2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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HIST& 126 World Civilizations I (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly HIST 101 - CCN

Course Description
Examines the growth and development of various civilizations from the Stone Age to 1100. Emphasis is on political, economic, religious, and cultural similarities and differences among these civilizations.

Student Outcomes
1.Identify and analyze the pivotal developments in selected civilizations.
2.Explain the chief components (religious, economic, political, etc.) of the cultures of selected states.
3.Analyze the interconnections (social, gender, artistic, intellectual, religious, etc.) among different historical movements, changes, and trends.
4.Identify the major problems confronting selected civilizations.
5.Draw conclusions from history, discussing long-lasting trends and their possible impact on current and future developments
6.Compare and contrast the major cultural realms of the ancient and medieval world.
7.Analyze the position in the world today of nations that are heirs to ancient and medieval civilizations.
8.Discuss the impact on selected ancient and medieval cultures on the world.
9.Explain the most valuable lessons drawn from the analysis of selected ancient and medieval civilizations.

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