Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
1410228 Western Civilization 2.0 2
Description This course introduces to students the development of the Western Civilization from the early secular classics to the late 18th century. The focus is on the Classics of Greco-Rome culture, Christianity of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and the Age of Rediscoveries and Colonization. This course is intended to bring to students early periods and styles of Western civilization, so to enlighten students to the early secularism (Greco-Rome Culture) as well as Christian-ity (Medieval Ages), then finish by viewing the Renaissance in it's rediscovering of classics and rising of humanism. The content will cover the Ancient Greco-Roman culture, Medie-val Gothic style/spirit, Renaissance artistic creation, Baroque and Rococo styles, Neoclassicism, and Romanticism. A lot of VCD, DVD, slides, and tapes together with articles are to be used both in class and on-line.Therefore, the teaching/learning process in this course will be divined into two parts; two thirds consists of in-class read-ings, discu