GED 201

Course Code: GED 201
Course Name:
World Civilization
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The course examines the foundation of the modern world on the ruins of 10,000 years of advanced cultures and civilizations across the globe. Through this course the students will investigate the ideas of the past societies in the formation of civilizations. The topics of the course include World Prehistory, Early Civilizations in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Africa, Indus Valley, Yangtze Valley, Phoenicia, Persia, Greece, Rome, Byzantine Latin America, Islamic Civilization, New World “Conquest”, Colonization, Imperialism, European Renaissance, Scientific Revolution; Age of Enlightenment, French Revolution, Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, the Cold War, Liberation Movements and De-colonization, Neo-Colonialism and Globalization.