History of Western Civilization, origins to Renaissance
Professor Bill Wrightson
HIST 300 History of Western Civilization 3 Units
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This survey course reviews western civilization from its origins in the Ancient Middle East until the Renaissance. It emphasizes the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces that have served to define western civilization. The focus is on the cultural legacies and contributions of the Ancient Middle East, Greece, Rome, and Medieval Europe to the development of western civilization.