2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 151H - Western Civilization: Early Western World - Honors

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. 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 to 1688.
  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.