World Civilizations Pre-1500 CE - HIS 111 at Central Virginia Community College

Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

Surveys the history of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe from antiquity to approximately 1500. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

HIS 111 surveys the general history of the world from approximately Antiquity to 1500 CE and allows students to reach a basic understanding of the characteristic features of the world's early historical development. Students will learn about important political, economic, social, intellectual, cultural and religious changes that shaped the development of the world in these periods. Connections and comparisons of human societies and their impact are made over space and time.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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