HIST100 Western Civilization to 1648


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Past

-Understand the implication and meaning of technological innovation and scientific discovery for the development of human society.

-Critically analyze the cultural, economic, geographical, and political processes that influenced historical events.

-Recognize, describe, and explain the nature of past historical events and their consequences for the present.

-Examine the relationship between individuals and past events, their interactions, and the repercussions of these interactions.

-Understand and explain the significance and influence of the past and its connection to current political, scientific, and cultural forces.


Exploring World Cultures

-Analyze a culture, including its political, social, ethical, communicative, or economic systems.

-Analyze how cultures are formed, transmitted, and changed.

-Compare different cultures.

-Explore the values or cultural products of non-U.S. cultures.

-Analyze the influence of other cultures upon U.S. culture.


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