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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

HIST-264 Medieval Europe

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of ACRD-080. 
This course introduces the political social cultural and intellectual history of Europe from the decline of the western Roman Empire to the dawn of the Italian Renaissance.

Course Outcomes
1. Evaluate causes for the decline of the western Roman Empire 2. Assess the influence of Roman traditions on the development of Christianity 3. Assess the influence of Christianity on Barbarian Europe 4. Assess the influence of Islam on the Mediterranean world 5. Evaluate the rise of the Carolingian Dynasty 6. Assess the causes, conduct and effect of the Crusades 7. Evaluate the culture of the High Middle Ages 8. Analyze the reasons for the rise of the “nation state: in the late Middle Ages 9. Demonstrate an understanding of the social structure of medieval Europe 10. Evaluate the end of the “Middle Ages” and the dawn of the Renaissance 11. Assess and analyze a variety of primary and secondary historical sources