World History I is the first of a two part required World History survey course. Beginning with the Origins of Man in Africa, this course will journey through the history of the world through the outset of Discovery. The students will study major events such as the creation of civilizations and the conquest of empires. In addition, they will study the Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and be exposed to the ancient Greek and Chinese philosophies. They will also study the Greek, Roman, and African empires. This course is a required course taken in freshman year.