Nov 24, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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HIST 320 - Ancient History


Prerequisites: HIST 100   (for majors) or consent of instructor
Fulfills a course requirement in the History Major, Minor or Core Concentration
This course acquaints students with the growth of human civilization from the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods through the rise of early civilizations including the Egyptians and Nubians of Africa, Mesopotamians (Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians) Asians, and later European cultures. Among the topics to which the course attends are the human experience of the divine, man’s struggle with human and natural forces, warfare and the meaning of justice, the development of logos as human reason or cognition, and the emergence of science, technology, and artistic experience. As the focus and topic may change each time the course is offered, students may repeat for credit.

3 credits
Special Offering



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