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HIST 100: Growth Of American Civilization
(3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Survey of leading social, economic, political and diplomatic traditions which have shaped American civilization from colonial origins to the present (not open to students who have taken HIST 101 or 102). Examines the development, structure and function of American political institutions on the federal, state and local levels. Satisfies American Institutions Requirement for SBCC and half of requirement for CSU. (*UC Transfer Limit: No credit for HIST 100 if taken after 101 or 102 or 102H; Hist 100 combined with 101 and 102 or 102H: maximum credit, 6 units)

HIST 101: History Of The U.S. To 1865
(3-3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Analysis of United States social, economic, political and institutional developments from the first European settlements through the Civil War. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 101 and 102 or 102H, combined with 100: maximum credit, 6 units). (CAN HIST 8 or CAN HIST SEQ B [with HIST 102 or HIST 102H])

HIST 102: History Of The U.S. Since 1865
(3-3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Analysis of United States social, economic and institutional developments from 1865 to the present. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 101 and 102 or 102H combined with 100: maximum credit, 6 units; 102 and 102H combined: maximum credit, one course). (CAN HIST 10 or CAN HIST SEQ B [with HIST 101])

HIST 102H: History Of The U.S. Since 1865, Honors
(4) - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into the Honors Program Analysis of critical issues in United States social development, economy and politics since the Civil War. Small group discussions of continuities and crises in U. S. history. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 102H combined with 100, 101, 102: maximum credit, 6 units; 102 and 102H combined: maximum credit, one course).

HIST 103: History Of Western Civilization
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Analysis and discussion of major ideas, attitudes and events that have shaped the Western mind and the structure of Western civilization. Emphasis on the relationship of ideas to their historical context. Traces civilization from the ancient world through the development of the nation-state system to 1660. (CAN HIST 2 or CAN HIST SEQ A [with HIST 104 or HIST 113H])

HIST 104: History Of Western Civilization
(3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Analysis and discussion of major ideas, attitudes and events that have shaped the Western mind and the structure of Western civilization. Emphasis on the relationship of ideas to their historical context. Surveys Western civilization from the era of Louis XIV to the present. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 104 and 113H combined: maximum credit, one course). (CAN HIST 4 or CAN HIST SEQ A [with HIST 103])

HIST 107: World Civilization, Beginnings To 1550
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Survey of world history from its beginnings to the 16th century. Comparative examination of political, social and religious development. Examines cultural interaction between civilizations. (CAN HIST 14 or CAN HIST SEQ C [with HIST 108])

HIST 108: World Civilization, 1550 To Present
(3) F, S, Summer - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines important social, political and ideological developments around the world, from the 16th century to the present. Considers the causes and consequences of increased global interaction. (CAN HIST 16 or CAN HIST SEQ C [with HIST 107])

HIST 109: History Of California
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Development of California from its Hispanic foundations to the present.

HIST 110: History Of American Women
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Economic, social, political and cultural history of women in America from colonial times to the present.

HIST 111: The American West As Frontier And Region
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Interpretive survey of the historic interplay between Europeans, Native Americans and other ethnic minorities against the backdrop of the American Westward movement from pre-Columbian times to the present.

HIST 112: American Environmental History
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Traces the course of American attitudes and actions toward the environment from the Indians and the European immigrants of colonial days to the 1980s. Discusses current environmental problems and shows their context in American development.

HIST 113H: History Of Western Civilization: 1600 To Present, Honors
(4) - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into the Honors Program. Critical analysis and discussion of major ideas and attitudes that have shaped the Western mind and structure of Western civilization. Emphasis on the relation of ideas to this historical context. Western civilization from the beginning of the modern era to the present. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 104 and 113H combined: maximum credit, one course) (CAN HIST 4 or CAN HIST SEQ A [with HIST 103])

HIST 114: The Immigrant Experience In The U.S.
(3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Comparative study of foreign immigrants in the United States from the mid-19th century to the present. Examines ethnic identity and nativist resistance to newcomers. Particular attention is paid to Hispanic and Asian as compared to European immigrants. Analyzes the social and economic conditions, as well as cultural factors, that shape immigrant adjustment patterns. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 114/ETHS 101 and HIST 114H/ETHS 101H combined: maximum credit, one course)

HIST 114H: The Immigrant Experience In The U.S., Honors
(4) - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into the Honors Program Lecture and seminar. Comparative study of foreign immigrants in the United States from the mid-19th century to the present. Examines ethnic identity and nativist resistance to newcomers. Analyzes the social and economic conditions, as well as cultural factors, that shape immigrant adjustment patterns. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 114/ETHS 101 and HIST 114H/ETHS 101H combined: maximum credit, one course)

HIST 115: The Vietnam Wars
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

History of wars fought in Vietnam since the 1940s, with particular emphasis on American involvement.

HIST 116: Comparative Asian-American History, 1849-1965
(3) F - CSU/UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Comparative analysis of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Filipino immigration into Hawaii and the continental United States; settlement and employment patterns, community organizations, anti-Asian movements; women and families; internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II; and post-war developments.

HIST 117: Contemporary Asian-American History
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Focuses on Asian-Americans from 1965 to present, including renewed immigration, the impact of new Asian-American ethnic groups, responses to racism, and the demographics, culture and politics of Asian-Americans in the 21 century.

