HIS 135 - Western Civilization I
Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or successful completion of PCS 021 and TRE 089
Description: This course is the first part of Western Civilization and spans the years 400,000 B.C.E. through 1725 A.D. While it begins with a study of Mesopotamia and Egypt, the political, social, legal, and religious developments of Europe are the primary focus. Some of the major topics explored during the semester include the emergence of the polis in Greece, the growth of the Roman Republic, the spread of Christianity, life during the Middle Ages, the intellectual and artistic contributions of the Renaissance, and monarchical rule.
Lecture Hours: 3
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