Foothill College – History AA-T

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Core Courses (24 units)

HIST 17A: History of the United States to 1815 (4 units)*

HIST 17B: History of the United States from 1812 to 1914 (4 units)*

HIST 17C: History of the United States from 1914 to the Present (4 units)*
or HIST 17CH: Honors History of the United States from 1914 to the Present (4 units)

And complete ONE of the two sections below:

Section #1:

HIST 3A: World History from Prehistory to 750 CE (4 units)

HIST 3B: World History from 750 CE to 1750 CE (4 units)

HIST 3C: World History from 1750 CE to the Present (4 units)

Section #2:

HIST 4A: History of Western Civilization to 800 CE (4 units)*

HIST 4B: History of Western Civilization: 700-1800 (4 units)*

HIST 4C: History of Western Civilization 1789-Present (4 units)*
or HIST 4CH: Honors History of Western Civilization 1789-Present (4 units)

Support Courses (8 units)

List A (complete ONE course from the following):

ANTH 4: First Peoples of North America (4 units)*

ANTH 6: Peoples of Africa (4 units)

ART 2E: A History of Women in Art (4.5 units)*

ENGL 12: African American Literature (4 units)

ENGL 31: Latino/a Literature (4 units)

HIST 8: History of Latin America (4 units)

HIST 10: History of California: The Multicultural State (4 units)

HIST 18: Introduction to Middle Eastern Civilization (4 units)

WMN 5: Introduction to Women’s Studies (4 units)*

WMN 11: Women in Global Perspective (4 units)

List B (complete ONE course from the following):

ANTH 2A: Cultural Anthropology (4 units)*
or ANTH 2AH: Honors Cultural Anthropology (4 units)

ANTH 2B: Patterns of Culture (4 units)

GEOG 2: Human Geography (4 units)*

GEOG 10: World Regional Geography (4 units)*

HIST 9: History of Contemporary Europe (4 units)
or HIST 9H: Honors History of Contemporary Europe (4 units)

HIST 20: History of Russia & the Soviet Union (4 units)

MUS 8: Music of Multicultural America (5 units)*
or MUS 8H: Honors Music of Multicultural America (5 units)

PHIL 24: Comparative World Religions: East (4 units)

PHIL 25: Comparative World Religions: West (4 units)*

POLI 1: Political Science: Introduction to American Government & Politics (5 units)*

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during 2018.

In addition to the courses listed above, complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • Option 2 – CSU General Education Breadth
  • Option 3 – IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites and/or they may also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to degree completion.

The courses listed above, along with Option 2 and Option 3 may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from a partner college.

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