University General Course Catalog 2019-2020 
    
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CH 201 - Ancient and Medieval Cultures

(3 units) CO5
Critical survey of Near East, Greece, Rome and Middle Ages; origins of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, philosophy and science; concepts like heroism, justice, and romantic love.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  or ENG 100J  and ENG 100JL  or ENG 113  or Corequisite(s): ENG 104 .

Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. express ideas clearly and persuasively, using relevant evidence to support their arguments.
2. analyze primary source texts with attention to content, historical and cultural context, and rhetorical techniques.
3. trace the sources and development of ancient and medieval traditions and cultural institutions, with attention to the diversity of experiences and voices that shaped them.
4. identify how arts, technologies, scientific knowledge, political ideologies, and religious beliefs contributed to ancient and medieval identities.
5. recognize ways in which ancient and medieval ideas provide the foundation for the modern world.
6. compare the ethical principles and notions of morality or justice in varying systems of belief, religions, and philosophies of ancient and medieval cultures.


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