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HIST 112 - Roman History



5.0 Credits
History of Rome from 800 B.C. to 138 A.D.; emphasis on political, social, and cultural history.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify seminal events, movements, and institutions of Roman history, along with the key figures, groups, and ideas that contributed to their creation and development.
  2. Identify the basic elements of Roman historiography: the process by which history gets written down; the kinds of sources that are used; how the nature of the sources influences the form of the narrative; how the historical narrative reveals the ideology of the historian; and how the historical narrative is influenced by the biases of political class and social status of the historian.
  3. Describe and analyze the relationships between the central administration and the provinces throughout the Empire with respect to commerce, political relations, and cultural exchange.
  4. Describe and analyze the marginalization of groups and social classes within Rome, such as women, slaves, prostitutes, and resident aliens, as well as the process by which citizenship was conferred and denied in the Republic and the Empire.
  5. Examine and evaluate historical information/arguments from different source forms.
  6. Express their findings in formal/informal writing, classroom discussion, online discussion, research projects, and/or oral presentation.



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