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HIST& 117 - Western Civilization II


5 credits

Prerequisites
Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 095  or placement in ENGL& 101 , or instructor permission.

A survey of European society, politics and culture from Late Antiquity to Scientific Revolution, emphasizing feudalism, the battles between Church and State, the Crusades, growth of the nation state, the Renaissance and Reformation, as high and popular culture. We will explore the roots of the early modern era and the shattering of the medieval consensus.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies social science distribution area A requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
The objectives of this course are to improve students’ proficiency in both understanding course content and perfecting skills through mastery in the five areas covered by the Grays Harbor College “Desired Student Abilities.”

  • Disciplinary Learning
    • Knowledge of content in prerequisite or transfer courses, as well as preparation for a career
  • Literacy
    • Skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and quantifying, as well as awareness and appreciation of learning styles and lifelong learning options
  • Critical Thinking
    • Competency in analysis, synthesis, problem solving, decision making, creative exploration, and formulating an aesthetic response
  • Social and Personal Responsibility
    • Awareness of and responsiveness to diversity and commonality among cultures, multiplicity of perspectives, ethical behaviors, and health and wellness issues
  • Using Resources
    • Skills in accessing and evaluating information resources including campus resources, awareness of the role of information resources in making sound decisions, and command of the skills required to use appropriate technologies effectively




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