History

History

History is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.

Faculty

Travis Smith, Ph.D.
Professor of History
530-741-6787 phone
530-749-3854 fax (shared)
tsmith@yccd.edu

 

Courses

HIST 4A-Western Civilization (3 units) CSU/UC
C-ID HIST 170
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
C-ID HIST 180
Historical study of the major elements of the western experience from the Eighteenth century to the present. Includes major political and social developments that have revolutionized the modern mode of human existence. (L)

HIST 5A-World Civilizations (3 units) CSU/UC
C-ID HIST 150
Survey of the experience of all peoples with vastly different cultures inhabiting a single globe. Emphasizes the emergence of human communities, formation of complex societies, development of major belief systems and interaction with the environment based on experience, knowledge, and technology. (L)

HIST 5B-World Civilizations (3 units) CSU/UC
C-ID HIST 160
This course covers the experience of all the world’s people from the early modern era to the present. Emphasis is upon the interaction of people with the environment based on the development of technology and conflict between traditional systems and new(er) orders. (L)

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

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

HIST 15-Mexican-American History (3 units) CSU/UC
Historical development of Mexican Americans from Mexican origin, 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 share in the development of the United States and Mexico. Satisfies CSU Title 5, Section 40404, U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals requirement when both HIST 15 and POLSCI 1 are completed. Not open for credit to students who have completed ETHN 15 or LARAZ 15. (L)

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

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

HIST 17A-United States History (3 units) CSU/UC - UC Unit Limit
C-ID HIST 130
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 U.S. History portion of CSU Title 5, Section 40404 requirement. (Also satisfies Government(s)/Constitution(s) portion when both HIST 17A and HIST 17B are completed). (L)

HIST 17B-United States History (3 units) to CSU/UC - UC Unit Limit
C-ID HIST 140
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 POLSC 1 or HIST 17A are completed. (L)

HIST 29-Women In American History (3 units) CSU
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 students with credit in WOMEN 29.

 

Associate Degree in History

Required Courses

(Associate in Arts in Transfer)
Required Courses (6 units)
HIST 17A United States History
HIST 17B United States History
List A: Must complete 6 units from one of the following:
HIST 4A Western Civilization
HIST 4B Western Civilization
HIST 5A World Civilizations
HIST 5B World Civilizations
List B: Must complete 6 semester units of any history course (including List A courses, if not used above) or any non-history course from the humanities or social sciences related to history articulated as fulfilling CSU GE Area C or D:
HIST 14 Asian-American History
HIST 15 Mexican-American History
HIST 16A African-American History to 1865
HIST 16B African-American History
ECON 1A Elementary Economics-Macro
ECON 1B Elementary Economics-Micro
POLSC 1 Introduction to American Government
SOCIL 1 Introduction to Sociology
HUMAN 10 Introduction To Western Humanities
SOCIL 5 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

(Associate in Arts) Required Courses
Select 15 units from the following:
HIST 4A Western Civilization
HIST 4B Western Civilization
HIST 5A World Civilizations
HIST 5B World Civilizations
HIST 6 History of Race and Ethnicity in America
HIST 7 Indians of North America
HIST 8 California History
HIST 14 Asian-American History
HIST 15 Mexican-American History
HIST 16A African-American History to 1865
HIST 16B African-American History
HIST 17A United States History
HIST 17B United States History
Select 3 units from the following:
ANTHR 2; ECON 1A, 1B;PHIL 12; SOCIL 1

 

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