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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.

1416   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   HSS 103   Cooper J A

NEW 1724   9:00a-12:00p MTWTh   SMHS   Kerze M

   12:30a-1:50p MTWTh   SMHS   Kerze M

Above section 1724 meets from June 16, 2014 to July 3, 2014, at Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

1417   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 105   Petrocelli R

1418   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   BUNDY 235   Byrne D

Above section 1418 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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.

1419   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 104   Manoff R J

1420   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   BUNDY 416   Kent M L

Above section 1420 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1421   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Verlet M C

Above section 1421 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1422   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUNDY 235   Farrell J

Above section 1422 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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.

1423   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

1424   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 106   Kawaguchi L A

1425   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUNDY 416   Wilkinson Jr E C

Above section 1425 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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.

NEW 1725   9:00a-12:00p MTWTh   SMHS   Slaughter M A

   12:30a-1:50p MTWTh   SMHS   Slaughter M A

Above section 1725 meets from June 16, 2014 to July 3, 2014, at Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

1426   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUNDY 416   Wilkinson Jr E C

Above section 1426 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1427   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 106   Steiger E J

1428   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   HSS 105   Chi J S

1429   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nielsen C S

Above section 1429 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.

1430   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 105   Chi J S

1431   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUNDY 235   Cruz J S

Above section 1431 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1432   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 1432 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1433   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   McMillen R

Above section 1433 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

HIST 14, U.S. Environmental History    3 units

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

This course surveys environmental history of the United States from earliest human migration to the present, focusing on the complex and consequential ways people have perceived, relied on, interacted with, and been impacted by the natural world. Topics include diverse patterns of interaction with land, water, plants, animals, and energy sources, as well as the economic, political, social, cultural, technological and global aspects of these patterns.

History 14 is the same course as Environmental Studies 14. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

1434   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   HSS 106   Steiger E J

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.

1435   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   McMillen R

Above section 1435 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1436   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 1436 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 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.

1437   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 103   Soomekh S

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.

1439   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUNDY 416   Fogleman A M

Above section 1439 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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.

1441   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUNDY 235   Fogleman A M

Above section 1441 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1442   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 205   Romano H M

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