Summer 2019

Explore Ancient Egypt and other fascinating civilizations.

HIST 107: Western Civilizations I – SO  ONLINE

When: June 3-28, 2019, Summer Term I

Prof. Michael Halvorson, Ph.D., Professor of History

Meets: Completely online (no set meeting time, but plan for daily assignments and activities Monday through Friday)

Description: Surveys the history of the ancient Near East and Mediterranean regions, including ancient Sumer, Egypt, Israel, Persia, and Greece. Major themes include empire building, religion, law, art, and literature. Students learn to investigate historical problems, use sources, and write historical essays.

Attributes: 4 credits, upper division course, Social Sciences credit (SO), History elective

To register for this course, visit https://www.plu.edu/summer/.

For a preview of Dr. Halvorson teaching an online class, see https://www.plu.edu/online/.

HIST 388: ST: Ancient Rome and Early Medieval Europe – SO   ONLINE

When: July 1-26, 2019, Summer Term II

Prof. Michael Halvorson, Ph.D., Professor of History

Meets: Completely online (no set meeting time, but plan for daily assignments and activities Monday through Friday)

Description: A course focused on writing and research using primary sources and Internet-based materials. Covers the civilizations of Ancient Rome, the Byzantine Empire, Medieval Islamic Civilization, and Early Medieval Europe.

Attributes: 4 credits, upper division course, Social Sciences credit (SO), History elective

To register for this course, visit https://www.plu.edu/summer/.

For a preview of Dr. Halvorson teaching an online class, see https://www.plu.edu/online/.