Feb 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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:
  • Describe the history of Germany from classic times to the present
  • Describe the general development of German culture
  • Explain whether Germany had a unique historical development when compared to other European cultures
  • Analyze the “sonderweg” or the “peculiar path” of historical development

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • None

Dr. Patrick Jung

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