History (HIS)

HIS 101 | Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores a number of events, peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that have shaped Western Civilization from the prehistoric era to 1650. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 102 | Western Civilization: 1650-Present: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores a number of events, peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that have shaped Western Civilization from 1650 to the present. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 111 | The World: Antiquity-1500: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores a number of peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that have shaped World History from the prehistoric era to 1500. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups in a broad global sense. Focuses on the common denominators among all people. This approach goes beyond political borders to provide a better appreciation for different cultures. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 112 | The World: 1500-Present: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores a number of peoples, groups, ideas, institutions, and trends that have shaped World History from 1500 to the present. Reflects the multiple perspectives of gender, class, religion, and ethnic groups in a broad global sense. Focuses on the common denominators among all people. This approach goes beyond political borders to provide a better appreciation for different cultures. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 121 | U.S. History to Reconstruction: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores events, trends, peoples, groups, cultures, ideas, and institutions in North America and United States history, including the multiple perspectives of gender, class, and ethnicity, between the period when Native American Indians were the sole inhabitants of North America, and the American Civil War. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in the discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 122 | U.S. History Since the Civil War: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores events, trends, peoples, groups, cultures, ideas, and institutions in United States History, including the multiple perspectives of gender, class, and ethnicity, between the period of the American Civil War and the present. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in the discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 175 | Special Topics

Lecture Credit: 0-12

Focuses on the exploration of current topics, issues and activities related to one or more aspects of history.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

HIS 203 | Civil War Era in American History: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the Colonial period to the 21st Century, in order to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history. Students will explore the meanings of the war as defined in many ways: national, sectional, racial, gender, constitutional, individual, social, intellectual, or moral. Students will closely examine four broad themes: the crisis of union and disunion in an expanding republic; slavery, race, and emancipation as national problem, personal experience, and social process; the experience of modern, total war for individuals and society; and the political and social challenges of Reconstruction. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 205 | Women in World History: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Examines the roles, experiences, and contributions of women in world history and explores ways in which women's history modifies the traditional interpretations of historical events. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 215 | Women in U.S. History: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Examines women’s changing roles in American history from the pre-colonial native population to the present. Emphasizes the nature of women’s work and the participation of women in the family, political, religious, and cultural activities and in social reform movements. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 225 | Colorado History: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Presents the story of the people, society, and cultures of Colorado from its earliest Native Americans, through the Spanish influx, the explorers, the fur traders and mountain men, the gold rush, railroad builders, the cattlemen and farmers, the silver boom, the tourists, and the modern state. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 235 | History of American West: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Traces the history of the American West, from the Native American cultures and the frontier experiences of America’s earliest, eastern settlers, through the Trans-Mississippi West, across the great exploratory and wagon trails, and up to the present West, be it urban, ranching, reservation, resource management, or industrial. Emphasizes the north and central parts of the West. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 236 | US History Since 1945: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Focuses on the major political, economic, social, and cultural developments that have shaped modern America from 1945 to the present. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 239 | The Sixties in America

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores the political, social, and cultural history of 1960s America.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 240 | Cold War Era in World History

Lecture Credit: 3

Examines the Cold War as a political, ideological, economic, and military contest on global scale.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 243 | History of Modern China: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

This course traces the political, ideological, economic, religious, social, and cultural developments of modern China from the Qing dynasty through the political and economic revolutions of the 20th century. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 244 | History of Latin America: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Focuses on the major political, economic, social, and cultural influences that have shaped Latin America from pre-European conquest to the present. Emphasizes the early history of Latin America but connects it to the present. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 247 | 20th Century World History: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Investigates the major political, social, and economic developments, international relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and cultural trends that have shaped the various global regions and nation-states from 1900 to the present. Emphasizes the interactions of global regions and nation-states. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 249 | History of Islamic Civilization: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Surveys the tenets of Islam and the political, social and cultural history of the civilizations which embraced it from the 6th century to the modern day. Focuses on the diversity and dynamism of Islamic civilizations through time by looking at legal systems, scientific and artistic accomplishments, philosophical heterogeneity and political developments. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 250 | African American History: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores the experiences and contributions of African Americans from the colonial period to the present. Emphasizes the social and economic lives and roles of African Americans, their roles in politics and war, their achievements, and movements for self-help and civil rights. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 255 | The Middle Ages: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Focuses on political, social, cultural, economic and intellectual developments in Europe, Byzantium and the Islamic world from the collapse of Rome through the Renaissance, approximately A.D. 400-1400. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 259 | Modern Middle East: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Explores the political, economic, social and cultural development of the Middle East from the late Ottoman Empire to the present. Focuses upon the influences of Islam and Western ideas, diplomacy, and economic involvement upon institutions and ideas of modern Middle Eastern society, while exploring the perspectives of gender, class, race, and ethnicity. Also focuses upon developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 260 | US Foreign Relations History: GT-HI1

Lecture Credit: 3

Provides an overview of the history of United States foreign relations from the colonial era to the present and includes the pertinent political, military, economic, diplomatic, social, religious, ideological and cultural topics. At various points, issues such as race, class, gender, immigration, expansion, and the environment will be covered. This course also focuses on developing, practicing and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in the discipline. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-HI1

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 261 | History of American Presidency

Lecture Credit: 3

Examines the growth and development of the U.S. presidency from the origins of the office until the present day. Focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HIS 275 | Special Topics

Lecture Credit: 0-12

Focuses on the exploration of current topics, issues and activities related to one or more aspects of history.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

HIS 285 | Independent Study

Independent Study Credit: 0-12

Incorporates structured and guided, individualized research that is organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)