- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This course surveys developments in world history since c. 1500 – when the discovery of the Americas by European explorers seeking new trade routes to Asia initiated global economic, political, and cultural interactions that have culminated in the highly interconnected and interdependent world of today. Introductory lectures will be devoted to the early modern period (1500-1750), but the course will focus more on trans-regional and transcultural developments after roughly 1750. The mid- to late eighteenth century has been widely viewed as the start of the modern era, a period distinguished by broad and constantly accelerating patterns of political, economic, and technological change. The shifts in international balances of power, and the global social and cultural upheavals that resulted from those changes, continue to influence the contemporary world. Beyond satisfying the intellectual curiosity many students have in world history (a worthy objective in itself), this introductory survey also serves an important practical purpose. World history exposes students to new perspectives, challenging them to think beyond the specific regional and cultural contexts they are most familiar with. This experience is increasingly recognized, by both public and private sector employers, as important for preparing graduates for a multicultural and highly globalized environment.
- C+ in Grade 12 English.
Below is one offering of HIST 1100 for the Winter 2024 term.
Mon Jan 08 - Mon Apr 15 (15 weeks)
- 15 weeks
- CRN 83128
- Domestic fees $592.48International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 08 - Apr 15||Mon||18:30 - 21:30||Burnaby SE06 Rm. 108|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
No class on Monday, February 20 (Family Day) and Monday, April 10 (Easter Monday). On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify the major trends and developments in world history since 1500.
- Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of a global historical perspective to understanding contemporary events.
- Examine historical developments in comparative perspective.
- Explain major historical influences driving globalization today.
- Evaluate critically significant historical claims and arguments.
- Cite resources available to support a further study of historical issues.
Effective as of Fall 2015
Introduction to Modern World History (HIST 1100) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
- Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time
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