Modern World History (1450-present)
This course is designed to survey culture and history as related to current affairs in five regions of the world: Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Political, economic, historical, religious and cultural themes are stressed in these areas of study. Students will also consider and analyze the present-day effectsthese themes have on the United States and the rest of the world. The class will utilize supplemental readings and materials to develop critical reading and thinking skills.