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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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HIST 343 - Society and Culture in the High Middle Ages

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Europe from ca. 1050 to ca. 1400; expansion of the European economy; the ascendant church; royal power and national identities, new learning; crusades; dissent and reform; the crisis of the fourteenth century.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: HIST 3128.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Analyze primary source documents as evidence of the past (PLO 1, GELO 1).
  2. Describe the development of high medieval political, social, and religious ideas from early medieval precedents (PLO 2, GELO 2).
  3. Defend a position on a historical event with appropriate evidence, orally in collaboration with other students or individually in writing (PLO 3, GELO 1, ILO 2, 4).
  4. Construct a sustained argument on a historical problem of interest to you (PLO 4, GELO 2, ILO 1).
  5. Explain how Europeans responded to the perceived threat of outside/non-conformist belief systems from the eleventh to the fourteenth centuries (PLO 5, GELO 1).
  6. Evaluate the influence of high medieval history and culture in the construction of modern social values (PLO 6, GELO 3, ILO 3).

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.

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