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HIST 244

Jewish History: A.D. 70 to the Present

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Jewish diaspora, Jewish life in Europe; Yiddish culture; development of Zionism; emergence of modern Israel; Jewish-Christian relations; Jewish contributions to culture and society in the United States.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Historical Knowledge of Jewish History

Learning Outcome

Gain a historical consciousness by demonstrating an understanding of major developments in Jewish and history, and understand key historical terms and theories.

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Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

Acquire the ability to analyze historical questions and issues clearly, assess historical information accurately and distinguish between questionable and valid historical assertions.

Title

Recognize Anti-Semitism

Learning Outcome

Recognize anti-Semitic arguments.

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Understand Jewish Identity

Learning Outcome

Gain an understanding of the complexities of modern Jewish identity.

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Appreciate Jewish Contributions

Learning Outcome

Appreciate the contribution of Jewish people to the world.

Title

Analytical Writing

Learning Outcome

Skillfully integrate sources into a coherent argument expressed through a clear, well-written style and throrough oral communication.

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Effective and Ethical Research

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate proficiency in using the historical method of research effectively by skillfully and honestly using interdisciplinary prinary and secondary sources.