2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HONR 200 - Foundations in Western Thought

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course focuses on the foundations of current Western culture by examining influential texts in ancient Greek, Roman, and Judeo-Christian traditions.  This course is interdisciplinary in nature and will be concerned with classical Greece and Rome, and medieval and Renaissance Europe.  It also considers contemporaneous non-Western tradition(s) in order to demonstrate the distinctive nature of Western civilization. As part of the honors program, this course is demanding in terms of its reading and writing requirements. 

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Show proficiency with the specialized vocabulary, historical context, and breadth of the field
  2. Demonstrate an ability to synthesize ideas from primary and/or secondary sources