History | B391 2798 Themes in World History 2:30-3:45 TR BH215 Brooks
B391 | 2798 | Brooks
A portion of the above section reserved for majors.
No prerequisites. This course emphasizes the shared experience of
humankind from paleolithic times to the present. Topics include the
world-wide domestication of plants and animals; the diffusion of
technologies, diseases, religious beliefs, and political institutions; and
the proliferation of global commercial networks, migrations, and empires.
Topics concerning the Twentieth century include: "de-colonization",
"modernization", "economic development", accelerating population
increases, urbanization, industrialization, and the depletion of global
resources. There will be a practice map quiz, two "mini-exams", a mid-term
exam, and a final examination. All assignments are on UGL reserve.
Graduate students are responsible for either a ten page paper or preparing
a lesson plan incorporating World History approaches.