Western Civilization I

This course is a survey of the development of western civilization from the ancient world to the Renaissance. Topics include the rise of Greece and Rome, the origins and rise of the Christian Church, the emergence of the medieval west, and the role of the Renaissance as a link between the ancient and medieval past and the beginnings of modern thought. This course will track political, social and cultural change throughout.HIS 101, 102, and 151 are for freshmen and sophomores only