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HIS 108 Eastern Civilization - Beginnings to 1850
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Global/International Awareness   Historical Awareness   Humanities   Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: An examination of the characteristics and development of civilizations, religions, and philosophies of the Middle East, Far East, and Southeast Asia from ancient times to the mid-nineteenth century. Prerequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the principal geographic features, countries and capitals of the Middle East, Far East, and Southeast Asia. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)

2. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the traditional and religious world views characterizing Asian civilizations and contrast these with personal/Western outlook. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)

3. (Comprehension Level) Describe the general social, historical, political, and economic characteristics of the Middle East, Far East, and Southeast Asian countries. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)

4. (Analysis Level) Examine the interaction between indigenous populations and foreign invaders and the impact this interaction had on their cultures and civilizations. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)

5. (Comprehension Level) Identify the role of trade in the Middle East, Far East, and Southeast Asia and its import on the various societies. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)

6. (Analysis Level) Examine the development of a centralized imperial system in China. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)

7. (Analysis Level) Examine the development and expansion of the Islamic faith. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)

8.(Analysis Level) Examine and explain the expansion of Islamic power in the ancient Asian cultures. (1. Cultural and Civic Engagement, 2. Integrative Knowledge and 4. Reasoning Skills)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None