Knowledge of key large Modern History, which will allow us to see clearly the lines of evolution of man in society throughout the period (late fifteenth to the late eighteenth century), stressing the openness of history and acquiring in the learning process methodological tools and critical thinking necessary for them to delve into certain topics or start new ones themselves. The objectives should be as high as students are:
-Knowledge of the lines of political, social, economic and cultural, Universal Modern History and Spain in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and the major events that frame.
-The proper understanding of the modern world and the major phenomena that characterize, through knowledge of its historical foundations. The study of the origins of their ideological and thought, social movements, their economic and scientific changes ... all this must go to the settings of the current understanding of the world and of Spain today and its conflicts.
-The acceptance that today there are a number of trends set in the form of history that prioritize certain content in accordance with their specific methodologies, but that should not affect the attempt to give an overview of the world of the Age Modern fairly reliable, with all the social components (in the broadest sense of the term) of the studied period.
-The assimilation of that history is alive and building discipline, and that the contents in the course are subject to change from the point of historical interpretation.
-An understanding of the dynamics of human societies and the consideration of its complexity, analyzing the various components and giving them a deserved importance depending on the particular circumstances of what is being analyzed.
-The ability to order the set of knowledge learned in a way which enables the student a clear picture of developments in the modern period.
-The acquisition of a basic playing techniques of historical knowledge through which the student can perform synthesis tasks developed historical content and develop in the future, and analysis in the research process that can be addressed by the student in further academic or professional career.
-The development of critical and other purely humanistic faculties for understanding through the study of past events and situations of our day and the dispoci to value and contribute their own ideological positions in the task of building a future better than us all, especially the? social analysts ".