HST 108: The Ancient and Medieval World

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In this introductory survey course, students will examine the history of world civilizations (Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas) from ancient times to 1500. The course will emphasize the diversity of world cultures, while also highlighting how the various societies of the world were interconnected. Students will investigate the essential social, cultural, political, economic and religious developments around the globe, and cover fascinating topics such as the Egyptian Pyramids, the Trojan War, Alexander the Great, Hinduism, Buddhism, the Great Wall of China, Terra-Cotta Warriors, the Roman Empire, Vikings, Samurai Warriors, Islam, Christianity, the Crusades, the Aztecs, and the Renaissance.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
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The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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