Course Description

Wrld History I:Ancient-Medievl, HILD 20

This course provides an introduction to the culture, environmental context, and socio-political outlook of ancient civilizations, and traces historical change, from the emergence of classical empires to their collapse and transformation into medieval forms. The course also explores the development and spread of major world religions.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC San Diego, HIST

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

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UC Berkeley:
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UC Davis:
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UC Irvine:
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UC Los Angeles:
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UC Merced:
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UC Riverside:
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UC San Diego:
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UC San Francisco:
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UC Santa Barbara:
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UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: CC

Course Creator

Matthew Herbst

Matthew Herbst is the Faculty Director of the Making of the Modern World general education world history program at UC San Diego’s Eleanor Roosevelt College.  He holds affiliate appointments in History and Classical Studies and also teaches in Environmental Studies.  Engaged in experiential learning, he has led 14 programs abroad and serves as a Faculty Co-Director of the Study Abroad Office.   He has also offered 22 experiential humanities programs in the deserts and mountains of California.  He is equally engaged in digital learning and has created several fully-online Humanities courses.   Dr. Herbst has received multiple teaching awards, including Outstanding Faculty, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching, and an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award. To learn more, see:  https://ucsdherbst.org

Matthew Herbst is the Faculty Director of the Making of the Modern World general education world history program at UC San Diego’s Eleanor Roosevelt College.  He holds affiliate appointments in History and Classical Studies and also teaches in Environmental Studies.  Engaged in experiential learning, he has led 14 programs abroad and serves as a Faculty Co-Director of the Study Abroad Office. ...

Matthew Herbst is the Faculty Director of the Making of the Modern World general education world history program at UC San Diego’s Eleanor Roosevelt College.  He holds affiliate appointments in History and Classical Studies and also teaches in Environmental Studies.  Engaged in experiential learning, he has led 14 programs abroad and serves as a Faculty Co-Director of the Study Abroad Office.   He has also offered 22 experiential humanities programs in the deserts and mountains of California.  He is equally engaged in digital learning and has created several fully-online Humanities courses.   Dr. Herbst has received multiple teaching awards, including Outstanding Faculty, Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching, and an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award. To learn more, see:  https://ucsdherbst.org


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