HIST 112 - Hist Mod World Since 1550

Description
Introduces students to historical reasoning. Students learn to analyze evidence from the past in context in order to explain how the past produced the ever-changing present. This course surveys the foundation and expansion of global networks from the sixteenth-century exploration to the contemporary world, and it examines the resulting breakthrough in communication and cultural exchanges between Europe and Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Key aspects of the modern world are explored, such as state power and citizenship, economic systems and human labor, ideas about belonging and community, and the relationships and activities that constitute daily life. This course fulfills the Historical Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
Credits
4
Attributes
Fee Assessment HIST, Long form IDEA evaluation, School of Ed Transfer Course, UG Core Historical Studies, Women's Studies Major Approved, Women's Studies Minor Approved
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
TuTh, MWF
Avg. Class Size
22
Avg. Sections
5