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HIST 152: World History since 1500 (3 credits)

Course Description

A global and historical survey focusing on human societies and cross-cultural interactions since 1500 C.E. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify important individuals, events, places, organizations and concepts in modern world history.
  • Arrange, in chronological order, significant events in world history.
  • Describe and analyze global processes from 1500 C.E. to the present (e.g. human migration, ecological forces, imperialism, decolonialism, industrialism, nationalism, globalization).
  • Explain cause and effect relationships in history.
  • Compare and contrast historical experiences across cultures and time.
  • Relate historical events to contemporary issues and events.

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