History

Major Requirements
Degrees
HISTORY 
(Associate in Arts)
Required Courses                                                       Units 
Select 15 units from the following: 
        HIST 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16A, 16B, 17A, 
        17B, 29  
Select 3 units from the following courses
ANTHR 2; ECON 1A, 1B; PHIL 12; SOCIL 1
Total units required for degree major....................................... 18

Courses

HIST 4A—Western Civilizations  (3 units)   CSU/UC UC-Unit Limit
Broad historical study of the major elements of the western tradition from earliest times to the Eighteenth Century; introduction of ideas, values, and institutions basic to western civilizations. (L) 

HIST 4B—Western Civilization  (3 units)   CSU/UC UC-Unit Limit
Historical study of the major elements of the western experience from the Eighteenth Century to the present, including major political and social developments that have revolutionized the modern mode of human existence. (L)

HIST 5A—World Civilizations  (3 units)  CSU/UC UC-Unit Limit
Survey of the experience of all peoples with vastly different cultures inhabiting a single globe; emphasizes the interaction of humans with the environment based on experience, knowledge, and technology; includes economic, social, religious, and political systems to 15th Century. (L)

HIST 5B—World Civilizations  (3 units) CSU/UC UC-Unit Limit
The experience of all the world's people from the early modern era to the present; emphasis on the interaction of people with the environment based on the development of technology; conflict with traditional systems and new(er) orders. (L)

HIST 6—History of Race and Ethnicity in America (3 units) CSU/UC
Covers the social, cultural, and economic interaction between various racial and ethnic groups in America from the fifteenth century to present.  Topics include immigration, discrimination, group identy, and multiculturalism.  (L)

HIST 7—Indians of North America  (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey history of Indians of United States and Canada from pre-Columbian societies through European conquest to modern day. Not open for credit to student with credit in NATAM 7. (L)

HIST 8—California History  (3 units) CSU/UC
Survey history of California from Native American cultures through Spanish, Mexican, and American periods to present; includes California government; some emphasis on local history. (L)

HIST 12A—History of Africa  (3 units)     CSU/UC
Survey of African history from earliest times to 1800.  Not open for credit to student with credit in AFRO 12A.  (L)

HIST 12B—History of Africa  (3 units)                     CSU/UC 
Survey of African history from 1800 to present.  Special emphasis placed upon the rise of the nationalist movement, the emergence of the new states and problems of nation-building.  Not open for credit to student with credit in AFRO 12A.  (L)

HIST 14—Asian-American History  (3 units)           CSU/UC
Chronological study of the Asian-Americans from early immigrants to recent arrivals; emphasis on Chinese, East Indian, Japanese, Korean, Filipino Americans, and the boat people (Cambodians, Laotians, and Vietnamese).  Not open for credit to student with credit in ASIAN 14.  (L)

HIST 15—Mexican-American History  (3 units)      CSU/UC
Historical development of Mexican-Americans from Mexican origins,  settlement in the United States, to the present time.  Emphasis is given to the pre-Columbian setting, the indigenous heritage, European conquest and legacy, distinctive colonial institutions, and the growth of independence movements in the United States and Mexico.  Major political, social, economic, and cultural factors will be presented, focusing on the roles played by diverse peoples and cultures who shared in the development of the United States and Mexico.  Satisfies CSU Title V, Section 40404, U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals requirement when both HIST 15 and POLSCI 1 are completed.  Not open for credit to student with credit in LARAZ 15.  (L)

HIST 16A—African-American History to 1865  (3 units)     CSU/UC-Unit Limit
Survey of African-American history from pre-colonial period to the Civil War.  Not open for credit to student with credit in AFRO 16A.  ENGL 105 is recommended.  (L)

HIST 16B—African-American History  (3 units)   CSU/UC-Unit Limit
Survey of African-American history from Civil War to present.  Not open for credit to student with credit in AFRO 16B.  (L)

HIST 17A—United States History  (3 units)  CSU/UC-Unit Limit
Survey of U.S. history tracing the political, social, economic, and cultural development of American ideals and actions from the Pre-Revolutionary Period through the Civil War Era.  Satisfies CSU Title V, Section 40404, U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals requirement when both HIST 17A and POLSCI 1 or HIST 17B are completed.  (L)

HIST 17B—United States History  (3 units) CSU/UC-Unit Limit
Political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States from the Industrial Revolution to the present. Focuses on the ideals, decisions, forces, institutions, individuals, events, and processes that affected the continuity and change during this time.  Satisfies CSU Title V, Section 40404, U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals requirement when both HIST 17B and POLSCI 1 or HIST 17A are completed.  (L)

HIST 21R—Historical Research and Writing  (1 unit)  CSU 
Introduces students to historical research methods and writing.

HIST 22R—Historiography  (1 unit)  CSU 
Fundamentals of historical inquiry; covers issues of objectivity, historical relativism, and issues of historical debate.

HIST 29—Women in American History  (3 units) CSU/UC 
General introduction to the history of women in America from colonial times to the present. Emphasis on the changing political, economic, social, and ethnic history.  Not open for credit to student with credit in WOMEN 29.  (L)