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What will I learn?

The History major is a designated capstone major. Undergraduate students take a capstone seminar in which they demonstrate mastery of a specialized area of history and a critical understanding of current scholarly concerns, literature, and debate, then design and complete a research project using those primary sources and literature.

The History Department undergraduate program consists of 16 courses in history (six lower-division — the preparation for the major, including the premajor requirements; 10 upper-division — the major). Each course must be taken for a letter grade.

Learning Outcomes

The History major has the following learning outcomes:

Demonstrated appropriate mastery of a specialized area of history

Demonstrated critical understanding of current scholarly concerns, literature, and debates

Identification and analysis of primary sources

Design and execution of a research project, drawing on primary sources and appropriate scholarly literature

Demonstrated ability to organize and present a brief oral presentation about research

Which department am I in?

College of Letters and Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$29,754.00 per year
Given fee is for nonresident supplemental tuition; University Fees: USD $13,239
Application deadline

Expected November 2022

Start date

Expected September 2022


College of Letters and Science

2300 Murphy Hall,



90095, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a minimum score of 550 in paper based TOEFL. Students who have attended school under the British system must present five GCSE/Ordinary-Level examinations and at least three Advanced-Level examinations with superior grades.

For international students

To be considered for admission to UCLA, international students must have completed secondary school with a superior average in academic subjects and have earned a certificate of completion which enables the student to be admitted to a university in the home country.

English language proficiency is critical to your success at UCLA. Applicants, whose first language, or language of instruction for at least the last three years, is not English, are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS).

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A competitive score is above 100 (with sub-scores above 22)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A competitive score is 7 or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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