HIST 125: Introduction to World History

HIST 125-010: Introduction to World History
(Fall 2022)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW

Horizon Hall 2008

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Section Information for Fall 2022

Today’s world is being rapidly reshaped by interconnected commerce, digital technologies, surging migration, and the challenges of disease and climate change, yet these forces have origins dating back centuries. This lecture course introduces students to some of the most significant people, events, and movements that altered the politics, cultures, and economies of Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East from the 11th through the 21st centuries. It explores how religion, war, industrialization, colonialism, and globalism reshaped the world and continue to impact our modern lives in innumerable ways.  

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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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