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History

Division of Humanities and Fine Arts
Humanities and Social Sciences 4036
Telephone: (805) 893-4505

Website: www.history.ucsb.edu

Department Chair: Sharon Farmer


 

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HIST 2A. World History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed 2AH.
Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world's major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from prehistory to 1000 CE.
HIST 2AH. World History - Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor; honors standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2A.
Lecture is in conjunction with History 2A-B-C along with a weekly two hour honors seminar.
HIST 2B. World History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2BH.
Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world's major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from 1000 to 1700 CE.
HIST 2BH. World History - Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor; honors standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2B.
Lecture is in conjunction with History 2A-B-C along with a weekly two hour honors seminar.
HIST 2C. World History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2CH.
Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world's major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from 1700 to present.
HIST 2CH. World History - Honors
(1) STAFF
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HIST 2C; consent of instructor; honors standing.
Enrollment Comments: Concurrently offered with HIST 2C.
Discussion section led by the instructor, provided for students in the honors program. Students receive one unit for this honors seminar (2CH) in addition to four units for HIST 2C, to be taken concurrently.
HIST 3AAZZ. Special Topics
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Course is designed for associates or instructors so that they may teach acourse in their special field.
Topics may vary per instructor.
HIST 4A. Western Civilization
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4AH.
Prehistory to a.d. 1050. History 4A-B-C is a general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developmentsare as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional political field. weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.
HIST 4AH. Western Civilization-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4A.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 4A, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 4B. Western Civilization
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4BH.
1050 to 1715. History 4A-B-C is a general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developments are as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional political field. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.
HIST 4BH. Western Civilization-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4B.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 4B, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 4C. Western Civilization
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4CH.
1715 to present. History 4A-B-C is a general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developments are as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional political field. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.
HIST 4CH. Western Civilization-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4C.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 4C, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 5. The History of the Present
(4) O'CONNOR
Provides essential historical context for understanding major issues and developments in contemporary life; topics vary each year. Coverage ranges from the local to the global, and encompasses current events in politics, economics, social relations, welfare, science, religion, and popular culture.
HIST 7. Great Issues in the History of Public Policy
(4) BERGSTROM
Broad exploration of great issues in the history of public policy from ancient times to present, to understand basic ways in which societies make their major decisions, the shared dynamics in the process, and how varied settings affect it.
HIST 7H. Great Issues in the History of Public Policy-Honors
(1) BERGSTROM
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in History 7; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Students will receive 1 unit for the Honor's Seminar (7h) or a total of 5 units for History 7.
Great Issues in the History of Public Policy-Honors
HIST 8. Introduction to History of Latin America
(4) ROCK, MENDEZ, CLINE
Deals with major issues in Latin America's historical formation: pre-Hispanic cultures, Spanish conquest, role of colonial institutions, development of trade, eighteenth- century reform,independence, formation of nations; and identify major issues in current Latin American affairs.
HIST 9. Historical Investigations: Methods and Skills
(4) STAFF
Through studying a particular topic in history, students gain insight into historical methods and skills. Course designed for freshmen and sophomore history majors or prospective majors. Others may enroll by permission of instructor. Topics vary by quarter and instructor.
HIST 11A. History of America's Racial and Ethnic Minorities
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 11.
A. Age of Conquest History of America's racial and ethnic minorities focusing on Native American, African American, Chicano, Asian American, and European immigrant men and women. Includes a broad range of historical situations to determine specific meanings in the evolution of a distinct multiracial and ethnic American experience.
HIST 11B. History of America's Racial and Ethnic Minorities
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 11.
B. 1900 to the present History of America's racial and ethnic minorities focusing on Native American, African American, Chicano, Asian American, and European immigrant men and women. Includes a broad range of historicalsituations to determine specific meanings in the evolution of a distinct multiracial and ethnic American experience.
HIST 17A. The American People
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17AH.
Colonial through Jacksonian era. A survey of the leading issues in Americanlife from colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.
HIST 17AH. The American People-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17A.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 17A, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 17B. The American People
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17BH.
Sectional crisis through progressivism. A survey of the leading issues in american life from colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy,and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.