Mar 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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HU 449 - German History

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course provides a survey of German history from classical times through the present day. The course will focus upon the growth of Germany, particularly its establishment as a nation-state and the role that it played in European history from 1870 to the present. The course will also examine the political, social, economic, and foreign policy trends that have shaped Germany and its people. Finally, the course will examine the historiographical trends that have emerged from the study of German history. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Have surveyed the history of Germany from classic times to the present
  • Understand the general development of German culture
  • Consider whether Germany had a unique historical development when compared to other European cultures
  • Comment on the “sonderweg” or the “peculiar path” of historical development

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • No course topics appended

Patrick Jung

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