- Name: Ancient and Medieval Cultures
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Core Humanities
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Provides an introduction to Greek, Roman and Judeo-Christian culture through the Middle Ages.
II: Course Objectives
- Display a mastery of factual and conceptual knowledge of the major cultural periods of the European world from the beginnings of civilization in the riverine civilizations to the Greco-Roman and Medieval periods.
- Develop an appreciation of cultural diversity through an examination of cultural interaction and change in Europe
- Examine culture change through a study of primary sources reflecting the literary, political, and intellectual achievements of European society.
- Engage in critical thinking through analysis of literature and other historical/cultural documents.
III: Course Linkage
This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that students:
- Have college level reading, writing skill, and oral communication skills.
- Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Know the basic principles and processes of government at the local, state, national and international level.
- Understand the importance of cultural traditions, diversity, and ethics in the modern world.