Resources for History Students

History Department Academic Assistance

Individual assistance for any student taking a History course at Saddleback College is available free of charge through the LRC Tutoring Center.

For further information, contact the Saddleback College Tutoring Center.

Researching and Writing History Papers

Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students

Boston University Department of History Writing Guide

Evaluating Online Sources (Landmark College)

Internet History Sourcebooks Project (Fordham University)


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Saddleback Academic Resources

Saddleback College LRC Tutoring Center

Saddleback College Library


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History Courses

History Department Course Descriptions

Saddleback College Course Catalog

Associate in the Arts of History for Transfer Degree

History Department Core Courses:

  • HIST 4: World History to 1500
  • HIST 5: World History from 1500
  • HIST 16: History of U.S. since 1876
  • HIST 17: History of U.S. since 1876

History Department Elective Courses:

  • HIST 7: Social and Economic History of the U.S. to 1876
  • HIST 8: Social and Economic History of the U.S., 1877 to the Present
  • HIST 11: Perspectives of Peace Studies
  • HIST 12: Revolutions and Revolts
  • HIST 15: The Vietnam War
  • HIST 16: History of the United States to 1876
  • HIST 17: History of the United States Since 1876
  • HIST 19: United States Since 1945
  • HIST 20: Ethnic Cultures of the United States
  • HIST 21: Women in United States History: A Multicultural Perspective
  • HIST 22: Basic United States History
  • HIST 27: Latin America: Pre-European to Independent Nationhood
  • HIST 28: Latin America: 1800 to the Present
  • HIST 29: Film and History in Latin America
  • HIST 30: History of Mexico
  • HIST 32: California History
  • HIST 33: The Political/Social History of Chicanos/as
  • HIST 40: English History to 1688
  • HIST 41: English History Since 1688
  • HIST 61: History and Politics of Russia: Soviet Period to the Present
  • HIST 62: European History to 1650
  • HIST 63: European History Since 1650
  • HIST 70: History of Asia to 1800
  • HIST 71: History of Asia Since 1800
  • HIST 72: History of China
  • HIST 74: History of the Middle East to 1800
  • HIST 75: Introduction to the Contemporary Middle East
  • HIST 80: Introduction to Contemporary Africa
  • HIST 81: African American History

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History Organizations and Publications

American Historical Association

Organization of American Historians

American Historical Review

H-Net Academic Discussions

Council on Undergraduate Research Student Resources


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Financial Assistance and Scholarship Resources


Saddleback College Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office

Additional Financial Assistance and Scholarship Resources