Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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HST 105 - World Civilizations: Byzantium - Present

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 113  or WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Provides a survey of various aspects of civilization in regions around the world. In addition to discussion of western civilizations originating from the Near East and Europe, this course includes the civilizations of India, Africa, East Asia (China/Japan) Russia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Included in the reading and discussion are historical, cultural, religious, social, economic, and political developments in the various civilizations.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Analyze governmental and class structures, colonialism, racial and ethnic relations and inequalities, revolutions and religious movements. (ILO: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Global Consciousness)
  • CLO#2: Identify diverse human values and points of view.
  • CLO#3: Identify the challenges facing the human race in the 21st century with a global perspective.
  • CLO#4: Identify the major world religions and political theories and their places in the growth of civilizations, politics, and culture in various locations.
  • CLO#5: Identify historical context of current tensions in key regions in the world.

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