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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: HIS                                     Course Number: 204                                    
Course Title: The Medieval World
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course introduces students to the global events, intellectual preoccupations, and institutions that defined the historical period between 500 and 1650. Geographic coverage includes Africa, India, China, Europe, and the Americas; topics covered include Islam, Catholicism, the Reformation, the roots of nation-states as political units, the growth of market economies, colonialism, and competing ways for making sense of the world. Students are examined on all readings either through quizzes or written assignments. Primary and secondary sources are assigned for class discussion, written exercises, and examinations.

Prerequisite: ENG 101
Start Date:    01/30/2013                         End Date: