HIST 121 - World History: The Distant Past

Credit Hours: 3

In this course students examine the remote past to understand the roots of contemporary social institutions. The development of complex societies in Africa, Eurasia, the Americas and the Pacific will be explored, along with the growth of empires, long-distance trade networks, and religious traditions. Students identify and interpret archival materials and primary sources, with a focus on themes, patterns, processes, and events prior to the sixteenth century.

NOTE: History 121 and 122 may be taken in any order.

Course Offered Online: Yes

General Education Fulfillment: Cultural Analysis and Interpretation