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HIST 1, History of Western Civilization I   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the development of Western Civilization from its beginnings in the valleys of the Tigris-Euphrates and Nile Rivers to Europe of the 16th century. It addresses cultures of the Near East, Greece, and Rome; the medieval period; the Renaissance; and the Reformation, introducing the social, economic, political, intellectual, and artistic transformations that shaped what came to be known as the West.

2364   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 205   Byrne D

2365   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 204   Ness B J

2366   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUNDY 235   Kent M L

Above section 2366 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2367   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 205   Ness B J

2368   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 204   Ness B J

Above section 2368 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

2369   3:45p-5:05p TTh   HSS 104   Stiles C L

2370   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Byrne D

Above section 2370 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4256   6:45p-9:50p W   HSS 104   Stiles C L

HIST 2, History of Western Civilization II   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the development of Western Civilization from the 16th century into the 21st century. It addresses social, economic, political, intellectual, and artistic transformations that relate to the development of nation-states, industrialization, imperialism, and international conflicts and migration.

2371   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 104   Manoff R J

2372   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUNDY 235   Kent M L

Above section 2372 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2373   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 204   Kerze M

2374   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 104   Ghanbarpour C

2375   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 104   Ghanbarpour C

2376   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Verlet M C

Above section 2376 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

2377   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Verlet M C

Above section 2377 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4257   6:45p-9:50p T   HSS 103   Rasmussen K A

HIST 3, History of British Civilization I   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the development of British Civilization from Roman times to the Restoration of 1660. It addresses the significant social, economic, political, intellectual, and artistic transformations that shaped British and Irish history, from Roman occupation through the medieval period and the political and religious upheavals of the English Reformation, Civil Wars, and Restoration.

4258   6:45p-9:50p T   HSS 104   Stiles C L

HIST 4, History of British Civilization II   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the development of British Civilization from the Restoration of 1660 into the post-World War II period. It addresses the significant social, economic, political, intellectual, and artistic transformations that shaped British and Irish history, including the development of a constitutional monarchy, the industrial revolution, establishment of a global empire, Irish independence, and involvement in world wars.

4259   6:45p-9:50p Th   HSS 104   Stiles C L

HIST 5, History of Latin America 1   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the history of Latin America, from its pre-Columbian origins to the end of the colonial period in the early nineteenth century. Using a thematic and chronological approach, it addresses the initial encounters between pre-Columbians, Iberians, and West Africans; the subsequent development of Iberian political, economic, social, and cultural colonialism; and the movements for political change.

2378   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 205   Mostkoff A

2379   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 205   Mostkoff A

HIST 6, History of Latin America 2   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys modern Latin American history from independence to the present. Using a thematic and chronological approach, it addresses post-colonial developments in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, including such topics as the social and cultural challenges of nation-building and economic growth through periods of political conflict to contemporary globalization.

2380   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 205   Mostkoff A

2381   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 103   Mostkoff A

2382   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 205   Ruiz R

HIST 10, Ethnicity and American Culture    3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures graduation requirement), CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course surveys ethnic groups in America from pre-contact to the present, including Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latinos, emphasizing the forces prompting emigration and immigration, their roles in shaping American society and culture, their reception by and adaptation to American society, as well as an examination of contending theoretical models of the immigrant experience in America.

2383   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

2384   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 204   Saavedra Y

2385   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

2386   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 204   Saavedra Y

2387   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 105   Cruz J S

2388   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Kawaguchi L A

Above section 2388 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4260   6:00p-9:05p T   MALIBU 21   Wilkinson Jr E C

Above section 4260 meets at Webster Elementary School, 3602 Winter Canyon Road, Malibu, 90265.

HIST 11, History of the United States through Reconstruction    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) + satisfies CSU U.S. History graduation requirement • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the United States from the colonial period through post-Civil War Reconstruction, addressing developments in American culture; ethnic, racial, gender, and class relations; politics; and the economy. It also considers American interaction with other nations, including both foreign policy and the relationship of domestic developments to the larger history of the modern world.

