Adult High School World History (HSWH)

High School Courses

HSWH 010 World History: Early Civilization (5 Units)

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

This competency-based course surveys ancient world history, examining human achievements in the Middle East, Mediterranean, Asian, African and Mesoamerican regions. The course closes with a focus on the conquest and colonization of Latin America to illustrate the ancient civilizations' impact with modernity. Students are introduced to methods and theories in historiography before they are asked to critically read and write about primary sources pertinent to the histories of the civilizations in these regions. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS- World History

HSWH 020 World History: Modern Regions (5 Units)

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

This competency-based course begins with an introduction to the use of primary sources in history and to methods and theories in historiography. Students examine the roles of anthropology, epistemology and politics in the study of history. The developments of nationalism and state formation, liberalism and modern politics are contextualized by close readings of primary source documents on the cultures, economics and politics of the regions of Latin America, Asia, Israel and Palestine, and Africa.

Transfer Information: AHS- World History