May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Prefix and Course Index 

 

German

Courses are designated GRMN in the class schedule.

  
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    GRMN 204 - Intermediate German-B (3)


    Develop listening and reading comprehension and writing. Vocabulary building and developing writing competency. Conducted in German. May be taken concurrently with GRMN 203 or GRMN 214.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 102 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 214 - Intermediate Reading-B (2)


    Continued refinement of reading comprehension based on authentic materials. Conducted in German. May be taken concurrently with GRMN 203 or 204.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 299 - Directed Study (1-3)


    Supervised study projects in the German language. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires consent of instructor and department chair.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
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    GRMN 300 - German Conversation (3)


    Open to lower-division students with consent of instructor. Develop oral competencies in the context of students’ own or contemporary concerns. Conducted in German.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 305 - Advanced Conversation and Composition (3)


    Open to lower-division students with consent of instructor. Free oral and written expression. Conducted in German.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 310 - German in the Business World (3)


    Working knowledge of business language in the German-speaking world. Business correspondence, conversation between business partners and the language of advertising. Conducted in German.

    Prerequisites: GRMN 203 , GRMN 204 , GRMN 214 ; intermediate competency.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 311 - German for International Business (3)


    Expands reading comprehension through authentic texts and on building vocabulary of the German business world; overview of the German economy and business practices. Conducted in German. Requires intermediate competency; GRMN 310 recommended.

    Prerequisites: GRMN 203 , GRMN 204 , GRMN 214 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 315 - Introduction to German Civilization (3)


    Readings and discussions in German literature, arts and institutions to develop insights into German culture. Conducted in German.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 325 - Current Trends in Culture of German-Speaking Peoples (3)


    Readings and discussion of German contributions to present-day civilization while strengthening facility with German language. Conducted in German.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 204 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 335 - Introduction to Literature (3)


    Introduction to the art of literature in a cultural context. Analyze and interpret various texts. Conducted in German. Requires advanced competency.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 305 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 390 - German Culture Through Cinema (3)


    Development of 20th-century German-speaking society using various media, including literature in translation and film (subtitled). Conducted in English.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 399 - German Phonetics (3)


    Analysis of pronunciation and intensive practice of phonetic patterns, including intonation. Develop conversational competency. May be repeated for credit, but only three units may count toward German major.

    Prerequisite: intermediate compentency

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 400 - Advanced Conversation Practice and Vocabulary Expansion (3)


    Intensive oral practice with emphasis on vocabulary expansion. Conducted in German.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 305 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 405 - Advanced Writing and Speaking (3)


    Practice writing on various topics in detail, expressing hypotheses and presenting arguments or points of view accurately and effectively. Development differences of formal and informal style. Conducted in German.

    Prerequisite: GRMN 305 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    GRMN 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Supervised research projects in German language or literature to be taken only with consent of instructor and department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit


History

Courses are designated as HIST in the class schedule.

  
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    HIST 110A - World Civilizations to the 16th Century (3)


    Development of Western and non-Western civilizations from their origins to the 16th century.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 110B - World Civilizations Since the 16th Century (3)


    Development of Western and non-Western civilizations from the 16th century to the present.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 111 - Imagining Technology in History (3)


    How human cultures historically have imagined and represented technology in literature, philosophy, religion and the arts. Examine, through case studies from world history, how diverse cultures have grappled with the impact of technology on human existence.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 170A - United States to 1877 (3)


    Political, social, economic and cultural development of the United States to 1877. Old World background, rise of the new nation, sectional problems, the Civil War and Reconstruction.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 170B - United States Since 1877 (3)


    U.S. history from the late 19th century to the present. Economic transformation, political reform movements, social, cultural and intellectual changes and the role of the United States in world affairs.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 180 - Survey of American History (3)


    American history from prehistoric times (before 1492) to the present according to chronological time periods. Basic themes that pervade the entire sweep of the nation’s history. Satisfies state requirement in U.S. History. Not available for credit to students who have completed HIST/AFAM/ASAM/CHIC 190.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 190 - Survey of American History with Emphasis on Ethnic Minorities (3)


    Survey of American history from prehistoric times (before 1492) to the present with special emphasis on the role of race and ethnicity. Credit will not be given for both HIST 180 and 190. (HIST 190, AFAM 190, ASAM 190 and CHIC 190 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.Department Consent Required
  
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    HIST 200 - Ideas, Books, And Beliefs: Texts that Changed History (1-3)


    Probes a central historical question: how ideas change, by examining the role of fictional and non-fiction texts in fundamentally altering a people’s belief systems.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 201 - The History of Asian Pacific Americans (3)


    Origins and evolution of Asian American communities and cultures, with an emphasis upon the southern California region, through selected books, oral histories, films, outside speakers and excursions. (HIST 201 and ASAM 201 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 202 - Discovering My Roots: Genealogy, Family, History (3)


    The meanings and forms of family in world history by engaging the methods and practices of history research: theoretical literature, genealogy databases, oral histories, personal digital archives, family history rooms. Produce substantive research on own families. (HIST 202 and AGNG 202 are the same course).

