HIST 125: Introduction to World History

HIST 125-001: Introduction to World History
(Fall 2021)

09:00 AM to 10:15 AM MW

Innovation Hall 223

Section Information for Fall 2021

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

Analytical approach to world history overview that surveys major features of principal existing civilizations of world, as originally formed and as altered by key global processes including forces of modernity. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Western Civilization
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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