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HST 108: The Ancient and Medieval World

In this introductory survey course, students will examine the history of world civilizations (Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas) from ancient times to 1500. The course will emphasize the diversity of world cultures, while also highlighting how the various societies of the world were interconnected. Students will investigate the essential social, cultural, political, economic and religious developments around the globe, and cover fascinating topics such as the Egyptian Pyramids, the Trojan War, Alexander the Great, Hinduism, Buddhism, the Great Wall of China, Terra-Cotta Warriors, the Roman Empire, Vikings, Samurai Warriors, Islam, Christianity, the Crusades, the Aztecs, and the Renaissance.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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