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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.

1214   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUNDY 235   Byrne D

Above section 1214 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1215   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 103   Roraback A J

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.

1216   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 105   Kent M L

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.

1217   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUNDY 416   Saavedra Y

Above section 1217 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1218   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 105   Cruz J S

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.

1219   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   HSS 106   Slaughter M A

1220   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 106   Wilkinson Jr E C

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.

1221   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUNDY 416   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 1221 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1222   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 103   Wilkinson Jr E C

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.

1362   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   McMillen R

Above section 1362 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.

1363   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vanbenschoten W D

Above section 1363 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1223   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUNDY 235   Hartzmark A L

Above section 1223 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1224   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 106   Cooper J A

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.

1225   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 104   Farrell J

1361   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 104   Romano H M

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