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Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
History

The Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for History majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers a baccalaureate degree. The Associate in Arts in History for Transfer Degree is designed to enable students to explore a broad understanding of the social, political, cultural and economic events and forces that have shaped our nation’s past, present and future. In addition to studying the history of the United States, history majors will study other civilizations and cultures gaining a broader perspective and better understanding of the contemporary world. Through a diverse curriculum, students learn to gather, synthesize, analyze and interpret historical evidence, building a strong foundation that prepares students to either transfer to a four-year college or succeed in numerous career paths, such as teaching, law, business administration, journalism and public service.

Please contact the Student Success Team for this program if you have any questions.

Sample Education Plan

This sample education plan represents one possible pathway through the program. Be advised that each university (UC, CSU, private, and others) has their own transfer requirements. Please see a counselor to create an education plan that is customized to meet your needs. Map is for reference only for the 2020-2021 catalog year. Please refer to the College Catalog (in pdf or flipbook format) for additional course descriptions.
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CourseUnitsTypically Offered
1st Semester
Select One: HIST 143 / HIST 143H / HIST 144 / HIST 144H (CSU GE C2)M3.0
HIST 143 - History of the United States to 1877 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors and fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 143H - History of the United States to 1877 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors; it fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144 - History of the United States Since 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144H - History of the United States Since 1865 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

ENGL 101 - College Composition and ResearchGE3.5
ENGL 101 - College Composition and Research (3.5 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is a composition course that enables students to generate logical, coherent essays and reports necessary to academic and professional success. Students will become proficient in research techniques, learn critical reading and thinking skills through expository and persuasive reading selections, and apply these skills to creating original essays and a final research paper. The lab component of this course is designed to assist students in improving and refining their writing and language skills. Students will complete lab activities that enhance their ability to compose logical, well-supported arguments that exhibit grammatical fluency and correct documentation form. Students will meet with composition instructors through individual conferences that address students’ specific writing concerns. This course is designed for students who wish to fulfill the General Education requirement for Written Communication.

CSU GE E - Lifelong Learning/Self DevelopmentGE3.0

Select one:
ANTH 110
HUSR 123
CD 106
KIN 191, 192, 196
COUN 101 (F’11), 104, 151 (F’98)
NUTR 110
DD 214 (see counselor for details)
PSY 112, 121
EDEV 101 (F’15), 151
SOC 105, 110

CSU ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to CSU. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

CSU ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to CSU. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

Total Semester Units:15.5 
2nd Semester
Select One: HIST 143 / HIST 143H / HIST 144 / HIST 144H (CSU GE C2) M3.0
HIST 143 - History of the United States to 1877 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors and fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 143H - History of the United States to 1877 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors; it fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144 - History of the United States Since 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144H - History of the United States Since 1865 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

CSU GE B4 - Math/Quantitative ReasoningGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units. 

Select one:
FIN 101
MATH 130, 130H, 140, 150, 160, 170, 175, 180, 190, 190H, 191, 250, 260, 270
PSY 190

CSU GE C1 - ArtsGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units.

Select one:
ART 101, 104, 105, 105H, 106, 106H, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 120, 121, 130, 135, 140
DANC 179, 179H, 199, 199H
GDSN 110
MUS 101, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 141
MUST 151
PHTO 130, 185
THTR 101, 105, 105H, 110, 150

CSU GE B2 - Biological SciencesGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units. 
All labs or courses with labs are indicated by an '*'.

Select one:
ANTH 101, 101H, 101L*
BIOL 101*, 105, 105L*, 111, 111L*, 112*, 120, 120L*, 200*, 201*, 206, 222*, 226*
BIOT 100*; PSY 210, 210H
BIOL 101*, 105, 105L*, 111, 111L*, 112*, 120, 120L*, 200*, 201*, 206, 222*, 226*
BIOT 100; PSY 210, 210H

CSU ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to CSU. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

