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History

HIST 1, History of Western Civilization I 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: HIST 170. 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.

2510 8:00a-9:20a MW HSS 104 Maync T M

2511 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 204 Bennett H M
Above section 2511 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.

2512 11:15a-12:35p TTh HSS 204 Thomasson B A
Above section 2512 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2513 12:45p-2:05p MW HSS 204 Bennett H M

2514 2:15p-3:35p TTh HSS 205 Stiles C L

2515 3:45p-5:05p TTh HSS 205 Stiles C L

2516 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Byrne D
Above section 2516 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 3642 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Byrne D
Above section 3642 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4263 5:15p-8:20p W HSS 106 Stiles C L

HIST 2, History of Western Civilization II 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: HIST 180. IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course surveys the tranformations 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.

2518 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 204 Byrne D

2519 9:30a-10:50a TTh HSS 204 Manoff R J

2520 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 106 Kent M L
Above section 2520 requires that students have Internet access.

2521 11:15a-12:35p TTh BUNDY 235 Kent M L
Above section 2521 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 2521 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2522 2:15p-3:35p MW HSS 204 Bennett H M

2523 2:15p-3:35p TTh HSS 104 Bennett H M

2524 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Verlet M C
Above section 2524 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 2525 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Verlet M C
Above section 2525 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

HIST 3, 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.

4264 6:45p-9:50p T HSS 204 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.

2526 12:45p-2:05p MW HSS 106 Garcia R M
Above section 2526 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Adelante Program.

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 satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

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.

2527 2:15p-3:35p TTh HSS 103 Lynch S H

HIST 10, Ethnicity and American Culture 3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures graduation requirement), CSU IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) or 4F (Social & Behavioral Sciences) + satisfies CSU U.S. History graduation requirement 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.

2528 8:00a-9:20a MW HSS 106 Kawaguchi L A

2529 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 106 Kawaguchi L A

2530 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 105 Amerian-Donnell S M
Above section 2530 requires that students have Internet access.

2531 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 106 Kawaguchi L A

2532 9:30a-10:50a TTh HSS 105 Amerian-Donnell S M
Above section 2532 requires that students have Internet access.

2533 11:15a-12:35p MW BUNDY 235 Harris J L
Above section 2533 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2534 11:15a-12:35p TTh HSS 104 Cruz J S
Above section 2534 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2535 2:15p-5:20p Th HSS 204 Harris J L

2536 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Kawaguchi L A
Above section 2536 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 3611 3:45p-5:05p MW HSS 103 Harris J L

4265 6:45p-9:50p T HSS 205 Slaughter M A

HIST 11, United States History through Reconstruction 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: HIST 130. IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) or 4F (Social & Behavioral Sciences) + 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.

2537 8:00a-9:20a MW HSS 205 Moreno M
Above section 2537 requires that students have Internet access.

2538 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 103 Cruz J S

2539 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 205 Moreno M
Above section 2539 requires that students have Internet access.

2540 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 104 Chi J S
Above section 2540 requires that students have Internet access.

Above section 3595 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Adelante and Black Collegians Programs.

2541 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 104 Chi J S
Above section 2541 requires that students have Internet access.

2542 12:45p-2:05p MW HSS 104 Chi J S
Above section 2542 requires that students have Internet access.

2543 2:15p-3:35p TTh HSS 106 Keville T J

2544 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Borghei S C
Above section 2544 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4266 6:45p-9:50p Th HSS 204 Stiles C L

HIST 12, The United States History Since Reconstruction 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: HIST 140. IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) or 4F (Social & Behavioral Sciences) + 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.

2545 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 205 Moreno M
Above section 2545 requires that students have Internet access.

2546 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 105 Amerian-Donnell S M
Above section 2546 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 2546 requires that students have Internet access.

2547 9:30a-10:50a TTh BUNDY 235 Chi J S
Above section 2547 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

2548 9:30a-10:50a TTh HSS 205 Moreno M
Above section 2548 requires that students have Internet access.

Above section 2545 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Adelante and Black Collegians Program.

2549 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 105 Amerian-Donnell S M
Above section 2549 requires that students have Internet access.

2550 12:45p-2:05p TTh HSS 104 Chi J S

2551 2:15p-3:35p MW HSS 103 Maync T M
Above section 2551 requires that students have Internet access.

