Civilization Past and Present I (Credit: 3 hours )
This course traces the rise of both western and eastern civilizations from their preliterate beginnings. Consideration is given to the development of civilization in China, India, the Graeco-Roman world, Eastern Europe, and Russia. The student becomes acquainted with the rise of Islam and the beginnings of civilization in Africa, Europe, and the Americas. This foundation leads to an understanding of states and political systems. As the history of world civilization is developed, a number of global issues are considered. These include migration, religion and government, location and identity, and technological exchange. This course concludes with a review of the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:1.Evaluate the contributions of different civilizations to world history.2.Describe how a study of world history helps contemporary man understand the context and direction of current civilization.3.Recognize God’s unfolding plan in the development and growth of civilization as a global phenomenon in which all the world’s culture systems have interacted.4.Commit to the process of integrating faith and learning, and a sense of how the social, economic, political, military, religious, aesthetic, legal, and technological elements combine in a Christian worldview..
Mode of Study
•Lecture•Video (in progress)•Student interaction •Professor of Record Interaction•Hands on
•100 objective multiple choice questions•Online or pencil and paper•Project•Collateral Reading Assignment (for 3 (USA) credit courses•Student Learning Requirement •Passmark 70%•