B.A. degree program in history
HEGIS code 2205
NYS SED program code 02106

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Program/Department Advisers

Office Hours
Swapna Banerjee Professor of 
History 718.951.5000 x2815 1127b Boylan Hall banerjee @ brooklyn.cuny.edu consult the D.A.T.E. system: https://websql.brooklyn.cuny.edu/DATE/login.jsp


Department requirements (36 credits)
History 2001W. History 2001W is a prerequisite of all history courses numbered in the 4000s.

Twenty-four credits in lower-division courses including at least three credits in each of the following groups:
a) Ancient, medieval, and early modern history
b) European history
c) Transnational and comparative history
d) United States history
e) African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American, and Middle Eastern history.

Eight credits in upper-division courses with a grade of C or higher in each course. One of these courses must be a colloquium.

History majors fulfilling program requirements described in earlier Bulletins should validate their programs with a department counselor at the time they declare the major. With permission of the chair, one course taken outside the department may count towards the major. With permission of the chair, in consultation with the department, a course taken in History may be substituted for another, where warranted and for distribution purposes,