About This Course
Course Name/Code: The Modern World, HUHI 130
Catalog Description: An integrated study of civilization from the Middle Ages until the present. Broad areas of culture are covered as well as economic and social life, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion as they relate to the period being studied, using political history as the unifying principle.
Instructors and Texts
Required Text(s): Please use the online campus bookstore to locate required textbooks for the course. Make sure that you search using the correct course code and look for the course with the “OL” suffix in the drop-down list. (See Textbook Ordering Help.)
Course Workload Preview
The following preview of anticipated course workload is subject to instructor change.
- Regular discussion forum posting and responses
- Reading summary reports (approx. half page each)
- 15 open-book quizzes
- 6 tests (including a final exam) Tests will be a combination of objective questions and take-home essays