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2023-2024 Catalog 
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HS 121 - World History since 1500 CE

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: The purpose of this course is to provide basic content and methods of history through an introductory study of world cultures since 1500 CE. The course has a special focus on Non-Western societies including Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Students in this course analyze and compare the ways in which political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, and demographic factors influenced the development of world societies. The course examines the ways in which these societies interacted with one another and with the Western World. Themes of study include: migration, war, empire, technological development, and religious and cultural diffusion.

Department Consent: No Department Consent Required
General Education Distribution Category Met: Humanities and Social Sciences

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