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HIST 122 - History of Mexico

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course examines the cultural, social, and political history of Mexico from pre-Columbian to modern times. The course will cover pre-Columbian Mesoamerica; the Spanish conquest and the colonial period; and the national period, with special emphasis on Mexico’s relations with the United States and its place and role in the world community. It is designed for students interested in understanding Mexico as a nation, and also is recommended for all history and most social science majors. This course is also a restricted elective for the Associate of Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T).

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