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 Course Title:   International Studies

 Title Abbreviation:   INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

 Department:    SOSC

 Course #:    180

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Introduction to the history, culture, traditions, and lifestyles of a specific world region.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Students will be able to understand the following aspects of the culture under study:
    • appreciate the historical origins of the society in question and the impact of history on contemporary issues.
    • understand the unique aspects and challenges of life in this society.
    • recognize distinctive art, customs and values of the society in question.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Topics to be covered during the quarter include:
    • historical roots and development.
    • impact of history on contemporary issues.
    • distinctive cultural achievements.
    • modern society and lifestyles.