HIST 151: World History to 1500

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

A global and historical survey focusing on human societies and cross-cultural interactions to 1500 C.E., History 151 is the first half of a two-semester series of courses that cover human history from our origins through the twentieth century. This course provides a survey of world history from the prehistoric era to 1500 C.E. with an emphasis on the development of complex societies and enduring historical trends.


Qualified for ENG 100.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring
Foundations: Global and Multicultural Perspectives — FGA (prehistory to 1500)
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Communicate historical knowledge, interpretations, and arguments in a logical and clear manner.
  2. Identify significant events and the role people play in shaping them (from rulers to the average individual) in world history to 1500.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the major historical and historiographical concepts covered in the class.
  4. Interpret and use primary and secondary historical sources.