Ancient Near East to 330 BC

Ancient Near East to 330 BC
Ancient cultures of the Near East (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine, Anatolia, Iran) from the beginnings of civilization to the conquests of Alexander the Great.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining HIST 238
Course Outcomes

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.

Critical Analysis

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

Analytical Writing

Students will develop their writing ability through a range of pre-writing and writing assignments.