HIST 120: Modern Europe
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

European history from the late 19th century to the present, emphasizing the two world wars and the rise of the totalitarian dictatorships since World War I.

HIST 121: History Of Great Britain
(3) F, S -CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

History of Great Britain, from earliest times to 1688.

HIST 122: History Of Great Britain
(3) F, S -CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

History of Great Britain in modern times, emphasizing problems of industrialization and imperialism.

HIST 127: History Of Russia
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Russian cultural, economic, political and social development, from the ninth century to the present. Emphasis on period after 1760, with stress on Russian international goals, foreign policy and internal change.

HIST 130: History Of African Civilization
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the evolution of African society from the earliest days to the present. This evolution is analyzed from cultural, political, economic and diplomatic perspectives.

HIST 131: History Of Asian Civilization
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

History of Asian civilization prior to 1800, emphasizing India, China and Japan. The evolution of Asian countries is analyzed from cultural, political, economic and diplomatic perspectives.

HIST 132: China And Japan In The Modern World
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

History of Asia after 1800, emphasizing the comparative national experience of China or Japan, analyzed from a cultural, political, economic and diplomatic perspective.

HIST 133: History Of Latin America: Bc To 1800'S
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the evolution of Latin America from Pre-Columbian days to the early 1800s. This evolution is analyzed from cultural, political, economic and diplomatic perspectives.

HIST 134: History Of Latin America: 1800'S To Modern Period
(3) - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the evolution of Latin America from the early 1800s to the present. This evolution is analyzed from cultural, political, economic and diplomatic perspectives.

HIST 135: History Of Mexico
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the evolution of the Mexican nation from the earliest days to the present. This evolution is analyzed from cultural, political, economic and diplomatic perspectives.

HIST 137: History Of Religions Of The Middle East
(3) F,S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Introduction to the history of the three major religious traditions of the Middle East: Judaism, Christianity and Islam in comparative perspective, as well as the historical content of religion in the Middle East.

HIST 138: History Of The Modern Middle East
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Recent and contemporary history of the Middle East that examines the roots of the present political, cultural and economic situation in this crucial part of the world.

HIST 140: Great Issues In Public Policy
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the great issues of public policy from an historical perspective and introduces the discipline of public policy history.

HIST 141: History Of Public Policy: Santa Barbara As A Case Study
(3) S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Analysis of public policy as formed over time under different government, economic and cultural systems. Santa Barbara from an early Spanish colony to a modern U.S. city used as a case study.

HIST 150: Technology And Society
(3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Survey of the history of technology from antiquity to the 20th century, stressing the role of technology as a major determinant in the development of Western civilization. Emphasis on technology's changing impact upon society. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 150/ENGR 100 and HIST 151 and 152 combined: maximum credit, 6 units)

HIST 151: Science And Society
(3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Impact of science on society from 3000 B.C. to 1850 A.D. Studies scientific ideas and their development as a reflection of the culture in which they flourish. Examines how ideas about science have an impact on our material and ideological world-view. Survey includes physics, chemistry and biology and focuses on the interrelationship of the sciences. No mathematics or previous science background required. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 150/ENGR 100 and HIST 151 and 152 combined: maximum credit, 6 units)

HIST 152: Science And Society
(3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Impact of science on society from 1850 to the present. Studies scientific ideas and their development as a reflection of the culture in which they flourish. Examines how ideas about science have an impact on our material and ideological world-view. Emphasis on understanding the present and shaping the future, rather than on the content of any particular scientific discipline. No mathematics or previous science background required. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 150/ENGR 100 and HIST 151 and 152 combined: maximum credit, 6 units)

HIST 160: Selected Topics In History
(1-3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the historical dimensions and background of a subject of current interest not offered in other Catalog course listings. See the Schedule of Classes for description of the specific course offered. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 160, 161, and 162 computed as Independent Studies; please see counselor)

HIST 161: Selected Topics In History
(1-3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the historical dimensions and background of a subject of current interest not offered in other Catalog course listings. See the Schedule of Classes for description of the specific course offered. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 160, 161, and 162 computed as Independent Studies; please see counselor)

HIST 162: Selected Topics In History
(1-3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the historical dimensions and background of a subject of current interest not offered in other Catalog course listings. See the Schedule of Classes for description of the specific course offered. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 160, 161, and 162 computed as Independent Studies; please see counselor)

HIST 295: Internship In History
(2-4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Completion of two courses in the History Department at SBCC prior to enrolling in an internship course. Five to 10 hours weekly, on-the-job experience Structured internship program in which students gain experience in community organizations related to the discipline.

HIST 299: Independent Study In History
(1-3) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Limitation on Enrollment: Six units of History with a 3.0 or above GPA; minimum 12 units of course work completed at SBCC with a GPA of at least 2.5 Student works under the guidance and direction of sponsoring faculty member on a project consistent with interests and abilities. Minimal weekly meetings required. May be taken for one to three units of credit; each unit of credit requires student to devote approximately three (3) hours per week to his/her project. For complete information, see "Independent Study" in the Catalog Index. (*UC Transfer Limit: HIST 299 computed as Independent Studies; please see counselor)

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