Category Archives: European Studies

(127) MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN HISTORY

Full year course – 4 credits This course is a survey of Medieval European History from the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and the rise of Christianity to the Black Death and the Renaissance (circa 300-1500 C.E.). A wide … Continue reading

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(112) MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY

(112) MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY Full year course – 4 credits Open to: 9 only Focusing on Europe since 1600, this course presents a chronological survey of the following topics: the English, French, Russian, and industrial revolutions; the rise of colonialism … Continue reading

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*(116) WESTERN CIVILIZATION – THE ARTS AND HISTORY (not currently offered)

(116) WESTERN CIVILIZATION – THE ARTS AND HISTORY Full year course – 4 credits WESTERN CIVILIZATION – THE ARTS AND HISTORY traces the evolution of the western world through a survey of the visual arts and music presented in their … Continue reading

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(115) PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY IN WESTERN EUROPE

(115) PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY IN WESTERN EUROPE Full year course – 4 credits This course is an introduction to the major philosophers of the west and their ideas, with an emphasis on ethics and political philosophy. Philosophical ideas will be … Continue reading

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(117) DICTATORS

(117) DICTATORS Full year course – 4 credits The history of the world in the twentieth century is marked by the rise of dictators who were able to gather a great deal of power and use it ruthlessly for their … Continue reading

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