Heritages and Civilizations offers students an introduction to cultures in existence before the nineteenth century and the dynamics of continuity and change over a significant span of time. Upon completing a course in this category, students should be able to do at least three of the following:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of key ideas and/or practices of these heritages, cultures or civilizations. 
  2. Analyze processes of historical development and change in these heritages, cultures or civilizations.
  3. Apply fundamental terms and concepts of one or more scholarly approaches to heritages, cultures or civilizations dating from before the 19th century.
  4. Construct clear, coherent, and articulate interpretations of these heritages, cultures or civilizations.
  5. Make critical connections between these heritages, cultures or civilizations and the present.

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