SRJC Course Outlines

7/16/2024 3:15:05 AMHIST 1.2 Course Outline as of Spring 2002

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  HIST 1.2Title:  WRLD HST SINCE 1500  
Full Title:  World History Since 1500
Last Reviewed:5/13/2024

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 since 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 and America since 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: Major Applicable Course


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.  Centers of Civilization Before 1500.
2.  Emerging Global Interrelations.
3.  Asia in the Early Modern Era.
4.  The West in the Eighteenth Century.
5.  The Modernization of the Western World.
6.  Nationalist Reactions and Mounting Global Tensions.
7.  WWII, the Cold War, and Twentieth-Century Science and Culture.
8.  The Late Twentieth Century:  Multi-Polarity and the Global Village.

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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. 2, 3rd ed., Harper Collins,2000.

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