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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.

2231   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 205   Clayborne D

2232   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 106   Byrne D

2233   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 204   Ness B J

Above section 2233 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.

2234   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 103   Roraback A

Above section 2234 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2235   3:45p-5:05p TTh   HSS 104   Stiles C L

2236   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Byrne D

Above section 2236 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4238   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.

2237   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 105   Hartzmark A L

2238   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 103   Cooper J A

2239   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUNDY 235   Kent M L

Above section 2239 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2240   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 105   Manoff R J

2241   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 105   Kerze M

Above section 2241 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2242   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 106   Kent M L

2243   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Verlet M C

Above section 2243 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

NEW 3129   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Verlet M C

Above section 3129 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4239   6:45p-9:50p T   HSS 103   Rasmussen K A

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.

4240   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.

2244   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 205   Mostkoff A

2245   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.

2246   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 205   Mostkoff A

2247   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 103   Mostkoff A

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.

2248   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

2249   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 205   Saavedra Y

2250   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

2251   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 205   Saavedra Y

2252   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 106   Cruz J S

Above section 2252 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2253   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 106   Cruz J S

2254   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Kawaguchi L A

Above section 2254 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

2255   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

2256   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUNDY 416   Keville T J

Above section 2256 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2257   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 104   Chi J S

2258   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 104   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 2258 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2259   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 106   Wilkinson Jr E C

2260   3:45p-5:05p TTh   HSS 106   Keville T J

2261   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nielsen C S

Above section 2261 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4241   6:45p-9:50p T   HSS 104   Stiles C L

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.

2262   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 103   Borghei S C

2263   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 104   Chi J S

2264   9:00a-12:05p Sat   HSS 103   Nielsen C S

2265   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 104   Chi J S

2266   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUNDY 415   Keville T J

Above section 2266 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2267   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 103   Borghei S C

2268   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 205   Gantner D C

Above section 2268 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.

2269   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 104   Vanbenschoten W D

2270   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 2270 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4242   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 course addresses political, social, cultural, economic, and international developments of the U.S. from 1945 to the present. Major topics include the emergence of political consensus then polarization, the economics and demographics of suburbanization, the Civil Rights movement; the Cold War, including the Vietnam War, and its aftermath; trends related to environmentalism, immigration, and technology, and responses to 9/11.

2271   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 103   Borghei S C

Above section 2271 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.

2272   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 205   Gantner D C

Above section 2272 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2273   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   McMillen R

Above section 2273 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 and Behavioral 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.

2274   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

2275   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 263   Rabach E R

4243   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 surveys African American history from its beginnings in Africa through slavery, abolition, the Civil Rights movement, and into the present. The course will pay particular attention to the development of internal and external definitions of freedom and equality and to African Americans’ influences on the social, economic, political, and cultural development of the United States.

2276   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 105   Clayborne D

2277   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   McMillen R

Above section 2277 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, 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.

This course surveys Mexican history from pre-Columbian civilizations to the present. It addresses such major political, economic, social, and cultural developments as the Spanish conquest and colonial era; nineteenth-century struggles for independence; and political and economic transitions of the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries.

2278   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 surveys Californian history from its earliest settlement to the present. It addresses political, economic, social, cultural, and external developments that accompanied the state’s transformation from the Native American through the Spanish, Mexican, and American periods.

2279   11:15a-12:35p MW   HSS 106   Wilkinson Jr E C

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 East, from the ancient civilizations of the Tigris-Euphrates river valley to the present. Major topics include the religious, ethnic, social and political differences that developed prior to and since the emergence of Islam; the establishment of new states following the world wars, and the 21st-century engagement with globalizing trends.

2280   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 104   Roraback A J

NEW 3175   3:45p-6:50p TTh   HSS 155   Staff

Above section 3175 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06.

HIST 25, History of East Asia Since 1600       3 units

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

This course surveys the development of China, Japan, and Korea from 1600 through their linked yet distinct modern transformations. It addresses such topics as early encounters with imperialism; divergent paths of 20th-century social, political, economic and intellectual change; world war, civil wars, and revolution; and their economic growth and social transformation in recent decades.

