4. Collaborated with others of differing backgrounds to develop solutions to complex problems
1. Understood and conveyed differing points of view
By completing this course, students will have
This course is a survey of Middle Eastern history focusing primarily on the modern period from the Ottoman Empire to the present day. Students will have the opportunity to gain specific knowledge on a country in the Middle East along with the region in general. Though a political framework will be established, economic, cultural and religious issues will also be studied.
By the end of this course, students should be able to
2. Analyze and critic the current controversies and concerns in the region.
3. Demonstrate improve reading, writing and oral communication skills.
2. Analyzed complex documents
3. Understood the importance of context and cause/effect
Goldschmidt and Boum, A Concise History of the Middle East, 11th edn (2015)
If an absence is not excused, late work is penalized 10% per day.
In class work: If an absence is not excused, these assignments cannot be made up
Cheating and Plagiarism
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