Catalog  –  2013 - 2014

History

P101 – World History to 15003 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

A comparative survey of the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, and cultural development of world civilizations from the rise of the first complex societies to 1500 CE. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area J; PC-Area L; CSU-C2; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 3B; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P102 – World History from 1500 to the Present3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

A comparative survey of the political, economic, religious, intellectual, and cultural development of world civilizations from 1500 to the present, including the interconnections and interdependencies of the modern world. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area J; PC-Area L; CSU-C2; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 3B; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P104 – History of Western Civilization I3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A study of the cultural, social, economic, religious, philosophical, and political development of Western Civilization from its beginnings to 1648. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area H; CSU-C2; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 3B; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P105 – History of Western Civilization II 3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A study of the historical, cultural, social, economic, religious, philosophical, and political development of Western Civilization from 1648 until the present. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area H; CSU-C2; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 3B; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P107 – California History 3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A survey of the growth and development of California politically, socially, and economically from 1542 to the present, emphasizing twentieth century issues. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P108 – Early Latin American History 3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A survey of the social and political history of early Latin America from the Pre-Columbian civilizations, the Iberian conquest and settlement, the 300 years of colonial development, through independence by the 1820s. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area J; CSU-C2; CSU-D3; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P109 – Modern Latin American History 3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A survey of the social and political history of Latin America from independence through the struggles to create nation-states, the movements of revolution and reform, the tensions between traditionalism and modernization, and the modern social and political transformation of the region. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. Not open to students with credit in History P108 before Fall 2010, History 8B or History 8.(A/CSU/UC) PC-Area H; PC-Area J; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P117 – History/US from Colonial Period to 18773 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A survey of the historical, political, and social development of the United States from the beginning of the colonial period to 1877. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area G; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P118 – History/US from 1877 to the Present 3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A survey of the historical, political, and social development of the United States from 1877 to the present.. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area G; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P119 – Mexican American History 3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A survey of the Mexican American history from pre-Columbian times through the present. Examines the social, economic, and political adaptation of Mexican Americans since 1848 in the development of California, the Southwest, and the Nation and in the persistence and revival of Mexican American culture. Course is offered online. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area J; CSU-D3; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P120 – History of the Middle East 3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. An introduction to the history, peoples, and cultures of the Middle East from the birth of Mohammad in the 6th century to the present. Examines the development and achievements of Islamic civilization and its interactions with modernity, nationalism, Israel, and the West. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. Course is also offered online. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area J; CSU-C2; CSU-D3; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 3B; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P121 – History of East Asia3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. A survey of the social and political history of East Asia from the foundations of literate Asian civilization through the transition into modern nations and their adaptation to a changing contemporary world. The course focuses on China, Japan, and Korea, giving substantial attention to the philosophical and religious traditions that bestow distinctive characteristics on the East Asian region and on each of the three countries. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area J; CSU-C2; CSU-D3; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 3B; IGETC-Area 4F

 

P123 – History of Mexico3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. Surveys Mexico’s historical foundation from the pre-Columbian civilizations including the Maya and the Aztecs, through the Spanish conquest and colonial period, independence, foreign interventions, the eras of reform, dictatorship, and revolution to the present. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area J; CSU-D3; CSU-D6; IGETC-Area 4F