This course surveys the development of civilization in the western world from circa 1500 CE to the present. This course will focus on the complex interactions of the social, religious, economic, ecological and political factors that shaped the various eras of western history. This course will emphasize history as the record of human struggle and achievement and will explore patterns of change and continuity over time.
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL110M. (Fulfills Social Sciences or Humanities requirement)