Course: HIST 531. Colloquium in Modern World History (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate standing or instructor consent. Designed for students who will one day teach world history, as well as those who are interested in trans-national, trans-regional integrative history. Provides a practical and theoretical approach to world history since 1500 by exploring the vibrant and volatile debate over “The Rise of The West.” Topics include industrialization, imperialism, global trade, environmental change, military technology, migration and slavery, and the role of culture in economic development.