Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East Through 1648

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East Through 1648

Social Sciences and History

This course provides a comprehensive overview of core concepts in Western Civilization through 1648. Emphasis is placed on Ancient Near East, Ancient Greece and Hellenistic Civilization; Ancient Rome; Medieval History; Renaissance and Reformation; Early Modern Europe. Students will be given a basic understanding of world events from 8000 B.C.E. to 1648, and students will be able to analyze political, religious, and cultural developments in early western civilization.