Western Civilization

  • Credits: 3
  • Course Code: HIST 121

Surveys the ideals, institutions, and persons in the growth of European civilization from antiquity to 1800.

Particular attention is given to the roles played by Asian and African cultures in shaping the Western world.

$375

No Monthly

membership

Week 1

  • Week 1 Preview
  • Lecture: Introduction to History’s Importance
  • Brief History Reading Assignment
  • Instructions for PowerPoint Viewing
  • Brief History Chapter 1 PowerPoint
  • Brief History Chapter 2 PowerPoint
  • PowerPoint Viewing
  • Web Links Assignment
  • Discussion Forum
  • Quiz 1

Week 2

  • Week 2 Preview
  • Lecture: Terms and Definitions
  • Brief History Reading Assignment
  • Brief History Chapter 3 PowerPoint
  • Brief History Chapter 4 PowerPoint
  • PowerPoint Viewing
  • Web Links Assignment
  • Discussion Forum
  • Quiz 2

Week 3

  • Week 3 Preview
  • Lectures: Prejudice and Providence
  • Brief History Reading Assignment
  • Brief History Chapter 5 PowerPoint
  • Brief History Chapter 6 PowerPoint
  • PowerPoint Viewing
  • Websites: Greece & Rome
  • Discussion Forum
  • Quiz 3

Week 4

  • Week 4 Preview
  • Lecture: Approaches to History
  • Brief History Reading Assignment
  • Brief History Chapter 7 PowerPoint
  • Brief History Chapter 8 PowerPoint
  • Brief History Chapter 9 PowerPoint
  • PowerPoint Viewing
  • Web Links Assignment
  • Discussion Forum
  • Quiz 4

Week 5 

  • Week 5 Preview
  • Lecture: Approaches to History, continued
  • Brief History Reading Assignment
  • Brief History Chapter 11 PowerPoint
  • Brief History Chapter 10 PowerPoint
  • Brief History Chapter 12 PowerPoint
  • PowerPoint Viewing
  • Web Links Assignment
  • Quiz 5

Courses run for 12 weeks. The above is only a sample.

There are no prerequisites for Western Civilization.

18% — Quizzes

10% — Final Exam

35% — Assigned Reading

12% — Research Paper

10% — PowerPoints/Websites

15% — Discussion Forums

Dr. Mark Bird

Professor

  • BRE in Education, Union Bible College
  • MS in Secondary Education, Pensacola Christian College
  • MA in Theology, Wesley Biblical Seminary
  • DMin in Theology and Apologetics, Grace Theological Seminary

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