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Ancient Rome (HIST 2001)

Total Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 3

Description: This course will cover the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. You will learn about the Roman city-state, its expansion under the Republic, and the lasting political and cultural impact of the empire on world history.

Topical Outline:
1. Historical Methods
2. Pre-Roman Europe
3. The Early Roman Republic
4. The Late Roman Republic
5. The Roman Empire
6. The Fall of the Roman Empire and its Successor States

Learning Outcomes:
1. Evaluate primary documents as a way to understand the past
2. Evaluate secondary sources as a way to understand the past
3. Construct historical arguments using evidence
4. Understand the themes, people, and events important to Roman history

Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042

  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 8: Global Perspectives