The California History Center academic program serves as the vital link in the partnership between the Foothill-De Anza Community College District and the California History Center Foundation. On average, 20 academic courses are offered each year through the CHC program. Courses are offered during the day, evening, and on weekends, and most courses are transferable to four-year institutions as electives.

California History Center

The following courses will be offered Fall quarter 2018 through the California History Center. Please see the History Department class listings section of the Schedule of Classes.

To sign up for a class, apply for admission and register online. For more information or questions, call the center at 408.864.8712.

Artists and Entertainers of Silicon Valley

Course: HIST-054X-95, 2 units, CRN: 46064
Instructor: Crystal Hupp

This course will emphasize the works and achievements of Californians who have helped develop Silicon Valley’s arts and entertainment venues and industries, and explore how these groups and individuals nurtured the needs of a diverse population in this ever-growing valley.  From San Jose’s first theater opening to the present museums, festivals and nightlife found in the valley, each venture has a story with significant people giving them life.  Students will visit arts and entertainment venues and meet important community leaders which will foster a deeper understanding of community art and entertainment histories while also introducing students to current arts and entertainment options available in this diverse valley. 

Lectures in Room: CHC, 6:30 PM - 10:20 PM:
      Wednesday, June 5, 2019 and Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Field Studies: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM:
      9:00 AM - 5:30 PM: Saturday, June 8, 2019
      9:00 AM - 5:30 PM: Saturday, June 15, 2019

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