Mar 13th 2017

Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval Europe (edX)

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Learn about the origins and development of Western societies and institutions from the ancient world through the Middle Ages in this credit-eligible course. This course will provide a general outline of European history from Ancient times through 1500 AD, covering a variety of European historical periods and cultures, including Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Celtic, Frankish and others.

This course satisfies the Social-Behavioral Sciences (SB) and Historical Awareness (H) general studies requirements at Arizona State University. This course may satisfy a general education requirement at other institutions; however, it is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring the credit.

What you'll learn:

- Think critically about the development of people politically, socially, and economically

- Evaluate evolution of political systems and their contribution to western society

- Understand the changing social role of religion in European society

- Explore the changing relations between Ancient and Medieval Europe and the world beyond