2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHIST 1502 World History II

An extension of World Civilizations I: 4000 B.C.E. to 1500 C.E., this course carries forward introductory enquiry into institutions, thought, and patterns of change in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania from approximately 1500 to the present. Particular emphasis will be on the shaping influence of civilizational commonalties within and across continental settings, and on the ubiquitous dynamics of modernization and globalization.




Spring semester