History of Ancient Iraq

History of Ancient Iraq
Examining the social and economic aspects of the rise of cities, inter-regional trade, political exchange, and imperialism in ancient Mesopotamia using primary and secondary sources. Topics include agriculture in Babylon, cities in Mesopotamia, royal courts, Assyrian trade and markets, family and kin.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 334
Course Outcomes

Critical Analysis

Develop an ability to analyze historical questions and issues clearly, assess historical information accurately, and distinguish between questionable and valid historical assertions.

Historical Knowledge of Ancient Iraq

Gain a historical consciousness of social and economic institutions and developments in ancient Iraq.

Research Literature

Develop use of the historical method of research effectively by skillfully and honestly using primary and secondary sources.

Effective Communication

Skillfully integrate evidence into a coherent argument or narrative expressed through a clear, well-written style and through oral communication.