Early Modern Europe (HIST*1010) | College of Arts

Early Modern Europe (HIST*1010)

Code and section: HIST*1010*01

Term: Fall 2023


Method of Delivery: 

Hybrid (two 50 min. in-person lectures each week, plus additional online films or web activities).

Course Synopsis:  

History 1010 is an introductory-level course about Europe and its interactions with the outside world between the fifteenth and the eighteenth centuries. The course covers many of the major events and movements that influenced the development of so-called Western culture including: the Italian Renaissance and Reformations; the overseas expansion and global imperialism, the emergence of scientific culture, the enlightenment and the political revolutions of the eighteenth century.

Pre-Requisite(s): none

Methods of Evaluation and Weights:

Bibliography and Essay Outline - 15%
Midterm Examination (in-person) - 20%    
Research Essay - 30%     
Final examination (in-person) - 35%    

Required Textbook:

Konnert, Mark. Medieval to Modern: Early Modern Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

*Please note: This is a preliminary web course description only. The department reserves the right to change without notice any information in this description. The final, binding course outline will be distributed in the first class of the semester.