Posted below is a complete list of the History Courses offered at Solano Community College (SCC). This list, as well as the brief descriptions for each of the courses and the overview of the SCC History program, was taken directly from the 2016-2017 Course Catalog. For more information, you can download the full catalog here. See pages 202-204 for more on the History program.
HIST 002 – World History to 1500
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001; SCC minimum Math standard.An integrated study of world civilizations from their beginnings to 1500. Emphasis will be placed on a critical assessment of the cultural achievements, belief systems and economic, political and social structures of the major global civilizations. We will also study the interconnections that linked these cultures into an integrated world system during the early modern period. Three hours lecture.
HIST 003 – World History since 1500
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001; SCC minimum Math standard.An integrated study of modern global history since 1500. Emphasis will be placed on the emergence of an interconnected world system in the modern era and the impact of that system on societies and cultures around the globe. The ongoing tension between tradition and modernity ‘shaped by wars, revolutions, and economic transformations’ forms the central theme of the course. C-ID 160. Three hours lecture.
HIST 004 – History of Western Civilization to 1500
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001. Survey of the history of the development of western culture and civilization to the Reformation. Emphasis will be on analyzing the major social, political, economic and cultural forces which have shaped European societies. C-ID HIST 170. Three hours lecture.
HIST 005 – History of Western Civilization since 1500
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001. Survey of the history of western civilization from 1500 to the present. Emphasis will be on analyzing the major social, political, economic and cultural forces which have shaped modern European history. C-ID HIST 180. Three hours lecture.
HIST 010 – California History
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001. Survey of California history from the pre-colonial, Native American period to the modern state. Particular emphasis will be placed on the interplay of geographic, economic, political, social and cultural forces that shaped both the development of this diverse state and the experiences of a wide range of peoples who have inhabited it. Three hours lecture.
HIST 017 – History of the United States to 1877
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001. This course is a survey of the history of the United States from its Native American, African and European origins through the period of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Emphasis is placed on the analyzing the major economic, social, political, and cultural events, movements and trends that shaped historical developments, examining cause and effect relationships and interpreting primary and secondary sources. C-ID HIST 130. Three hours lecture.
HIST 018 – History of the United States from 1865
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001. This course is a survey of the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the present. It examines the major economic, social, political, and cultural events that shaped the United States and their impact on American life. This course also examines the United States’ increasing involvement in world affairs. Special emphasis is placed on analyzing the cause and effect relationships in U.S. history and on the historical interpretation of events and trends in U.S. history. CID HIST 140. Three hours lecture.
HIST 028 – African-American History to 1877
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001. This is a survey course of the African-American experience in the United States from African origins to 1877. An emphasis is placed on the role of Africans in the settlement of North America, a comparison of colonial slave systems, and African-American strategies of resistance and self-help. The course will examine the contributions of African Americans to the social, political, and economic development of the United States. Three hours lecture.
HIST 029 – African-American History Since 1865
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001. This course is a survey of the political, social, and economic history of African Americans from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. An emphasis is placed on the transition of African Americans from slavery to freedom, segregation, migration and urbanization, black ideology and leadership, and African American protest movements of the twentieth century. The course will closely examine the role of AfricanAmericans in shaping the American nation. Three hours lecture.
HIST 031 – Mexican-American/Chicano History
3.0 Units Course Advisory: Eligibility for English 001; SCC minimum Math standard.A survey of Mexican American/Chicano history from the pre-Columbian civilizations of Mexico to the present. Course will emphasize the economic, social, cultural, and political conditions and events that have shaped the history of Mexican Americans/Chicanos in the United States. Special attention is given to the contributions of Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants to the multi-cultural development of the United States. Three hours lecture.
HIST 037 – Women in American History
3.0 Units. Course Advisory: Successful completion of English 001 with a minimum grade of C.A multi-cultural survey of American history from pre-colonial times to the present examining the impact of ethnic and cultural diversity, class, and gender on the lives of women. Three hours lecture.
Overview of the SCC History Program:
Degree Offered: Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (ADT: A.A.-T).
Program Description: This program emphasizes the development of various societies through a chronological study of the major social, political, economic, and cultural forces which have shaped these societies. Students in this program may study a variety of historical fields including United States, World, Western Civilization, African-American, Mexican and Mexican-American, California and Women’s History.
Degree Description: The Associate in Arts in History for Transfer is especially designed for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in History at a CSU campus. Students completing the Associate in Arts for Transfer degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that accepts the Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Program Outcomes: Students who complete an Associate in Arts in History for Transfer degree will be able to: 1. Recognize and define a variety of major economic, social, cultural and political events and trends in history. 2. Analyze the significant causal factors that contributed to the shaping of a variety of historical movements, events and trends. 3. Interrogate and analyze primary historical evidence, including textual documents, artifacts and visual images.
Degree Requirements: 1. Complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University (CSU), including both of the following: a. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements. b. A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
2. Obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
Required Courses: See page 202 of the complete course catalog for the images below.
Note: 6 – 15 units may be double counted toward both the major area of emphasis and CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern. Consult with a counselor for more information on completing this degree.