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HIST 005B: World History from 1500

Course Description

This course provides a comparative and interactive investigation of World History as related to the development of the modern world. Five geographic areas surveyed include: Africa, Asia/Pacific Islands, Europe, North and South America. Students are introduced to the major historical events and trends in world history from 1500. Historical analysis and interpretations are surveyed through comparative examination of the economic, cultural, political, social and technological commonalities and differences between human societies. The course examines the implications of race, gender, class, ethnicity, religion, disability, and sexualities in human societies over time.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
    D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C2- Humanities
    Area D - Social Sciences
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 3 - Arts and Humanities: 3B- Humanities
    Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: HIST 160 - World History since 1500
Last Updated 7/19/23