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2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HS 1150 - Honors Western Civilization I

This course examines the development of Western Civilization from the societies of Ancient Egypt to the European Renaissance of the fifteenth century. Particular attention will be paid to the societies of ancient Greece and Rome, Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire, the Carolingian Period, the rise of Islam, the Twelfth Century Renaissance and the transformation of society during and after the fourteenth century. Students will approach premodern history through analysis of primary sources.

Prerequisite: Honors standing.