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The Middle East in the 20th Century

HIST 234
Spring 2014
Section: 01  
Certificates: Civic Engagement, International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies

This course surveys the history, culture, and religion of the contemporary Middle East. Emphasis is on the historical roots of current problems. These include the Arab-Israeli conflict, Westernization versus Islam, U.S. involvement in the region, and the Sunni-Shia divide within Islam. Finally, the course will address the causes of the Arab Spring and discuss possible outcomes of the ongoing turmoil that reform movements unleashed.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-18-2014
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