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History 101 (formerly 1A)
United States History to 1877

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is a chronological survey of American history from the first Americans to 1877, focusing on American social, intellectual, political, economic, and diplomatic institutions. Major topics in the course include colonization, slavery, the American Revolution, Native Americans, the Civil War and Reconstruction.

*Note: The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing History 101 and 102 and History 110 and 111 and/or History 105 and 106 is one series.

History 102 (formerly 1B)
United States History from 1877 to the Present

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is a chronological survey of American history from 1877 to the present, focusing on American social, intellectual, political, economic, and diplomatic institutions. Major topics include culture, ethnic and racial diversity and the role of the United States within the context of world history.

*Note: The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing History 101 and 102 and History 110 and 111 and/or History 105 and 106 is one series.

History 105 (formerly 18A)
Women and American History from the Colonial Era to 1877

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is a chronological survey of the history of the United States from the colonial period through the era of reconstruction with special emphasis on the role of women in the shaping of American society.  The contributions of women to the political, economic, and social development of the nation will be emphasized.

*Note:  The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing History 105 and 106 and History 101 and 102 and/or History 110 and 111 is one series.

History 106 (formerly 18B)
Women and American History from 1877 to the Present

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is a chronological survey of the history of the United States from 1877 to the present with special emphasis on the role of women in shaping American society.  The contributions of women to the economic, political, and social development of the nation will be examined.

Note:   The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing History 105 and 106 and History 101 and 102 and/or History 110 and 111 is one series.

History 108 (formerly 9)
United States History: The American Indian Experience

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is a survey of the history of the United States with an emphasis on native peoples of North America.  Topics include the impact of European contact, trade, and colonization as well as the impact of United States political, economic, and social policies on Native Americans.  Emphasis is placed on the attempts of American Indians to protect their sovereignty and revitalize their societies.

Note:  This course meets the criteria of the CSU graduation requirement for United States History, Constitution, and American Ideals.

History 110 (formerly 16A)
The African American in the United States to 1877

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is a survey of the United States to 1877 with particular emphasis on the role of African Americans in shaping American society.  The contributions of African Americans to the economic, political, social, and cultural development of the nation will be examined.

Note:  This course meets the criteria of the CSU graduation requirement for United States History, Constitution, and American Ideals.

*Note:  The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing History 110 and 111 and History 101 and 102 and/or History 105 and 106 is one series.

History 111 (formerly 16B)
The African American in the United States from 1877 to the Present

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is a survey of the history of the United States from 1877 to the present with particular emphasis on the role of African Americans in shaping American society.  The contributions of African Americans to the American society as a whole will also be examined.

Note: This course meets the criteria of the CSU graduation requirement for United States History, Constitution, and American Ideals.

*Note:  The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing History 110 and 111 and History 101 and 102 and/or History 105 and 106 is one series.

History 112 (formerly 17)
History of the Chicano in the United States

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course surveys United States history from the Chicano perspective and covers historical periods from the initial contact between European and indigenous North American societies through colonial, early national, and contemporary American historical periods. Emphasis is placed on this group's contributions to the development of the United States. Factors that have shaped the formation of Mexican American society within the context of United States history will also be analyzed.

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HIST 114                                                                                   History of the Asian American in the United States

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course surveys Asian American history in the United States from 1848 to the present, focusing on the historical interaction of diverse Asian American groups with American politics, culture, society and the economy. Unique Asian American communities and the historical factors that have formed and shaped them will also be examined.

History 122 (formerly 32)
United States Social History: Cultural Pluralism in America

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course surveys the role and contributions of ethnic groups and racial minorities to United States history. Emphasis is placed on these groups' cultural interaction with the American way of life from colonial times to the present.  Focus will also be given to the ways that race and ethnicity have shaped personal lives, communities, the nation, and international relations.

History 128 (formerly 8)
History of California

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is a survey of the history of California with an emphasis on the geographical, political, socio-economic and cultural development of the state. The role of ethnic minorities and women from pre-European times to the present will also be discussed.

History 129 (formerly 27)
History of Los Angeles

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course surveys the political, social, and economic history of Los Angeles from its earliest settlement by Native Californians to the present.  Topics will include environmental issues, urban development, race and ethnicity, the entertainment industry, and the media's portrayal of Los Angeles. Special emphasis is given to the expanding role of Los Angeles as a global city that serves as a destination for diverse immigrant populations and a center of international commerce.

History 140 (formerly 3)
History of Early Civilizations

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is a survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of World Civilizations from the origins of these complex cultures in the Neolithic era to the emergence of the West in the fifteenth century.  Topics include the early civilizations of the Near East, Egypt, India, China, the Americas,  Greece, and Rome.

History 141 (formerly 4)
History of Modern Civilizations

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is a survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of world civilizations from the rise of the West in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day.  Topics include the European voyages of exploration and expansion, Africa and the transatlantic slave trade, protestant and Catholic Reformations, the Islamic empires, China and Japan in the age of global expansion, French and industrial revolutions, World War I and II, the Cold War, and globalization. 

Note: History 140 is not a prerequisite.

 

 

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History 152
History of Latin America through Independence

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course will survey the political, economic, social and cultural development of Latin America from the pre-European contact to the achievement of independence in the early 19th century.  Topics covered in this course include the Native American world before European conquest, the socioeconomic, political and cultural consequences of contact between Native Americans, Europeans and Africans, the formation of the colonial order, and the move toward independence from Spanish and Portuguese colonial rule.

History 154 (formerly 19)
A History of Mexico

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course surveys the political, social, cultural, and economic history of Mexico from Pre-Columbian times to the present. Discussion of major epochs of Mexican history will focus on the influence of various cultural groups in shaping modern Mexico.

 

 

 

 

 

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