History 1006: California History and Politics
Semester: Summer 2014
Instructor: Dave Bush
I'm glad you are considering taking this class. This is a fun, exciting and challenging course. If you have not done so already and you would like to take the class, contact the College of the Siskiyous Admissions and Records Office to enroll.
History 1006: California History and Politics: A study of the history and politics of California from its Spanish origins to modern day, including political, cultural, social, economic, and geographical emphasis and research. Includes comparisons/contrasts of the California State institutions and ideals with the federal U.S. institutions and ideals. Satisfies all federal, state, and local government requirements for history, constitution, and human institutions. Support hour.
Syllabus (with book list)
- Osborne, Thomas. Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-1405194532.
- Houston, Jeanne and James Houston. Farewell to Manzanar. New York City: Bantam Books, 1983. ISBN: 978-0553272581.
- Additional readings will be provided through the class website.
- Online Survival Guide - If this is your first online class, I suggest you read over this helpful COS web page.
- Etudes Student FAQs Page - The program used to deliver the class is called "Etudes." If you have never used Etudes or need to learn more about the program, please visit the Etudes Student FAQs Page. It has many helpful links.
- Log in Help - The College of the Siskiyous Etudes - Student Help web page has information on logging in to the class.
- Etudes Log in Page.