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Academic Department: Social Sciences
Main Office: FH 101
Phone Ext: 7630
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

History is an evolving record of human emotions, human aspirations, and human successes and failures. Historians deal with goals, fears, interests, and prejudices of people in the past and the impact of their thoughts and actions on the people of today and tomorrow. The study of history is a valuable adjunct for many careers both inside and outside of the social sciences.

Career Options
Antique Dealer, Archaeologist, Archivist, Biographer, Book Store Owner/Operator, Criminologist, Documentary Film Writer, Equal Opportunity Specialist, Foreign Service Officer, Genealogist, Historian, Historical Archaeologist, Historical Editor, Historical Society Administrator, Lawyer, Librarian, Market Research Analyst, Museum Guide, News Analyst, Paralegal Assistant, Park Naturalist/Ranger, Patent Examiner, Peace Corps/Vista Worker, Preservationist, Private Investigator, Research Specialist, Teacher, Writer/Journalist

Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

A.A. in History
The History Program provides transfer, general education, general interest courses, as well as an Associate in Arts degree. Courses are offered at either campus to fulfill requirements for the degree. Please note: Students may choose English 120, 120SL, or 150 to complete the Associate degree. Transfer students, however, are advised to complete English 150. All students should consult a counselor.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9630

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Bellisimo, Yolanda FH 202 7446
Bruce, Erik Er FH 102 7314
Cheney, Paul A FH 203 7402
Turner, Walter B FH 205 7459
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Spring 2018 10219 HIST 100 - American History Trends/Topics 01/20/18-05/25/18 DE Bruce, Erik
10220 HIST 100 - American History Trends/Topics 01/20/18-05/18/18 TR 11:10-12:30 KTD AC 105 Bellisimo, Yolanda
12132 HIST 101 - World History I: Traditions 01/20/18-05/18/18 W 18:10-22:00 KTD AC 104 Cheney, Paul
12726 HIST 110 - Western Civ I: to 1350 01/20/18-05/18/18 T 14:10-17:00 KTD AC 238 Bruce, Erik
12673 HIST 112 - Western Civ III: 1800s/1900s 01/20/18-05/18/18 M 14:10-17:00 KTD AC 238 Bruce, Erik
10225 HIST 117 - United States History I 01/20/18-05/18/18 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD AC 102 Cheney, Paul
10226 HIST 117 - United States History I 01/20/18-05/18/18 TR 09:40-11:00 KTD FH 120 Turner, Walter
10227 HIST 118 - United States History II 01/20/18-05/18/18 MW 09:40-11:00 KTD FH 120 Turner, Walter
10228 HIST 118 - United States History II 01/20/18-05/18/18 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD AC 105 Bellisimo, Yolanda
10231 HIST 238 - History of Africa 01/20/18-05/18/18 MW 11:10-12:30 KTD AC 245 Turner, Walter