HST 290 : East Asian History

Transcript title

East Asian History

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

40

Recommended preparation

or to be taken with WR 121.

Description

Traditional China as the foundation of East Asian civilization. Recommended that HST 290, HST 291 and HST 292 be taken in sequence, but not required.

Learning outcomes

1. Exhibit knowledge of the chronological flow of human history by ordering a series of significant events in Chinese history from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.
2. Identify major themes of historical change in Chinese history such as changes in forms of transportation, changes in forms from agrarian to pre-industrial economies, or changes in forms of migration [immigration/emigration] from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.
3. Employ historical thinking and inquiry to understand and to interpret events, issues, developments, relationships and perspectives of Chinese history from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.
4. Identify, analyze, develop and defend particular thematic interpretations of historical change in China from the pre-literate era to the 18th century. Explain how and why historical interpretations differ and how they are affected by time [i.e., historical context].
5. Analyze causal relationships in Chinese history from the pre-literate era to the 18th century and apply more than one perspective to show how these causal relationships might have different interpretations.
6. Utilize evidence from primary and secondary sources to understand and describe events, issues, developments, relationships, and perspectives of Chinese history from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.
7. Understand relationships among events, issues and developments in different spheres of human activity [i.e., economic, social, political, cultural] in China from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.
8. Recognize change and continuity within broad concept themes such as the interaction of peoples, cultures and ideas or economic and technological developments and their impact on Chinese society from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.
9. Use formal and informal writing to develop and to express historical interpretations and analysis of Chinese history from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.
10. Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and international components in Chinese history from the pre-literate era to the 18th century.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Discipline Studies/Social Science
  • Discipline Studies/Cultural Literacy

Outside of
expected

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