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History

History provides an examination of human activities from prehistoric times to the present, allowing students to acquire a sophisticated knowledge of the multi-faceted nature of the world's many and diverse cultures as well as to study intellectual, economic, and political history. The study of history also imparts a thought process which develops a student's ability to think critically about the past as well as the present.

Classes

HIST 4A. Western Civilization (3)
Lec-3   
Development of Western Civilization from ancient times through the Reformation. The emergence of civilization in the Near East; Greek and Roman contributions, development of Christianity, Byzantine influences, the Middle Ages, and the intellectual and religious changes of the Renaissance and Reformation. UC/CSU
HIST 4A not prerequisite to 4B
 
HIST 4B. Western Civilization (3)
Lec-3   
Development of Western Civilization since the Reformation and into the twentieth century. The emergence of modern Europe, overseas expansion of European civilization, great-power rivalries, the French and industrial revolutions, the consolidation of nation states, and the development of parliamentary democracy and scientific, intellectual, and cultural developments. UC/CSU
HIST 4A not prerequisite to 4B

HIST 12A. United States Women's History (3)
Lec-3   P/NP Available
An in-depth study of the experiences, roles and contributions of women in the political, economic, social and cultural developments of the United States across racial, ethnic, and class lines. UC/CSU
HIST 12A is not preprequisite to HIST 12B

HIST 17A. The United States (3)
Lec-3   
The history of the United States from Colonial Times to the present. A survey of the more important political, economic, social, artistic, and cultural aspects of American life as well as of the role of the United States in world affairs. UC/CSU
HIST 17A not prerequisite to 17B