2017-2018 University Catalogue 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2017-2018 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 105 - Introduction to the Modern Middle East (GL)

This is a beginning course for study of the Middle East region, and a nuts-and-bolts primer on understanding the background for current events. Students learn the political, geographical, and social/ethnic borders that divide the region and the distribution of languages and faiths across it. The historical content of the course is a survey of the past two centuries, with emphasis on the 20th century. No prior knowledge of the Middle East is assumed. (GL)

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: None
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No Senior
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Liberal Arts CORE: None
Formerly: HIST 259

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