May 23, 2024  
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HIST 272 - History of England

5 credits

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

A survey of the history of one of the great success stories of Western history, England: the rise of a remote island off the coast of Europe to global greatness until Brexit. England using variety of historical approaches, but emphasizing social history and popular culture. The class starts with prehistoric Britain and moves through the various waves of conquerors including Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, and Normans until England emerges. It will examine the development of her unique political system of parliamentary sovereignty, her economic and social strengths, her role in European politics, and her contributions to Western thought and the arts.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the ability to gather, contextualize, and present multiple views of historical data.
  • Demonstrate ability in using basic historical methods such as the understanding of primary sources and the appropriate use of other scholars’ work.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of history as a tool toward active citizenship and successful participation in a diverse society.

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