HST 104 : History of the Middle East
Surveys the Middle East from ancient to modern times. Includes political, diplomatic, economic, social, religious and cultural themes.
Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Articulate and interpret an understanding of key historical facts and events in the history of the Middle East.
- Identify the influence of culturally based practices, values, and beliefs to analyze how historically defined meanings of difference affect human behavior.
- Identify and investigate historical theses, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate reasoning to construct evidence-based arguments on historical issues.
- Construct a well organized historical argument using effective, appropriate, and accurate language.
This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Cultural Literacy, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/ASOT-B.