Simply put, you study history order to fully understand the complexities of this modern globalized world. Every person has a history and totruly know them we must know their history. This is also true aboutnations. To know and learn from history you must go far beyond the simple memorization of dates and events. You will develop critical thinking skills, learn to write persuasively, and increase your cultural awareness. These skills are the foundation of any profession. The study of history can lead to professional fields such as law, business, government, foreign service, journalism, and teaching.
HIST 001-Survey of American History
HIST 002-Survey of World History
HIST 009-Women in American History
HIST 010A-Development of Western Culture
HIST 010B-Development of Western Culture
HIST 011A-World History to 1500
HIST 011B-World History From 1500
HIST 017A-History of the United States
HIST 017B-History of the United States
HIST 021-African American History
HIST 024-History and Culture of the American Indian
History Student Learning Outcomes
Recognize the distinction between primary and secondary sources, understand how each is used to make historical claims. Recognize the Connections between the Past and Present; that is, locate both self and others in time and space. Acquire familiarity with the uses and the limitations of historical comparison as an analytic tool.
Faculty, History(408) 288-3875Padma.Manian@sjcc.edu
Faculty, History(408) 288-3873David.Yancey@sjcc.edu