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HIST 307 History of World Civilizations to 1500

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ENGWR 300, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC

History 307 is a survey course on world civilization from c. 3000 BCE to 1500 CE. The course will trace the development of various peoples beginning with the first civilizations of Mesopotamia, India, and China to the establishment of great empires and infant nations of the world. In addition to political analysis, emphasis will be placed upon the advancement of various world cultures and social structures. Particular attention will be placed on the lives of the common people of various civilizations discussed during the four thousand, five hundred year time period. Finally, various world religions will be highlighted during the duration of the course.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of World Civilization from c. 3000 BCE to the 16th century CE (SLO #1).