History (HIST) Courses

HIST 100  3 Units  
United States History to 1877  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course provides a general survey of United States history with an emphasis on political, economic, social, and cultural developments from the pre-Colonial period through the Civil War and Reconstruction period.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: HIST 130

HIST 100H  3 Units  
United States History to 1877 - Honors  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course provides a general survey of United States history, including the use of selected primary texts, with an emphasis on political, economic, social, and cultural developments from the pre-Colonial period through the Civil War and Reconstruction period. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging work.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: HIST 130

HIST 101  3 Units  
United States History: 1865 to Present  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course covers a general survey of United States history with an emphasis on social, political, cultural and economic developments from the Reconstruction period to present times.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: HIST 140

HIST 101H  3 Units  
United States History: 1865 to Present - Honors  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course covers a general survey of United States history, including the use of selected primary texts, with an emphasis on social, political, cultural and economic developments from the Reconstruction period to present times. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program but is open to all students who desire more challenging work.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: HIST 140

HIST 107  3 Units  
Native American History  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course is a history of Native Americans in the region of the current day United States from the time preceding European colonialism to the present.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 107H  3 Units  
Native American History - Honors  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course is a history of Native Americans in the region of the current day United States from the time preceding European colonialism to the present. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging work.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 137  3 Units  
Racial and Ethnic Groups in United States History  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course is an introduction to United States history focusing on the experiences of racial and ethnic groups that spans from the early colonial period to present times. This course presents a comparative approach to understanding various racial and ethnic groups and their experiences through major social, political, economic, and cultural events in United States history.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: SJS 110

HIST 138  3 Units  
African-American History to 1877  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

As a general survey of African-American history to 1877, this course will analyze and detail the creation and development of African-American culture. This course examines key historical events and movements, such as the Atlantic slave trade, colonial and antebellum slavery, slave resistance, and the role of Free Blacks.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 139  3 Units  
African-American History 1877 to Present  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course will emphasize the various social, political, and economic forces that have shaped the lives of African Americans from Reconstruction to the current time period. Topics include the post Reconstruction South, the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, the conservative backlash , and the trials and triumphs of the 21st century.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 140  3 Units  
Chicano History  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course provides a survey of United States history from the Chicano perspective, with an emphasis on the 1840s to the 21st century.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 140H  3 Units  
Chicano History - Honors  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course provides a survey of United States history from the Chicano perspective, with an emphasis on the 1840s to the 21st century. This course is intended for students working in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging work.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 141  3 Units  
Asian American History  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course provides a survey of United States history from the Asian American perspective, with an emphasis on the 1840s to the 21st century.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 145  3 Units  
History of California  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course surveys the rich heritage of California from its earliest inhabitants and Spanish/Mexican settlements to the present. An emphasis will be placed on the impact of the ethnic and cultural diversity of California along with the importance of geography and immigration. Other topics will include political, economic, and social development of the region from the early 19th century to the present.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 145H  3 Units  
History of California - Honors  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course surveys the rich heritage of California from its earliest inhabitants and Spanish/Mexican settlements to the present. An emphasis will be placed on the impact of the ethnic and cultural diversity of California along with the importance of geography and immigration. Other topics will include political, economic, and social development of the region from the early 19th century to the present. This course is intended for students in the Honors Program, but is open to all students who desire more challenging work.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 150  3 Units  
Introduction to Latin American History  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course studies the historical heritage of Latin America from its Indian, European and African origins to present. Course material is presented in chronological order with themes ranging from social, political, and cultural developments, to poverty, international conflicts, and race relations.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 170  3 Units  
World History to 1500  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course covers the development of human societies from their origins to 1500. Particular emphasis placed on a comparative approach between the world’s major civilizations, including an examination of social structure and daily life, evolution of complex political systems, cultural values and economic developments.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: HIST 150

HIST 171  3 Units  
World History Since 1500  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course is a survey of world history from 1500 to present. There is a comparative approach to the study of specific themes including political, social, and economic change, as well as religious and cultural development.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: HIST 160

HIST 176  3 Units  
Comparative History of Genocide and War Crimes  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course teaches the comparative history of genocide and war crimes during the 20th and 21st centuries. Students will study the phenomenon in a cross-cultural framework and will learn about the various socio-cultural and political organizations that have combatted genocide and rendered it a criminal act under international law.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST 185  3 Units  
Women in United States History  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H

This course provides a general survey of the role of women in United States history, with an emphasis on relevant political, economic, and social factors. There will be an emphasis on how women challenged traditional roles and expectations, as well as their vast contributions to war efforts, reform movements, and the fight for social justice.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: SJS 120