2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

HIS 204 The Medieval World (was Global History: 500 to 1650)

3 hours 

This course introduces students to the global events, intellectual preoccupations, and institutions that defined the historical period between 500 and 1650. Geographic coverage includes Africa, India, China, Europe, and the Americas; topics covered include Islam, Catholicism, the Reformation, the roots of nation-states as political units, the growth of market economies, colonialism, and competing ways for making sense of the world. Students are examined on all readings either through quizzes or written assignments. Primary and secondary sources are assigned for class discussion, written exercises and examinations.




ENG 101


ENG 101


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: World Cultures and Global Issues area of the Gen Ed Program.