CRC19: Courses

HIST 301 History of Western Civilization (to 1660)

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ENGWR 300

Transferable: CSU; UC


History 301 is a survey course on Western Civilization from c. 3000 BCE to 1600 CE. The course will trace the origins, development, and advancement of European Civilization from antiquity to early modernization. In addition to political analysis, emphasis will be placed upon the socio-economic structures of various peoples discussed during the four thousand six hundred year time period. Finally, the birth, growth, and later fragmentation of Christianity will be covered.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of Western Civilization from c. 3000th BCE to the 17th century CE (SLO #1).