World Civilizations Post-1500 CE - HIS 112 at Virginia Western Community College

Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

Surveys the history of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from approximately 1500 CE through the present. 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 112 surveys the general history of the world from approximately 1500 CE through the present 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 world in this period of time. Connections and comparisons of human societies are made across space and time.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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