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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 231 - Modern Asia

Credits: 5
Deals with the historical factors that shaped the domestic and international relations of China, Japan, and Korea. Focuses on the evolution of political and economic power of those countries from 1850 to the present. Gives attention to the role of religious and philosophical backgrounds and to the changes that occurred in the economic, social and political structures of these societies.

Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL& 101  or instructor consent.

Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Learn objective locations and important current facts.
  2. Learn important historical events of each country and area during this modern period.
  3. Understand important historical concepts, issues, and unresolved conflicts for areas going from traditional to modern societies.  
  4. Understand changing international relationships.
  5. Learn about important historical leaders and their contributions to their nations.

Program Outcomes
  1. Analyze how historical developments have various effects on people based on one or more of the following areas: geographical location, race, ethnicity, cultural traditions, gender and class.
  2. Distinguish between opinions, facts, and evidence-based interpretations.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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