HIST 230: Pre-Modern European Civilization

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
A survey of Pre-Modern Europe to 1500 CE. Focus is given to the political evolution and the major economic, social, and cultural development of European states.
Course Outcomes
  • Analyze the individuals’ roles, events, ideas, and processes (i.e., human migrations, ecological forces, cross-cultural encounters, spread of world religions) that gave rise to a distinct European civilization.
  • Synthesize primary sources in order to evidence an argument dealing with a significant issue in Pre-Modern European history.
  • Evaluate contemporary issues and events in terms of Pre- Modern European events (i.e., historical roots).