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HS 102 - Western Civilization Since 1500

Credit Hours: 4
Contact Hours: 4
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: The course is designed to examine the development and influence of (and influences on) Western Civilization from the 1500s CE to the present. This is a rich period of European history; we will explore the Renaissance and reformations of Christianity and the sciences, the emergence of global trade networks and the responding shift in European worldview, the shifts in and responses to new ideas about gender, race and class, the development of new and competing political, economic, cultural and social ideologies and theories, the destruction and legacies wrought by ideologies and massive worldwide wars and conflicts, as well as the influences of these contexts and shifts in politics, culture and society. In this course, students are the historian; they will investigate primary sources, historical context and theories in order to better understand the events and transformations that occurred during these formative years of European history. 

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Humanities and Social Sciences

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