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HIST 262 Women in American History II

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course surveys the experiences, contributions, and roles of women in the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the present. Through the analytical lenses of race, class, gender, ethnicity and sexuality, students examine the major forces that shaped, and continue to shape, the political, social, cultural, scientific, technological and environmental life of the nation. Specific attention is dedicated to examining the ways that the philosophical foundations of the U.S. Constitution and the government institutions it established impacted women’s lives.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E1a, E5b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU Area C2 or D and US-1 and US-1), UC (IGETC Area 3B or 4)