2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Nov 16, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 302 - Renaissance Europe

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course. Students examine the Renaissance, a period of vague chronology but great accomplishments, both for good and bad. Classical humanism, artistic and technological innovations, and the expansion of European power around the globe are stressed. Students also focus on the Hundred Years War, conflicts among the Italian principalities, and the rise of the Ottoman Turks as a Mediterranean power. Rapid urbanization, the rise of commercial capitalism, and the breakdown of religious hegemony in the West are also considered. IM



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