World History A (c.1400-1763)
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewSelected aspects of world history from c.1400 to c.1763, concentrating on the political and economic forces which brought the various societies of the world together and created the background for the modern world; the traditional civilizations of Asia, Europe and Africa; the gunpowder revolution; the overseas expansion of Western Europe; the development of a world economy; the emergence of Russia; absolutism and constitutionalism as forms of government; printing and the Scientific Revolution.
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