History - World History Concentration

Effective Fall 2014, the History major no longer requires students to declare a concentration. Students who entered UC Merced prior to Fall 2014 are not eligible for the new History major and should utilize the information below for History major requirements.

History Major (World History Concentration) Planning Guides

Below you will find planning guides for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History (World History Concentration). Students should choose the planning guide that corresponds to the catalog year in which they matriculated to UC Merced. For more information on catalog rights, please click here.

2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012

2010-2011
2009-2010
2008-2009

History Major Breadth Requirement

The following courses meet the requirement for "Upper or Lower Division Non-History Course in Area of Concentration" for the History (World History Concentration) major at UC Merced.

  • ANTH 110: Transnationalism
  • ANTH 124: Ethnopsychology
  • ANTH 140: Cultural Heritage Policy and Practice
  • ARTS 100: History of World Art
  • ARTS 101: Clothing, Costume and Fashion to 1800
  • ARTS 102: Clothing, Costume and Fashion since 1800
  • ARTS 103: History of Ethnic Costume
  • ARTS 130: History of World Architecture
  • ARTS 141: Visual Arts of the Twentieth Century
  • ECON 115: Economic of Industrial Organization
  • ECON 140: Labor Economics
  • ECON 142: Economics of Gender and Poverty
  • ECON 145: Health Economics
  • ECON 160: International Microeconomics
  • ECON 161: International Macroeconomics
  • ENG 129: Topics in Literature and Culture
  • ENGR 180: Spatial Analysis and Modeling
  • ENVE 010: Environment in Crisis
  • ENVE 118: Global Change
  • ESS 025: Introduction to Ecosystem Science
  • ESS 110: Hydrology and Climate
  • ESS 124 Ecology and Ecosystems
  • GEOG 142: Geography of Resource Management
  • LIT 020: Introduction to World Cultures and Literature I
  • LIT 021: Introduction to World Cultures and Literature II
  • LIT 040: Introduction to British Literature I
  • LIT 041: Introduction to British Literature II
  • LIT 042: British Women Writers
  • LIT 050: Introduction to Hispanic Literature I
  • LIT 051: Introduction to Hispanic Literature II
  • LIT 055: Portuguese and Brazilian Literature and Culture
  • LIT 110: Topics in World Literature
  • LIT 111: Empire,Postcoloniality and Representation
  • LIT 140: Topics in British Literature
  • LIT 141: British Literature of the Expanding Empire
  • LIT 143: New Voices in British Fiction and Poetry
  • LIT 145: Plays and Poetry of Shakespeare
  • LIT 146: Shakespeare – Early Works
  • LIT 147: Shakespeare – Later Works
  • LIT 150: Topics in Hispanic Literature
  • LIT 151: Golden Age Spanish Literature
  • LIT 152: The Transatlantic Baroque
  • LIT 153: Spanish Literature of the Twentieth Century
  • LIT 155: Latin American Colonial Literature
  • LIT 156: Latin American Literature Since Independence
  • LIT 157: Caribbean Literature and Culture
  • LIT 158: Transatlantic Modernismo
  • LIT 159: Diaspora and Exile in the Hispanic World
  • LIT 160: Hispanic Women Writers
  • LIT 162: Bilingualism and Borders in Hispanic Literature
  • LIT 164: Hispanic Drama and Performing Arts
  • POLI 005: Introduction to International Relations
  • SPAN 050: Introduction to Hispanic Literature I
  • SPAN 051: Introduction to Hispanic Literature II
  • SPAN 103: Spanish Composition and Conversation
  • SPAN 105: Hispanic Culture
  • SPAN 110: Spanish Linguistics
  • SPAN 111: Empire, The Postcolonial, and Representation: Reading East and West
  • SPAN 121: Spanish Golden Age
  • SPAN 123: Spanish (Peninsular) 20-21 Centuries
  • SPAN 130: The Transatlantic Baroque
  • SPAN 131: Transatlantic Modernismo
  • SPAN 140: Latin American Colonial Literature
  • SPAN 143: Latin American Literature Since Independence
  • SPAN 144: Caribbean Literature and Culture
  • SPAN 151: Diaspora and Exile in the Hispanic World
  • SPAN 153: Bilingualism and Borders in Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 154: Hispanic Drama and Performing Arts
  • SPAN 180: Topics in Hispanic Language and Culture
  • WH 110: Reconstructing Ancient Worlds
  • Any intermediate or advanced course in a language other than English