History (HIST)

HIST H118  Honors History of the United States From 1876  (3.0 Units)  

A survey of American history since Reconstruction after the Civil War with emphasis upon those social, political, and economic factors which most shaped modern America. Particular attention will be focused on the varying viewpoints and interpretations of the important historic questions. (UC credit limitation).

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 101.0 or ENGL 101H

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 103  World History to 1500  (3.0 Units)  

Course will focus on the beginnings of civilization some five to seven thousand years ago in Mesopotamia, Africa, Asia, the Americas, Classical Civilizations and the Axis Age with an understanding of the world in 1500. Social, cultural, geographical, political and economic history of the various world civilizations will be stressed.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 104  World History Since 1500  (3.0 Units)  

Course will cover the period of 1600 to the 1980's and will focus on the making of the modern world. Inter-locking themes will include the discovery of the New World and the rise of Capitalism, the resistance to this new economic system by the non-White world, the spread of Imperialism and the division of the world into "core" (industrial).

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 115  History of California  (3.0 Units)  

A survey of the history and geography of California. Special emphasis will be laid upon critical issues of the present.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 117  History of U.S to 1876  (3.0 Units)  

American civilization through the Civil War era. Native American and European antecedents will be studied. Colonial and revolutionary periods will be analyzed as well as the formation of a new nation. Gender and race issues will be examined in light of nation building.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 117H  Honors Us History to 1876  (3.0 Units)  

American civilization, encompassing the Pre-Columbian American experience through the Civil War era. The class examines gender and race issues in light of nation building and American culture. Honors classes will take students further into the course material with additional reading, emphasis on research, and exploring historiographical frameworks used in interpreting history. (UC credit limit)

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 101.0

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 118  History of U.S From 1876  (3.0 Units)  

A survey of the history of the United States from 1876 to the present. The course will focus on economic, political and social history in order to understand the causal factors that created the United States. Gender and ethnic history will be examined in light of the development of the United States and how diverse groups contributed to the historical reality of the United States. (UC credit limitation)

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 130  Latin American History to 1822  (3.0 Units)  

A political, social, and cultural history of the Americas both North and South, from earliest origins to 1822. This course deals with the colonial era up to and including the wars for independence.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 131  Latin American History From 1822  (3.0 Units)  

A chronological overview of Latin American history beginning with Latin American independence and concluding with present events and problems in Latin America. Special emphasis will be place on US-Latin American relations.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 153  African American History  (3.0 Units)  

A political, social and cultural examination of the African American experience in the United States. The course will critically examine the African American contribution to the development of the United States, and will also examine some of the many factors that contribute to the unique position of African Americans in this country.

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 45

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 155  Women in U.S. History  (3.0 Units)  

Basic background in U.S. History will be assumed and helpful. History of women in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Emphasis on changing roles women have played in society, family and work.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 157  Native American History  (3.0 Units)  

Overview of Native Amerindian cultures and a history of Native peoples since European contact. Native societies, intercultural contact, and contemporary issues will be identified and discussed.

Recommended Preparation: HIST 117 HIST 118 ENGL 101.0

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU