Oct 06, 2022
HIST 332 - Tolerance and Intolerance in the Roman Empire
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
To 600 C.E. History of tolerance/persecution in the Roman period through Late Antiquity; the persecution of the Christians by Roman officials; of Christians by Christians; and the persecution of other groups by the Christians. Roman law and punishment.
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.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Discuss Roman History from about 200 AD through the end of Late Antiquity (600 AD).
- Utilize basic analytic concepts for assembling, organizing, and interpreting historical evidence
- Critically analyze Roman history through literature, archaeology, art, and through primary and secondary texts, both in your own work and that of your classmates
- Investigate Roman history with the use of digital tools
- Make connections between what happened in the ancient world to what is happening today.
- Compare and contrast different viewpoints of what happened in Roman history and to come to your own conclusion, based on the available evidence.
- Think creatively about these issues and to form your own opinions.
UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
- analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
- 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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