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HUM 101 World Civilizations to 1600

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An interdisciplinary, multicultural 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 History 101.

HUM 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 who have received credit for HIST 102.

HUM 103 East Asian Civilization

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
An interdisciplinary, multicultural exploration of the development of the civilizations of East Asia from their origins through the 20th century: 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 History 103.

HUM 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 HIST 104.

HUM 105 Western Civilization Since 165

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
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 HIST 105.