HIST 1113 N2

Introduction to Western Civilization 2

Leading developments in Western civilization from the French Revolution to the present. Students will be introduced to various historical concepts, skills and methodologies.

Instructor: Leigh Whaley
Prerequisites:
 None.
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


In this course, you'll explore the fascinating history of change and conflict from the late 18th century to the Cold War era, focusing on Western Europe.

Topics include:

  • Life before and after industrialization
  • Imperialism, totalitatrianism, and liberalism movements
  • Revolutions and wars
  • Urban and rural contrasts


The course is designed to combine narrative and analysis. In addition to the facts, you'll build your skills in interpreting, researching, and discussing history.