SRJC Course Outlines

12/8/2019 8:57:49 AMHIST 1.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HIST 1.2Title:  WORLD HIST SINCE 1500  
Full Title:  World History Since 1500 C.E.
Last Reviewed:3/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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The history and development of world civilizations and the interrelationships of peoples from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas since 1500 C.E.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
The history and development of world civilizations and the interrelationships of peoples from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas since 1500 C.E.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Spring 1992
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1993
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1994
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1992Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1992Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Analyze the political, economic, cultural, and social developments in world history from 1500
    C.E. to the present
2.  Evaluate the causes and effects of historical events.
3.  Critically analyze primary and secondary sources as historical evidence.
 

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Locate on maps the geographical centers of historical development
      since 1500 C.E.
2.  Identify and analyze the connections and contributions made by world
      civilizations and their continuing influence on global history.
3.  Analyze broad patterns of change on both inter-regional scales and within
      complex societies.
4.  Demonstrate critical, independent thinking through analysis of historical
      events and concepts using a variety of primary and secondary sources.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of civilization through multiple analytical
     categories such as race, class, gender and ethnicity.
6.  Explain ways in which the world's physical and natural environment has
     affected and been affected by developments in human history.
7.  Identify major discoveries, inventions, and scientific achievements and
     explain their historical significance.
8.  Compare ideals, practices, and historical developments of major belief
     systems and philosophical systems.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Centers of Civilization in 1500 C.E.
    A. East Asia
    B. Mughal India
    C. The Ottoman Empire
    D. Sub-Saharan Africa
    E. Europe
    F. The Americas
II.  Emerging Global Interrelations
    A. Contact, commerce, and colonization
    B. European exploration and expansion
    C. Asian markets and prosperity
III.  Atlantic World
    A. Europe
    B. West Africa
    C. The Americas
IV.  Empires and Struggles for Power in Asia
    A. Islamic empires in the Middle East
    B. Qing Dynasty in China
    C. Korea and Tokugawa Japan
V.  Age of Rebellions, Industrialization, and Independence, 1750-1850
    A. Europe and North America
    B. Ottoman Empire
    C. Independence in the Americas
    D. Religious movements and rebellion in Africa and Asia
VI.  Reactions to Change
    A. Political and social demands
    B. Nationalism
    C. Restoration of traditional order
VII.  Nations and Empires in the 19th Century
    A. Consolidation of states in Europe
    B. Nation building in the Americas and Asia
    C. Age of imperialism
    D. Native resistance and accommodation
VIII.  The 20th Century
    A. Unrest in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
    B. Nationalism and Political Identity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America
IX. The Great War and Visions of Modernity
    A. World War I
    B. Mass culture and consumption
    C. Ideologies under pressure
    D. Fascism and dictatorships
X. World War II and Globalization
    A. World War II
    B. The Cold War
    C. End of colonialism
    D. The world community

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading assignments of 35-70 pages per week. These readings will include
     both primary and secondary sources
2. Out-of-class writing (1,500-3,000 words). These assignments may be short reaction papers,
     analytical essays, or research papers. An analytical component of primary and secondary
     sources may be part of these assignments
3. Six to ten quizzes and/or group assignments
4. One to two midterms and a final examination, these examinations will include essays.
     For face-to- face classes, essays will be roughly 500-1,000 words each
5. Regular attendance and extensive note taking in class is expected and assumed
6. Participation in discussion as directed by instructor
7. Other assignments may include group presentations

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 50%
Analytical, expository essays, reviews, research papers including primary and secondary sources
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 65%
Quizzes, midterms, final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Group assignments and presentations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Representative Texbooks and Primary Sources
 
Sources of World Societies, Vol. 2. 3rd ed. Wiesner-Hanks, Merry and Ebrey, Patricia and Roger, Davila. Bedford St. Martins. 2017
 
Worlds of History: A Comparative Reader, Vol. 2. 6th ed. Reilly, Kevin. Macmillan Learning. 2016
 
Connections: A World History, Vol. 2. 3rd ed. Judge, Edward and Langdon, John.  Pearson Education. 2015
 
Worlds Together, Worlds Apart, Vol. 2. 4th ed. Tignor, Robert and Adelman, Jeremy and Brown, Peter. Norton & Co. 2013 (classic)
 
Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule).  Gandhi, Mohandas.  CreateSpace Independent Publisher. 2009 (classic)
 
Slavery, Freedom, and the Law in the Atlantic World: A Brief History with Documents. Peabody, Sue and Grinberg, Keila. Bedford. 2007 (classic)
 
The Devastation of the Indies: A Brief Account. de las Casas, Bartolome and translated by Briffault, Herma.  John Hopkins University Press. 1992 (classic)
 
Sources of Indian Tradition. 2nd ed. Embree, Ainslie. Columbia University Press. 1988 (classic)

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