HIST 125: Introduction to World History

HIST 125-C02: Introduction to World History
(Summer 2022)


Section Information for Summer 2022

This course is a survey of the development of the world from early civilizations to the present. Major themes include the rise and fall of governments and empires, the evolution of cultures and society, economics, and commerce, and in the end, globalization. We will examine these themes through a variety of venues including video lectures on Blackboard, primary documents, articles, and film. This course is totally online and asynchronous which means we will not meet together at any certain time, but we will work in weekly modules with assignments and class discussions on Blackboard every week. 

HIST 125 C02 is a distance education section.

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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
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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