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 210A - Baseball History (3)


    Examines history of baseball through art, films, memoirs, music and fiction. In playing, watching, writing about and contemplating the nation’s most creative, complicated and exported sport, diverse Americans have defined themselves and their connections to other regions of the world.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
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    HIST 215 - How to be a Leader, Ancient Greek Style (3)


    Introduces major approaches to the subject of leadership in ancient Greece through ancient poetry, history, philosophy, and biography. Discuss and analyze ancient texts to enable students to develop their own answers to the challenges of contemporary leadership.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 230 - Clashing Steel: Classic and Medieval War and Society (3)


    History of the global emergence and experience of organized violence, evolution of strategy and tactics, the impact of technology on warfare, and the relationship between military and civilians in pre-modern eras. Topically examines social and cultural reactions to war.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 231 - Roar of Cannons: Modern War and Society (3)


    Developments following the introduction of gunpowder. The evolution of military strategy and tactics, impact of technology on warfare, and relationship between war and civilian populations.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 300A - Historical Thinking (3)


    Nature of history, history of historical thought and history’s relationship to the humanities and social sciences. Seminar required of all history majors. History majors must earn at a C (2.0) or better.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 300B - Historical Writing (3)


    Research, writing and library usage (including computer-assisted bibliographic searches) as related to history. Meets the classroom portion of the upper-division writing requirement for history majors. Seminar required of all history majors. History majors must earn at least a C (2.0) in this course.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 303 - History, Film and Trouble (3)


    Historical films can be dangerous, and many governments try to censor or ban them. Discusses historical films that deal with trouble: periods and actions in the past that bring embarrassment and shame in the present.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 310 - The California Experience (3)


    Seven themes in California studies. Explores the California experience through readings, films and music, and three writing assignments that ask them to research one topic each in the arts/humanities, social sciences and natural sciences in California. (LBST 310 and HIST 310 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 311 - World War II (3)


    History of World War II: Films, documentaries, lectures and discussion.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 313 - Imagining Alexander the Great (3)


    Ways in which the historical figure of Alexander the Great has been represented and interpreted by writers and artists for over two millennia in the cultures of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.1 or C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 314 - Travels in Time (3)


    The encounters of travelers with people and places around the world through time. Locations and time periods will vary.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 315 - A European Tour (3)


    Interdisciplinary introduction to the development of European civilization in the pre-modern period through an examination of select sites. The geographical and environmental context, the peopling of Europe and the evolution of cultural, political, economic and religious ideas and institutions. (HIST 315 and LBST 315 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 319 - Early Modern Europe, 1450-1789 (3)


    The most significant historical developments in European history from the end of the Middle Ages through the Old Regime, concluding just prior to the outbreak of the French Revolution. One or more sections may be offered in any online format.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A  or HIST 110B .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 320 - Modern European History 1789 - Present (3)


    Major political, social, economic and cultural developments in Modern Europe: French Revolution, industrial revolution, liberalism, socialism, nationalism, imperialism, urbanization, modernity, the World Wars, Russian Revolution, inter-war period and post-1945 period.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category D.1 or HIST 110B .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 325 - Cross-Cultural History of Medicine (3)


    The diversity of health and healing systems from the early modern period to the present. Employ an interdisciplinary approach to examine the science and ethics of health and healing across a variety of geographical, historical and cultural contexts. (LBST 325 and HIST 325 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: completion of G.E. category D.1; junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 326 - Magic, Mysticism and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe (3)


    Magical thinking in Europe from its medieval roots through the 17th century. The currents of magical thinking in elite and popular culture and its manifestations in Renaissance science and philosophy and in the witch craze.

    Prerequisite: completion of GE Category C.2 or D.1 or HIST 110A  or HIST 110B .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 330 - History of Early Science and Technology (3)


    Science and technology in the development of human culture, especially the interactions among science, technology and society in ancient Greece and China, medieval and Renaissance Europe, and Islam. (HIST 330 and LBST 330  are the same course).

