Global History since 1500Course ID: HIST 104
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course deals with the emergence of the modern world, and can focus on such topics as the expansion and intensification of cross-cultural interaction (imperialism, colonialism, and nationalism); the spread of information (capitalism, industrialism, and popular sovereignty); race and ethnicity, gender, and socio-economic status. Students will be able to evaluate and explain the forces of historical continuity and change; demonstrate how the encounters/changes between and among societies produced the world we have today; analyze and discuss the significance of primary and secondary sources and how they relate to the history under discussion.