Honors Program

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Western Civilizations Seminar


The study of origin, evolution, and development of Western civilizations. The course may focus on one or multiple Western civilizations of the instructor’s choice and focus on a period in time such as Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian movements, Renaissance, Reformation, the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, the Scientific Revolution, and the development of Liberal Democracy etc. The topics of focus will include the rise and spread of various empires in terms of influence, achievements and lasting impact from socioeconomic, political, and global perspectives in the chosen Western Civilization and period in time.