2389   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 204   Borghei S C

2390   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

2391   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUNDY 416   Keville T J

Above section 2391 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2392   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 105   Chi J S

2393   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 106   VanBenschoten W D

2394   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 103   Borghei S C

2395   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 106   Gantner D C

2396   3:45p-5:05p TTh   HSS 106   Keville T J

2397   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nielsen C S

Above section 2397 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

HIST 12, United States History Since Reconstruction    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) + satisfies CSU U.S. History graduation requirement • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the United States from post-Civil War Reconstruction to the present, addressing developments in American culture; ethnic, racial, gender, and class relations; politics; and the economy. It also considers American interaction with other nations, including both foreign policy and the relationship of domestic developments to the larger history of the modern world.

2398   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 105   Cruz J S

2399   9:00a-12:05p Sat   HSS 104   Nielsen C S

2400   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 105   Chi J S

2401   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUNDY 416   Keville T J

Above section 2401 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2402   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 105   Chi J S

2403   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 106   Gantner D C

Above section 2403 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

2404   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 105   Chi J S

2405   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 106   Wilkinson Jr E C

2406   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 2406 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4261   6:45p-9:50p W   HSS 105   Bolelli D

HIST 13, History of the U.S. after 1945    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This is a lecture and discussion course which examines and analyzes the development of the U.S. from 1945 to the present. Attention is given to the political, social, intellectual, cultural, economic, and international developments in this period. Such topics as the welfare state, presidential power, suburbanization and consumerism, the civil rights movement, environmentalism, the Cold War and its aftermath, 1960s activism, the Great Society, the Vietnam and Gulf Wars, Watergate, Reaganism and the New Right, late-twentieth century trends in immigration and technology, and responses to 9/11 are discussed.

2407   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 103   Borghei S C

Above section 2407 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

2408   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 106   Gantner D C

2409   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   McMillen R

Above section 2409 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

HIST 15, Economic History of the U.S.    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) or 4 (Social Science) + satisfies CSU U.S. History graduation requirement • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is a chronological study of American economic history by major areas, including agriculture, industrial development, money, banking, and transportation. The roles of business, labor, and government are given a particular emphasis.

History 15 is the same course as Economics 15. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

2410   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

2411   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

4262   6:45p-9:50p Th   HSS 252   Moore D W

HIST 16, African American History   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is a survey of African American history from Africa to the present. An emphasis is placed on the American experience and legacy of racism, and the influence of African Americans on the social, economic, and political development of the United States.

2412   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 205   Clayborne D

2413   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   McMillen R

Above section 2413 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

HIST 19, History of Mexico   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

A survey of the history of Mexico from independence to the present, this course focuses on important social, cultural, political, and economic patterns in Mexico’s history. The impact of the U.S. relationship with Mexico will be analyzed.

2414   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 103   Mostkoff A

HIST 20, History of California   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is a survey of California history from the earliest times to the present. Attention is given to the contributions of Indian, Spanish, and Mexican cultures as well as to the political, economic, and social problems that have accompanied the rapid growth of the state in the past century.

2415   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 106   Wilkinson Jr E C

2416   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 2416 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

HIST 22, History of the Middle East   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the history of the Middle Eastern region, from the ancient civilizations of the Fertile Crescent to the present. The course will examine the religious, ethnic, and national differences that have taken root there, the outside powers that have influenced the area, and the nations and peoples that exist there currently.

2417   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 104   Roraback A J

HIST 24, History of East Asia to 1600   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys East Asian history to 1600, tracing the rise of classical Chinese civilization and the subsequent dispersion of this culture to Korea and Japan. Addressing the connections, convergences, and divergences in the histories of China, Japan, and Korea, it examines such topics as the earliest state-formations and the emergence and maturation of market economies and popular cultures prior to the modern era.

2418   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 103   Ellefson D C

HIST 26, South Asian Civilization 1   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

A survey of South Asia civilizations from the Indus Valley civilization through the Mughal Empire, this course will highlight the major events and themes in the development of South Asian civilization, offering an overview of the various social, intellectual, cultural, political, and economic patterns in the region that encompasses present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

2419   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 204   Ness B J

HIST 29, Jewish History   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is an introductory survey of the Jewish people and history from biblical times to the present. Focus is on the development of major institutions, ideas, religious and cultural movements, as well as the interaction between Jews and those amongst whom they have lived.