Total Semester Units:15.0† 
3rd Semester
Select One: HIST 101 / HIST 102 (CSU GE D)M3.0
HIST 101 - History of World Civilization to the 17th Century (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic and social development of world civilization up to the 17th century. Special emphasis is placed on the origins of the earth’s principal centers of civilization, their subsequent interaction, and the emergence of a world economic, political, and intellectual order. This course is designed for the student who wishes to increase their understanding and appreciation of cultural, political, and intellectual diversity, as well as the process of intercultural interaction. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 102 - History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic, and social development of world civilization from 1500 to modern times. Special emphasis is placed on the origins and development of the world economic system and the corresponding cultural, intellectual, and social currents that have characterized most of the world’s leading societies since 1500. This course is intended for the student who wants to increase their understanding and appreciation of both the diversity and the unity of the modern world. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

Select One: HIST 167 / ECON 101 / ECON 101H / ECON 102 / ECON 102H / GEOG 102 / PHIL 101 / PHIL 101H / POLS 110 / POLS 110H / POLS 150 / CHST 150 M3.0
HIST 167 - History of California (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course provides an overview of California history from the first aboriginal inhabitants to modern times. Cultural, political, social and economic development will be addressed in the context of history. The development of contemporary institutions and the historical context of current issues will be addressed. This course is suitable for students seeking further understanding of California’s past and present, and those preparing for a career in teaching at the elementary level. It also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

ECON 101 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: MATH 050 or MATH 050D or MATH 053 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate placement
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in which students learn to describe and analyze the performance and policies of national economic systems, with an emphasis on the US economy. It is intended for Economics or Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements. Topics include production possibilities and tradeoffs; comparative economic systems; functions of government; national income and employment; business cycles; money and banking; monetary and fiscal policy; comparative advantage and trade policy; economic growth and stability; and income distribution and poverty.

ECON 101H - Principles of Macroeconomics Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better; MATH 070 or MATH 070D or MATH 073 or appropriate placement
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in which students learn to describe and analyze the performance and policies of national economic systems, with an emphasis on the US economy. It is intended for Economics or Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements. Topics include production possibilities and tradeoffs; comparative economic systems; functions of government; national income and employment; business cycles; money and banking; monetary and fiscal policy; comparative advantage and trade policy; economic growth and stability; and income distribution and poverty.

ECON 102 - Principles of Microeconomics (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: MATH 050 or MATH 050D or MATH 053 or appropriate placement
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in economic analysis of markets, intended for Economics and Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements. It may be taken prior to ECON 101. Students will learn how markets work to coordinate consumers and producers in an economy, various causes of the failure of free markets and policies used to correct or regulate market behavior.

ECON 102H - Principles of Microeconomics Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better; MATH 070 or MATH 070D or MATH 073 or appropriate placement
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement

Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in economic analysis of markets, intended for Economics and Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements, and may be taken by any student who has completed ENGL 101 with a "C" or better. It may be taken prior to ECON 101. Students will learn how markets work to coordinate consumers and producers in an economy, various causes of the failure of free markets and policies used to correct or regulate market behavior. Students will do a research project on an actual economic policy or a theoretical view.

GEOG 102 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This general education course introduces students to the basic elements of culture. Population growth, migration, ethnicity, language, religion, folk and popular culture, and settlement forms are among the topics presented. This course may be of interest to students considering the fields of elementary school teaching, ecology, or social science, or travel-related vocations.

PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 101 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course introduces philosophical ideas and methods concerning knowledge, reality and values. Expected topics will include the sources and limits of knowledge, and the nature of reality. Other topics that may be examined from a philosophical perspective include the nature of the self, truth, ethics, religion, science, language, beauty and art, political theory, or mind. This course is appropriate for anyone seeking a broader program of philosophical study, or to fulfill general Humanities or Philosophy major requirements.

PHIL 101H - Introduction to Philosophy Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course introduces philosophical ideas and methods concerning knowledge, reality and values. Expected topics will include the sources and limits of knowledge, and the nature of reality. Other topics that may be examined from a philosophical perspective include the nature of the self, truth, ethics, religion, science, language, beauty and art, political theory, or mind. This course is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

POLS 110 - Government of the United States (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments.

