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HST 101 Western Heritage

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    Oct 09, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This course is mandatory for all Hillsdale College freshmen, but it is truly valuable in learning more about the Western Heritage, learning more about who we are living in the western world.

    Course highlights:

    Highlights of this course include an incredibly thorough reader with excerpts from Socrates and Plato, Cato and the Bible. These documents help us to get a hands on focus that are truly helpful towards education and a better rounding as a human being.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Do the readings and thoroughly annotate! Try your best to understand the material and learn more about the subject before class, as well as reflect on the lecture after.

    • Fall 2017
    • Korey Maas
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading
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    Aug 14, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    This class is required for the core curriculum, but the topics and discussions are interesting and thought-provoking.

    Course highlights:

    I gained an increased knowledge regarding various different influential characters throughout history and a better understanding of the time period in which they lived in.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure to review and study the assigned readings from the book provided.

    • Fall 2016
    • Raney
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading Great Discussions
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    Mar 02, 2017
    | No strong feelings either way.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    This is a course recommended to be taken the first semester one is attending Hillsdale College. It follows the course of the Western Heritage beginning with Genesis and the Hebrews, through the history of the Greeks and Romans, and taking you all the way through to the Modern body politic

    Course highlights:

    There are many ideas that came together to shape the Western form of thought. This class outlines the main points in history when those ideas were formed, allowing the student to read a sample of works by many authors in each era that helped to shape that form of thought.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure you are reading the material assigned thoroughly and meeting with the professor even when you don't have questions just to talk about what interests you about what you are learning and what they find fascinating about the material.

    • Fall 2016
    • Dr. Hart
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading Great Discussions

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