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HIST 453 History of China

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Course Description

A historical and cultural survey of China from its legendary creation to the present. Emphasis will be on a critical evaluation of the main social, political, economic, cultural, intellectual and historical trends that have shaped China. A study of China and the various Asian civilizations surrounding China is encouraged as a means of acquiring a broad comparative perspective.

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 5b; Area 9C1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; Area D), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)