2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 1101 - Early Societies and Civilizations: Being Human in Antiquity


In this course students will explore selected societies and civilizations from the earliest recorded histories down to the sixteenth century. This will include major cultural trends, interactions between society and economy, and analysis of cooperation and competition within and between various communities. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of various cultures that shaped past societies as parts of our shared human story. Examination of what it has meant to be human in diverse circumstances will provide students with powerful tools for better engaging their world today, and planning for our future. Amongst an array of methods for historical analysis, students will receive training in various methods of computer-based data analysis, visualizations, and professional presentation - transferrable to any profession. 3 credits.