Jun 07, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog Mid-Year Supplement 
    
2019-2020 Catalog Mid-Year Supplement

HIST 101 - ~World History to 1500: Early Man Through the Renaissance (3)


This course is a survey of World History covering the development of ancient civilizations and cultures to the year 1500, beginning with prehistoric humans and the rise of the first civilizations, including Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus River Valley, and Early China. Continuing with the Classical Era, the survey encompasses the Greek and Roman, Indian, Japanese, and Saharan African Civilizations. The course then examines World Civilizations in the Middle Ages, including the Middle East, Europe, Asia, the Americans, and Africa, before concluding with the European Renaissance. The course compares the development and philosophical foundations of all the major world religions including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as the major political, economic, social, and cultural systems to the year 1500.