This course is an introductory survey of European History to 1648. It explores the key institutions of Western culture beginning with its origins in the Mediterranean region. The course focuses on the development of Western civilization into a set of competing states and the political, economic, and intellectual/religious institutions that bound these states together into a common civilization.
3 credits (3 lecture hours) Fall Semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Western Civilization.
Students may not receive credit for both SOCS 103 and HIST 161