HST 103: History and Civilization

Offered Under: All Undergraduate Programs.
Description

Meaning, growth and spread of civilization. The ancient Near East: Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Hebrews, the Hittites Canaanites, Philistine, Phoenicians, Crete, Mycenea, the Classical World, the Greeks and the Romans. The Medieval Age: Christianity, barbarian invasions, Feudalism, Manorial System, Growth of towns and universities, Byzantine civilization and the formation of Russia. Early culture in America: The Mayans, Aztecs, Incas, The Renaissance and the Reformation, Government and societies in the Age of Absolutism. The Age of Explorations, the formation of Latin America, the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, Consolidation of Europe’s global dominance, World War 1, the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia.

 

Please contact the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities for further details.

Website for the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities - http://slass.iub.edu.bd/socialscience/


Prerequisites:
  • None

Course Type Foundation
Credit Hour 3
Lecture Hour 45
Expected Outcome(s):

Suggested Books:

Grading Policy:

Letter Grade Marks Grade Point
A 90 - 100 4.00
A- 85 - 89 3.70
B+ 80 - 84 3.30
B 75 - 79 3.00
B- 70 - 74 2.70
C+ 65 - 69 2.30
C 60 - 64 2.00
C- 55 - 59 1.70
D+ 50 - 54 1.30
D 45 - 49 4.00
F 00 - 44 4.00