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Alan T Wood
BIS 262
Bothell Campus

World History II

Explores world history from the time of the ancient classical empires to the global Enlightenment periods of the Eighteenth century. Investigate the interaction of different peoples with their social and natural environments.

Class description

This course will cover world history from the 15th century to the 18th century, focusing on the main political, social, economic, techological, religious, artistic, and environmental issues confronted by the world's peoples during that time period.

Student learning goals

Crtical thinking

Oral speaking skills

Writing skills

Historical understanding

General method of instruction

The course will consist of lectures, discussions, readings, presentations, and conversation.

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites are necessary.

Class assignments and grading

Assignments will include papers, mid-term and final exams, and an oral presentation.

Grades will be based on class discussion, papers, exams, and oral presentation.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Alan T Wood
Date: 10/11/2009