HIST 101 SYLLABUS SECTION 08.docx - HIST-101 Western Civilization I Fall 2012 Section 08 Time and Place M W F 2:30-3:35 PM(Academic Building Room 1025

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HIST-101: Western Civilization I Fall 2012Section:08Time and Place: M W F 2:30-3:35 PM (Academic Building, Room # 1025)Prerequisites:NoneCredit Hours:4Instructor:Prof. Daniel DavyPhone: 239-304-7127e-mail: [email protected]Office Hours:M W 9:00-11:45 AM (or by appointment), Academic Building, Room # 2018Course Description:This course examines the events and elements of European history from pagan antiquity to the Protestant Reformation. It is meant to work in conjunction with LIT 103: Classical Epics,and will help the students appreciate the roots and some of the glories of Western Culture. Student Outcomes and Assessment StrategiesAfter taking this course students will be able to:(A) Demonstrate familiarity with the main events in early modern to modern Western history.(B) Understand the transformative historical processes which created a distinctly Western culture.(C) Analyze primary texts from a historical perspective.Course RequirementsTwo tests - (2 X 15%): 30%Final examination - 30%Two papers - (2 X 15%): 30%Class discussions - 10%Course EvaluationStudents will be assigned a final grade based upon their results of: - mid-term and final examinations(which measure the students’ capacity to synthesize data and comprehend large scale historical issues)- papers(which assess the students’ ability to answer historical questions using relevant research materials)All late assignments will be penalized by five percentage points per day. For example, a paper

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