HIST210L: World History I

Class Program
Credits 3 Lab Hours 0 Class Hours 3
This survey course covers the historical development of various representative world cultures and civilizations until approximately 1500. Areas covered include: human evolution and migration out of Africa, prehistoric human cultures, the Agricultural Revolutions in the Old and New Worlds, the major “Cradles of Civilization”: Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Mesoamerica, and the Andes, human technical developments, the development of political and legal systems, Ancient Europe, Medieval Europe, contact between Asia and Europe, and other topics. Students will understand history as not only WHO, WHAT, WHERE, and WHEN but will also understand the “WHY”.