NYU Steinhardt

The Social Studies Curriculum: Modern World History

  • Course Number: SOCED-GE 2049
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This required course deals with the era of western dominance beginning with the age of European conquest of the Americas. Focus is on development of global system, rise of major European movements such as industrialism, colonialism, democracy & socialism & the interaction of Europe with the rest of the world. Course ends with analysis of post-cold war & postcolonial world.
  • Old Course Number: E23.2049