HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I Ancient Medieval and Early Modern

Credits: 3.00

This course is a survey of the origins of Western civilization starting with prehistoric man and the emergence of agriculture. The course continues with the study of the Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations, Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages and Europe up through the Renaissance and Reformation to roughly the eighteenth century. These civilizations are studied by looking at their economy, religion, politics, art, literature and everyday life. This course meets General Education Core Goal 6: Intellectual Heritage; Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility & the Arts; Core Goal 9: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Core Goal 12: Global Perspectives & Diversity; and Core Goal 13: Ethical reasoning and Behavior

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