Aug 20, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook

HIST1050

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HIST 1050 - Western Civilization I


Academic Division:

Liberal Arts


Academic Discipline:

History


Assistant Dean: Steve Haynes PhD
3 Credit(s)
This course presents an overview of European civilization from antiquity to about the year 1600, stressing the chief political, social, cultural, and religious developments within this span of time. This class will help students gain a better understanding of the historical narrative of European civilization, particularly as it relates to political institutions and structures and social and cultural developments; develop improved textual interpretation skills through the careful reading and discussion of ancient and medieval texts; and refine their ability to express ideas and produce convincing arguments through writing essays and short paper. UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcome Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication –  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Apply critical thinking to analyze primary and secondary sources (historical analysis of texts)

Papers, quizzes, tests on scheduled days during semester. Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

2. Explain the cause, effect, and relevance of specific historical events and/or periods within the broader historical context

Papers, quizzes, tests on scheduled days during semester. Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
3. Articulate diverse historical interpretations Papers, quizzes, tests on scheduled days during semester. Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

4. Demonstrate the ability to apply basic historical concepts, methodologies, and approaches

Papers, quizzes, tests on scheduled days during semester. Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

5. Articulate historical arguments in a variety of forms of communication

Papers, quizzes, tests on scheduled days during semester. Weeks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
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