Liberal Arts > Core Humanities

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: ENG102

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.

Scheduled CH-201 classes:

Fall 2018