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    Dec 08, 2022  
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HIST 270 Introduction to the Far East (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
A survey of the major social, political, and economic trends in the Far East with emphasis on developments since the early 1800’s.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and analyze the pivotal developments in the nations of East Asia.
2. Explain the chief components (religious, economic, political, etc.) of the culture of East Asia.
3. Analyze the interconnections (social, gender, artistic, intellectual, religious, etc.) among different historical movements, changes, and trends.
4. Identify the major problems facing East Asia today.
5. Draw conclusions from history, discussing recent and present trends and their possible impact on the future.
6. Compare and contrast the cultural realms of East Asia.
7. Analyze the position in the world of East Asia today and in the near future.
8. Discuss the impact of East Asian cultures on the world.
9. Determine an overall plan for an even wider range of mutually beneficial ties between the U.S. and East Asia, based on lessons that are drawn from history.
10. Discuss from a historical perspective major features of the geography, as well as current developments in the political, economic, and cutltural spheres of the nations of East Asia.



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