2004 - 2005 Catalog

Course Descriptions

HISTORY

HIST 4A
WESTERN EUROPE TO 1700 (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture CAN HIST 2, CAN HIST SEQ A.  CSU General Education Requirement: C2, D6 .  Strongly Recommended Preparation:  ENG 51A or equivalent.

History 4A is the study of European history to 1700, emphasizing Western Europe and its contribution to the American settlement.  (AA, CSU, UC)

HIST 4B
WESTERN EUROPE FROM 1700 (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture. CAN HIST 4, CAN HIST SEQ A  CSU General Education Requirement:  C2, C3, D6. Strongly Recommended Preparation:  ENG 51A or equivalent.

History 4B is the study of European history from 1700 to the present. (AA, CSU, UC)

HIST 17A
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1492-1877 (3)

Class Hours:  3 lecture CAN HIST 8, CAN HIST SEQ B  CSU General Education Requirement:  D1 D2, D3, D5, D6.  Prerequisite:  ENG 51A or equivalent.

History 17A covers the social, political, economic and physical development of the United States of America from the discovery by Columbus to the end of the Reconstruction.  This course satisfies, in part, the American history and institution requirements for CSU. (AA, CSU, UC)

HIST 17B
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1865-PRESENT (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture CAN HIST 10, CA HIST SEQ B  CSU General Education Requirement:  D2, D3, D5, D6  Prerequisite: ENG 51A or equivalent.

History 17B covers the social, political, economic and physical development of the United States of America from the end of the Civil War to the present time.  This course satisfies, in part, the American history and institutions requirement for CSU. (AA, CSU, UC)

HIST 18
HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture   CSU General Education Requirement: D2, D5, D6.  Strongly Recommended Preparation:  ENG 51A or equivalent.

History 18 is a survey of the discovery, exploration and settlement of California through the Spanish, Mexican and American periods to the present. (AA,CSU,UC)

HIST 20
WORLD HISTORY I (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture Strongly Recommended Preparation:  ENG 51A or equivalent.

History 20 will examine the will examine the origins and early development of world civilization before 1600. A comparitive analysis of cultural, economics, geographic, political, religious, and social forces of world civilizatons will be made. (AA, CSU)

HIST 32
CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE CHICANO (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture Strongly Recommended Preparation:  ENG 51A or equivalent.

History 32 will examine the social, political, and economic experience of Mexicans living in the United States beginning with Pre-Columbian heritage through the Spanish colonial era, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, the Great Depression, World War II, and the Civil rights Movement. Emphasis will be on how these experienes have helped to shap the culture of Chicanos in the modern era. (AA, CSU,UC)

HIST 44
WOMEN'S ROLE IN UNITED STATES HISTORY (3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture Strongly Recommended Preparation:  ENG 51A or equivalent.

Women's Roles in United States History will examine the social, economic and political roles of women in the United States from the Pre-Columbian era through the Colonial period, Victorian period, and into the modern era. contributions of women from various racial and ethinc backgrounds will be discussed. (AA, CSU)

HIST 49/99
DIRECTED STUDY (1-2)

Class Hours:  54 Laboratory for each semester unit.  No more than 2 units per semester per 49/99 series.

History 49/99 is designed for students who wish to undertake special projects related to a particular field.  Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study. (AA,CSU)

HIST 60
HISTORY EXPERIMENTAL COURSES (.5-3)

Class Hours:  18 Lecture hours or 54 Laboratory hours for each semester unit.

All courses numbered 60 are designed to permit departments to meet an immediate student or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide curriculum variety and flexibility.  A required course description identifies each course subjects. These courses may be taken for CR/NC. (AA,CSU)

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