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HIST 406/506 Religion, Family and Society in Reformation Europe (CORE—Western Civilization)

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and HIST 202, HIST 203, HIST 205 or REL 212 or permission of the instructor. (First semester—even years/3 credits) 

A study of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation and its impact on such aspects of European society as the family, marriage, women’s lives, popular culture, and urban and rural society. Topics covered will include the witch hunts of the 16th and 17th centuries. Students who lack the specific prerequisite but have extensive history or religion coursework are encouraged to seek instructor permission to enroll.