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HIST 101 - History of World Civilization to the 17th Century

Unit(s): 3

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic, and social development of world civilization up to the 17th century. Special emphasis is placed on the origins of the earth’s principal centers of civilization, their subsequent interaction, and the emergence of a world economic, political, and intellectual order. The course is designed for students who want to increase their understanding and appreciation of cultural, political, and intellectual diversity, as well as the process of intercultural interaction. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T).

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