The Age of Enlightenment

The Age of Enlightenment
Europe from 1650 to 1850, emphasizing developments (including transatlantic) in culture, religion, political thought, and historiography, as well as responses to the Enlightenment.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 305
Course Outcomes: 

Historical Knowledge of Europe between 1650 and 1815

Students will be able to explain and analyze the major political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural developments in Europe between 1650 and 1815.

Research Literature

Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents.

Historical Knowledge of Enlightenment

Students will understand the ideas central to the Enlightenment.

Analytical Writing

Students will gain experience in historical research and improve writing skills

Critical Analysis

Students will analyze historical questions and place them in historiographical context