History Courses

HIST 3: Asian American History

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

History 3 examines and compares the diverse historical experiences of major Asian American groups since the mid-nineteenth century. Topics that this course covers include: origins of emigration, the formation and transformation of community and political identity; gender and family life; interethnic and intergenerational conflict; interracial unions; and the changing roles of Asian Americans in American society.

HIST 4: Western Civilization I – Prehistory to 1500 CE

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID HIST 170

History 4A is a survey of the political, economic, social, cultural and religious development of western civilization from prehistoric times through the Protestant Reformation. Subject areas include Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Old Testament, Greece, Rome, and The Middle Ages, the rise of Christianity, the Renaissance and Protestant Reformation.

HIST 4B: Western Civilization II – 1500 CE to Present

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID HIST 180

History 4B is a survey of the political, social, economic and cultural development of western civilization from 1600 to the present. The course starts with the English Revolution, the Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment and the French revolution. Next comes, the rise of nationalism, socialism, and imperialism in the 19th century, while World Wars I and II, the Russian Revolution, fascism/Nazism, the Cold War and the contemporary age are features for the 20th and 21st centuries.

HIST 5A: World History – Prehistory to 1500

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID HIST 150

This course provides a comparative, interactive investigation and analysis of World History as related to the development of the modern world. Five geographic regions surveyed include: Asia/Pacific Islands, Africa, Europe, North America and South America. Students are introduced to the major historical trends and developments in World History from Prehistory to 1500. The methods of historical analysis and interpretation are addressed through survey of cultural, economic, political, social and technological similarities and differences between civilizations. The course examines issues relevant to understanding race, culture, class, ethnicity, gender, religion, disabilities and sexualities in human societies through World History.

HIST 5B: World History from 1500

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID HIST 160

This course provides a comparative and interactive investigation of World History as related to the development of the modern world. Five geographic areas surveyed include: Africa, Asia/Pacific Islands, Europe, North and South America. Students are introduced to the major historical events and trends in world history from 1500. Historical analysis and interpretations are surveyed through comparative examination of the economic, cultural, political, social and technological commonalities and differences between human societies. The course examines the implications of race, gender, class, ethnicity, religion, disability and sexualities in human societies over time.

HIST 12: African American History

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

History 12 surveys the political, economic, and development of African-Americans from the 1619 to the present. Topics include Africans before European contact and slavery in the US, abolitionism, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the rise and resistance to Jim Crow, WWI, WWII, the Civil Rights movement, and the present state of African-Americans.

HIST 14: History of the Native North Americans

3 units: Lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

History 14 is a history of Native Americans who lived in the area, which is now the United States from pre-European settlement to the present day. This course includes the primary political, economic and social factors of American historical development, emphasizing their effects on Native Americans. In conjunction with this historical perspective, the course stresses the ecological lifestyle of Native Americans, exclusive of the Indians of Mexico.

HIST 16: Mexican-American History

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

This course introduces students to the history of the United States and the Mexican-American experience from the Colonial Period to the present. The course emphasizes the role and life experiences of Mexican-Americans in the historical evolution of the political, economic and socio-cultural institutions of the United States.

HIST 17A: United States History

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID HIST 130

History 17A is a survey of the political, economic, and social and cultural development of the United States from the pre-Colonial period through the Civil War. Topics covered include indigenous and European influence on the development of the colonies, the causes and consequences of the War of Independence, the ideological origins of republicanism and principles of the United States Constitution, early industrialization, westward expansion, foreign policy, sectional conflict, slavery and its impact on race relations, abolition and other reform movements, and the Civil War. Pass/No Pass Option

HIST 17B: United States History

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID HIST 140

History 17B is a survey of the political, economic, and social and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction to the present. Topics covered include Reconstruction, Native American culture and western settlement, Industrialization, the Progressive Era, World War I, the Twenties, the New Deal, and World War II. Also covered are domestic, social, and foreign policy issues of the post-World War II period from the 1950s through the 1990s, including reform movements, Vietnam, the Civil Rights and other ethnic movements, the Feminist Movement, popular culture, and post-Cold War foreign policy. Pass/No Pass Option

HIST 17BH: Honors United States History

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

C-ID HIST 140

Honors History of Western Civilization uses the pedagogical methods common to all Honors courses: interdisciplinary, writing intensive, collaborative, and experiential instruction. Course content makes connection through a common theme with other courses offered within the specified transdisciplinary unit. History 17BH is a survey of the political, economic, and social and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction to the present. Topics covered include Reconstruction, Native American culture and western settlement, Industrialization, the Progressive Era, World War I, the Twenties, the New Deal, and World War II. Also covered are domestic, social, and foreign policy issues of the post-World War II period from the 1950s through the 1990s, including reform movements, Vietnam, the Civil Rights and other ethnic movements, the Feminist Movement, popular culture, and post-Cold War foreign policy.

HIST 20: History and Geography of California

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

This course examines historical qualities that make California geographically and historically unique, including race and ethnicity, class and gender conflict, state and local politics, and economics from the pre-Spanish missionization period up to the present day.

Last Updated 1/30/19