History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 100: History of Western Civilization

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Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Spring 2012

HIST 100-004:
History of Western Civilization  —  Melinda Vander Ploeg Fallon

09:30 AM to 10:20 AM MWF —  Enterprise Hall 276

This course will introduce major individuals, events, and movements that have played a formative role in shaping the present notion of Western Civilization. Discussions in class will teach you how to analyze primary sources and use them both to understand perspectives from the past and to form historical arguments. To learn about the past we will consider not only texts but sometimes also such highly visual media as pottery, city planning, architecture, and painting.

Satisfies the general education requirement in Western civilization/world history.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

History of Western civilization from ancient Mediterranean origins through medieval and modern development of Europe to contemporary world.

Satisfies General Education requirement for western civilization/world history..

Notes:

Students who take HIST 100 may not receive credit for HIST 101 or HIST 102.

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