Europe 1500 to the Present

Europe 1500 to the Present
Overview of key political, cultural, economic and social developments in Europe during the early modern and modern periods, 1500—Present.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedWRTG 150.
 ProgramsContaining HIST 250
Course Outcomes

Historical knowledge of key events in European history

Demonstrate a solid understanding of key ideas, events and individuals in the political, social and cultural history of Europe from 1500 to the present.

Geographical knowledge of Europe

Demonstrate a basic geographical knowledge of Europe, as well as an understanding of the complexities and limitations of the notion of European unity.

Historical analysis of the growth of European unity

Trace and explain the transformation of Europe from the rivalries and divisions of the early modern period to its current state of union.

Historiographical knowledge and analysis

Show the ability to analyze historical debates and questions with accuracy and balance.

Reading and analysis of primary and secondary sources

Learn to read, analyze, and discuss both primary and secondary source documents dealing with European history.

Historical writing

Refine the clarity and grace of analytical writing and speaking skills.