HIST 101: World Civilization to 1500

This course surveys the history of civilization from its origins to approximately A.D. 1500. This is a class on the history of humanity. Topics include (but are not limited to) culture, economics, religion, gender, class, and politics. The course will feature the study of material culture as a means of understanding the past. This approach aims to help students analyze lived experiences of the past and how those events helped shape the world we inhabit today.