World History Since 1500
History 110 or 120 and 12 credits
This course is a survey of human societies and cultural interactions in world history from 1500 CE to the present. In particular, students will investigate major ideas and patterns in world history, the roles of empires and trade, and the interaction of cultures from around the world as drivers in a long history of globalization. Through the use of historical documents, video material, maps and material culture, students will understand how and where the world became interconnected.