History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 100: History of Western Civilization

HIST 100-004: History of Western Civilization
(Spring 2012)

09:30 AM to 10:20 AM MWF

Enterprise Hall 276

Section Information for Spring 2012

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. Notes: Students who take HIST 100 may not receive credit for HIST 101 or HIST 102. Equivalent to HIST 101, HIST 102.
Mason Core: Western Civilization
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation

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