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Course Descriptions

(Source: 2017-2019 Berkeley City College Catalog)

 

HIST 1, 3 Units

American Indian History and Culture

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of American Indians: Traditional ways of life and history both before and after contact with Europeans; current trends in American Indian socio-economic and cultural development.

 

HIST 2A, 3 Units

History of European Civilization

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

History of Western civilization to 1660: Prehistoric, Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance periods to 1660.

 

HIST 2B, 3 Units

History of European Civilization

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). HIST 2A is not a prerequisite for HIST 2B. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

History of Western civilization since 1660: Rise of nations, revolutionary eras, European expansion and decline; Europe and its impact on the world; emphasis on ideas and institutions rather than national histories.

 

HIST 3A, 3 Units

World History to 1500

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of the development of world civilizations to 1500.

 

HIST 3B, 3 Units

Modern World History: 1500-Present.

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of world history since 1500: Developments of the modern world as shaped by social, religious, economic, political, philosophical, and historical forces.

 

HIST 7A, 3 Units

History of the United States to 1877

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

History of the United States from colonial days to Reconstruction (1877): Survey and interpretation of political, social, and economic factors contributing to the growth of the nation.

 

HIST 7B, 3 Units

History of the United States Since 1865

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). HIST 7A is not prerequisite to HIST 7B. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are concurrently enrolled in HIST 15. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

History of the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present: Survey and interpretation of political, social, and economic factors contributing to the growth of the nation.

 

HIST 8B, 3 Units

History of Latin-American Civilization

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

History of Latin America during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Changing patterns of political, social, and cultural life.

 

 

HIST 19, 3 Units

History of California

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

California’s multi-ethnic history from the pre-Spanish period to the present: Emphasis on the social and ethnic diversity of past and present California.

 

HIST 21, 3 Units

U.S. Women: A Social History

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of the role and contributions of women to the development of U.S. society from colonial times to the present: Examination of U.S. women as social activists in their own and other movements.

 

 

HIST 31, 3 Units

Contemporary Middle East: Politics of Nationalism

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Not open for credit to students who have completed POSCI 12. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of economic, political, and social forces behind current Middle East tensions: Examination of key current conflicts in the Middle East; analysis of the role of oil, religious and national antagonisms; and the geopolitical importance of the region in twentieth-century superpower policy.

 

HIST 32, 3 Units

The United States since 1945

3 hours lecture (GR P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Recent history of the United States: Social and political developments and the changing role of the United States in modern world relations.

 

HIST 33, 3 Units

History of Native American Thought and Literature

3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Historical survey of thought and literature of North American Indians: Origin stories, spiritual perspectives, treaty writings, memoirs, novels, children’s literature, essays, and contemporary political treatises.

 

 

HIST 48UA-ZZ, .5-5 Units

Selected Topics in History

0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: CSU

See section on Selected Topics.

 

HIST 49, .5-5 Units

Independent Study in History

.5-5 hours lecture (GR or P/NP). Acceptable for credit: CSU

See section on Independent Study.

 

 

HIST 248UA-ZZ, .5-5 Units

Selected Topics in History

0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)

See section on Selected Topics.

(Source: 2017-2019 Berkeley City College Catalog)

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