Academic Catalogs

History (HIST)

HIST A1013 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Afro-American History  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Political, legal, economic and social themes of blacks in the United States. Emphasis is given to the Afro-American experience from African origins, through slavery, into the 20th Century. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HIST A1403 Units (54 lecture hours)  
The California Experience  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This introductory course surveys the uniqueness of the California experience. It explains the state’s history with emphasis on the Indians, Spanish missions, Mexican ranchos, Gold Rush, transcontinental railroads, global population, colorful figures, 20th century contributions to atomic and space developments, and multinational corporations. Recommended for elementary education majors. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HIST A1413 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the Americas 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU

This course is a comprehensive survey of Latin America, the United States, and Canada from the development of its earliest human communities, the subsequent encounters with European civilizations, the formation of colonial empires, and the emergence of independent nations through 1850. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HIST A1423 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the Americas 2  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course presents a comprehensive survey of the distinct national identities of Latin America, the United States, and Canada as they developed and matured during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The course focuses on a comparative analysis of North and South America. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HIST A1453 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of Mexico  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Mexican history from the Pre-Colombian period to the present. Social, political, economic, and cultural growth of the Mexican nation. Emphasis on Indian, Spanish, and European contributions. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HIST A1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Ethnic Groups of the United States: Their Histories  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A survey of the history of the many (40+) ethnic groups originating in Europe, Asia (including the American Indian), the Americas, the Pacific Islands, Africa, and the Middle East, that make up the population of the United States. Same as Ethnic Studies A150. Students who enroll in History A150 may not receive credit for Ethnic Studies A150. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HIST A1513 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the Middle East to 1500  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU

A survey of political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Middle East from the Bronze Age through the rise of the Ottoman Empire. Emphasis is placed on the contributions of ancient Near Eastern and Classical civilizations - Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Israel, Greece, and Rome - to the development of the Islamic world, and the expansion of Islam and its interaction with the pre-Islamic Middle Eastern societies and the world until 1500 CE.

HIST A1523 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the Middle East Since 1500  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Middle East from 1500 CE to the present. Emphasis is placed on the development and decline of the Ottoman and Safavid Empires, the impact of European imperialism and modernity, the rise of nationalism and creation of nation-states, the Arab-Israeli conflicts, and Islamic revivalist movements.

HIST A1613 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World History 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The history of world civilizations from the earliest beginnings to the 17th century, giving a general outline of political, social, economic, and cultural institutions. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 150.

HIST A161H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World History 1 Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The history of world civilizations from the earliest beginnings to the 17th Century, giving a general outline of political, social, economic, and cultural institutions. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 150.

HIST A1623 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World History 2  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The history of world civilizations since the 17th century, giving a general outline of political, social, economic, and cultural institutions. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 160.

HIST A162H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World History 2 Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The history of world civilizations since the 17th Century, giving a general outline of political, social, economic, and cultural institutions. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 160.

HIST A1703 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the United States to 1876  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A survey of American historical development from the founding of the English colonies to 1876. Emphasis is placed on the evolution of the nation’s political and economic institutions, social and intellectual history, and foreign policy. Satisfies the state college requirement in American History. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 130.

HIST A170H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the United States to 1876 Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A survey of American historical development from the founding of the English colonies to 1876. Emphasis is placed on the evolution of the nation’s political and economic institutions, social and intellectual history, and foreign policy. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 130.

HIST A1753 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the United States Since 1876  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A continuation of the survey of American history development since 1876. Satisfies the state college requirement of American History. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 140.

HIST A175H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of the United States Since 1876 Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A continuation of the survey of American history development since 1876. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 140.

HIST A1763 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Women In U.S. History  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

A survey of the history of women in the United States from the pre-contact period to the present, emphasizing significant events, individuals, and movements that have contributed to the nation's development and women's changing roles. The course investigates how factors like geographic location, class, ethnicity, race, industrialization, sexual orientation, and notions of family have affected the lives of American women. Transfer Status: CSU, UC

HIST A1803 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Western Civilization 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The development of present day Western culture from the earliest beginnings to 1715, giving a general outline of the development of social, economic, political, and cultural institutions that have had a major impact upon our civilization. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 170.

HIST A180H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Western Civilization 1 Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The development of present day Western culture from the earliest beginnings to 1715, giving a general outline of the development of social, economic, political, and cultural institutions that have had a major impact upon our civilization. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 170.

HIST A1853 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of Western Civilization  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A study of Western culture from 1715 to the present with particular emphasis on the persons, ideas, movements, and institutions which help to interpret our present day civilization. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 180.

HIST A185H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of Western Civilization Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A study of Western culture from 1715 to the present with particular emphasis on the persons, ideas, movements, and institutions which help to interpret our present day civilization. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: HIST 180.

HIST A1873 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Women in History  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Provides a broad overview of the experiences of women in the history of the world from hunter-gatherer societies to the present. It examines how women’s political, economic, social, and cultural experiences have been shaped by gender and affected by place, time, class, and race. Same as Gender Studies A187. Students receiving credit for History A187 may not receive credit for Gender Studies A187.

HIST A1953 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of England and Greater Britain  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Survey of British history with an emphasis on the development of Anglo-American institutions. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HIST A1983 Units (54 lecture hours)  
The World at War  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Political, military, diplomatic, economic, social, and cultural developments of World War II. Emphasis on the role of the United States. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.