HIST& 126 : WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I
Comparative study of the evolution of the world’s major civilizations (African, Asian, European, and the Americas to the Middle Ages). Emphasis on understanding value systems and how they are expressed in different political, social, economic, and cultural-religious systems as well as literature, architecture, and art. (SS)
- Demonstrate a “historical mindedness”-- understanding the historical context of ideas, events, and issues.
- Demonstrate a sense of regionalism that incorporates geography, economics, politics, and culture.
- Demonstrate the contributions and world view of diverse populations of the region.
- Distinguish major themes from a regional perspective and from a national perspective.
- Demonstrate mastery of significant events, people, and ideas that shaped the region from the beginnings of human settlement.
- Analyze and synthesize critical primary and secondary source materials.
- Organize thoughts and communicate them clearly and concisely in written form and in oral discussions.
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