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College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 1500 - Western Civilization to 1648

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly HIST 1100)

The evolution of Western Civilization and its development from ancient times through the reformation.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the political, economic, social, spiritual, intellectual, and military histories of the following people:

Prehistoric man The Greeks

The people of Mesopotamia The Romans

The Egyptians The Muslims

The Hebrews The Europeans of the Middle Ages

The Phoenicians The European Renaissance

The Christian Reformation

Objectives: For each of the above peoples, students will:

  1. Explain and analyze the political history.
  2. Explain and analyze the social history.
  3. Explain and analyze the spiritual history.
  4. Explain and analyze the intellectual history.
  5. Explain and analyze the military history.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of contributions of the following people to the evolution of Western culture:

Prehistoric man The Greeks

The people of Mesopotamia The Romans

The Egyptians The Muslims

The Hebrews The Europeans of the Middle Ages

The Phoenicians The European Renaissance

The Christian Reformation

Objectives: For each of the above peoples, students will:

  1. Explain and analyze the contributions to the political evolution of Western culture.
  2. Explain and analyze the contributions to the social evolution of Western culture.
  3. Explain and analyze the contributions to the spiritual evolution of Western culture.
  4. Explain and analyze the contributions to the intellectual evolution of Western culture.
  5. Explain and analyze the contributions to the military evolution of Western culture.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Prehistory
  2. Mesopotamia
  3. Egypt
  4. Greece
  5. Rome
  6. Early Middle Ages
  7. Late Middle Ages
  8. Renaissance
  9. Reformation

Primary Faculty
Broyles, Michael
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Williams-Chehmani, Angie
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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