Course Description

Global Environmental History, HIS 101F

Provides overview of global environmental history from prehistoric times to the present. Explores how Homo Sapiens became the dominant species on the planet, how some of them managed to grow food and domesticate animals, and how these agrarian or nomadic societies developed states or even empires. Explores what many have called the Anthropocene Epoch in the evolution of Earth.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, History

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.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: AH or SS.

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Historical Analysis

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: HIS Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Humanities; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major; Muir: 1 course in a Humanities theme in "Historical Narratives"; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Sixth - 1 NAHR

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Area D - Social Science

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PE-E


Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Course Fees

No course fee

Course Creator

Minghui Hu
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