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World Civilizations I I (HIS-106)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0136-106-001
Instructor: Kirsten Ziomek
Days: Tuesday Thursday 9:25 am - 10:40 am
Note: Traditional In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Swirbul Library 5S
Credits: 3

Introductory Level

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Examine the traditional societies and their interrelation in the post-Columbian period. Study Iberian, Ottoman, Chinese, Indian, and West African states. Explore the re-emergence of traditional societies in an age of fluid communication. (Learning Goals:G;Distribution Reqs:Humanities)

Learning Goals:   By the end of this course students will be able to:1. describe how different civilizations have evolved & developed in different regionsof the world.2. illustrate/show the relationships between/among world cultures (which havesomething in common with each other, and have at times come up with similarsolutions to similar difficulties/problems in their environment/situation).3. critically evaluate primary sources and how historians interprete them4. formulate a well organized argument supported by evidence.5. identify/locate some countries or place names on a blank map of the world aspart of this global awareness

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