HIST 2321 - WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from emergence of human cultures through the 15th century. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include the emergence of early societies, the rise of civilizations, the development of political and legal systems, religion and philosophy, economic systems and trans-regional networks of exchange. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Create an argument through the use of historical evidence.
  • Analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources.
  • Analyze the effects of historical, social, political, economic, cultural, and global forces on this period of world history.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0

Restrictions:

  • Must meet TSI College Readiness Standard for Reading.