HST 105 : The Expansion of World Religions (500 - 1700)

Transcript title

Expansion of World Religions

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

40

Description

covers the world from 500 C.E. through early 1700s, focusing on the expansion of world religions, including Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. Focuses on the regions of Asia, Africa, and India, and tells the story of Europe's first worldwide expansion. Looks at history from political, cultural, social, and intellectual angles using primary sources. Need not be taken in sequence.

Learning outcomes

1. Interpret the relationship between the past and the present, which takes into account social, cultural, political, and religious perspectives.
2. Analyze primary historical evidence of the medieval World.
3. Identify historical arguments found in secondary sources.
4. Construct an historical argument in a written essay.
5. Challenge shared assumptions and cultural stereotypes through discussion, written and oral means.
6. Identify the chronology and construct a narrative about the medieval World.
7. Identify geographical context of historical events in the medieval World.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Discipline Studies/Social Science
  • Discipline Studies/Cultural Literacy

Outside of
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