HST 109: The Early Modern World

In this introductory survey course, students will examine the history of world civilizations (Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas) from 1500 to 1900. 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 Reformation, the Ming Dynasty, the Aztecs and Incas, the Ottoman Empire, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, the Atlantic Slave Trade, Simon Bolivar and Latin American Independence, the Industrial Revolution, the Meiji Restoration, the Scramble for Africa, the Opium War, the Boxer Rebellion and the Women's Rights Movement.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6


Description Hours
Credits  3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45
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