History (HIST)

HIST-120 3 Units United States History 1

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

Survey of the political, economic, intellectual, social and cultural history of the United States from the colonial era to 1877.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-121 3 Units United States History 2

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

Survey of the political, social, economic, intellectual and cultural history of the United States from the end of the Civil War (1865) to the present day.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-122 3 Units World History 1

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

A global survey of world civilizations from the earliest human societies, through the transition to early civilizations, up to the 16th Century and the Renaissance. Emphasis will be placed on the social, political, economic, cultural and religious forces within the civilizations of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, the interaction among those civilizations, and their impact on the contemporary world.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-123 3 Units World History 2

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

A global survey of the world civilizations from the 15th century to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the social, political, economic, cultural and religious forces within the civilizations of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, the interaction among those civilizations, and their impact on and legacy to the contemporary world.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-140 3 Units History of Modern Latin America

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

Survey of the political, economic, social and intellectual evolution of post-colonial, 19th-20th Century Latin America.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-142 3 Units History of Mexico

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

A survey of Mexico from pre-conquest to the present, with emphasis on political, cultural, economic, intellectual and social history. Topics covered include: indigenous population, Spanish conquest, independence and revolutions, reconstruction, and contemporary life.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-145 3 Units California History

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

The course surveys California history from its earliest settlement to the present. It addresses political, economic, social, and cultural developments that accompanied the state's transformation from the Native American through the Spanish, Mexican, and American periods, and examines how national and global events influenced these developments.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-150 3 Units History of American Women 1600-1900

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

A survey of the experiences and contributions of women in the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the U.S. from the pre-colonial period to the end of the 19th century. This course will include study of diverse groups of women, including Native Americans, African Americans, Latinas, and Asian Americans.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-152 3 Units History of American Women Since 1900

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

A survey of the experiences, perspectives, and contributions of women in the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the U.S. during the twentieth century. This course will include study of diverse groups of women, including Native Americans, African Americans, Latinas, and Asian Americans.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-160 3 Units History of the Middle East

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

Recommended Preparation: Completion of ENGL-90 with a minimum grade of C.

An exploration of the history of the Middle East, with a focus on the period between 600 CE and the present. Topics include: The origins and expansion of Islam; the Islamic Golden Age; the Ottoman Empire; European colonialism; the two world wars; the Arab-Israeli conflict; the politics of oil; and the Arab Spring.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

HIST-199 1-3 Units Independent Study in History

54-162 hours lab; 54-162 hours total

An independent study course for students interested in specialized reading or research, or in completing a project that deals with an acceptable topic in history.

Transfers to CSU only

HIST-200 3 Units Napa Community History

54 hours lecture; 54 hours total

A semester-length seminar focusing on the history of the Napa region and the methods of oral history and public history. Participants will produce original work through local history research and oral history interviews.

Transfers to both UC/CSU