Welcome to the Modern States CLEP course in
Western Civilization I. Hello, my name is Dr. David D. Flaten. Our goal for you in this series of lectures
is to better prepare you for success in the CLEP exam in Western Civilization I. In these six modules, we will explore the
changes in Western Civilization ranging from its origins in Asia and Africa through to
the era of 1650. These brief lectures, in combination with
your own hard work, with your readings, interactive materials and practice questions, are designed
to help put you in the best position to pass the exam. Best of luck in this course, we are so excited
that you have joined us in the quest to make higher education available to all.