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For more information about the Social Sciences Division contact:

Ann Yarchin
Division Coordinator
ayarchin@gwc.cccd.edu
714-892-7711 x58125

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History

Students choosing this major will study a range of historical subjects including United States History, World History, and Western Civilization. In addition, students will learn how to
identify historical significance, to analyze historical evidence, and to construct historical arguments based on primary and secondary sources. Completion of this major will provide students with a well-rounded understanding of History and equip them with the skills of a historian. Students will be prepared to work toward a baccalaureate degree in History at the CSU level.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS IN HISTORY FOR TRANSFER DEGREE

Faculty and Contacts

CULTURE AND LIBERAL ARTS DEPARTMENT

Chair: David W. Moore
Professor, History
B.A. (Honors), University of Greenwich, London England; M.A. University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England; further graduate study: University of Northumbria; University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
dmoore@gwc.cccd.edu (714) 892-7711 x58264
Office ADM 228

History

Sunshine McClain
Instructor, History
A.A. in Social Studies at Golden West College; B.A. in History at California State University, Fullerton;  M.A. in History at University of California, Irvine.
smcclain@gwc.cccd.edu (714) 892-7711x 51048
Office ADM 213

David W. Moore
Professor, History
B.A. (Honors), University of Greenwich, London England; M.A. University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England; further graduate study: University of Northumbria; University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
dmoore@gwc.cccd.edu (714) 892-7711 x58264
Office ADM 228

Part-time faculty:

  • Bernadette Davis
  • June T. Dinh
  • Sharon K. Evanshine
  • Michelle Ferry
  • Giovanni  Hortua 
  • Joseph G. Karpenski
  • Melinda Klein
  • Todd E. Menzing
  • Jon Mochizuki
  • Ryan Schwarzrock
  • Paul Swendson