History

Division: Social Sciences

Division Dean

Dr. Lisa Gaetje

Faculty

David Halahmy
Carol Elsensohn Lewis
Bryan Seiling

Counselors

Mymy Lam
Dr. Therese Mosqueda-Ponce
Daniel Pelletier

History Transfer Program

Students should consult a counselor or www.assist.org for lower division major requirements for most California public universities. (See the Standard Definitions section of the catalog for a description of ASSIST.) Students transferring to an independent college/university should consult the catalog of the individual school and a counselor for lower division major requirements.

HIST 110 C Western Civilizations I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a comprehensive study of the contributions of previous civilizations from prehistoric times to the beginning of the modern era. The development of the present day Western mind and institutions is traced by analyzing the beliefs, myths, accomplishments and problems of the civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Medieval Period, Renaissance and Reformation. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 110HC. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 170)

HIST 110HC Honors Western Civilizations I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for English 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an enhanced comprehensive study of the contributions of previous civilizations from prehistoric times to the beginning of the modern era. The development of the present day Western mind and institutions is traced by analyzing the beliefs, myths, accomplishments and problems of the civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Medieval Period, Renaissance and Reformation. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 110 C. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 170)

HIST 111 C Western Civilizations II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course covers the development of Western civilization from the beginning of the modern era to the present day. A major part of this course deals with the twentieth century. It covers monarchies, imperialism, scientific and industrial contributions, modern political ideologies and the World Wars with related political-social, and cultural issues. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 111HC. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 180)

HIST 111HC  Honors Western Civilizations II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for English 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course covers the development of Western civilization from the beginning of the modern era to the present day. A major part of this course deals with the twentieth century. It covers monarchies, imperialism, scientific and industrial contributions, modern political ideologies and the World Wars with related political, social, and cultural issues. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 111 C. (UC/CSU, AA GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 180)

HIST 112 C World Civilizations I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the roots and development of civilizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe from the earliest times to 1550 CE. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 112HC. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 150)

HIST 112HC Honors World Civilizations I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an enhanced survey of the roots and development of the various civilizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe from the earliest times to 1550 CE. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 112 C. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 150)

HIST 113 C World Civilizations II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the roots and development of civilizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe from 1550 CE to the present. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 113HC. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 160)

HIST 113HC Honors World Civilizations II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for English 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an enhanced survey of the roots and development of civilizations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe from 1550 CE to the present. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 113 C. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 160)

HIST 135 C History of Africa 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the history of Africa from the continent's earliest beginnings to contemporary times. A special emphasis is placed on the various cultures of Africa, demography and general chronology of the rise and fall of nation states, and the impact of Western culture through the colonial, neo-colonial, and contemporary periods. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 142 C History of Latin America I 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the history of Latin America from the late pre-Columbian era to the independence period. Emphasis is placed upon European conquest, the interaction of Europeans with Native American and African cultures, and the planting of colonial societies in the regions of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. Spanish, French, Portuguese, British, and Dutch America are compared as to their socio-cultural, economic, and political development during the colonial and independence periods. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 143 C History of Latin America II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the history of Latin America from the independence period to the present. Emphasis is placed upon: the nation-building process, integration into the world capitalist system, the inequality between the elite classes and the masses, the development of new groups, such as the urban middle and working classes, the conflict between liberalism and the Catholic Church, race relations, challenges of political regimes, relationships during the Cold War, and the new global economic models. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 151 C Survey of British History I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of English history and civilizations from prehistoric times to the end of the Stuart period. The course concentrates on the development of governmental institutions, and the cultural and intellectual foundations of England and its people. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 152 C Survey of British History II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is the continuing survey of the development of the United Kingdom from 1715 to the present. Special emphasis in this course will be placed on England's political and cultural expansion around the globe. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 160 C Asian Civilizations I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a comparative history of the civilizations of Asia from their birth to the 19th century. It explores the social, cultural, political, and economic developments of East, South, and Southeast Asian countries. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 161 C Asian Civilizations II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a comparative history of the civilizations of Asia from the 19th century to the present. It explores the social, cultural, political, and economic developments of East, South, and Southeast Asian countries. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 163 C History of Mexico 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the economic, socio-cultural and political history of Mexico from the pre-Columbian period to the present. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 165 C History of the Middle East 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course covers the historical development of the Middle East from the rise of Middle Eastern civilization to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the Jewish and Islamic religions, as well as the key political and social conflicts through modern times in the region. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 170 C History of the United States I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of American history from the colonial foundations to 1877. The course satisfies state requirements in American history and institutions for transfer. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 170HC. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 130)

HIST 170HC  Honors History of the United States I 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for English 100C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an enhanced survey of American history from the colonial foundations to 1877. This course satisfies state requirements in American history and institutions for transfer. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 170 C. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 130)

HIST 171 C  History of the United States II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of American history from 1877 to the present. This course satisfies state requirement in American history and institutions for transfer. Duplicate credit not granted for HIST 171HC. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 140)

HIST 171HC  Honors History of the United States II 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is an enhanced survey of American History from 1877 to the present. This course satisfies state requirements in American History and institutions for transfer. Duplicate credit will not be granted for HIST 171 C. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC/C-ID: HIST 140)

HIST 190 C  History of the Americas I (formerly HIST 162AC) 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the history of the Western hemisphere from its discovery to the wars of independence. Emphasis is placed upon European conquest, the interaction of Europeans with Native American and African cultures, and the planting of colonial societies in the New World. Spanish America, Brazil, Canada, and the United States are compared as to their socio-cultural, economic, and political development during the colonial and independence periods. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 191 C  History of the Americas II (formerly HIST 162BC) 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a comparative study of the political, social, and economic development of the independent nations of the Western hemisphere from the wars of independence to the present. Emphasis is placed upon the present international relations of these nations. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 270 C Women in United States History 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course is a survey of the economic, social, intellectual and political history of women in America from colonial times to the present. Special emphasis is placed upon the feminist movements and the suffrage struggle of the 19th and 20th centuries. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC)

HIST 275 C History of California 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course surveys the economic, social, ethnic, intellectual, and political history of California from the earliest times to the present. Special emphasis is placed upon issues of diversity caused by demographic changes. (UC/CSU, CSU GE, AA GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

HIST 295 C  Research Methods - Oral History (same as SOSC 295 C) 2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course introduces the student to the special techniques of tape recorded interviews to document 20th century history. Areas of study will include interviewing techniques, historical editing, and transcripts of interviews. The course does not satisfy General Education requirements in Social Science. (CSU)

HIST 298 C History Seminar 0.5-12 Units

Prerequisite(s): May be required.

Corequisite(s): May be required.

Advisory: May be required.

Term hours: 0-216 lecture and/or 0-648 laboratory. This is a lecture/discussion type course developed on a particular limited problem or topic of interest to students. It is designed for able students who wish to increase their knowledge of a particular topic concerning which no other regular class is offered. A paper or group activity may be requested. Credit may range from 1/2 unit to 12 units. Consult class schedule for the offerings a particular semester. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade option. Fees may be required-Payable at Registration. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

HIST 299 C History Independent Study 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Approved Independent Study Learning Contract

Varying hours of scheduled conferences per week according to instructor. This Independent study course is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of a particular area through individual research and study. It is thought that topics might develop out of a curiosity stimulated in a regular class. The student would then contact the supervising instructor to develop a contract for his/her particular interest so that they could learn more regarding their special topic. Course may be taken three times for credit. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

The courses taught by this department contribute to the General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes. Please refer to General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes.