including the following:

  • HIST/MAS 343: History of the Mexican American
  • HIST/MAS/LAS 361: The U.S.-Mexico Border Region
  • HIST/MAS/LAS 368: Colonial Mexico
  • HIST/MAS/LAS 369: Mexico Since Its Independence

History and Middle Eastern and North African Studies

You may use up to 12 units of courses that are cross-listed in both History and Middle Eastern and North African Studies (MENA) to count for both majors, including the following:

  • HIST/MENA 277A: History of the Middle East
  • HIST/MENA 277B: History of the Middle East: Modern Middle East
  • HIST/MENA/RELI 371A: History of Muslim Societies
  • HIST/MENA/RELI 371B: History of Muslim Societies
  • HIST/MENA/JUS/RELI 372A: History and Religion of Israel in Ancient Times – The Biblical…
  • HIST/MENA/JUS/RELI 372B: History & Religion of Israel in Ancient Times: Ezra-Nehemiah...
  • HIST/MENA/JUS/POL 377: Modern Israel
  • HIST/MENA 379: The Ottoman Turkish Empire
  • HIST/MENA/PA 380: The Middle East and North African since the “Arab Spring”
  • HIST/MENA/RELI 383: Religion and State in Islam
  • HIST/MENA/PA 384: Introduction to Conflict in the Middle East
  • HIST/MENA/POL 385: Introduction to Political Islam
  • HIST/MENA/ANTH/JUS/POL/RELI 389: Middle Eastern Ethnic and Religious Minorities
  • HIST/MENA/ANTH/POL 417A: North African Societies: History, Culture & Politics
  • HIST/MENA/JUS/POL 418: Historiography: The Annals of the Arab Israel Conflict
  • HIST/MENA 443: Environmental History of the Middle East
  • HIST/MENA/RELI 444: Islamic Mysticism
  • HIST/MENA/GWS/RELI 445: Women in Islamic History
  • HIST/MENA/ANTH 459A: Turkey: Culture, Power and History
  • HIST/MENA 472: History of Medieval India
  • HIST/MENA 473: History of Modern India and Pakistan: 1750-Present
  • HIST/MENA 479: The Ottoman Empire to 1800
  • HIST/MENA 480: The Middle East in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST/MENA/POL 484: History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1800 to Present
  • HIST/MENA 495E: Struggle and Survival: Modern Mid East and North Africa, c.1850-Present
  • HIST/MENA/GWS 496C: The Literature of Identity in the Modern Middle East
  • HIST/MENA 496D: The Late Ottoman Empire
  • HIST/MENA/POL 496S: Colonialism and the Critique of Modernity

History and Sociology

You may use up to 6 units of courses that are cross-listed in both History and Sociology to count for both majors, but as of now the only course available (3 units) is the following:

  • HIST/SOC/PA 349: History of Crime in America, 1607-Present