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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

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History - HIST 137

Early Modern World

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is a survey of the balance of world civilizations in medieval and early modern times: American and African peripheral regions; major civilizations of Asia and Europe in the Middle Ages; 14th-16th century crisis and renewal; expansion of Europe in the age of Renaissance, Reformation and discovery; rise of the Great Power system; the scientific revolution and Enlightenment; the democratic and industrial revolutions; emergence of modern ideologies and nations; and climax of European expansion in the age of imperialism to the late 19th century.

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 early modern 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 advancement of human nature and culture for the period covered by the course.
  • Analyze the advancements in civilizations during the period covered by the course.
  • Summarize the emergence of modern nations and ideologies.
  • Explain scientific advances and cultural enlightenment for the period covered by the course.

Course Schedule

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

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

 137142378Early Modern WorldONL4Thomson A4/31/0Open$12.00 

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

 137141605Early Modern WorldRMT4Lark K6/24/0Open$12.00T R  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB

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

 137112921Early Modern WorldONL4Thomson A31/31/0Open$12.00 

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

 137111607Early Modern WorldRMT4Swope M31/31/0Open$12.00M W  01:00 PM-03:26 PM WEBWEB
 137111608Early Modern WorldRMT4Swope M31/31/0Open$12.00T R  03:00 PM-05:26 PM WEBWEB

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

 137112916Early Modern WorldONL4Thomson A31/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

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