Historical Knowledge of Ancient Near East
Students will gain a historical consciousness of the Ancient Near East by demonstrating a critical literacy of major developments in Ancient Near East history, key historical terms, primary sources, and narratives of Ancient Near East history up to Alexander.
Students will develop an ability to analyze historical questions and issues clearly, assess historical information accurately, and distinguish between questionable and valid historical assertions about ancient Near East primary sources.
Effective and Ethical Research
Students will develop use of the historical method of research effectively by skillfully and honestly using primary and secondary sources in the formation of answers to major questions surrounding the narratives of the ancient Near East
Students will develop their writing ability through a range of pre-writing and writing assignments.