Western Civilization:  Ancient to Early Modern
4 Credit Hours

Course Description

This course is a comprehensive study of the major political, social, economic, cultural and philosophical movements in Western Civilization from the Stone Age to the Age of Enlightenment.

Course Delivery
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.

Software & Hardware Required
The student needs a working e-mail account and internet access, as well as access to a computer with a word processing program.

Work Requirements
Six Unit Exams worth 100 points each will contain a combination of objective (multiple choice and true/false) and subjective (essay) questions.  Two Essays worth 100 points each will be written being two to three pages in length and covering assigned topics. Fourteen Chapter Study Guides worth 20 points each are also required.

Instructor: James Marshall

The instructor has done not only academic research in Western Civilization history, but also done archeological research at an excavation site in northern Israel, visited ancient sites all over Israel, while also traveling afterwards to Jordan, Mt. Sinai and the Egyptian pyramids.

Instructor: James Marshall
E-mail: marshall@iowacentral.edu