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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HIS 113 - World Civilizations to 1500

3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. This course meets the Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education Requirement.

Explore the past and its impact on the present and the future. Examine global history from pre-history to the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery to evaluate the networks and interactions that connected Europe, Asia, and Africa. Analyze societal changes and continuities in culture, politics, economics, and diplomacy.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Note: Typically offered at MC, GB, and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Apply methods of historical analysis and research to understand the past in its proper context.
  2. Identify key historians and analyze their historical theories.
  3. Evaluate differing historical theories by applying them to the human condition.
  4. Write and defend a persuasive argument.