Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog
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HIST 129 - History of Los Angeles


3 units
3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 1A 
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course surveys the political, social, and economic history of Los Angeles from its earliest settlement by Native Americans to the present. Topics include environmental issues, urban development, race and ethnicity, the entertainment industry, and the media’s portrayal of Los Angeles. Special emphasis is given to the expanding role of Los Angeles as a global city that is a destination for diverse immigrant populations and a center of international commerce.



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