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  Course: HIS 1310
  Title:Western Civ:Antiquity-1650 HI1
  Long Title:Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1
  Course Description:Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in Western Civilization from antiquity to 1650. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category.
  Min Credit:3
  Max Credit:

  Course Notes: This template reflects updates approved by FTCC in 1998.
   C: Update GT/Desc/CLOs/TO effective 202110
  Origin Notes: ACC
  General Notes:revisions to competencies entered 11/20/10 LK

 1.  Reference secondary and tertiary sources to construct knowledge and to develop context.
 2.  De-construct complex and multiple sources of information into basic historical concepts.
 3.  Recognize the impact of continuity and change of historical perspective in context of time and space in Western Civilization from antiquity to 1650.
 4.  Develop narrative structures and arguments based on evidence.
 5.  Compare and contrast how peoples, groups, cultures, and institutions change over time in Western Civilization from antiquity to 1650.
 6.  Analyze events in Western Civilization from antiquity to 1650 in historical context to illustrate how social, cultural, gender, race, religion, nationality, and other identities affect historical perspectives.
 7.  Use diverse resources for historical research, including libraries, databases, bibliographies, and archives.
 8.  Identify perspectives in historical interpretation using secondary sources.
 9.  Identify types of primary sources, their perspective, and purpose of their author.
 10. Create substantive writing samples that employ critical analysis of primary and secondary sources with appropriate citations.
 11. Construct knowledge by developing historical narratives from primary and secondary sources, maps, and/or artifacts.

 I.    The beginning of human society
        A.  Paleolithic Era
        B.  Neolithic (agricultural) revolution
 II.   The Ancient Near East
        A.  Mesopotamia
        B.  Egypt
        C.  Hebrews
        D.  First empires
 III.  Greek and Hellenistic civilization
        A.  Origins
        B.  Classical Greece
        C.  Hellenistic world
 IV.   Roman civilization
        A.  Roman Republic
        B.  Roman Empire
        C.  Decline and fall of Rome
        D.  Early Christian civilization
 V.    The Middle Ages
        A.  Byzantine and Islamic influences
        B.  Early Middle Ages
        C.  High Middle Ages
        D.  Late Middle Ages
 VI.   The transition to the Early Modern West
        A.  Renaissance
        B.  Reformation and Catholic-Reformation
        C.  Economic and geographic expansion of Europe
        D.  Rise of nation states
        E.  Age of absolutism
        F.  Scientific revolution

 Course Offered At:

  Arapahoe Community College ACC
  Community College of Aurora CCA
  Colorado Community College Sys CCCS
  Community College of Denver CCD
  Colorado Northwestern CC CNCC
  Front Range Community College FRCC
  Lamar Community College LCC
  Morgan Community College MCC
  Northeastern Junior College NJC
  Otero College OJC
  Pueblo Community College PCC
  Pikes Peak State College PPCC
  Red Rocks Community College RRCC
  Trinidad State College TSJC
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