Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CE - HIS 101 at Virginia Western Community College


Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

Examines the development of western civilization from ancient times to 1600 CE. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

HIS 101 surveys the general history of Western civilization from about 3000 BCE to 1600 CE and allows students to reach a basic understanding of the characteristic features of Western civilization's early historical development in that span of time. Students will learn about some of the important political, economic, social, intellectual, cultural and religious changes that shaped the development of the West.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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