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HIST 101 World Civilizations to 1600

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
C-ID Course Number: HIST 150
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An interdisciplinary, multi-cultural exploration of the development of the great civilizations: China/Japan, Egypt, Greece/Rome, India, Mesopotamian, and Pre-Columbian. Important ideas, events and discoveries are explored through literature, folklore, art history, philosophy, and science. This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for HUM 101.

HIST 102 World Civilizations Since 1500

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
C-ID Course Number: HIST 160
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An interdisciplinary examination of the expansion, contraction, and conflicts of the major world civilizations from the 16th century to the present. Focus is on ideas, events, and discoveries that have shaped our world as viewed through literature, folklore, art history, philosophy, and science. This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for HUM 102.

HIST 103 East Asian Civilization

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An interdisciplinary, multicultural exploration of the development of the civilizations of East Asia from their origins through the 20th century including China, Japan, and South East Asia. Important ideas, events, and discoveries are explored through literature, folklore, art history, philosophy, and science. This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for HUM 103.

HIST 104 Western Civilizations to 1650

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
C-ID Course Number: HIST 170
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Surveys the origins, development, and characteristics of Western civilization from earliest times through the period of European exploration and colonization, emphasizing main currents in political, economic, social, intellectual, and scientific history. An effort is made to include some study of the "non-West." This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for HUM 104.

HIST 105 Western Civilization Since 1650

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
C-ID Course Number: HIST 180
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Surveys the development and characteristics of Western civilization from 1600 to the present, emphasizing main currents in political, economic, social, intellectual, and scientific history. Some study of the "non-West" is included. This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for HUM 105.

HIST 107 U S History to 1877

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
C-ID Course Number: HIST 130
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
A survey of United States history (New World exploration to 1877) and its method of research through critical thinking involving the economic, political, international, and ethnic factors fundamental for understanding the nation's origins and early development.

HIST 108 U S History from 1877 to Present

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
C-ID Course Number: HIST 140
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
A survey of United States history (1877 to the present) through philosophic systems as related to critical thinking involving the political, ethnic, economic, and international factors fundamental for understanding the nation's growth since the Civil War.

HIST 118 United States History

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
A brief survey of United States history (New World exploration to the present), and its method of research through critical thinking involving the economic, political, international, and ethnic factors fundamental for understanding the nation's origins and growth.

HIST 119 History of California

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
The history of California from the earliest explorers to the present, with emphasis on major social and cultural themes.

HIST 120 History of the Mexican-American

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
A historical survey of the Mexican-American residing in the southwest United Sates. Reviews the social, economic and political development from the Pre-Columbian period to present, including the interrelationship between histories of the United States and Mexico.

HIST 138 History of Deaf

3.0 units.
Advisories: ENGL 514 - Writing Skills 4 ; or eligibility for ENGL 101
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Course Offered: Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
A culturally diverse exploration of the deaf from Aristotle to the present. Focus is on the ideas, events and laws that have shaped the community as viewed through literature, folklore, art, and philosophy. Interrelationship of societies is emphasized. This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for American SGNLNG 138.

HIST 189 Independent Projects

0.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Courses for students capable of independent work who demonstrate the need or desire for additional study beyond the regular curriculum. Enrollment allows students to pursue activities such as directed field experience, research, or development of skills and competencies under faculty advisement and supervision. Independent projects may be earned in most disciplines. Students wishing to enroll in Independent Projects should contact the appropriate instructor identified in the class schedule. If the project proposed is acceptable to that instructor, a contract will be developed. All contracts for these classes must be completed and submitted to the Records Office no later than the end of the second week of the semester. Students may enroll for any combination (unit value) of Independent Projects 189 and/or 389 for a total of four semesters in a specific discipline. Units are awarded depending upon satisfactory performance and the amount of time committed by the student to the course. Allowable units vary according to discipline, and are based on the following formula: 1 unit - 48 hours per semester 2 units - 96 hours per semester 3 units - 144 hours per semester