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HIST 478C - Topics in Middle Eastern History

(3 units) CO11
Explores the ethno-national and religious identities of the peoples of the Middle East and reviews the recent political history of the region, including the Arab Spring, the rise of ISIS, and the current conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. analyze and explain the different scholarly perspectives on the legacy of European colonialism on modern Middle Eastern politics, the rise of nationalism and the role of political Islam in written assignments.
2. analyze and explain the role of the Middle East’s key ethno-national groups and religious sects in written assignments and an exam.
3. analyze and explain the role played by individual international leaders and colonial powers in shaping the Middle East in written assignments and an exam.
4. analyze primary and secondary sources in written assignments.


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