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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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HIST 102 - World History II

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C2
16th  century to present. Globalization and the world system; mass culture; managing diversity and cultural identity; fall of monarchies and the emergence of republican ideals; transformative technologies and ideologies; challenges of western colonialism; cross-cultural assimilation; industrialization, secularization, environmentalism.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C2 - Lower Division Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate significant knowledge of key people, ideas, and events that have shaped modern world history;
2.  Identify and contextualize key trends in the art, architecture, literature,and material culture of the modern world;
3.  Explore the impact of philosophical and political systems on modern world societies;
4.  Compare and contrast the social, political, and economic underpinnings of the modern world;
5.  Recognize basic analytic concepts for interpreting historical evidence relating to modern world history through critical reading of primary and secondary sources to        understand their arguments and biases;
6.  Comprehend how differences and similarities among diverse peoples and cultures over time shaped the history of the modern world;
7.  Acquire, through an understanding of modern world history, a vision of belonging to a global community.


C2. Humanities Learning Outcomes

  1. Show appreciation for the humanities using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. develop their affective and cognitive faculties through studying great works reflecting the rich diversity of human imagination and/or inquiry; and
  3. engage in critical self-reflection relating themes in the humanities to the students’ own lives.

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