POLS 110H - Government of the United States Honors (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments. This course is intended for students eligible for the Honors Program.

POLS 150 - Chicana/o/x Politics (Same as CHST 150) (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course examines United States history and political issues relevant to the Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x communities. The course provides an overview of demographic changes in the U.S. and examines political activism and political leadership. Students interested in this course may include individuals with familial or personal connections to the Chicana/o/x (Mexican-American) community and/or those intending to work in environments with high concentrations of this population.

CHST 150 - Chicana/o/x Politics (Same as POLS 150) (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course examines U.S. history and political issues relevant to the Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x community. The course provides an overview of demographic changes in the U.S. and examines political activism and political leadership. Students interested in this course may include individuals with familial or personal connections to the Chicana/o/x (Mexican-American) community and/or those intending to work in environments with high concentrations of this population.

CSU GE A3 - Critical ThinkingGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units. 

Select one:
ENGL 201, 201H; PHIL 110, 110H, 112, 112H, 115; READ 101; SPCH 140

CSU GE B1 - Physical SciencesGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units. 
All labs or courses with labs are indicated by an '*'.

Select one:
ASTR 110, 110H, 112*
CHEM 110*, 120*,130*, 140*, 230*, 231*
GEOG 101, 101L*
GEOL 150,151*
PHY 120*, 150*, 160*, 211*, 212*, 213*
CHEM 110*, 120*,130*, 140*, 230*, 231*
GEOG 101, 101L*
GEOL 150,151*
PHY 120*, 150*, 160*, 211*, 212*, 213*

CSU GE B3 - Lab ScienceGE1.0

Select one if lab has not been completed in CSU B1 or B2.
All labs or courses with labs are indicated by an '*'

CSU ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to CSU. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

Total Semester Units:16.0† 
4th Semester
Select One: HIST 101 / HIST 102 (CSU GE D)M3.0
HIST 101 - History of World Civilization to the 17th Century (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic and social development of world civilization up to the 17th century. Special emphasis is placed on the origins of the earth’s principal centers of civilization, their subsequent interaction, and the emergence of a world economic, political, and intellectual order. This course is designed for the student who wishes to increase their understanding and appreciation of cultural, political, and intellectual diversity, as well as the process of intercultural interaction. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 102 - History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic, and social development of world civilization from 1500 to modern times. Special emphasis is placed on the origins and development of the world economic system and the corresponding cultural, intellectual, and social currents that have characterized most of the world’s leading societies since 1500. This course is intended for the student who wants to increase their understanding and appreciation of both the diversity and the unity of the modern world. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

Select One: HIST 131 / HIST 156 / HIST 157 / HIST 158 / HIST 159 / HIST 159H / HIST 170 / HIST 122 M3.0
HIST 131 - History of the North American Indian (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course surveys the struggle of Native Americans to maintain their culture in the face of invasion and changing technology. It explores government Indian policies of removal, pacification, annihilation and assimilation, and considers present issues facing Native Americans today. This course is intended for students who wish to understand the role of Native Americans in the historical development of North America. It is recommended for all history major. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 156 - Black American Experience to 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This survey investigates the history of African Americans from their west African origins to the abolition of slavery, roughly dating from the 1400s to 1865. In this course, students will examine the ways, in which, blacks constructed a distinct African American culture, influenced by the African past, shared experiences of enslavement, and the experiences of free blacks. This course will also pay close attention to the methods and tactics employed by blacks to exert control over their lives, highlighting their major successes and achievements, despite myriad forms of oppression and discrimination.

HIST 157 - Black American Experience Since 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to:UC, CSU

This course examines the historical experiences of black Americans from emancipation to the present, paying close attention to the 20th century. This course will navigate and examine the factors that led to the development of a distinct black American culture, a legacy of resistance against legal and extralegal inequities, the acquisition of political and economic rights, and black contributions to the expanding definition of democracy and freedom.

