History 300

HIST 300 History of San Francisco

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Course Description

History of San Francisco from its discovery to the present focusing on how it became a prominent U.S. city. Major topics: geography, native populations, European discovery, gold rush, multicultural aspects, social life, politics, natural disasters, crime and punishment, neighborhoods, historical landmarks, parks, transportation, architecture, and international events.

Units: 3

Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or P/NP)
Open Entry/Open Exit

  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended: ENGL 100; ENGL 105 or equivalent.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.