History - European History Concentration | Liberal Studies Major | Concordia University Irvine

Liberal Studies

History - European History Concentration

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Curriculum

  • Liberal Studies Major: European History Concentration
  • 12 Units
  • HST 334: Medieval History
  • 3

The emergence of Europe from the early Middle Ages to the Italian Renaissance will be examined in this course including the feudal society, the Christian church, cities and commerce, art and learning, and the rise of kings and nation states. Particular attention will be given to Europe's Greek and Roman legacy as transmitted by the Byzantine and Islamic civilizations. Prerequisite: HST 201 or HST 202 or CHST 201 or CHST 301. Offered alternate years.

  • HST 336: The Renaissance and the Reformation
  • 3

Europe from the 14th to the 17th century, the transitional period between medieval and modern history, will be examined in this course including the Italian Renaissance, the Northern Renaissance, the Lutheran Reformation, the Calvinist and Anglican Reformations, and the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation. Prerequisite: HST 201 or HST 202 or CHST 201 or CHST 301. Offered alternate years.

  • HST 338: Modern European History
  • 3

This course will integrate various political, social, economic. and cultural phases of Europe's history from the 18th century to the present including the French Revolution; industrialization; imperialism; the unification of Italy and Germany; the major scientific, literary, and artistic developments; Communism and Fascism; the two world wars; and the Cold War. Prerequisite: HST 201 or HST 202 or CHST 201 or CHST 301. Offered alternate years.

  • HST 341: Early Modern England
  • 3

This course will present a thematic study of English culture and life from the reign of King Henry VIII through the war for American Independence with attention being paid to culture, governance, and factors that led to the expansion of the British Empire and the conflicts in North America. Offered alternate years.

See requirements for Liberal Studies major coursework.

Current students, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this major and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your major. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for official requirements you must meet to qualify for a degree.


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