History | H103 2733 Europe: Renaissance to Napoleon 1:25-2:15 MW SW119 Field
H103 | 2733 | Field


One section open to freshmen and sophomores only, other section
open to Education majors only.
Above section carries culture studies credit.
Students must enroll in a discussion section.

This is the basic survey course in European history from the Renaissance
through Napoleon. The lectures focus on two areas of great historical
change: (1) cultural and intellectual (Renaissance, Reformation,
Scientific Revolution, and Enlightenment); and (2) socio-political
(Renaissance urban economies, rise of the nation-state, beginnings of
capitalism, Enlightened despotism and causes of the French Revolution).
The course will emphasize the reading and analysis of the primary sources.
Course requirements include participation in weekly discussion sections,
three map quizzes, two short papers, two hourly exams, and a final exam.