Dec 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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HSTR 102B - Western Civilization II

Credit(s): 4

This course covers early 1500s to the present with emphasis on the rise of national systems, and the on-going revolutions in Western Civilization with attendant philosophic, economic, and political conflicts and influences. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Provide a survey of historical events, including the economic, religious, social and political events of the periods studied.
  • Discern the contributions of earlier societies to the development of the Western tradition as we know it today.
  • Focus on understanding the bonds between the past and present.
  • Demonstrate how various factors contribute to cultural change.
  • Differentiate between various methodologies of historians.
  • Discuss various stages of development in each new society studied.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a common heritage for Western civilizations.
  • Evaluate multiple perspectives to arrive at and articulate their own conclusion.

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