HIST-100 Topics in History

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course covers topics in history. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

HIST-110 History of African Civilization

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course is a review of African history from prehistoric times to the beginning of colonialism.

HIST-120 History of the United States (Colonial to 1865)

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC (C-ID: HIST 130)

This course covers the history of the United States of America from the colonial period up to 1865. This survey course stresses the integrative and disintegrative forces that culminated in the Civil War. Long-range issues arising during this period are examined for their significance to Americans today. The cultural, social, economic, geographic, diplomatic and political factors involved in the evolution of American society are also analyzed through a variety of chronological topics. The historical development of the following national, ethnic, and racial groups, such as American Indians, Europeans, Latinos, Africans, and Asians, as well as women are also examined.

HIST-121 History of United States (1865 – Present)

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course covers the development of the United States of America after the Civil War. This survey course stresses an understanding of Reconstruction, the growth of big business, and domestic and foreign problems to provide a basis for a comprehensive and intelligent evaluation of current problems. The cultural, social, economic, geographic, diplomatic and political factors involved in the evolution of American society are also analyzed through a variety of chronological reports. The historical development of the following national, ethnic, and racial groups, such as, American Indians, Europeans, Latinos, Africans, and Asians, as well as women, are also examined.

HIST-122 History of African Americans in the United States (Pre-Colonial – 1865)

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course is a survey of Africans’ role in American history which covers pre-colonial to 1865. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the geographic migrations of African people to the United States. Students will analyze the development of African American economic, social, and political institutions, as well as the U.S. Constitution. The historical development and contributions of Africans and other ethnic groups including Native Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Europeans will also be examined.

HIST-123 History of African Americans in the
United States (1865 to the Present)

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course covers the period from 1865 to the present. It is a cross cultural study of the African experience in America. The course will examine the geographical migrations of African Americans and their interactions with Native Americans, Latinos, Europeans and Asians. Students will analyze the development of American economic, social, and political institutions, as well as the U.S. Constitution.

HIST-124 History of California

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course covers American Indian, Spanish, Mexican and U.S. periods in California history. It includes political, economic and social development and change, as well as the leadership and contributions of numerous racial and ethnic groups and women. Regional and local history is emphasized.

HIST-127 History of Latinos in the United States (1846-present)

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course covers United States history from 1846 to the present with an emphasis on Latinos. The course will cover the Mexican War, Civil War, Great Depression, labor movement history, the Cold War, and the Latino struggle for civil rights. The course will emphasize Latino interactions with African Americans, Native Americans, Europeans, and Asian Americans. Students will analyze the development of American economic, social, and political institutions, as well as the United States constitution.

HIST-140 History of Western Civilization to
the Renaissance

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC (C-ID: HIST 170)

The history of Western civilization from earliest times to the 16th century is presented. Emphasis is placed on understanding the facets of modern civilization by tracing the social, cultural, and political relationships of the past.

HIST-141 History of Western Civilization Since
the Renaissance

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC (C-ID: HIST 180)

This course presents the history of Western Civilization from the 16th century to the present. Emphasis is placed upon understanding the facets of modern civilization by tracing the social, cultural, and political relationships of the past to the present.

HIST-298 Independent Study

.2-4 Units: 3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and vice president. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in history under the direction of an instructor.

HIST-300 Field Studies

.1-4 Units: 1.8-72 hours of lecture and/or 5.4-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course provides the opportunity for students to participate in field experience in various disciplines. In all cases, field classes will be oriented toward direct involvement by the student in some outside activity which should supplement the classroom experience. Petition to repeat for maximum units.