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History Majors

Information for History majors thinking about studying abroad.

Where to go

EAP students may take history courses in over 30 countries, at more than 90 universities. The UC Education Abroad Program offers three special features to help you choose the right program.

  • The Program Wizard can help you find possible programs of interest.
  • The Coursefinder database includes descriptions of all courses taken by UC students while on EAP programs. Please note that it does not include all courses offered by the host university, only those that have been taken and submitted for approval by UC students.
  • An up-to-date list of pre-approved EAP courses will soon be available.

What classes to take

All classes taken on the UC Education Abroad Program (EAP) are listed individually with their accompanying grades on your UCLA transcript. The courses are UC approved courses and count toward your 180 unit requirement for graduation; however, your major has the final authority to determine how the coursework is used to fulfill specific major requirements.

Courses are approved on a case by case basis. Before going abroad, students should discuss with the department advisor which EAP courses the department will approve for credit toward a major or minor. Students can often make changes to their study plan once they arrive in their country of choice, but should consult with the undergraduate staff advisor by e-mail first.

EAP Coursework Guidelines for History Major

Note: the following guidelines are subject to change. Please see your major/minor advisor for up-to-date information.

EAP Unit Limits for Major

  • Total number of EAP Upper Division Units that can be applied: 16.
  • Total number of EAP Lower Division Units that can be applied: 12
  • Total number of E AP Combined Upper and Lower Division Units: 28
  • Total number of EAP Units that can be used to fulfill a language requirement: N/A

Grade Requirements

  • D-, as long as the overall PGA in the major averages 2.0 or above

History Department Contact

Paul Padilla
Undergraduate Advisor
Office: 6248 Bunche Hall
Telephone: (310) 825-3720
Department website

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