HIST& 126 - World Civilizations I:CD
Examines the birth and growth of world civilizations from pre-history until 800 AD, with attention to the social, cultural, economic, political, intellectual, religious, and artistic trends within the major civilizations of the ancient Near East, Africa, Asia, and early Europe.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify seminal events, movements, and institutions in world history during the period from pre-history until 800 AD, along with the key figures, groups, and ideas that contributed to their creation and development.
- Compare/contrast the philosophies, issues, and actions of different geographic regions, time periods, religions, races, and/or social status.
- Recognize connections between cultures, appreciating similarities and differences, and how different civilizations interacted through trade, intellectual exchange, spiritual exchange, and negative exchange such as war, imperialism, and slavery.
- Express and evaluate historical information and arguments from different source forms.
- Express their findings in formal and informal writing, classroom discussions, online discussions, research projects, and/or oral presentation.
- Apply knowledge, awareness, and/or skills to identify and analyze issues related to diversity.
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