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HIST 211 East Asian Civilization

This course will cover the history of East Asian civilization and follow the development of China, Korea, and Japan. The course will include a detailed study of the cultural, political, religious, and geographical characteristics of East Asia, and it will focus on major historical trends, such as early cultures, the spread of Confucianism and Buddhism, the numerous Chinese dynasties, the interaction of China with Japan and Korea, European Imperialism, the rise of Asian nationalism, and the current status of the various nation-states.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Eligible to enroll in ENGL 121

Hours Weekly

3 hours weekly

Course Objectives

  1. Describe an issue in East Asian history and its legacy from a global perspective.
  2. Discuss how human experience in East Asian history was shaped by global forces.
  3. Analyze the interconnectedness of global events in the context of East Asian history.
  4. Analyze and evaluate the ways in which East Asian history informs the political, cultural, and/or social issues of China, Japan, and Korea.
  5. Apply introductory research skills that historians use to gather and interpret information.
  6. Employ historical concepts, methods, and/or theories to understand behavior, institutions, and/or change over time.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe an issue in East Asian history and its legacy from a global perspective.

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Writing Assignments
    • Essay

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Global Competency Rubric

    Global Competency

    • GC1
  2. Discuss how human experience in East Asian history was shaped by global forces.

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Writing Assignments
    • Essay

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Global Competency Rubric

    Global Competency

    • GC2
  3. Analyze the interconnectedness of global events in the context of East Asian history.

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Writing Assignments
    • Essay

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Global Competency Rubric

    Global Competency

    • GC3
  4. Analyze and evaluate the ways in which East Asian history informs the political, cultural, and/or social issues of China, Japan, and Korea.

    This objective is a course Goal Only

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Writing Assignments
    • Essay

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Discipline designed rubric

    Global Competency

    • GC4
  5. Apply introductory research skills that historians use to gather and interpret information.

    This objective is a course Goal Only

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Research project

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Social science rubric

    Program Goal(s)

    Degree: Social Sciences - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

    1. Employ social science concepts, methods, and/or theories to understand behavior, institutions, and/or change over time.

  6. Employ historical concepts, methods, and/or theories to understand behavior, institutions, and/or change over time.

    This objective is a course Goal Only

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Research project

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Social science rubric

    Program Goal(s)

    Degree: Social Sciences - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

    2. Apply introductory research skills that social scientists use to gather and interpret information.