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Modern World History (321)

This sophomore-level course examines key developments in modern history from a global perspective. Major topics include the Atlantic revolutions of the late eighteenth century, the industrialization of Europe and Asia, nineteenth-century imperialism and its legacies, the twentieth-century rise of fascism and communism, and the consequences of globalization. Skills development focuses on evaluating data and diverse sources of information, identifying recurring themes and patterns, and constructing evidence-based arguments. By exploring connections between current events and their historical roots, students are prepared for the demands of global citizenship.

  • Sophomore