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Course Description

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History - HIST 134

Ancient World

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is a survey of prehistoric and ancient times: origins of human nature and culture; early gathering-hunting and planting-herding societies; origins of civilization in the Middle East, India, China, the Mediterranean and elsewhere; civilized-barbarian interaction and the rise of early Old World empires; rise of classical civilizations, especially Greece and Rome; rise of the higher religions, especially the Judeo-Christian traditions; and decline of classical civilizations with emphasis on the fall of Rome and the rise of medieval Europe, Byzantium and Islam.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear, factual understanding of the historical development of the Ancient World.
  • Evaluate the human experience as it relates to the historical period covered by the course.
  • Analyze the role geography played in the historical period covered by the course.
  • Relate the human experience – using history – to contemporary times.
  • Analyze historical evidence of the human experience/culture for the period covered by the course.
  • Distinguish between historical artifacts and other types of sources concerning history.
  • Incorporate historical artifacts and other scholarly sources concerning history into their writing and research.
  • Demonstrate digital literacy, especially as it relates to the study of history.
  • Synthesize the origins of human communities and culture for the period covered by the course.
  • Analyze the origins of civilizations during the period covered by the course.
  • Illustrate the rise of religion occurring in the period covered by the course.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/27/2020

 134142729Ancient WorldONL4Lark K0/31/2Closed$12.00 
 134142738Ancient WorldONL4Lark K0/31/0Closed$12.00 

Fall; 2020; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 134142426Ancient WorldONL4Lark K1/31/0Open$12.00 
 134142735Ancient WorldONL4Lark K2/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 134141600Ancient WorldRMT4Stegich E1/24/0Open$12.00M W  08:00 AM-09:54 AM WEBWEB
 134141603Ancient WorldRMT4Lark K5/24/0Open$12.00T R  12:00 PM-01:54 PM WEBWEB
 134142718Ancient WorldONL4Berg S8/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/16/2021

 134112382Ancient WorldONL4Lark K31/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/02/2021

 134111602Ancient WorldRMT4Swope M31/31/0Open$12.00T R  10:00 AM-12:26 PM WEBWEB
 134112327Ancient WorldONL4Lark K31/31/0Open$12.00 
 134112391Ancient WorldONL4Lark K31/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 134111600Ancient WorldMC4Lark K10/10/0Open$12.00M W  09:30 AM-11:24 AM LA200
 134111604Ancient WorldRMT4Stegich E31/31/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-02:54 PM WEBWEB
 134112914Ancient WorldONL4Lark K31/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday