SURVEY OF MIDDLE EASTERN CIVILIZATION
(4 credit hours)
Spring | Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
A survey of the development of Middle Eastern civilization from its origins to the present time. This course gives an overview of the political, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual developments of the Middle East with emphasis on the traditions of indigenous people, their cultural and political impact on regional and world history, imperial expansions and invasions, evolution of the modern states and movements, and current challenges.