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Global Civilizations To 1400

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This course provides an overview of the establishment of civilizations throughout the world to the 1400s. The principle social, cultural, political, economic, and global developments that influenced multiple civilizations will be explored. The framework of the course will provide a societal understanding by applying historical perspectives to contemporary issues.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Classical China and East Asia

    • Explore the social, cultural, religious, and economic impact of the spread of Buddhism.
    • List the social, cultural, religious, and economic developments of China from the Neolithic period through the Tang Dynasty.

    The Making of Europe

    • Explore the growth of the Christian Church.
    • Describe the effects of monasticism on the Christian Church.
    • Identify the social, cultural, religious, and economic developments of the Byzantine Empire.

    Islamic and African Societies

    • Explore Arab life before the influence of Islam.
    • Identify the origins of Islam.
    • Describe the social, cultural, religious, and economic developments of the Islamic state.
    • Explain the origins of African civilizations and cultures.
    • Analyze the effects of the Bantu Dispersion.
    • Describe the social, cultural, religious, and economic developments of early African kingdoms and empires.

    The Greek Experience and the World of Rome

    • Identify the effects of Christianity and Germanic migrations on Roman civilization.
    • Recognize the social, cultural, and economic developments of the Greeks from the Hellenic Age to the Hellenistic Age.
    • Recognize the social, cultural, and economic developments of Rome from the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire.

    Early Civilizations and India

    • Explain the concept of civilization and early evidence of its existence.
    • Differentiate among the social, cultural, religious, and economic developments of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel, Assyria, Persia, and India.
    • Identify the different emerging philosophies and religions associated with the earliest civilizations.
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