SRJC Course Outlines

12/5/2023 11:00:59 PMHIST 1.1 Course Outline as of Spring 2002

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  HIST 1.1Title:  WRLD HST TO 1500  
Full Title:  World History to 1500
Last Reviewed:3/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 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
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Catalog Description:
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The growth of civilizations and the inter-relationships of peoples of Europe, Asia, Africa and America to 1500.


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The growth of civilizations and the inter-relationships of peoples of Europe, Asia, Africa & America to 1500.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Spring 1992
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1993
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1994
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1992Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1992Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students will:
1.  Recognize 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
6.  Locate on maps the geographical centers of historical development;
7.  Appreciate the interrelatedness of the politcal, economic, social
   and cultural aspects of history;
8.  Examine the contributions of women and other under-represented
   groups in the shaping of 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. Value the contributions of the past and assess their continuing
   influence on the present.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Early Civilizations of West Asia and the Aegean, 300 - 500 BCE.
2.  Early Civilizations of South and East Asia.
3.  The Age of Great Faiths and Philosophies, 1500 - 250 BCE.
4.  The Classical Age, 500 BCE - 400 CE.
5.  Disruption and Renewal, 400 BCE - 1200 CE.
6.  New Centers of Civilization to 1500.
7.  The Interplay of Europe and Asia, 1100 - 1500.

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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
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
50 - 70%
Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Upshur et al., WORLD HISTORY, Vol. 1, 3rd ed., Harper Collins, 2000.

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