SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 12:10:29 PMHIST 4.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2002

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HIST 4.2Title:  WEST CIV FROM 1648  
Full Title:  History of Western Civilization from 1648
Last Reviewed:10/14/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  HIST 4B

Catalog Description:
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History of Western Civilization is an exciting introductory survey of European history from 1648 to the present.  The course includes the study of the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution and Napoleon, the Industrial Revolution, the causes and impact of World War I, the rise of communism and Stalin, the rise of fascism and Hitler, the causes and impact of World War II, the collapse of communism, and the challenge of the global economy on contemporary Europe.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Survey of Western civilization from 1648. The course includes the study of the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution and Napoleon, the Industrial Revolution, the causes and impact of World War I, the rise of communism and Stalin, the rise of fascism and Hitler, the causes and impact of World War II and the collapse of communism.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1987
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1987
 DSocial ScienceFall 1981Fall 1987
 D6History  
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: HIST 180 Western Civilization II SRJC Equivalent Course(s): HIST4.2

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students will:
1.  Identify and relate to each other the four basic components of
   history - the political, economic, social, and cultural;
2.  Integrate lecture, text, and audio-visual materials into a
   coherent base for the study of history;
3.  Identify recurrent patterns in history and observe their
   occurrence in later periods and in the contemporary world;
4.  Apply historical knowledge and reasoning to in-class discussions
   of important and controversial problems in the past;
5.  Compare and contrast differing opinions on historical developments
   and distinguish disciplined historical thinking from fable and
   antiquarianism;
6.  Locate on maps the geographical centers of historical development;
7.  Describe the interrelatedness of the political, economic,
   social and cultural aspects of history;
8.  Examine the contributions of women and other under-represented
   groups in the shaping of Western civilization;
9.  Evaluate the importance of interaction between Western and non-
   Western peoples, and judge the effect of such interaction;
10. Demonstrate critical, independent thinking and analytical skills
   in a variety of written examinations;
11. Define the contributions of the past and assess their continuing
   influence on the present.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Absolutism and Constitutionalism
     The France of Louis XIV
     The English Civil War and 1688
2.  The Scientific Revolution
     Galileo
     Newton
     The Mercantile Wars
     The Enlightenment
3.  Eighteenth-Century Social Structure
     Nobility
     Bourgeoisie
     Masses
4.  French Revolution and Napoleonic Era
     The Crisis of the Old Regime
     The French Revolution
     The Reign of Napoleon
5.  Industrial Europe
     The Traditional Economy
     The Industrial Revolution in Britain
6.  Social Transformations and Political Upheavals
     The New Social Structure
     The New Ideologies
     Protest and Revolution
7.  The Crisis of Western Culture
     The Politics of Mass Society
     Shaping the New Consciousness
8.  The West and the World, 1870-1914
     The New Imperialism
     Results of a Western-Dominated World
     The European Balance of Power
9.  War and Revolution, 1914-1920
     Background of WWI
     The Western Front
     Consequences of the War
     The Russian Revolution
10. Search for Stability, 1920-1932
     Economic Nationalism
     The Stalin Revolution
     Fascism
11. Content and Global Conflicts, 1933-1945
     Political Polarization in the 1930s
     The Coming of WWII
     Racism and Destruction
     Allied Victory

Assignments:
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1.  Attend class regularly;
2.  Acquire and/or use college-level notetaking skills;
3.  Read assigned materials in textbook and supplements;
4.  Prepare for written exams with in-class questions and with
   office visits;
5.  Write college-level essay exams and review papers.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
65 - 75%
Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Quizzes
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
MAP QUIZZES
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Continuation of Jackson J. Spielvogel, WESTERN CIVILIZATION
vol 2 since 1550, 4th ed., 2000; West Publishing Co.

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