Syllabi for upper-division courses (HIST 100-199)

Spring 2018

HIST 100 - Intro Historical Skills (3 Units)

Introduction to the skills of secondary and primary source research, critical analysis of documentary sources, historical reasoning and the preparation of written reports. Attention to research procedures, record-keeping, citation, and bibliography.

Note: Open to History majors who have completed at least 6 units of required lower division coursework. Recommended for second semester of sophomore year.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 30784 Discussion MW ALP 232 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Reed, L.
03 36053 Discussion WEBONLINE Lagos, K.
04 36109 Discussion T LIB 126 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Reed, L.
05 36124 Discussion R LIB 126 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Reed, L.
06 36238 Discussion MW YSM 117 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Seery-Murphy, S

HIST 104A - Ancient Science (3 Units)

An examination of the theories, experiments, and calculations of Green and Roman scientists as well as the work of major contributors to astronomy, natural philosophy, medicine, and technology in the ancient period.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 36105 Lecture TR ARC 1008 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Epperson, M.

 

HIST 105 - Grt Age+Issu Mod Eur Hist (3 Units)

Advanced analysis of topics in modern European history from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed upon primary sources and contemporary as well as historical interpretations of the sources.

Note: Not open for credit to students receiving prior credit in HIST 5.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 36069 Lecture TR ALP 148 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Seery-Murphy, S HUM (C2),WI

HIST 106 - Life and Society Antiquity (3 Units)

An overview of social beliefs and practices in a variety of ancient cultures, including Ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East chronologically ranging from Late Prehistory to the rise of Christianity. All the examined themes are approached comparatively and on the basis of ancient historical evidence, consisting of both texts and archaeological materials.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 36628 Lecture TR ARC 1008 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Ahmed, M HUM (C2),WI

HIST 107 - History Of The Phys Sci (3 Units)

Study of the development of the major physical laws presently used in describing our physical world. Some considerations of the influences of these developments on other areas of knowledge and on society in general.

Cross Listed: PHSC 107; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 31300 Lecture TR ARC 1008 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM Epperson, M B5

HIST 111 - Ancient Greece (3 Units)

Political, social, and cultural development of Greece from the Mycenaeans to the post-Alexandrian world with emphasis on Fifth Century Athens and on a reading of Thucydides.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 31134 Lecture MW BRH 208 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Reed, L. HUM (C2)

HIST 112 - Ancient Rome (3 Units)

Rome from its foundation to Justinian with emphasis on its political institutions, their strengths and weaknesses, social structure, the ancient economy, paganism and Christianity, and the end of ancient civilization.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 30786 Lecture MW MND 1003 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Lazaridis, N. HUM (C2)

HIST 114 - Europe in the High Middle Ages (3 Units)

Flourishing of European civilization from the Gregorian reform (11th century) until the end of the Middle Ages. Emphasizes the development of Latin Christianity, the formation of national communities in France and England, and the multi-faceted crisis of the 14th and 15th centuries..

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35597 Lecture TR ARC 1008 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Gregory, C.

HIST 116 - Europe, 1648-1814, The Age of Revolution (3 Units)

Political and social survey of Europe with emphasis on (a) the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment, (b) absolute monarchs and enlightened despots, (c) the American and French Revolutions, (d) Napoleon I, and (e) art, society and popular culture.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35598 Lecture WEBONLINE Seery-Murphy, S.

HIST 122B - History of Women in Western Civilization, Renaissance-Present (3 Units)

Emphasis on the lives and experiences of women as they relate to fundamental characteristics of Western culture. Topics include women and industrialization, the modern state, the development of feminism, feminism and socialism, revolutionary and reactionary movements.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 35977 Lecture MW LIB 126 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Selwyn, J. HUM (C2),WI

HIST 124B - European Warfare from the French Revolution to the Present (3 Units)

Study of the inception, conduct and impact of European warfare from the French Revolution to the present. Students will be required to complete one or more projects designed to increase their understanding of modern warfare and its implications.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35642 Lecture M BRH 218 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM Secker, M.

HIST 127 - Evolution of Christianity Since the Reformation (3 Units)

European Christianity from the Reformation to the present. Emphasis on the evolution of Christian thought, the co-existence of the Catholic and Protestant traditions, and the relationship of religious and secular values in European society.

Cross Listed: HRS 127; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 31118 Lecture TR YSM 119 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Seery-Murphy, S HUM (C2)

HIST 128B - Tudor and Stuart England, 1485-1714 (3 Units)

History of England from the consolidation of royal power under Henry VII to the Hanoverian succession. Emphasis on the Tudor Renaissance and Reformation, the growth of England's international status under Elizabethan, Stuart rule, the Civil Wars, the dictatorship of Oliver Cromwell and the Restoration.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35600 Lecture W ARC 1008 4:30 PM - 7:20 PM Numark, M.

