Demonstrate factual knowledge of major Western European historical events from approximately 1200 BCE to the late Renaissance.
Figures and Movements
Demonstrate factual knowledge of major Western European figures and movements in philosophy, science, literature, art, architecture, and music from approximately 1200 BCE to the late Renaissance.
Ideology vs. Artifacts
Explain the connections between dominant Western ideologies and cultural artifacts produced from approximately 1200 BCE to the late Renaissance.
Analyze the basic components of a literary work, a painting, or a building through the correct use of appropriate terminology and evaluative models
Improve communication skills through short writing assignments that require higher order thinking skills to connect cultural values discussed in class with daily experiences and evaluate their relevance to modern life.