This course surveys the history of Europe and its relations with other parts of the world from the eighteenth century to the present, as well as providing an introduction to basic historical concepts and methods of source criticism.
1. Understand how historians gather, interpret, and analyze source material and how they construct a narrative from this material.
2. Demonstrate their awareness of the variety of the human experience across time and space.
3. Create and communicate their own narratives of historical analysis.
Student Learning Objectives:
a. Students will be able to analyze primary sources by placing them in historical context.
a. Students will be able to apply their skills to material from diverse geographical areas and different time periods of study.
a. Students will be able to assess the reliability of sources and evaluate their content
c. Students will be able to produce a work of historical analysis in clear prose.