HI 395 — Big Ideas in History: Smith, Darwin, Marx, Freud (Honors)

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

Students learn Western history through the lens of the Big Four of modern thought-Adam Smith, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud. They use their ideas to grapple with European and American history from the Age of Empire to the birth of modern business, politics, and people. (G5: Western Civilization; G7: Humanities).