CRC19: Courses

HIST 308 History of World Civilizations, 1500 to Present

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

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

Transferable: CSU; UC


History 308 is a survey course on world civilization from 1500 to the present age. The course will cover the political, economic, and intellectual developments of various world social and cultural structures. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the increased integration of peoples and cultures as a result of globalization. Additional focus will center upon the influencing effects of modern warfare, military technology, and international politics in shaping world society. Analysis of these revolutionary changes of the past five hundred years will offer a better understanding of world society today.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

demonstrate an understanding of World Civilization from the 16th century to the present by comparing the diverse political and economic structures of each civilization /or nation covered in the course (SLO #1).