2281   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 105   Ghanbarpour C

HIST 26, South Asian Civilization 1   3 units

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

This course surveys South Asian history from the Indus Valley civilization to the Mughal Empire, offering an overview of the social, intellectual, cultural, political and economic patterns in the region that encompasses modern India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. It highlights such major themes and events in the development of South Asian civilization as Aryan influence, the emergence of Hinduism and Buddhism, and the impact of Islam.

2282   12:45p-2:05p 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 surveys the Jewish people and their history from biblical times to the present. The 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, from ancient Israel through the global diaspora.

2283   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 204   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.

2284   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 204   Petrocelli R M

2285   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 204   Petrocelli R M

2286   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 204   Petrocelli R M

2287   12:45p-2:05p TTh   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.

2288   9:30a-10:50a MW   HSS 105   Ellefson D C

2289   11:15a-12:35p TTh   HSS 204   Farrell J

Above section 2289 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2290   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 105   Ghanbarpour C

2291   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 204   Farrell J

Above section 2291 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.

NEW 3150   3:45p-5:05p MW   HSS 103   Ghanbarpour C

HIST 39, African History II   3 units

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

This course surveys African history from 1900 to the present, addressing such topics as African experiences with colonialism; the rise of national liberation movements and achievement of independence, and the challenges of post-colonial nation building. It examines contemporary Africa through a review of economic, urban, rural, gender, and environmental concerns; the role of religion, kinship, and family traditions; and cultural trends.

2292   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 103   Petrocelli R M

HIST 41, Native American History   3 units

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

This course surveys Native American history from earliest settlement to the present, addressing such topics as colonial-era interactions with Europeans, the development of U.S.–Indian policy, and the effort to reclaim sovereign rights. Focusing primarily on native peoples of the United States, this course pays particular attention to the development of internal and external definitions of freedom and equality and to Native Americans’ influence on the social, economic, political, and cultural development of America.

2293   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 104   Bolelli D

HIST 42, The Latina(o) Experience in the United States    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4C (Social and Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course will provide a broad survey of the major Latino(a) groups in the United States, beginning with an examination of the politics of representation and knowledge, including the exclusion of the Latino(a) experience from “conventional” sources. An historical and demographic profile of the major Latino(a) groups (Chicanos(as), Puerto Rican Americans, Cuban Americans and peoples from Central America and the Caribbean region), the impact of the changing economy as a major force affecting this population, and an examination of the various strategies that Latino(as) pursue will be included.

2294   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 103   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.

2295   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 204   Chi J S

Above section 2295 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. Above section 2295 is an innovative research course that focuses on local history projects that students choose themselves. Past topics have included Santa Monica's mob history and youth riots on the Sunset Strip.

HIST 48, Nonviolent Resistance    3 units

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

An examination of the causes of war and violence in world history and the various organized efforts to maintain peace and end wars. Nonviolent resistance movements will be emphasized.

History 48 is the same class as Philosophy 48. Students may earn credit for one but not for both.

2296   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 152   Holmgren C L

2297   2:15p-3:35p TTh   HSS 152   Holmgren C L

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 surveys the history of American women from diverse communities, from the fifteenth century through the modern women’s movement to the present. It addresses such topics as traditional gender roles; their transformation through war, industrialization, reform movements, and cultural modernity; and relationships between women of different races and ethnicities. The course will pay particular attention to the development of internal and external definitions of freedom and equality and to women’s influence on the social, economic, political, and cultural development of the United States.

2298   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 105   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 surveys major themes and trends in the history of religion from prehistoric times to the present. Analyzing the essential principles and historical context of such religions as Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and tribal and contemporary religions, it addresses the cultural, political, social and other roles religion has played throughout history.

2299   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 104   Bolelli D

2300   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Kerze M

Above section 2300 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.

This course surveys the global history of science from its earliest beginnings through the theories of the ancient Greeks to contemporary debates. Examining major scientific paradigms, it focuses on how the natural and physical sciences developed in specific philosophical, political, religious, and social contexts.

2301   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 104   Kerze M

HIST 62, Asian American History   3 units

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

A survey of Asian American history from the immigration period to the present, this course stresses the political, economic, social, and cultural factors which affected Asian Americans and their impact on U.S. history.

2302   9:30a-10:50a TTh   HSS 104   Chi J S

HIST 88A, Independent Studies in History    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

2303   Arrange-1 Hour    HSS 305   Borghei S C

HIST 88B, Independent Studies in History    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

2304   Arrange-2 Hours    HSS 305   Borghei S C

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