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HIST 102 - History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey of the political, economic, and social development of world civilization from 1500 to modern times. Special emphasis is placed on the origins and development of the world economic system and the corresponding cultural, intellectual, and social currents that have characterized most of the world’s leading societies since 1500. This course is intended for the student who wants to increase their understanding and appreciation of both the diversity and the unity of the modern world. This course also satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

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