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HIST 100 World History to 1500

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

This course provides a broad overview of world history, beginning with the development of agriculture in Neolithic times and ending with the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. Major topics include ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley and Yellow River Valley; classical Greece; Roman Empire; development of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Islam; China and Japan through the 16th century; feudal Europe; the Renaissance; African societies; and pre-Columbian America and Reformation. Meets the social science requirement.