HIST 158 - US Comparative History of American Indians and Black Americans (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the role minorities have played in the historical development of the United States from the earliest times to the present, with an emphasis on the twentieth century. The course begins with a study of racism, followed by the history and cultural contributions of the American Indian and the African American. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. This course is intended for those who desire a better understanding of the history of minorities in the United States. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the AA-T in History for Transfer degree.

HIST 159 - US Comparative History of Mexican and Asian Americans and Women (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, 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 those wishing to fulfill the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and CSU, and those who desire a better understanding of the history of minorities in the United States. This course is a restricted elective for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 159H - US Comparative History of Mexican and Asian Americans & Women Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, 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 those wishing to fulfill the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and CSU, those who desire a better understanding of the history of minorities in the United States, and those wishing to take the Honors version. This course is a restricted elective for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree. This course is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

HIST 170 - Women in American History (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the role, status, and contributions of women of different ethnic groups and social classes in American society from earliest times to the present, with an emphasis on the twentieth century. Special attention will be given to an understanding of how gender has shaped women’s options and expectations within the private and public spheres of society. This course is designed for the student who wants to learn more about women’s history in America and is recommended for all history majors. This course satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 122 - History of Mexico (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
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 given to Mexico’s relations with the United States and its place and role in the world community. This course is designed for students interested in understanding Mexico as a nation and is also recommended for all history and most social science majors. This course is also a restricted elective for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

CSU GE A1 - Oral CommunicationGE3.0

Note: All honors courses have a prerequisite.

Select one: SPCH 100 ,101, 101H,140

POLS 110 / POLS 110H (CSU GE D)GE3.0
POLS 110 - Government of the United States (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments.

POLS 110H - Government of the United States Honors (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments. This course is intended for students eligible for the Honors Program.

CSU ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to CSU. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

Total Semester Units:15.0 
Total Units for History AA-T program (Transfer to CSU)61.5† 
Notes:
Some classes may have higher units
MMajor course; course may also meet a general education requirement
GEGeneral Education course
ELElective Course
CourseUnitsTypically Offered
1st Semester
Select One: HIST 143 / HIST 143H / HIST 144 / HIST 144H (IGETC 4)M3.0
HIST 143 - History of the United States to 1877 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors and fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 143H - History of the United States to 1877 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors; it fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144 - History of the United States Since 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144H - History of the United States Since 1865 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

ENGL 101 - College Composition and ResearchGE3.5
ENGL 101 - College Composition and Research (3.5 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is a composition course that enables students to generate logical, coherent essays and reports necessary to academic and professional success. Students will become proficient in research techniques, learn critical reading and thinking skills through expository and persuasive reading selections, and apply these skills to creating original essays and a final research paper. The lab component of this course is designed to assist students in improving and refining their writing and language skills. Students will complete lab activities that enhance their ability to compose logical, well-supported arguments that exhibit grammatical fluency and correct documentation form. Students will meet with composition instructors through individual conferences that address students’ specific writing concerns. This course is designed for students who wish to fulfill the General Education requirement for Written Communication.

IGETC 3A - ArtsGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units.

Select one:
ARTS: ART 104, 105, 105H, 106, 106H, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115
DANC 179, 179H, 199, 199H
GDSN 110
MUS 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 136, 141
MUST 151
THTR 101, 105, 105H

UC ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to UC. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

UC ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to UC. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

Total Semester Units:15.5† 
2nd Semester
Select One: HIST 143 / HIST 143H / HIST 144 / HIST 144H (IGETC 4)M3.0
HIST 143 - History of the United States to 1877 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors and fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 143H - History of the United States to 1877 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of United States history from Native American origins to post Civil War Reconstruction. Social, economic, political and cultural developments are explored with an emphasis on the independence movement, Revolutionary War, the new Republic, westward expansion and the Civil War. This course is designed for students interested in the foundational history of the United States. It is recommended for all history majors; it fulfills the CSU/UC American Institutions requirement and the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements. This course also satisfies a requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144 - History of the United States Since 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 144H - History of the United States Since 1865 Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all History majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree and is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

IGETC 2 - Math/Quantitative ReasoningGE3.0†

Note:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units.

