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HIST 106 World History II

Course Description

This course explores diverse civilizations and societies of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and the Americas from 1500 to the present. The focus of this class is on examining and analyzing the ways in which the world’s peoples and societies compare, connect and/or diverge. Themes such as imperialism, industrialization, globalization, and the environment are examined, as well as cross-cutting global phenomena and ideas, such as race and racial difference, nationalism, and feminism.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)
C-ID: HIST 160