2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 151 - Western Civilization: Early Western World

3 CR
This course is a survey of the major developments in European Civilization from the ancient Middle East, Greece and Rome, the medieval period, Renaissance, and Reformation to early modern Europe (the mid-1600s). Selected political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, and aesthetic elements that form present-day western civilization will be emphasized. The course will also emphasize the interchange of ideas between Asia, Africa, and the West, as well as an understanding of our cultural history as essential to the study of other cultures.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Personal and Cultural Engagement - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Social Sciences
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze historical resources and primary materials.
  2. Examine historical eras using resources and primary materials.
  3. Identify cultural, social, political, and economic institutions in European history to 1688.
  4. Assess these institutions, trends, and/or themes as catalysts of historical change.