Six pathways lead to the B.A. in History at Stanford: General History; Global Affairs and World History; History, Philosophy, and the Arts; History of Science and Medicine; Public History/Public Service; and History and Law.
As of June 18, 2019, the department is no longer accepting new students to the CS + X joint major program.
The Department of History has recently added a joint major program in Computer Science + History.
Candidates for the minor in History must complete six courses, at least three of which must have a field or thematic focus.
For a limited number of majors, the department offers a special program leading to Departmental Honors in History.
The department each year admits a limited number of undergraduates for coterminal B.A. and M.A. degrees in History. Coterminal applications are accepted during Autumn Quarter for admission in Spring Quarter; check with the History office for the application deadline.
How to Declare
The first step in becoming a History major is finding a Faculty Advisor.