Adult High School History (HSHI)

High School Courses

HSHI 020 World History: Modern Regions (5 Units)

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

This competency-based course begins with an introduction to the use of primary sources in history and to methods and theories in historiography. Students examine the roles of anthropology, epistemology and politics in the study of history. The developments of nationalism and state formation, liberalism and modern politics are contextualized by close readings of primary source documents on the cultures, economics and politics of the regions of Latin America, Asia, Israel and Palestine, and Africa. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Social Science

HSHI 030 American History: Part 1 (5 Units)

Same as: HSHI NC030

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

This competency-based course is the first half of a comprehensive survey of United States history. The course covers the political, social, cultural, and economic history of the US. It begins with an overview of the history of the American indigenous population before the arrival of European explorers, continuing through the colonization period. Focus is placed on the development of democratic ideals and institutions. The course continues with a history of Africans in America, their culture and contributions. Issues and events leading to the American Revolution, the effects of the war itself, and the creation and the content of the Constitution are covered. The course then moves on to industrialism and territorial expansion, exploring the problems and promise of these changes. Finally, the causes and consequences of the Civil War and Reconstruction era are discussed. This course develops skills in written expression, analysis, interpretation of maps and graphs, and critical thinking. Post-tests for mesaurement of mastery are utilized. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - US History

HSHI 040 American History: Part 2 (5 Units)

Same as: HSHI NC040

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

Adult High School United States history course covering 1865 to the present, beginning with the Reconstruction period and continuing with expansionism, industrialism, the causes and consequences of World War 1, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War period, the Civil Rights movement, globalization and America's role in the modern world. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - US History

HSHI NC030 American History: Part 1 (1-5 Units)

Same as: HSHI 030

Hours: 100 (100 lecture)

Adult High School course on early United States history up to 1877, including Native Americans, European settlements and the colonial period, the culture and contribution of African Americans, the American Revolution and the creation of the U.S. Constitution, industrialism, territorial expansion, and the causes and consequences of the Civil War. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - US History

HSHI NC040 American History: Part 2 (1-5 Units)

Same as: HSHI 040

Hours: 100 (100 lecture)

Adult High School United States history course covering 1865 to the present, beginning with the Reconstruction period and continuing with expansionism, industrialism, the causes and consequences of World War 1, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War period, the Civil Rights movement, globalization and America’s role in the modern world. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - US History

HSHI NC050 Immigrant Contributions and Experiences in the United States (1-5 Units)

Hours: 100 (100 lecture)

Adult High School course in history and ethnic studies covering the Native American experience; the imposition of a master narrative and its effects on immigrants from Africa, Ireland, Asia, Mexico, Latin America; and the Jewish and Muslim diasporas. The context of majority culture, relationships between groups, and contributions of minorities are emphasized. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - US History