Spring 2021 - HUM 304 C100
Alexander the Great and the Quest for World Empire (4)
Class Number: 7121
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Feb 26, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Apr 22, 2021
3:30 PM – 3:30 PM
TAKE HOME-EXAM, Burnaby
Prerequisites:45 units, including 9 units of lower division history credit or permission of instructor.
This course examines Alexander in the context of ancient history as well as his legacy, which provides unique insight into why there have been and continue to be illusive and deadly quests for world domination. Students with credit for HIST 304 or HS 304 may not repeat this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.
- Quizzes (Lesson Evaluations) 10%
- Online Discussions 20%
- Mid-Term Exam 30%
- Final Exam 40%
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