Sep 29, 2023
HIST 337 - The Roman Republic
Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Roman history from foundation to the rise of Augustus. Neolithic; Etruscans; Republic and Punic Wars; Julius Caesar; Age of Augustus, and the pax Romana; interactions with other civilizations, with a special focus on migrations and sustainability.
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.
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. Utilize basic analytic concepts for assembling, organizing, and interpreting historical evidence, and achieve digital literacy in accessing and presenting historical materials
2. Critically analyze Roman Republican history through literature, archaeology, art, and through primary and secondary texts.
3. Use digital tools (podcasts) to create scholarship and to investigate Roman history.
4. Compare and contrast different viewpoints of what happened in ancient Roman history and to come to your own conclusion, based on the available evidence.
5. Write and speak clearly and persuasively about the Roman Republic.
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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