 

HIST 129B - Imperial Russia (3 Units)

Emergence and collapse of imperial Russia as a continental world power from 1600 to 1917. Emphasis on the role of monarchy, a changing society and economy, and the growth of the educated public in the development of a distinctive imperial Russian culture and its final destruction in revolution.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35601 Lecture MW ARC 1008 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Cohen, A.

HIST 130 - The Fall Of Communism (3 Units)

Causes and consequences of the dramatic transformations in the political, economic, and cultural life of the Soviet Union, eastern Europe, and China after 1970. Topics include "real-existing" socialism, Gorbachev and the revolutions of 1989, the emergence of China, impact on the non-socialist world, and implications for the future.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 35602 Lecture WEBONLINE Cohen, A AB386,FL,GE AREA D

HIST 132 - Topics In World History (3 Units)

Designed for students who want to acquire multiple subject teaching credentials. Examines world history from a topical perspective, focusing on large themes and trends. Builds upon the detailed history taught in the HIST 50.

Prerequisite: HIST 50.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 30788 Lecture MW BRH 208 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Crowder, T.

HIST 133 - 20th-Century World Hist (3 Units)

A survey of the major international themes and historical processes that shaped the twentieth century. Designed for History majors and present or prospective teachers of history.

Prerequisite: HIST 51 or HIST 51H

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 31295 Lecture MW BRH 218 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Crowder, T.

HIST 135B - Revolutionary and Modern Mexico (3 Units)

Political, social, economic and cultural history of the Mexican upheaval, from 1910 to 1920, and the development of Modern Mexico since 1920.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 31095 Lecture TR ALP 218 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Fields, S. GE AREA D

HIST 137B - Latin American History in Film (3 Units)

An analysis of films representing Latin American history from conquest through present.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 36281 Lecture TR EUR 109 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Fields, S.

 

HIST 141 - History Africa Since 1800 (3 Units)

European control in Africa, African primary resistance and proto-nationalist movements, decolonization and post-independence, nation-building to present.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 30891 Lecture TR BRH 210 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Gaston, J GE AREA D

HIST 142 - Hist Of Women In Africa (3 Units)

Examines the role of African women in politics, religion, the economy, the family and the arts from ancient times to the present. Considers the varying status of women in different regions of the continent. Also looks at the impact of kinship structures on women, development issues, and African responses to feminist discourse.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 30892 Lecture TR BRH 210 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Gaston, J HUM (C2)

HIST 143B - The Modern Middle East (3 Units)

Surveys Middle Eastern history from 1800 to the present. Topics include: the late Ottoman Empire; World War I and state creation; western imperialism; Arab nationalism; Zionism; state building; modern economies and traditional societies; Islam and the modern state; and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 31096 Lecture MW BRH 210 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM  Atamaz Topcu, S. GE AREA D

HIST 152 - Young Republic (3 Units)

Beginnings of government under the Constitution; the U.S. in a warring world; Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson; market economy, canals and factories; nationalism, the debate over slavery, and emerging sectionalism.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 35603 Lecture TR BRH 218 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Lindsay, A. HUM (C2)

HIST 159 - History of US Foreign Relations (3 Units)

Diplomatic, military, economic, and cultural relations between the U.S. and the world from 1789 to the present, with emphasis on the 20th Century; focus on transformation of U.S. into a global power.

Note: Fulfills state graduation requirement for U.S. History.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
02 35974 Lecture TR ALP 232 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Harsch, F. GE AREA D

HIST 162 - Social History Of U.S. (3 Units)

Survey of topics in American social history from the colonial period to the middle of the Twentieth Century. Subjects may include reform movements, immigration, racial problems, religion, medicine, and the role of women.

Note: Fulfills state graduation requirement for U.S. History.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
02 31101 Lecture TR BRH 218 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Rose, J. GE AREA D,US HISTORY

HIST 163 - The City in US History (3 Units)

Role of the city in the American experience, with emphasis on the rapid urbanization of the 19th and 20th centuries. Attention given to the attractions and problems of urban life and to proposals for reforming the cities.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
02 35978 Lecture TR BRH 208 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Wiseman, M. GE AREA D

HIST 166 - Popular Culture (3 Units)

Focuses on entertainment and everyday life in America from the beginnings to the present. Enhances the students' understanding of how popular culture reflects and shapes the larger issues and institutions of American life.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 31033 Lecture MW BRH 214 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Lupo, M. E
02 35914 Lecture TR BRH 218 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Gough, P. E
03 36129 Lecture TR BRH 214 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Gough, P. E
04 36700 Lecture WEBONLINE Gough, P. AB386, E, FL
05 36782 Lecture WEBONLINE Gough, P. E

HIST 167 - Hist Of American Women (3 Units)

Study of the role of women throughout American history with emphasis on the suffrage movement, abolitionism, and birth control. Considers the emancipation of women and their role in contemporary society.

