Sample Academic Plans

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The plans provided below are examples used to demonstrate how students might complete their history major requirements. Individual student plans will vary.


Sample Four Year Plan

This plan is appropriate for students admitted to UCSC as freshman.

Fall

Winter

Spring

1st year 1) Lower Division Area of Concentration Survey 2) Lower Division Breadth 3) Lower Division Breadth
2nd year 4) Upper Division Area of Concentration 5) HIS 100, Skills and Methods 6) Lower or Upper Division Area of Concentration or Breadth
3rd year
(Study Abroad This Year!)
7) Upper Division Area of Concentration 8) Upper Division Breadth 9) Upper Division Area of Concentration or Breadth
4th year 10) Upper Division Area of Concentration 11) Exit Seminar 12) Upper Division Elective

Sample Three Year Plan

This plan is appropriate for students admitted to UCSC as freshman who are considering the 3+3 B.A./J.D. Program or the Three Year Accelerated Pathways program.

Fall

Winter

Spring

1st year 1) Lower Division Area of Concentration Survey 2) Lower Division Breadth 3) Lower Division Breadth
2nd year 4) Upper Division Area of Concentration

5) HIS 100, Skills and Methods

6) Lower or Upper Division Area of Concentration or Breadth

7) Upper Division Area of Concentration

8) Upper Division Breadth

3rd year

9) Upper Division Area of Concentration
(Study Abroad This Quarter!)

10) Exit Seminar

11) Upper Division Area of Concentration or Breadth

12) Upper Division Elective


Sample Two Year Plan

The plan is appropriate for students admitted to UCSC as junior transfers.

Fall

Winter

Spring

Students may apply a maximum of three history courses completed at another college or university to their history major requirements, with no more than two courses from any single region of concentration.
1st year

4) Upper Division Area of Concentration

5) HIS 100, Skills and Methods

6) Upper Division Area of Concentration

7) Lower or Upper-Division Area of Concentration or Breadth

8) Upper Division Area of Concentration

9) Upper Division Breadth

2nd year 10) Upper Division Elective
(Study Abroad This Quarter!)
11) Exit Seminar 12) Upper Division Area of Concentration or Breadth

If you need assistance developing an individualized two, three, or four year plan of study, contact the history undergraduate program coordinator.