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HIST& 118 - Western Civilization III


5 credits

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

A survey of European society, culture and politics from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries emphasizing the rise of science, the Enlightenment, Romanticism, the French Revolution, industrialism, imperialism, and the prelude and resulting impacts of two world wars. We will explore the “nature” of the modern world and the social tensions it has produced.

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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