Note: Fulfills state graduation requirement for U.S. History.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
03 35641 Lecture R ALP 218 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM Slutsky, B GE AREA D,US HISTORY

HIST 169 - Hollywood+America (3 Units)

Chronological survey of American films and their cultural significance from the 1890's to the present. Focus on films produced in Hollywood, the contexts in which they were created, and the impact of Hollywood as a mythical place in the development of American culture.

Cross-listed: HRS 169; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 35700 Lecture TR RVR 1015 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Craft, G. HUM (C2)

HIST 171B - American Indian Hist since 1840 (3 Units)

History of North American native people from 1840 to the present. Particular attention given to Indian nations' engagement with the Indian policies of the United States and the persistence and adaptation of American Indian cultures, societies, and identities in the modern U.S.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35605 Lecture MW ALP 218 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Schneider, K.

HIST 173 - Civil Rights,1865-Present (3 Units)

Examines the campaign for civil rights waged by African Americans from the Reconstruction era through the present. Treats the movement's roots, goals, main organizations, and its relationship with African American culture in this period. Includes a comparison with the experiences of Mexican Americans and Native Americans.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 36428 Lecture TR EUR 109 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Austin, P. GE AREA D,RE

HIST 177 - Afri-Amer Exper,1603-Pres (3 Units)

Gives students an understanding of African-American history from the colonial period to the present. Focuses on African-Americans as active agents in shaping U.S. History, and analyzes the issues, ideas and strategies they have developed and used in their struggle for justice and equality.

Note: Fulfills the state graduation requirements for U.S. History.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty GE & Grad Req
01 31137 Lecture MW AMD 153 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Barksdale, D. GE AREA D,RE,US HISTORY

HIST 178 - Mexican-American History (3 Units)

Explores the contours of Mexican American history from the Spanish colonial experience through the present. Examines the roots of the Chicano community in the U.S. conquest of the Southwest, the twentieth-century immigration experience, the development of diverse Chicano communities after 1900, and the struggles for full civil rights in American society. Compared with the experiences of African Americans and Native Americans.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 36226 Lecture MW BRH 110 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Martinez, J.

HIST 183B - Calif History,1860-1970 (3 Units)

Study of the social, political and economic evolution of California from construction of the first continental railroad link to the present, focusing on issues which are still significant in the state.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
02 36125 Lecture WEBONLINE Hallam, N.
03 36126 Lecture TR BRH 214 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Wiseman, M.

HIST 187 - Topics In U.S. History (3 Units)

Designed for students who want to acquire multiple subject teaching credentials. Examines United Stated history between 1600 and 1900 from a topical perspective, focusing on large themes and trends. Builds upon HIST 17A.

Prerequisite: HIST 17A.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 31296 Lecture TR BRH 208 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Wiseman, M.

HIST 191 - Sem Hist Interpretation (3 Units)

Reading seminar in philosophy of history, historical methodology, and historical reasoning. Special focus on the instructor's field of expertise. Designed for History majors and present and prospective teachers of history.

Note: Not open to lower division students.

Prerequisite: HIST 100 and (GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W).

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 36066 Seminar MW BRH 218 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Burke, C.

HIST 192A - Sem Interp U.S. History (3 Units)

Reading seminar in recent scholarship and current trends in the interpretation of United States history. Designed especially for History majors and present and prospective teachers of history.

Note: Not open to lower division students.

Prerequisite: GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 30896 Seminar R BRH 208 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM Lupo, M.

HIST 192Z - Sem Interp Special Topic (3 Units)

Reading seminar in recent scholarship and current trends in the interpretation of a special topic. Designed especially for History majors and present and prospective history teachers.

Note: Not open to lower division students.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09, WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109 M/W.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35967 Seminar T AMD 263 3:00 PM - 5:50 PM Atamaz-Topcu, S.

HIST 196B - CLIO (3 Units)

Seminar devoted to learning the editing and publishing side of the history profession. Students will produce the student history journal Clio.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35610 Seminar W BRH 208 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM Cohen, A.

 


HIST 197A - Senior Research Sem: U.S. (3 Units)

Research seminar in historical writing in which students will complete a research paper in United States History based on primary sources. Subject will vary according to instructor. Recommended for the second semester of the senior year.

Note: Not open to lower division students.

Prerequisite: GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 30897 Seminar T TAH 1002 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM Lindsay, B.

HIST 197B - Senior Research Sem:World (3 Units)

Research seminar in historical writing in which students will complete a research paper in world history based on primary sources. Subject will vary according to instructor. Recommended for the second semester of the senior year.

Note: Not open to lower division students.

Prerequisite: GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W.

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 35917 Seminar M ARC 1008 4:30 PM - 7:20 PM Numark, M

HIST 197C - Senior Research Seminar: Public History (3 Units)

Introduction to bibliographic and research skills in secondary and primary sources, and the development of expertise in writing historical reports. Particular attention to regional research libraries, manuscript repositories and archival facilities.

Note: Not open to lower division students.

Prerequisite(s): GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 70+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W..

Sect Class Nbr Cmp Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty
01 31249 Seminar TR LIB 126 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Lindsay, A.