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HIST 004B: Western Civilization II: 1500 CE to Present

Course Description

History 004B is a survey of the political, social, economic and cultural development of western civilization from 1500 to the present. The course starts with the Reformation, English Revolution, the Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment and the French Revolution. The course continues with 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.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
    D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C2- Humanities
    Area D - Social Sciences
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 3 - Arts and Humanities: 3B- Humanities
    Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: HIST 180 - Western Civilization II
Last Updated 7/19/23