Academic Catalogs

History (HIST)

HIST C1153 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Latin American History and Culture  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This introductory course in Latin American history covers the Caribbean, Central America, and South America from pre-Columbian times to the present. It emphasizes the development of the cultures, social institutions, political forms, and economic structures of this region, including the complex interactions between Native-American, African, and European societies and the significance of international political and economic connections. In addition, special focus will be given to Latin American historical debates on race, identity, ethnicity, racial inequality, ethnocentrism, colorism, and class hierarchies as it relates to present-day obstacles in Latin America and for Latinx people in general. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C115

    HIST C1213 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    History of American Women  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

    Formerly HIST C120. The course will examine the traditional and developing roles of women in American history. Emphasis will be on the 19th century struggle to gain equal status legally, the struggle of the twentieth century woman to solidify and build on these gains, comparisons of the images developed through literature and mass media with the realities of women's lifestyles and women's contributions to economic, political and social change particularly in the twentieth century. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C121

      HIST C1223 Units (54 lecture hours)  
      Chicano History  

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

      This introductory course explores the role played by peoples of Mexican heritage in the development of the United States with a particular focus upon the Southwest. This class will evaluate the significance of Mexican/Latino culture, the status of Chicanos as a minority group within the U.S. society, and the struggles for civil rights. In addition, special attention will be given to historical debates on race, identity, colorism, inequality, citizenship, and activism within the Latinx community and in American society as they relate to barriers facing Latinx people in America today. This course is identical to ETHS C122. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C122

        HIST C1233 Units (54 lecture hours)  
        History of Ethnic Minorities in the United States  
        Advisory: ENGL C100.

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU.

        This course explores the experiences of diverse ethnic groups in the historical development of the United States, including Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Asian Americans. Major themes will include concepts of racialization and Eurocentrism, the intersections of ethnicity, class and gender, changing immigration patterns and policies, contemporary implications for historical discrimination, and the long term struggle to create a truly pluralistic and egalitarian society. This course is identical to ETHS C123. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C123

          HIST C1243 Units (54 lecture hours)  
          Vietnamese American History and Culture  

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

          Introductory course on the history of the Vietnamese-American experience in the twentieth century. This course will examine Vietnamese culture, the impact of foreign intervention on the Vietnamese, and finally migration and integration into U.S. society.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C124

            HIST C1323 Units (54 lecture hours)  
            History of Britain and Ireland 1  

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

            This course surveys the history of the British Isles from the Neolithic age through the 17th century. It explores how various cultures synthesized to create English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish identities. Major topics include Celtic culture, Roman imperialism, Viking impact, and the Tudor and Stuart monarchies as well as the development of parliamentary institutions and the Common Law. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C132

              HIST C1353 Units (54 lecture hours)  
              History of Britain and Ireland 2  

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

              This course surveys the history of the British Isles from the 17th century to the present. Content spans the major political, economic, social, cultural, and intellectual forces that have shaped the United Kingdom and Eire. Historical emphasis is placed on constitutional development, the impact of the industrial revolution, and the origins and consequences of British imperialism, Irish nationalism, the world wars, the Cold War, decolonization, the growth of the European community, and contemporary British and Irish culture. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C135

                HIST C1463 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                History of Mexico  

                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                An introductory course on Mexican history and culture from pre-history to modern times. Emphasis will be on ancient civilizations, colonialization, independence, foreign intervention, the Revolution of 1910, and modern developments. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C146

                  HIST C1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                  History of California  

                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                  This course covers the development of California from the earliest times to the present, analyzing the different cultures which have inhabited this region and the diverse societies they have created. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C150

                    HIST C1553 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                    The American West  

                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                    This course explores the evolution of the trans-Mississippi West from earliest times to the present. Key topics include the interaction between nature and human society; the significance of the Western mythos in American society; the impact of racial and cultural diversity; the role played by government in the creation of the West; and the evolving role of the West within the context of the nation and the world. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C155

                      HIST C1613 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                      World History 1  

                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                      Formerly HIST C160. A survey of the economic, political, social and cultural evolution of civilizations in Asia, the Near East, Europe Africa, and the Americas from antiquity to 1500 C.E. This course covers the origin and early development of human civilizations in each region as well as unique cultural traditions and the beginnings of interactions between the different societies. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: HIST 150.

                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C161

                        HIST C1623 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                        World History 2  

                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                        Formerly HIST C165. This course traces the economic, political, social, and cultural evolution of civilizations in Asia, the Near East, Europe, Africa, and the Americas from 1500 to the present. It covers the varied impact of industrialization and the creation of a global economy, the evolution and interaction of disparate political systems, and the development of diverse cultural, social, and ideological trends. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: HIST160.

                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C162

                          HIST C1703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                          United States History to 1876  

                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                          A comprehensive examination of the history of the United States from the beginnings of exploration to the end of reconstruction after the Civil War. It covers the political, economic, diplomatic, social, and cultural aspects of American life during this time span. This course fulfills the UC and CSU requirements for the BA degree and is transferable to all state institutions of higher learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: HIST 130.

                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C170

                            HIST C1753 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                            United States History since 1876  

                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                            Comprehensive examination of history of the United States from Reconstruction to the present time. Covers the political, economic, diplomatic, social and cultural aspects of American life. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: HIST 140.

                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C175

                              HIST C1803 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                              Western Civilization 1  

                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                              A study of the development of present day western culture from the earliest beginnings to 1550 with emphasis on the impact of philosophical, social, and economic factors on Western civilization. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: HIST 170.

                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C180

                                HIST C1853 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                Western Civilization 2  

                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                A survey of the development of present-day Western society from 1550 to the present. Course will emphasize the cultural, and socio-economic changes wrought by the Reformation, the Enlightenment, the Scientific Revolution, industrialization, and imperialism. It will also trace the political evolution of the West by examining a variety of political trends, including liberalism, nationalism, socialism, communism, and fascism. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: HIST 180.

                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing HIST C185