HIST 1112 Survey of World History/Civilization II 3/0/3

A survey of global history from 1500 to the present. Beginning with European oceanic expansion and the emergence of a global network of exchange, this course examines the impact of major technologies, economic systems, political ideologies, and cultural traditions that unite and divide the human community. Emphasis is given to the study of causal relationships and patterns of change and continuity over time, as well as the social significance of ethnicity, gender, race, and class in historical events and study.