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HUMN 1340 - Middle Eastern Cultures
Fall 2019, Section 66

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000426 HUMN 1340 66 Middle Eastern Cultures
08/28 - 12/23
W
5:00pm - 7:50pm
3.0 Open Lindsey, Melissa
Location: St Cloud Technical and Community College
Building/Room: Northway Building 1-177


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/28/2019 - 12/23/2019 W 5:00pm - 7:50pm Northway Building 1-177 Lindsey, Melissa

Notes
  • Humanities and Global Perspectives

Location Details
Offered through: St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
Campus: St Cloud Technical and Community College. Location: St Cloud Technical and Community College.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 40 Enrolled: 39 Seats Remaining: 1

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
This course requires any of these nine prerequisite categories
1. A score of 21 on test ACT Reading
    Or
2. A score of 62 on test Accuplacer Reading Comprehension
    Or
3. A score of 1047 on test MN Comprehensive Assessment Reading
    Or
4. A score of 480 on test SAT Reading Test
    Or
5. A score of 237 on test Accuplacer NG Reading
    Or
6. Both of these
ENGL 0900 - Writing Fundamentals (Minimum grade: 2.0 GPA Equivalent)
READ 0900 - Reading Fundamentals (Minimum grade: 2.0 GPA Equivalent)
    Or
7. All of these three
ESOL 0910 - Writing for College (Minimum grade: 2.0 GPA Equivalent)
ESOL 0920 - Reading for College (Minimum grade: 2.0 GPA Equivalent)
ESOL 0930 - Speaking and Listening for College (Minimum grade: 2.0 GPA Equivalent)
    Or
8. Both of these
ENGL 1308 - Stretch Analytical Writing I
READ 0304 - Foundations for College Reading II
    Or
9. Both of these
ENGL 0304 - Foundations for College Writing II
READ 0304 - Foundations for College Reading II

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 30, 2019, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is December 2, 2019.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $490.98
Tuition -nonresident: $490.98
Approximate Course Fees: $62.76

Course Books and Materials
No Textbook Required

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
  • 06 - Humanities-Arts, Lit, Philosophy
  • 08 - Global Perspective
  • All General Education Courses

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 06 - Humanities/Fine Arts
    • Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
    • Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.
    • Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
    • Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.
  • Goal 08 - Global Perspective
    • Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences.
    • Analyze specific international problems, illustrating the cultural, economic, and political differences that affect their solution.
    • Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.

Description
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Areas 6 and 8 - Humanities & Global Perspectives. This course aims to expand students' knowledge of the various cultures within the Middle East. It examines how the region's cultural values have been influenced by their shared history since the 19th century, as well as by their major religion of Islam. Students thus achieve a thorough understanding of the various cultures within the region by examining the customs and rituals, critiquing culturally influenced political systems, and gaining insight from speakers and field trips. Student Learning Outcomes: * Analyze the factors that led to the creation of the current borders within the Middle Eastern countries. * Analyze, synthesize, and critically examine cultural roots and literacy. * Research the role of Islam and colonialism in shaping the Middle East region * Differentiate between primary and secondary identities to understand the dynamics of national unity. * Evaluate colonial attitudes and their impact on today's stereotypes about the Middle East. * Critically evaluate how culture and language shape our thoughts, behaviors, and attitudes * Identify the geographical distribution of ethnic groups by colonialist powers * Evaluate a current conflict in the Middle East using a historical and social perspective to gain deeper understanding.

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