HIST 1260 - Women in European History to 1450
Credit Hours: 3.00
A survey of the history of women and their roles (political, economic, social, religious) in European history from prehistory through the Middle Ages including accounts of selected exceptional women, notable and notorious alike, who left their mark on the past.
Billable Contact Hours: 3
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the role of women in different European/Western Settings.
- Examine the lifestyle of women in pre-Roman times.
- Examine the lifestyle of Women during the Roman Period.
- Examine the lifestyle of women during Medieval/Dark Ages Europe.
- Examine the lifestyle of women during the Early European Renaissance.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of notable/exceptional women making their mark during the designated course time frame.
- Identify notable women relevant to European warfare.
- Identify notable women relevant to the development of European culture/intellectualism.
- Identify notable women relevant to politics or involved in leadership roles (monarchs, etc.).
- Identify notable women relevant to European medicine or science.
- Identify notable women relevant to European religion.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how the accomplishments of Early European women facilitated a more positive diversity in the roles of women in modern times.
- Discuss positive moves by women within the public sphere of early Europe.
- Discuss the improving view of women within the church.
- Discuss the ongoing advances of European women within the realm of intellectualism.
- Discuss the affirmative legacies of noted queens, leaders, etc.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
- 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.
Critical Thinking: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Women of Antiquity
- Women and the Greek City States
- The Role of Women During the Roman Era 500BC-400AD
- The Role of Women in the Early Catholic Church
- Dark Ages Europe and Femininity 400AD-1300AD
- Depictions of Women and Femininity During the Dark Ages
- Women in Positions of Leadership (political/military) During the Dark Ages
- Women During the Early Renaissance 1350-1450
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