Studies & Degrees in History & Culture
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History and Culture program offers students, both graduate and undergraduate, a comprehensive interdisciplinary introduction to the history of world’s culture, politics, and economics, along with the world’s multifaceted historical aspects. The program extends its curriculum to other various disciplines of Arts and Humanities.
As students complete the degree, they will be developed and be equipped with in-depth understanding of the global networks, power relations, and cultural interactions that take place in the modern world as overshadowed by the recent past. Global power relations that occur in local situations will also be highlighted. With the program’s diverse topics, students will have all the opportunities to study and explore the history of contemporary European, non-European empires, Asia, Africa, Australasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Universities, colleges, and other academic institutions that offer History and Culture studies put in particular world history and culture since students have to be given fair education and be endowed with knowledge and skills they will need in their future career and employment.
Throughout the course, students will unravel the major turning points and course of events that have shaped the modern world. The study from the late eighteenth century up to the present will specifically be the foreground and prominent events such as world wars, the rise of the democratic ideas and philosophies, the development of understanding that historical roots of present world issues and international relations should be accentuated. Students will use theories and literary approaches to relate world issues and concerns to history, geography, politics, economics, and culture of world regions and states to gain variety of perspectives.
The course will help students not just to develop chronological and spatial thinking abilities but be immersed with historical researches that serve as evidence in formulating historical arguments. With the exquisite and resilient historical perspectives that have been developed to better make a legitimate sense of past events and culture, students will be able to have full grasp of its impact, implications, meanings, and appropriate interpretations.
History and Culture provides students with skills and expertise to relate moral and ethical principles of world views, from Greek and Roman philosophies, Judaism, Christianity, and the growth of Western political thoughts. Students will contrast and compare world revolutions as well, from the glorious England revolution, American Revolution and the French revolution as their effects continue to linger across the globe as they all influence political expectations of every nation’s self-government and individual liberty. There will be analysis and evaluation of the effects of Industrial Revolution that took place in England, Germany, France, the United States, and Japan. The course will also enlighten students understanding of global change patterns that paved the way to an era of New Imperialism in the following countries and regions: Southeast Asia, China, India, Africa, Latin America, and the Philippines.
The program is indeed a multidisciplinary field of study for students who want to further their analysis of nation building of the contemporary world, the integration of countries and region as it now face the era of technological advancements and most of all the communications revolution.