2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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HIST& 128 World Civilizations III (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly HIST 103 -CCN

Course Description
Examines the growth and development of the modern nation state from 1815 to the present. Emphasis is centered on political, economic, religious, and social developments in major civilizations and their impact on a regional and global scale.

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 modern world.
7.Analyze the position in the world today of nations that are heirs to pre-Modern Era civilizations.
8.Discuss the impact of selected modern cultures on the world.
9.Explain the most valuable lessons drawn from the analysis of selected modern civilizations.

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