History (HIST)

HIST 103
History of World Civilization up to 1500 C.E.
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: HIST 103H

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

The course is a survey of emerging regional cultures and societies from the earliest civilizations to 1500. Consideration will be given to comparative and integrative analysis of their contributions to the fabric of world civilization. Particular focus will be given to cultural evolutionary parallels and the diffusion of ideas through migration and trade on a global scale. College level reading is strongly advised.

HIST 103H
History of World Civilization up to 1500 C.E./Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: HIST 103

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

The course is a survey of emerging regional cultures and societies from the earliest civilizations to 1500. Consideration will be given to comparative and integrative analysis of their contributions to the fabric of world civilization. Particular focus will be given to cultural evolutionary parallels and the diffusion of ideas through migration and trade on a global scale. Students are expected to work and participate at an honors level which includes strong critical thinking skills, thorough analysis of historical readings, presentation and leadership skills demonstrated through class participation/presentation, and service learning in the community.

HIST 104
History of World Civilization since 1500
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

The course offers a survey of world civilizations from 1500's regional isolation to modern-day globalism and its issues and problems. Consideration will be given to the political, economic, social, and intellectual forces present in the rise of the modern world. Particular focus will be given to the interrelatedness of historical events and on the comparisons of cultures and societies in a historical perspective. College-level reading is strongly advised.

HIST 107
History of the United States before 1877
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: HIST 107H

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A survey of the political, economic and social development of the United States to 1876. This course meets the state requirement for American history and is designed for college transfer students.

HIST 107H
History of the United States before 1877 - Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: HIST 107

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

A survey of political, economic and social development of North America and the United States to 1877 along with a survey of American historiography and the varying interpretations of these developments. The course meets the state requirement for American history and is designed for college transfer students.

HIST 108
History of the United States since 1877
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: HIST 108H

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A survey of political, economic, diplomatic, and social development of the U. S. from 1876 to the present. This course meets the state requirement for American history and is designed for college transfer students.

HIST 108H
History of the United States since 1877 - Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: HIST 108

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 099 or higher or placement is based on multiple measures; also, student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

A survey of political, economic, diplomatic, and social development of the U. S. from 1876 to the present along with a survey of American historiography and the varying interpretations of these developments. This course meets the state requirement for American history and is designed for college transfer students.

HIST 109
The World in Conflict - The 20th Century, a History
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A critical approach to the history of the 20th Century through major events and issues.

HIST 111
History of the African-Americans to 1876
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; Citrus GE; CSUGE D3; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

An exploration of the cultural development and role of the African-American in the history of the United States from the African origins to the end of Reconstruction (1876).

HIST 112
History of the African-Americans since 1876
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; Citrus GE; CSUGE D3; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly Recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

An exploration of the cultural development and role of the African-American in the history of the United States from the end of the Reconstruction period (1876) to the present.

HIST 130
Latin American Culture and Civilization
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: SPAN 130

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Latin American Culture and Civilization is a survey course, providing an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the culture and history of Latin America. The course critically analyzes historical and contemporary social traditions and institutions in order to reach an understanding of modern day Latin America.

HIST 131
History of Latin America to 1825
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

The course is a survey of Latin American history from pre-Columbian times to the independence of Latin American lands. Special emphasis is given to the institutions of the past which have shaped the conditions of the emerging states. Relations between Latin American nations and the United States will also be explored.

HIST 132
History of Modern Latin America
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement or if required by English level.

The course is a survey of the social, economic and political history of Latin America from independence to the present. The legacy of colonialism will be considered as special emphasis is given to the development of cultural, political, and economic institutions. The course will give attention to the relationships between Latin America and the United States foreign policy.

HIST 139
History of California
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A survey of the political, social and economic development of the State of California from early Pre-Columbian American Indian communities and Spanish settlements to the present.

HIST 140
History of the American West
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H.

A survey class of the region west of the Mississippi River designed to acquaint the students with the historical significance, events and personalities which made up this period. Primary emphasis will be on the 19th century.

HIST 145
History of Mexico
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English level or if required by English placement exam.

This course will survey the history of Mexico from the pre-Columbian period through the Conquest, the struggle for independence, the Revolution of 1910, and Mexico's emerging role as a developing country. There will be a special emphasis placed on the growing economic and cultural intertwining of the American and Mexican people in the twentieth century.

HIST 155
History of the Vietnam War
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

An examination of the background and involvement of America in the Vietnam War. The course will primarily focus on the American involvement in Southeast Asia, but will also examine the origins of Vietnamese nationalism and the struggle for independence in Vietnam and its global implications and manifestations. A Cold War framework developed early in the course will be utilized to understand U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. The course will conclude with an assessment of the long-term effects of the Vietnam War on American society and the rest of the world.

HIST 160
History of Women in the United States
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

This course will introduce students to the major themes in American women's history, addressing topics that include pre-contact and colonial experiences, cross-cultural interactions, enslavement, family and gender roles, sexuality, work, and political activism.

HIST 222
History of World War II
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4F; Citrus GE; CSUGE D6)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

An examination of the circumstances and events leading to US entry into World War II. The course will focus on American involvement in World War II, but will also examine the systemic fracturing of the world order through the rise of Japanese, German, and Italian imperialism, assess the impact of the worldwide economic depression in the 1930's, military strategies and conduct, and analyze the impact of the war on the homefront, as well as, the long-term effects on American policy and the world.