HIST 125: Introduction to Global History

HIST 125-012: Introduction to Global History
(Fall 2024)

12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR

East Building 122

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Section Information for Fall 2024

This course examines major features of the leading world civilizations and types of global contacts, from early development to current patterns. It places consistent emphasis on linking historical developments with issues in the contemporary world, including the ongoing process of replacing agricultural systems with industrial forms. Readings and assignments stress comparative analysis and assessment of change over time, again extending these skills through historical perspectives on the present. 

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

By focusing on historical experiences that reflect the diversity of Mason’s student body, students will be able to see how their families and communities fit within, and contribute to, global history from the pre-modern period to our present day. This course offers a long-term historical perspective on structural issues challenging our world today, including demographic and environmental changes, national and global inequalities, and the underrepresentation of marginalized groups. Students will gain an understanding of how interconnections and inter-dependencies have been forged through the global movement of people, pathogens, goods, and ideas. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
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This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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