Topics in California Historical Sites and Monuments

Course Description

Topics relating to California's sites and monuments through a historical perspective of various eras and major architects who created or influenced them. Consideration of the political, socioeconomic, geographical and environmental conditions providing the historical and cultural context in which these styles evolved.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24801 HIST 53X 95 ··W···· 06:30 PM-10:20 PM Crystal Hupp CHC
·····S· 09:00 AM-05:30 PM TBA
··W···· 06:30 PM-10:20 PM
·····S· 09:00 AM-05:30 PM TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2018-11-28 to 2018-12-08.
HIST-053X-95: Topics in California Historical Sites and Monuments, "The Intricacies of Urban Planning: Significant Landmarks of Downtown San Jose" 2 units With instructor Crystal Hupp Description: The downtown area of the city of San Jose has been under continual redevelopment for well over a decade and is now also preparing to welcome Google. Revitalization efforts have created a wide variety of discussions and debates about the historical, cultural and social significance of nearly all of San Jose's downtown buildings. This course will examine the political, social and cultural debates surrounding a cross section of significant landmarks in downtown San Jose. This course is designed to foster a deeper understand of San Jose's past, the intricacies of long-term urban planning and the social and cultural communities that have developed and grown with the landmarks themselves. Location: CHC Lectures: W 11/28/18, W 12/5/18, 6:30-10:20 PM Field Studies: Sat 12/1/18 , 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM and Sat 12/8 , 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM.

Course Details

2 Units
Two hours lecture (24 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Not Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 200 and READ 200 (or LART 200), or ESL 261, 262 and 263.
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