HIST 100: History of Western Civilization

HIST 100-B01: History of Western Civilization
(Summer 2022)

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM MWF

Horizon Hall 2010

Section Information for Summer 2022

Instead of a traditional textbook, the history of Western Civilization is explored through peer-reviewed scholarship.  The course focuses upon transmitting to the student the tools for understanding complex analysis and for producing analytical composition.  Written assignments are short.  They are designed to focus the mind upon the details necessary for the development of an argument.  The final grade is based upon weekly assignments.  The quizzes are open-note and there are no tests.

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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
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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