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World History

Course Number: 203
Subject: Social Studies
Major/Program of Study: General Education
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Social Studies credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course is designed to develop an understanding of early Modern World History through present day. It includes the transition from ancient civilizations to early modern societies, the growth of Eurasia and Africa in between 1300-1550, revolutionary Europe, 18th and 19th Century nationalism, industrialism, and imperialism, the World Wars, and the modern, post-1950 era. Emphasis is given to not only content, but also social studies skills and processes.