2420   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 205   Ness B J

HIST 33, World Civilizations I    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys world history from the rise of humanity to 1500, addressing human impact on the physical environment, the domestication of plants and animals, and the establishment of complex cultures. A thematic and chronological approach will be used to examine the major civilizations of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas, and Europe in terms of their political, social, economic, and cultural development and their inter-regional relations.

2421   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 103   Petrocelli R M

2422   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 104   Petrocelli R M

2423   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 103   Petrocelli R M

2424   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 106   Clayborne D

4263   6:45p-9:50p Th   HSS 106   Petrocelli R M

HIST 34, World Civilizations II    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys world history from 1500 to the present, addressing major developments that contributed to global change. A thematic and chronological approach will be used to examine the economic, social, cultural, and political transformations associated with development of and resistance to colonialism and imperialism, technological and industrial change in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, through the twentieth-century wars and global transitions that shape the contemporary world.

2425   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 104   Fogleman A M

2426   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 105   Farrell J

Above section 2426 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

2427   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 104   Paynich T J

2428   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 104   Farrell J

HIST 38, African History I   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the political, economic, social, religious, and intellectual activities of African civilization, addressing such topics as early human origins and settlement, the establishment of regional and Islamic states, the emergence and development of European imperialism, and African independence movements. It also traces the influence of the African diaspora on the Caribbean area and Brazil.

2429   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 252   Staff

HIST 41, Native American History   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is a survey of American Indian history from earliest settlement on the American continents to the present. The course covers the distinct cultures, historical developments, and interactions between Native American societies prior to the European invasion, the European arrivals, colonial settlement, westward movement, the late 19th Century wars, and the 20th Century concerns. Particular emphasis will be placed on the ability of Native Americans and their culture to survive and contribute to U.S. history and culture.

2430   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 103   Bolelli D

HIST 43, Mexican-American History   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

An introduction to 18th, 19th and 20th Century Southwest borderland history, this course covers the significant intellectual, cultural, social, political, and economic trends in Southwestern history with emphasis on the history of the Mexican-American.

2431   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 205   Ruiz R

HIST 47, The Practice of History    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: English 1.

This course presents an overview of historians’ methods of research, critical analysis, and written argumentation and introduces historiography and historical theory. Students will apply these methods through a variety of extensive writing projects, leading to a properly documented academic research paper. The research component of the course strengthens students’ information competency skills.

2432   12:45p-3:50p MW   HSS 105   Chi J S

Above section 2432 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17. This course trains students to research and write a historical narrative that can serve as the basis for a media project to be produced in Media 20. The two courses meet at the same day and time to allow students to complete both in one semester. Students are encouraged to take History 47 in the first eight weeks of the semester, followed by Media 20 in the second eight weeks, although either course can be taken alone. Please contact Professor Chi for enrollment information at chi_sang@smc.edu or 310-434-4890.

HIST 52, Women in American Culture   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course deals with the cultural history of women in the United States from the colonial period to the present. Emphasis will be placed on change and continuity in defining the image and role of women in American life.

2433   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 104   Manoff R J

HIST 53, History of Religion    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is meant to provide an overview of the major themes and trends in the history of religion from prehistoric times to the present. The course will acquaint students with the historical developments and the essential principles of many religious traditions, expose them to some of the themes of interest regarding the roles that religions have played throughout history, and focus on the role of religion in the modern world. Case studies from a variety of religious traditions will be presented. Some of the religions considered will be Tribal Religions, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as other contemporary religions.

2434   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 103   Bolelli D

2435   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Kerze M

Above section 2435 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

HIST 55, History of Science   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) or 4 (Social Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Various paradigms of science will be introduced and examined, beginning with the theories of the ancient Greeks and ending with contemporary debates in the field of physics. The emphasis will be on the fields of astronomy, physics, and mathematics. The course will examine how these fields develop, their relationship with philosophy, politics, religion, and society, and how they changed historically.

2436   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 252   Kerze M

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