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Origins of Western Culture

This course covers the history of western civilization from earliest times to 1648 with an emphasis on western culture and humanities. It explores social, economic, political, and artistic trends as well as the history of gender, sexuality, and ideas during the ancient and medieval eras. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for HIST 103 or HIST 103H. C-ID HIST-170.

Subject: HIST
Course Number: 103
Section Number: 1644
Units: 3

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office hours: To be determined
Phone: 760-651-2641
Instructor notes: HIST 103 (Western Civilization I) Units: 3 Professor: Karl M. Golemo; Instructor notes: Welcome to our History 103 Online Course! My name is Professor Karl M. Golemo, and I will be your instructor for our fall 2012 session. I will send a global email message to every student, once the course has been made available on our Blackboard site. I will have our Blackboard site ready/available for everyone by the weekend just prior to the start of the class. Please email me, if you need assistance, and if necessary we can find a time to meet in person. Phone: (760) 651-2641. If unavailable, please leave a message, and I will get back to you. If you have any questions, please send me an email at:, and I will be happy to help you. We'll have a great semester! Sincerely, Karl M. Golemo... Professor of History, Languages, Literature, Philosophy, and Communications

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