    Prerequisite: Completion of G.E. Category B.1 and B.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 331 - History of Science: Copernicus to the Present (3)


    Science from the 16th century to the present, especially the scientific revolutions of the 17th and 20th centuries and the interaction between science, technology and culture. (HIST 331 and LBST 331 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: Completion of G.E. Category B.1 or B.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 332 - Concepts and Approaches in Women’s History (3)


    Overview of problems, concepts, methodologies and debates that have characterized women’s history in recent decades. (HIST 332 and WGST 332 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: HIST 110B ; HIST 170B  or HIST 180 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 333 - Big History (3)


    History of the universe, from the Big Bang to the present, examining ways in which discoveries from the sciences give fresh insights into the origins and importance of humanity and the modern world.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category B.1, B.2, B.3 or B.4.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 340 - Americans in Italy (3)


    The encounters of traveling Americans-writers, visual artists, collectors, soldiers and filmmakers-with Italy from the late colonial to post-World War II eras.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.1 or C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 341 - Ancient Eats: Food and Foodways in the Ancient World (3)


    Food in the Roman Empire and elsewhere in the ancient world. Farming, sustainability, trade, purchasing, processing, production, ingredients, terroir, recipes, tools, the place and function of feasts, and food in myth, cult and philosophy (LBST 341 and HIST 341 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 350 - History of Latin American Civilization (3)


    Social, economic, political and cultural evolution of Latin America from the European conquest to the present.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C. 2 or C. 3 or D.1 or D. 2 or HIST 110A  or HIST 110B  

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 355 - History of African Civilization (3)


    Social, political, economic and cultural evolution of African civilizations from early times to the present.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 360 - Modern Asia: Nationalism and Revolutionary Change (3)


    Modular analysis of nationalism, revolution and modernization as drawn from the experiences of countries in Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, India, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 375 - The Great Depression (3)


    Political and cultural responses to the Great Depression of the 1930s through speeches, oral histories, literature, music and the visual arts.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.2, POSC 100  or HONR 201B .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 377 - Women’s Image in American Film (3)


    Images, symbols, visual metaphors and myths as they relate to the image of women. Change in film images will be contrasted with the changing status of women in America. Not available for graduate degree credit.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 382 - World War II Japanese American Evacuation (3)


    World War II eviction and detention of people of Japanese ancestry in the United States, pivoting on the significance of this experience in the areas of civil and human rights, cross-cultural relations and international affairs. Not available for graduate degree credit. (HIST 382 and ASAM 382 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: completion of G.E. Category D.1; HIST 170B , HIST 180  or HIST 190 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 386A - American Social History 1750-1860 (3)


    Social history of the United States to the Civil War. How different groups shaped American history and respond to changing laws, institutions and economic realities. Theories and methods social historians use.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category D.1 or D.2

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 386B - American Social History 1865-1930 (3)


    Social history of the United States from the Civil War; reform, social organization and values. Women’s movement, censorship, divorce, the child and the limits of reform movements in an organizational society.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category D.1, POSC 100 , HONR 201B  or HIST 110B  .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 394 - The American Civil War (3)


    History of the American Civil War. Both contemporary and current analyses of the war will be amplified by the use of films and slides.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.2, POSC 100  or HONR 201B .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 395 - World War I (3)


    Explores military, cultural, social, economic, ecological, and political aspects of the war using film, literature and other sources.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    HIST 400A - Concepts in World History, Ancient to Early Modern (3)


    For students intending to teach world history. Ways in which world history can be conceptualized. Nomadism, syncretism, cross-cultural trade and European diffusionism.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 400B - Concepts in World History (3)


    Designed primarily for students intending to teach world history. Introduction to various conceptual approaches to world history and the major themes of modern world history, including industrialization, imperialism, nationalism and globalization.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 401A - Oral History - United States (3)


    Utilize tape recorded interviews to document significant events in 20th-century history. Training in interviewing techniques, specific background research and equipment use, after which students conduct a number of tape-recorded interviews.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.2, POSC 100  or HONR 201B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 402A - Introduction to Public History (3)


    Applying history to activities outside of teaching and academic research. Archival work, historic preservation, exhibit interpretation, and historical research and writing in business, government and individual consulting.

