HIST 152: World History Since 1500

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

A global and historical survey focusing on human societies and cross-cultural interactions since 1500 C.E., History 152 is the second 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 since 1500 C.E. with an emphasis on the growth of and response to global empires, as well as the major revolutions which characterize the modern world.


Qualified for ENG 100.

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