California Secondary Teaching Credentia Program!

Chair: Dietrich Buss, Ph.D.

SPECIAL OFFERINGS 101, 102 Foreign Language (1-4, 1-4) The fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, conversation, and reading in a designated foreign language. Course may include such languages as Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Korean. May be re­ peated with different content. Not offered on a regular basis. 201 Foreign Language {1-4) Intermediate grammar and composition with emphasis on communication and read­ ing. Course may include such languages as Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Korean. May be repeated with different content. Not offered on a regular basis.

The History Department in cooperation with the Education Department provides a secondary teaching program in History. The general education requirement for United States history is History 200 and Psychology 200 for the Behavioral Science requirement. Political Science 200 is re­ quired as a supportive course. Required courses are History 327, 403 and 480. Options exist for the following areas: 3 units from each of these: History 307,308, 401, 402; History 304, 312, 400; History 331, 332, 440; also 6 units from each of these areas: History 313, 321, 323, 324, 422, 430; History 305, 306, 318, 420, 424. Education courses re­ quired are: 300, 330, 425, 435, 450, 452. Student Teaching is generally done the semester following graduation. Humanities Major/History Concentration The Department of History offers a His­ tory concentration for the Humanities major (see Humanities section for specifics). It is ba­ sically a minor in History, but more flexibility is possible through department advisement MINOR A HISTORY MINOR is offered with the com­ pletion of 18 units beyond the general educa­ tion requirements, 12 of which must be upper division. The student is advised to take at least 12 units in one area of concentration.

FACULTY Professors: D. Buss, Jessup, Wilshire

OBJECTIVES The department objectives are to in­ crease the general knowledge in and under­ standing of history, to encourage analytical thinking in dealing with historical problems, including the relationship of Christianity to culture, to enhance proficiency in research and writing, and to stimulate interest in the reading of literature bearing on the disci­ pline. Offerings in geography are designed to develop understanding of and apprecia­ tion for the physical and cultural landscapes. Emphasis is on regional studies. Those in­ terested in acquiring a background in physi­ cal geography are urged to take physical sci­ ence and geography survey 101. DEGREE PROGRAM A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN HISTORY is of­ fered upon completion of the university bac­ calaureate and major requirements. The history major requires the completion of 30 units beyond the general education require­ ment, 24 of which must be upper division in­ cluding 327, 480 or 490 and 491. Political Science 200 is required as a supporting course. Concentration of 12 units of course work in one of the following areas: AsIAN CIVILIZATION, CIVILIZATION OF THE AMERICAS or EUROPEAN CIVIU7..A17ON. History majors preparing for graduate school should include a foreign language in their program with advice of the department. Other programs available include: History Honors Program This program is designed for senior histo­ ry majors who desire to undertake a year-long independent research project under an individ­ ual professor, culminating in an honors thesis. Students who are a few units short of senior standing may petition the chairman for admis­ sion into the Honors Program. Students enter­ ing the program must have 15 units of upper division history. History majors with a depart­ mental grade point average of 3.5 or better are eligible. Candidates for honors will be re­ quired to meet all history major requirements: the program will count as six units of work (see 490,491). A History Department Honors Award (monetary prize) will be given annually for the outstanding thesis.

COURSES 100 West and the World (4)

Highlights in the development ofWestern civilization from its foundations in the ancient Middle East to the present. Examination of the cultural contributions made in the arts, sciences, government and religion and their influence on the history of the Western World. Three hours lecture, one hour discus­ sion. Alternate route for meeting History 100 requirement is Humanities 230. Fee: $5. 100/P West and the World (4) Content of History 100, but specifically designed for the international or minority student with special emphasis on cross-cul­ tural aspects of civilization from an interna- tional perspective. Fee: $5. · 110 Perspectives on Western Civilization {1-2) Introduction to historical interpretation with reference to Christian understandings of history.

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