    Prerequisite: Completion of G.E. Category D.1; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 402B - Practicum in Public History (3)


    Hands-on experience in the field of public history. Working as a project team, students will contribute to a public history project in collaboration with a museum, historic site, agency, or organization in Southern California. Field work may be required. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Prerequisite: Completion of G.E. Category D.1; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 404 - Community History (3)


    Historical development of communities in general, including the Orange County area. Techniques of gathering and processing local historical data, including oral interviews and other archival materials.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.2, POSC 100  or HONR 201B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 405 - Visual History (3)


    Images are significant sources informing historians’ understanding of the past. This course examines the ways historians use visual material such as photographs, paintings, public monuments, exhibitions, and film as sources for historical interpretation and public history practice.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.1, C.4, or D.1; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 406A - History and Editing (3)


    Techniques of editing, book and photo layout and indexing. Focuses on oral history documents, but includes other historical and technical editing. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A  or completion of General Education Category C.2 or completion of GE Category D.1 or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 410 - The Rise of the Atlantic World (3)


    Main themes of the history of the Atlantic Basin, 1450-1700, including the discovery and conquest of the New World, Africans’ contributions to the creation of the Atlantic world and the origins of the plantation complex.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 411B - Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing (3)


    History of genocide and ethnic cleansing in a global context. Weekly readings and seminar discussions highlight questions of facial violence, victimhood, modernization, nation building, gender, class, and the politics of memory and denial.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category D.1 or HIST 110B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 412A - History of the Christian Church to the Reformation (1517) (3)


    Christian Church from its origins in the apostolic preaching through the late Middle Ages and the beginning (1517) of the Reformation in both the East and West. (HIST 412A and RLST 412A are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: Completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A  or D.1 or HIST 110B  or Graduate Standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 412B - History of the Christian Church from the Reformation to the Present (3)


    Western church as an institution from the Reformation (1517) to the present. Orthodoxy, Catholicism and Protestantism in historical perspective. (HIST 412B and RLST 412B are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: Completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A  or D.1 or HIST 110B  or Graduate Standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 412C - History of the Jews (3)


    The Jewish people from the biblical period to the present. The literature of each period, as well as the relationships which exist between the Jewish communities and the societies in which they exist. (HIST 412C and RLST 412C are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A  or D.1 or HIST 110B  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 414A - The Ancient Near East (3)


    Introduction to the history of the Ancient Near East, from the first cities and states (c. 3500-3000 B.C.E.) to the death of Alexander the Great (323 B.C.E.), focusing on the Assyrian and Persian Empires.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 415A - Early Greece: From Troy to Thermopylae (3)


    Introduction to the history of early Greece (c.1400-479 BCE). Social, cultural, political and economic history, critically analyzed on the basis of primary sources; focusing on historical context of beginnings of ancient Greek poetry, philosophy, historiography and political organization.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 415B - The Classical Greek World, 479-323 BCE (3)


    The political, social, cultural, gender, religious and economic framework of the Classical Greek world (479-323 BCE) through critical analysis of primary sources.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 415C - War and Society in Ancient Greece (3)


    The dynamic relationship between the changing ways in which Archaic (800-500 BCE) and Classical (500-300 BCE) Greek societies were structured, and the ways in which the Greeks organized themselves for and conducted warfare.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 417A - Roman Republic (3)


    Roman social and political institutions under the republic.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A  or completion of General Education Category C.2 or completion of GE Category D.1 or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 417B - Roman Empire (3)


    Roman imperial institutions and culture with attention to the rise of Christianity. (HIST 417B and RLST 417B are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: HIST 110A  or completion of General Education Category C.2 or completion of GE Category D.1 or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 420 - The Byzantine Empire (3)


    East Roman Empire from Constantine to the Ottoman conquest of 1453. Institutional aspects of Byzantine society: church, state, the economy, law and culture.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A  or D.1 or HIST 110B  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 423A - Medieval History, 300-1350 (3)


    Medieval civilizations - East European, West European and Islamic - from the decline of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the Hundred Year’s War, with emphasis on cultural, intellectual and social history.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 423C - Ancient and Medieval Britain (3)


    Britain from 5 B.C. to 1485. Constitutional, institutional and cultural aspects of Roman, Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Plantagenet Britain.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 425A - The Renaissance (3)


    Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries: development of humanism and capitalism in Italy and their impact on European culture; rise of Renaissance monarchies; the Renaissance papacy; Christian humanism; and Renaissance science and mysticism.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 425B - The Reformation (3)


    Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries: impact of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations on European culture; the religious wars; the price of revolution and crises of the nobility; the rise of absolutism; and the early modern family. (HIST 425B and RLST 425B are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 425E - The European Wars of Religion 1546-1659 (3)


    History (political, social, cultural, military) of European religious strife in the 16th and 17th centuries, and the beginnings of religious toleration in Europe.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 425F - Monsters and Marvels in Early Modern European History (3)


    Draws upon the new historical and interdisciplinary research of monster studies to explore how monsters in texts, maps and art open a way into early modern European history, culture and mentalit1400-1800.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or HIST 110A ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 428A - The Rise and Decline of Liberal Europe in the 19th Century (3)


    Impact of industrialization, liberal political reform, and new forms of consumption and production on the daily lives of men and women who lived in 19th-century Europe. Socialist, nationalist, and feminist responses to social change.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1 or HIST 110B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 429A - Europe 1890-1945 (3)


    Survey of the cultural, political and economic history of Europe, 1890-1945.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1 or HIST 110B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 429B - From the Defeat of Fascism to the Fall of Communism: Europe since 1945 (3)


    Survey of the cultural, political and economic history of Europe since 1945.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110B  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 432 - From Bismarck to Hitler: Modern Germany, 1870-1945 (3)


    Social and political history of Germany from 1871 through World War II, and current historiographical debates in modern German history.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 433A - Tudor Stuart England (3)


    England from the accession of Henry VII to the Glorious Revolution. Political, institutional, ecclesiastical and cultural aspects of the period of the Tudors and Stuarts.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or D.1 or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 433B - History of Modern England and Great Britain (3)


    Modern British history (Glorious Revolution to present). Achievement of constitutional monarchy, transition from agrarian to industrial society, establishment of political democracy and the rise and fall of socialism.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.2 or C.3 or D.1 or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 435A - The Holocaust (3)


    The history and origins, implementation and results of the European-wide programs of persecution and genocide carried out by Nazi Germany and their collaborators against the Jews during the period 1933-1945. (HIST 435A and RLST 435A  are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: HIST 110B or any modern European upper-division course.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 435B - Fascism, 1918 - 1945 (3)


    Global phenomenon of fascism from its origins at the end of the 19th century to its defeat at the end of World War II, examining major and minor movements from a social, cultural, and political point of view.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1 or HIST 110B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 435C - The Spanish Civil War (3)


    Causes of the Spanish Civil War and its consequences for Spaniards, Europeans, and the world at large. The ideological, social, political and international conflicts underpinning the Spanish Civil War.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1 or HIST 110B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 436A - Cities in European Civilization, 1000-1915 (3)


    Urban history of Western Europe from the revival of urban life in the High Middle Ages through WWI, with a focus on urban social and cultural evolution.

    Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category C.1 or C.2 or D.1 or HIST 110A  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 437D - Women and Gender in Pre-Modern Europe, 1450-1700 (3)


    Major topics and problems in the study of European women and men, and gender, 1450 to 1700. Patriarchy, agency, and gender as a category of power and shaper of identity.

    Prerequisites: HIST 110A  and HIST 110B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 438 - Modern Italy since 1796 (3)


    The history of Italy from Napoleon’s invasion to the present. Emphasis on the development of Italian national identity, domestic political, social, and cultural movements, and Italy’s relations with the wider world.

    Prerequisites: HIST 110A  and HIST 110B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 449A - Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Latin America: A History (3)


    Issues of race, ethnicity and gender in Latin America from the 15th century to the present. Emphasizes Latin America’s two largest countries, Brazil and Mexico.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 449B - Cuban History Through Film (3)


    History of Cuba through film. The camera as a window into Cuban society. Major themes, such as slavery, gender, Cuban-U.S. relations and the socialist revolution.

    Prerequisite: HIST 110B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 451A - Colonial Period of Latin America (3)


    Latin America from its pre-Columbian origins to the era of the Wars of Independence. Ethnic, social, and cultural factors that characterized the colonial period.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1 or HIST 110B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 451B - 19th-Century Latin America: Era of Nation Building (3)


    Latin America during the 19th century (1810-1910) with emphasis on cultural and socio-political factors that were important in the creation of Latin American nations. Special focus on development of the Rio de la Plata, the Andean nations and Mexico.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1 or HIST 110B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    HIST 451C - Latin America Since 1945 (3)


    Focuses on political, economic, cultural and social patterns in key Latin American nations from 1945 to the present. Not available for graduate degree credit.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1 or HIST 110B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

 

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