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HIST 482 - The Age of Discovery:1300-1600

(3 units)
Great geographical, technological, cultural and intellectual discoveries, with special emphasis on the clash of cultures between Europeans and non-Europeans, 1300-1600.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 ; CH 201  or CH 202  or CH 203  or CH 212 ; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. analyze and synthesize, in writing and in class discussions, primary and secondary sources, and identify issues of historical objectivity and meaning.
2. analyze and critically examine, in writing, at least two texts that raise a particular issue (cultural,religious, intellectual) dealing with the Age of Discovery, 1300-1600.
3. explain, in writing and in class discussion, the impact of European institutions on non-European institutions, and vice versa, as well as the problem of cultural subjectivity in the formation of the European (Western) imagination.
4. explain, in writing/or class discussions, how the interaction of cultures leads to self-discovery, and how this process continues into the twenty-first century.


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