Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HLS 261 - History of the Middle East

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Gain an analytical framework to examine the history of the Middle East region, focusing on the following areas: the pre-Islamic era; the rise and expansion of Islam; medieval Muslim society and culture; the rise, decline, and collapse of the Ottoman Empire; the impact of the West on politics and society; the rise of nationalism; the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process; and modern revolutionary movements and the resurgence of Islam.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A credit will not be given for HLS 261 and also HIS 261.