BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Survey of World History

Part 1


Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Todd R Smith MEd
Credits: 0.50

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This course will compare historical and cultural events in Europe with the same type of events in the Americas (North, Central, and South) during the same time period; highlights include in-depth discussions on medieval Europe, the Renaissance, the Aztecs, the Incas, and the colonial efforts in North America. This is the first course in a two-part World History series for grades seven and eight (SOCST 033 and SOCST 034); however, either course may be taken independently of the other.

Course Content:

1. Medieval Europe (500-1350)
2. The Ancient Americans
3. Renaissance and Reformation (1350-1600)
4. Europe Conquers the World
5. Early Colonial Period in the Americas
6. Portfolio Assignment
7. Practice Final Exam

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.