Select one:
MATH 130, 130H, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 190H, 191, 250, 260, 270;
PSY 190

POLS 110 / POLS 110H (IGETC 4)GE3.0
POLS 110 - Government of the United States (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments.

POLS 110H - Government of the United States Honors (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments. This course is intended for students eligible for the Honors Program.

IGETC 5B - Biological SciencesGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units.
All labs or courses with labs are indicated by an '*':

Select one:
ANTH 101, 101H, 101L*; BIOL 101*, 105, 105L*, 111, 111L*, 120, 120L*, 200*, 201*, 206, 226*;
PSY 210, 210H.

UC ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to UC. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

Total Semester Units:15.0† 
3rd Semester
Select One: HIST 101 / HIST 102 (IGETC 3B) M3.0
HIST 101 - History of World Civilization to the 17th Century (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic and social development of world civilization up to the 17th century. Special emphasis is placed on the origins of the earth’s principal centers of civilization, their subsequent interaction, and the emergence of a world economic, political, and intellectual order. This course is designed for the student who wishes to increase their understanding and appreciation of cultural, political, and intellectual diversity, as well as the process of intercultural interaction. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 102 - History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic, and social development of world civilization from 1500 to modern times. Special emphasis is placed on the origins and development of the world economic system and the corresponding cultural, intellectual, and social currents that have characterized most of the world’s leading societies since 1500. This course is intended for the student who wants to increase their understanding and appreciation of both the diversity and the unity of the modern world. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

Select One HIST 167 / ECON 101 / ECON 101H / ECON 102 / ECON 102H / GEOG 102 / PHIL 101 / PHIL 101H / POLS 110 / POLS 110H / POLS 150 / CHST 150 M3.0
HIST 167 - History of California (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course provides an overview of California history from the first aboriginal inhabitants to modern times. Cultural, political, social and economic development will be addressed in the context of history. The development of contemporary institutions and the historical context of current issues will be addressed. This course is suitable for students seeking further understanding of California’s past and present, and those preparing for a career in teaching at the elementary level. It also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

ECON 101 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: MATH 050 or MATH 050D or MATH 053 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate placement
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in which students learn to describe and analyze the performance and policies of national economic systems, with an emphasis on the US economy. It is intended for Economics or Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements. Topics include production possibilities and tradeoffs; comparative economic systems; functions of government; national income and employment; business cycles; money and banking; monetary and fiscal policy; comparative advantage and trade policy; economic growth and stability; and income distribution and poverty.

ECON 101H - Principles of Macroeconomics Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better; MATH 070 or MATH 070D or MATH 073 or appropriate placement
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in which students learn to describe and analyze the performance and policies of national economic systems, with an emphasis on the US economy. It is intended for Economics or Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements. Topics include production possibilities and tradeoffs; comparative economic systems; functions of government; national income and employment; business cycles; money and banking; monetary and fiscal policy; comparative advantage and trade policy; economic growth and stability; and income distribution and poverty.

ECON 102 - Principles of Microeconomics (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: MATH 050 or MATH 050D or MATH 053 or appropriate placement
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in economic analysis of markets, intended for Economics and Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements. It may be taken prior to ECON 101. Students will learn how markets work to coordinate consumers and producers in an economy, various causes of the failure of free markets and policies used to correct or regulate market behavior.

ECON 102H - Principles of Microeconomics Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better; MATH 070 or MATH 070D or MATH 073 or appropriate placement
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement

Transfers to: UC, CSU

This is an introductory course in economic analysis of markets, intended for Economics and Business majors as well as to satisfy General Education requirements, and may be taken by any student who has completed ENGL 101 with a "C" or better. It may be taken prior to ECON 101. Students will learn how markets work to coordinate consumers and producers in an economy, various causes of the failure of free markets and policies used to correct or regulate market behavior. Students will do a research project on an actual economic policy or a theoretical view.

GEOG 102 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This general education course introduces students to the basic elements of culture. Population growth, migration, ethnicity, language, religion, folk and popular culture, and settlement forms are among the topics presented. This course may be of interest to students considering the fields of elementary school teaching, ecology, or social science, or travel-related vocations.

PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 101 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course introduces philosophical ideas and methods concerning knowledge, reality and values. Expected topics will include the sources and limits of knowledge, and the nature of reality. Other topics that may be examined from a philosophical perspective include the nature of the self, truth, ethics, religion, science, language, beauty and art, political theory, or mind. This course is appropriate for anyone seeking a broader program of philosophical study, or to fulfill general Humanities or Philosophy major requirements.

PHIL 101H - Introduction to Philosophy Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course introduces philosophical ideas and methods concerning knowledge, reality and values. Expected topics will include the sources and limits of knowledge, and the nature of reality. Other topics that may be examined from a philosophical perspective include the nature of the self, truth, ethics, religion, science, language, beauty and art, political theory, or mind. This course is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

POLS 110 - Government of the United States (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments.

POLS 110H - Government of the United States Honors (3.0 units)

Notes:
All CSU campuses have a graduation requirement in American Institutions. POLS 110 and POLS 110H partially fulfills this requirement.

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: POLS 110 or POLS 110H)

This course surveys and analyzes the origins, principles, institutions, policies, and politics of U.S. National and California State Governments, including their constitutions. Emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and an understanding of the political processes and issues involved in the workings of government. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It also is suitable for students wishing to expand their knowledge of local, state and national governments. This course is intended for students eligible for the Honors Program.

POLS 150 - Chicana/o/x Politics (Same as CHST 150) (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course examines United States history and political issues relevant to the Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x communities. The course provides an overview of demographic changes in the U.S. and examines political activism and political leadership. Students interested in this course may include individuals with familial or personal connections to the Chicana/o/x (Mexican-American) community and/or those intending to work in environments with high concentrations of this population.

CHST 150 - Chicana/o/x Politics (Same as POLS 150) (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course examines U.S. history and political issues relevant to the Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x community. The course provides an overview of demographic changes in the U.S. and examines political activism and political leadership. Students interested in this course may include individuals with familial or personal connections to the Chicana/o/x (Mexican-American) community and/or those intending to work in environments with high concentrations of this population.

IGETC 1B - Critical Thinking and CompositionGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units.

Select one:
ENGL 201, 201H
PHIL 110, 110H

IGETC 5A - Physical SciencesGE3.0†

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
† some classes may have higher units.
All labs or courses with labs are indicated by an '*'.

Select one:
ASTR 110, 110H, 112*
GEOG 101, 101L*
GEOL 150, 151*
CHEM 110*, 120*, 130*, 140*, 230*, 231*
PHY 120*, 150*, 160*, 211*, 212*, 213*

IGETC 5C - Lab ScienceGE1.0

Select one if lab has not been completed in IGETC 5A or 5B.
All labs or courses with labs are indicated by an '*':
ANTH 101L*;
ASTR 112*;
BIOL 101*, 105L*, 111L*, 120L*, 200*, 201*, 226*;
CHEM 110*, 120*, 130*, 140*, 230*, 231*;
GEOG 101L*;
GEOL 151*;
PHY 120*,150*, 160*, 211*, 212*, 213*

UC ElectiveEL3.0

Select a course that transfers to UC. Please see a counselor to discuss course options.

Total Semester Units:16.0† 
4th Semester
Select One: HIST 101 / HIST 102 (IGETC 3B)M3.0
HIST 101 - History of World Civilization to the 17th Century (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic and social development of world civilization up to the 17th century. Special emphasis is placed on the origins of the earth’s principal centers of civilization, their subsequent interaction, and the emergence of a world economic, political, and intellectual order. This course is designed for the student who wishes to increase their understanding and appreciation of cultural, political, and intellectual diversity, as well as the process of intercultural interaction. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 102 - History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic, and social development of world civilization from 1500 to modern times. Special emphasis is placed on the origins and development of the world economic system and the corresponding cultural, intellectual, and social currents that have characterized most of the world’s leading societies since 1500. This course is intended for the student who wants to increase their understanding and appreciation of both the diversity and the unity of the modern world. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

