NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2019  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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HIST 1120 - Western Civilization II


This course surveys Western Civilization from the Early Modern Period though the Modern Period.  Major Early Modern Period topics of coverage will include European Overseas Expansion through the French Revolution.  Major 19th century Modern Period topics will include the Industrial Revolution through Imperialism.  Major 20thcentury Modern Period topics of coverage will include World War I through the Fall of the Soviet Union.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Global Diversity / Humanities / Social & Behavioral Sciences
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of HIST 1120 Western Civilization II, the student will have:

  1. Analyzed fundamental political characteristics and events of the Early Modern Period, including those of European Overseas Expansion, state centralization, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution;
  2. Examined fundamental socio-economic characteristics and conditions of the Early Modern Period, including those of European Overseas Expansion, state centralization, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution;
  3. Investigated fundamental cultural characteristics and conditions of the Early Modern Period, including those of European Overseas Expansion, state centralization, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution;
  4. Analyzed fundamental political characteristics and events of the 19th century Modern Era, including those of the Industrial Revolution, Romanticism, liberalism, conservatism, socialism, Marxism, Darwinism, nationalism, and imperialism;
  5. Examined fundamental socio-economic characteristics and conditions of the 19th century Modern Era, including those of the Industrial Revolution, Romanticism, liberalism, conservatism, socialism, Marxism, Darwinism, nationalism, and imperialism;
  6. Investigated fundamental cultural characteristics and conditions of the 19th century Modern Era, including those of the Industrial Revolution, Romanticism, liberalism, conservatism, socialism, Marxism, Darwinism, nationalism, and imperialism;
  7. Considered the emerging role of science and technology in reshaping the emotional, intellectual and material landscape of the Modern Era;
  8. Analyzed fundamental political characteristics and events of the 20th century Modern Era, including World Wars I and II, the Russian Revolution, totalitarianism, the Cold War, decolonization, and the fall of the Soviet Union;
  9. Examined fundamental socio-economic characteristics and conditions of the 20th century Modern Era, including World Wars I and II, the Russian Revolution, totalitarianism, the Cold War, decolonization, and the fall of the Soviet Union;
  10. Investigated fundamental cultural characteristics and conditions of the 20th century Modern Era, including World Wars I and II, the Russian Revolution, totalitarianism, the Cold War, decolonization, consequences of imperialism, and the fall of the Soviet Union;
  11. Considered the profound, ongoing impact of science and technology on the emotional, intellectual and material landscape of the 20th century to the present.


Program Outcomes
History AA

PO#1 Acquire basic factual historical knowledge

PO#2 Reconstruct accurate historical sequences

PO#3 Analyze basic historical phenomena.

PO#4 Evaluate various historical perspectives

PO#5 Critique historical conflicts.

PO#6 Discriminate between viewpoints and sources.



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