2552 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Lynch S H
Above section 2552 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4267 5:15p-8:20p M HSS 106 Bolelli D

HIST 13, United States History 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.

2553 2:15p-3:35p MW HSS 105 Wilkinson Jr E C

2554 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE McMillen R
Above section 2554 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

HIST 14, U.S. Environmental History 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU + satisfies CSU U.S. History graduation requirement IGETC Area 4 (Social and Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course surveys the 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.

2555 8:00a-9:20a MW HSS 204 Luckett M S

2556 9:30a-10:50a TTh HSS 106 Kawaguchi L A

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.

2557 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 263 Rabach E R

2558 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 263 Rabach E R

4268 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 the influences of African Americans on the social, economic, political, and cultural development of the United States.

2559 12:45p-2:05p MW HSS 205 Clayborne D
Above section 2559 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Black Collegians Program.

2560 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE McMillen R
Above section 2560 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

2561 8:00a-9:20a MW HSS 103 Garcia R M
Above section 2561 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Adelante Program.

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.

2562 12:45p-2:05p MW HSS 105 Wilkinson Jr E C

2563 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Vanbenschoten W D
Above section 2563 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

2564 12:45p-2:05p TTh HSS 106 Yaganehshakib R

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.

2565 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 103 Reilly B J

HIST 28, Modern Europe: 1914 to the Present 3 units

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

This course examines the domestic and global politics of and between European states since 1914, exploring such topics as nationalism, imperialism, totalitarianism, decolonization, migrations, and European integration. The course will analyze these topics in relation to major events of the time period, including the World Wars, formation and collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite system, creation of the European Union, and disputes and cooperation between European states in the contemporary era of globalization.

2566 12:45p-2:05p TTh HSS 204 Bennett H M

HIST 32, Global Environmental History 3 units

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

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course surveys global environmental history from early human evolution 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 the diverse patterns of interaction with land, water, plants, animals, and energy sources, as well as their economic, political, social, cultural, and technological aspects in the local, regional, and global context.

History 32 is the same course as Environmental Studies 32. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

2567 8:00a-9:20a TTh HSS 104 Fouser D C

HIST 33, World Civilizations I 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: HIST 150. 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 is used to examine the major civilizations of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas, and Europe in terms of their political, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural development and their inter-regional relations.

2568 9:30a-10:50a MW HSS 103 Reilly B J

2569 11:15a-12:35p TTh HSS 106 Reilly B J
Above section 2569 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

2571 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Vanbenschoten W D
Above section 2571 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

HIST 34, World Civilizations II 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: HIST 160. 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 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, intellectual, 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.

2572 9:30a-10:50a TTh HSS 103 Reilly B J

2574 2:15p-3:35p MW HSS 104 Reilly B J
Above section 2574 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Adelante Program.

2575 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Vanbenschoten W D
Above section 2575 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

HIST 39, African History II 3 units

Transfer: UC, 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 African history from the eve of 1900 to the present, addressing such topics as African resistance to conquest; experiences with colonialism; settler colonialism in southern Africa; 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; kinship, and religion.

2576 2:15p-3:35p MW HSS 205 Clayborne D
Above section 2576 is recommended but not restricted to the students in the Black Collegians Program.

HIST 41, Native-American History 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 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 the influence of Native Americans on the social, economic, political, and cultural development of America.

2577 2:15p-3:35p MW HSS 106 Bolelli D

HIST 43, Mexican-American History 3 units

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

This course surveys the history of the US Southwest from Native-American settlement through the periods of foreign colonization and conquest to contemporary times. Focusing primarily on Mexican Americans in this border region and, more currently, throughout the nation, the course pays particular attention to the development of internal and external definitions of freedom and equality and to the influence of Mexican Americans on the social, economic, political, and cultural development of America.

2578 11:15a-12:35p MW HSS 205 Moreno M
Above section 2578 requires that students have Internet access.

HIST 52, The History of 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.

2580 12:45p-2:05p TTh HSS 205 Amerian-Donnell S M
Above section 2580 requires that students have Internet access.

HIST 53, The 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 global 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.

2581 2:15p-3:35p TTh HSS 154 Thomasson B A

2582 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Bolelli D
Above section 2582 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

HIST 55, History of Science 3 units

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

This course surveys the 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.

2583 12:45p-2:05p TTh HSS 154 Selya R E

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