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HIST 159H - US Comparative History of Mexican and Asian Americans and Women Honors

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 159 or HIST 159H)

This course surveys the roles selected minorities have played in the historical development of the United States from the earliest times to the present. Emphasis is placed on the history and cultural contributions of Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, and American women. This course is intended for students who want to fulfill the American Institutions requirement for the associate degree (Title 5, Section 40404) and CSU requirements, as well as students want to increase their understanding of the history of minorities in the United States. This course is a restricted elective for the Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T). This course is intended for students who meet Honors Program requirements.

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