Courses

History Courses

HIST 1, The United States Since 1900
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

An in-depth history of the United States since 1900, with emphasis on the more important
political, economic, social, artistic, and cultural aspects of American life and on the role
of the United States in world affairs.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 4A, Western Civilization
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: ESL 188 or ENGL 88 or readiness for college-level English

Development of Western Civilization from ancient times through the Reformation. The emergence of civilization in the Near East; Greek and Roman civilizations, development of Christianity, Byzantine, and Islamic influences, the Middle Ages, and the intellectual and religious changes of the Renaissance and Reformation.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 4B, Western Civilization
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

An in-depth history of Western Civilization since 1600, with emphasis on the more
important political, economic, social, artistic, and cultural aspects of western life and on
the role of the western civilization in world affairs.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 4A is not prerequisite to 4B. HIST 4B covers the period from the Reformation into the twentieth century.

HIST 5, Europe Since 1900
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

A survey of the developments that have shaped Europe's political, economic, social and
cultural development since 1900, with emphasis on European and world relationships
since 1914. Major topics will include the effects on Europe of the World Wars and the
power blocks, along with the reason for current European attitudes.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 9, Immigrants in U.S. History
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Comparison of selected Asian, African, European and Latino groups in the United States
from colonial times to the present. Students examine and compare economic, social, and
cultural contributions of immigrant communities; evaluate immigration and naturalization
policies; and discuss issues of acculturation and ethnic identity.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 12A, United States Women's History: Pre-colonial Through 1880s
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college level English

An in-depth study of the experiences, roles and contributions of women in political, economic, social, and cultural development from the pre-colonial period through the 1880s.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 12A is not preprequisite to HIST 12B.

HIST 12A, United States Women's History: Pre-colonial Through 1880s
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college level English

An in-depth study of the experiences, roles and contributions of women in political, economic, social, and cultural development from the pre-colonial period through the 1880s.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 12A is not preprequisite to HIST 12B.

HIST 12B, United States Women's History: 1890-Present
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college level English

An in-depth study of the experiences, roles and contributions of women in political, economic,social and cultural development from 1890 to the present.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 12A is not a preprequisite to HIST 12B.

HIST 15A, History of the American Indian: Eastern Tribes
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Emphasis on Indians east of the Mississippi starting with the period of European colonization, continuing with the establishment of American domination and the removal policy, and ending with their participation in the Civil War

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 15A not prerequisite to 15B. Emphasis on Indians east of the Mississippi.

HIST 15B, History of the American Indian: Western Tribes
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Emphasis on the life styles of Indians living west of the Mississippi and their wars in defense of their homelands. Governmental policies enacted toward the Indians since the Civil War.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 15A not prerequisite to 15B. Emphasis on Indians west of the Mississippi.

HIST 17A, United States History to 1877
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The history of the United States from the indigenous civilizations to 1877. A survey of the more important political, economic, social, artistic and cultural aspects of American life as well as the role of the United States in world affairs through Reconstruction.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 17A not prerequisite to 17B. HIST 17A covers from the pre-colonial period to the end of the Civil War.

HIST 17B, The United States
Lec-52.5

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The history of the United States from the end of the Civil War 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
Units: 3

HIST 17A not prerequisite to 17B. HIST 17B covers from the end of the Civil War to the present.

HIST 18A, The Colonial History of Latin America
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

A survey of the colonial history of Latin America. Students examine historical, cultural, political, socio-economic and artistic elements from the conquest to independence.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 18A not prerequisite to 18B

HIST 18B, History of Latin America
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ESL 188 or ENGL 88 or readiness for college-level English

Survey of Latin American history from independence in the 19th century to the present.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 18A not prerequisite to 18B

HIST 20, History of Mexico
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

A survey of the history of Mexico from the indigenous, colonial and modern eras.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 21, History of the Mexican American/Chicano
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

A survey of the history of Mexican Americans/Chicanos in the United States. Students examine historical, cultural, political, socio-economic and artistic elements.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 35A, Chinese History
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Intellectual, social, political, and economic development of China. Chinese history from ancient times to the Qing Dynasty, approximately 1900.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 35A covers from ancient times to approximately 1900.

HIST 35B, History of China
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Intellectual, social, political, and economic development of China from 1900 to the present. Emphasis is on twentieth-century China, concentrating on the rise of nationalism and Communist rule on the Mainland.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

HIST 35A not prerequisite to 35B. HIST 35B covers from 1900 to the present.

HIST 37, History of the Philippines
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course covers the historical development of the Philippines from the pre-colonial period to present day. The evolution of national culture, political and social institutions, and foreign relations will also be examined.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 40, History of California
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ESL 188 or ENGL 88 or readiness for college-level English

Examine the forces, events, and lives that shaped California, beginning with native cultures and Spanish exploration and colonization. The course will focus on the roles and interactions of Native Americans, Latino Americans, European Americans, and Asian Americans within the broader context of California's political, economic, cultural, and social history.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 41A, African American History From Ancestral West Africa to the Civil War
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The political, social, artistic, and cultural history of people of African-American descent in the United States from their African beginnings to the Civil War. Covering the development of African-American culture and heritage from ancestral West Africa.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 41B, 20th Century African American History from the Reconstruction to 21st Century
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The political, social, artistic, and cultural history of the African American people in the United States from the Civil War to the 21st Century. HIST 41B covers from the Reconstruction to the present.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 45, LGBT American History
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Survey of the origins, development, and current status of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender reform and liberation movements in the United States, with particular emphasis since WWII. Includes the lives, communities, organizations, and resistance
movements created by LGBT peoples from diverse racial, ethnic, and class backgrounds.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
HIST 46, Independent Studies in History
Lab-52.5 P/NP Available

An individualized reading or research program where students work one-on-one with a faculty member on topics in History.

CSU
Units: 1
HIST 49, History of San Francisco
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college level English

The growth of San Francisco from its origins as an Indian-Spanish-Mexican settlement to the metropolis of the San Francisco Bay Area. Emphasis will be on the role of San Francisco as a political, social, cultural, commercial and artistic capital of the West Coast.

CSU
Units: 3