Master Course Outline
HIST& 128
World Civilization III


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduction to the history of world cultures from a global perspective, covering the last two centuries of world history, from roughly 1800 to present. Course content highlights the relationship between the "core" of developed, industrialized countries and their evolving relationship with the undeveloped regions of the global "periphery." Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify important people, developments, and ideas that have shaped world events of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Critically examine change over time, specifically identifying the consequences of those changes in the diverse responses of people and societies to the tensions of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Identify and articulate parallels between challenges of the past and the issues of today in order to provide a better basis for personal responsibility, critical analysis, and empathy for all members of contemporary society.
  • Model a global perspective by recognizing how historical forces have created varied responses to events by people and societies throughout the world.
  • Analyze, synthesize, and present information and knowledge gleaned from various developments of modern world history.
  • Demonstrate communication skills, both written and oral, by employing primary evidence in support of carefully formed conclusions regarding the historical record of the modern world.
  • Identify the connected nature of modern societies that have combined to drive world change over several millennia.

  • Course Topics
  • Industrial Revolution
  • European imperialism
  • World War I
  • Anti-colonialism
  • World War II
  • Decolonization
  • Cold War
  • Neoliberalism
  • Globalization and its discontents

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HIST& 128
    Spring 2016
    5428
    John Van Slyke
    HIST& 128
    Spring 2016
    7628
    John Van Slyke
    HIST& 128
    Fall 2015
    7628
    John Van Slyke
    HIST& 128
    Fall 2014
    8010
    Gary Benefiel
    HIST& 128
    Spring 2014
    1520
    John Van Slyke


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.