Oct 03, 2023
HIST 382 - California and the World
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D; US-3
From c. 15,000 BCE to present. Significance in international and national histories; environmental, cultural, and social diversity; economic development and conflict; migrations and immigration; urbanization and suburbanization; land ownership and use; history of legal and political rights; social movements.
Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences, American Institutions/Code US-3
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Understand the nature of historical inquiry;
- Understand, evaluate and critique historical arguments;
- Competently discuss and write about important ideas, events, and themes in history of CA;
- Write well-constructed essays with the careful use of evidence;
- Understand the historical developments that continue to shape CA society of the present.
UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes
US-3. California Government Learning Outcomes
- analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.
- Describe the role of California’s Constitution in state and local government;
- Explain the place of California’s Constitution in the evolution of federal-state relations;
- Describe the political processes that enable cooperation and conflict resolution between state and/or local governments and the federal government.
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