Jun 08, 2023
HIST& 127 - World Civilizations II Credits: 5
Introduces the major world civilizations from the medieval to the modern epoch, approximately 1800. Emphasizes the Renaissance and Reformation, Age of Science and Enlightenment, Colonial and Trans-Atlantic Age, Age of Revolution, Ming and Qing China, and Age of Empire in the Middle East. Previously HIST 102.
Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL 99 or instructor consent.
Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Analyze and synthesize traditional and early modern folk practices, religious beliefs and challenges of the period 1350-1800.
- Describe scientific innovation and economic expansion 1350-1800.
- Describe, compare and contrast distinctive global regional cultures.
- Describe, analyze and evaluate contact between regional powers.
- Distinguish between opinions, facts, and evidence-based interpretations.
- Critical Thinking -Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.
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