Dec 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 152H - Western Civilization: Modern Western World - Honors

3 CR
This course is a survey of the major developments in European Civilization from the mid-1600s to the present. Selected political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, and aesthetic elements from the scientific revolution to the contemporary world will be considered. The impact of revolution, nationalism, and world war upon recent world events will be emphasized. The course will also include the interchange of ideas between Asia, Africa, and the West. Honors courses emphasize individual study, personal, and group projects with additional learning outcomes common to the Honors Program.

Additional Information: Students may enter the Honors course only as part of the Honors Program or with department approval.


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 since 1500.
  4. Assess these institutions, trends, and/or themes as catalysts of historical change.

Honors Outcomes:

  1. Collaborate in college, local, and global communities.
  2. Demonstrate expertise and research skills in select areas of study.
  3. Develop an interdisciplinary perspective across the liberal arts and sciences.
  4. Demonstrate intellectual independence through verbal and written work.
  5. Demonstrate research skills, including analysis of information and perspectives from diverse sources.
  6. Develop plans and skills to further both academic and professional careers.