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    William Paterson University
   
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

HIST 1030 Foundations of Civilization


This course provides broad coverage of the origins of human civilizations and their development through the 13th century CE in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Topics include: the comparitive analysis of the origins of urban societies; the rise of imperial systems; the construction of ethnic, religious and philosophical identities; and conflict, trade, and communication among pre-modern societies. Writing-intensive sections of HIST 1010  will require students to submit approximately 12 pages of formal writing, including a research paper, Blackboard discussion questions, in-class writing, and/or reading logs and journals. Prerequisite(s): BRI 1090 
Credits: 3.0