Select One: HIST 131 / HIST 156 / HIST 157 / HIST 159 / HIST 159H / HIST 170 / HIST 122 M3.0
HIST 131 - History of the North American Indian (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course surveys the struggle of Native Americans to maintain their culture in the face of invasion and changing technology. It explores government Indian policies of removal, pacification, annihilation and assimilation, and considers present issues facing Native Americans today. This course is intended for students who wish to understand the role of Native Americans in the historical development of North America. It is recommended for all history major. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 156 - Black American Experience to 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This survey investigates the history of African Americans from their west African origins to the abolition of slavery, roughly dating from the 1400s to 1865. In this course, students will examine the ways, in which, blacks constructed a distinct African American culture, influenced by the African past, shared experiences of enslavement, and the experiences of free blacks. This course will also pay close attention to the methods and tactics employed by blacks to exert control over their lives, highlighting their major successes and achievements, despite myriad forms of oppression and discrimination.

HIST 157 - Black American Experience Since 1865 (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to:UC, CSU

This course examines the historical experiences of black Americans from emancipation to the present, paying close attention to the 20th century. This course will navigate and examine the factors that led to the development of a distinct black American culture, a legacy of resistance against legal and extralegal inequities, the acquisition of political and economic rights, and black contributions to the expanding definition of democracy and freedom.

HIST 159 - US Comparative History of Mexican and Asian Americans and Women (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, 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 those wishing to fulfill the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and CSU, and those who desire a better understanding of the history of minorities in the United States. This course is a restricted elective for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 159H - US Comparative History of Mexican and Asian Americans & Women Honors (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, 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 those wishing to fulfill the American Institutions requirement for the Associate degree and CSU, those who desire a better understanding of the history of minorities in the United States, and those wishing to take the Honors version. This course is a restricted elective for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree. This course is intended for those who meet Honors Program requirements.

HIST 170 - Women in American History (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the role, status, and contributions of women of different ethnic groups and social classes in American society from earliest times to the present, with an emphasis on the twentieth century. Special attention will be given to an understanding of how gender has shaped women’s options and expectations within the private and public spheres of society. This course is designed for the student who wants to learn more about women’s history in America and is recommended for all history majors. This course satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

HIST 122 - History of Mexico (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
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 given to Mexico’s relations with the United States and its place and role in the world community. This course is designed for students interested in understanding Mexico as a nation and is also recommended for all history and most social science majors. This course is also a restricted elective for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

IGETC 1C - Oral Communication (CSU Only)GE3.0

Note: All honors courses have a prerequisite.

Select one:
SPCH 100, 101, 101H, 140

IGETC 6 - Foreign Language (UC ONLY)GE4.5

Notes:
All honors courses have a prerequisite.
Courses in this area that also appear in IGETC 3B Humanities may be counted toward both areas.

Proficiency equivalent to two years of high school study in the same language or select one:
ASL 101, 102, 201;
CHIN 101, 102;
FR 101, 102, 201, 202;
JAPN 101, 102;
LATN 101, 102;
SPAN 101, 101S, 102, 102S, 201, 201H, 202
There are additional ways to satisfy the Language Other than English Requirement. Please see a counselor for advisement.

Total Semester Units:13.5 
Total Units for History AA-T program (Transfer to UC/CSU)60.0† 
Notes:
Some classes may have higher units
MMajor course; course may also meet a general education requirement
GEGeneral Education course
ELElective Course
† Some classes may have higher units.
** this course has prerequisite, please click on course name to view.
GE = General Education Course. Some of these courses also meet degree requirements. Please see a counselor to find out which ones meet both the general education and degree requirement
M = Major Course
EL = Elective Course
   

Program Learning Outcomes

1

Students will demonstrate command of historical chronology and basic literacy of key events associated with the study of the past.


2

Students will accurately identify historical sources and then apply appropriate historical methods to explain what the source reveals about its historical context.


3

Students will accurately describe, compare, and evaluate historical interpretations (secondary sources), analyzing them for their relative quality, accuracy, and persuasiveness.


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