Nov 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 112 - Making the Modern World 3 hours

Our world is the result of a process unfolding since 1500 CE.  This course highlights the experiences of the world’s peoples as they grappled with the beginnings of globalization, the rise and expansion of technologically advanced societies, vast movements of peoples and goods, the age of total wars, and the promises and perils of modern life. In learning about past experiences, students will enhance skills in understanding and working with different peoples in the present.  This course also develops proficiency in reading, writing and critical thinking.  Finally, it hones skills in note-taking, library research, and information- and digital-literary.