World History

This course is a survey of world history and cultures with an emphasis on the Modern Era from Renaissance to the present. The focus of the course is the major ideas, people and events from the eastern and western hemispheres which have shaped our world today. Major themes include but are not limited to Global Exchange, Age of Discovery, Renaissance and Reformation, the Age of Revolution, and how they have impacted the Modern Era. Students will be given the opportunity to become involved in rigorous learning and writing requiring critical thinking activities, research, making inferences, generalizing and drawing conclusions.

Credits: 1.0 (0.5 per semester)
Estimated Completion Time: 2 semesters/18-36 weeks
State Course Number: 156663
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