Singapore University of Social Sciences

Ancient Chinese History (中国古代史概论)

Ancient Chinese History (中国古代史概论) (CHS102)


CHS102 systematically expounds on the basic content and development of ancient Chinese history. Students will have a deeper understanding of ancient Chinese history, including the ancient Xia, Shang and Zhou, Qin and Han, Wei, Jin, Southern and Northern Dynasties, Sui, Tang and Five Dynasties, Song, Liao, Xia, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. The content will involve politics, economy, military, education, culture, literature, art, etc. in various historical periods of China, focusing on the developmental context and basic characteristics of each historical period.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • Ancient Xia, Shang and Zhou dynasties 上古夏商周
  • The Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period 春秋战国
  • Qin and Western Han Dynasty 秦、西汉
  • Eastern Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms 东汉三国
  • Jin Dynasty and Sixteen Kingdoms 两晋十六国
  • Northern and Southern Dynasties 南北朝
  • Early Sui and Tang Dynasties 隋唐前期
  • Late Tang Dynasty and the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms 唐后期五代十国
  • Song and Liao 宋辽
  • Xia, Jin and Yuan 夏金元
  • Ming Dynasty 明
  • Qing Dynasty 清

Learning Outcome

  • 指出中国历史从夏代至清代的发展历程
  • 阐述中国各个朝代的重要的政治制度与经济状况
  • 描述中国各朝代所发生的重大历史事件、改革与变法、革命与战争等问题
  • 演示学员对中国历朝历代的兴衰、分化与统一的深度理解
  • 阐释中国古代各个历史阶段政治、制度、经济和社会发展的特点
  • 运用所学知识分析和理解历史问题和现象
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