2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Nov 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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HS 302 - Renaissance Europe

(3.00 cr.)

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.

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course.
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IM



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