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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 120 - Self and Story in World History

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2
Exploration of students’ personal and family connections to an event in world history. Students develop a historical question, gather and evaluate primary and secondary historical sources (images and print), and produce a digital project on their findings.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 - Lower Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Use historical evidence to investigate their personal or family connection to a particular time or place in world history–their “Dot on the Map.” PLO 1, 4 (“know analytic concepts for assembling … and interpreting historical evidence”; “conduct research in primary sources”).
  2. Describe significant social, political, economic, and/or environmental factors and their interaction in their “Dot on the Map.” GELO1, PLO 2 (“significant knowledge of major events and trends”) .
  3. Describe orally and in writing how people in the “Dot on the Map” related and reacted to their cultural challenges and concerns of their times GELO 2, PLO 3 (“write and speak persuasively about historical themes and topics”).
  4. Discuss the relevance of their own and others’ “Dots on the Map” to contemporary concerns GELO 3 PLO 5, 6 (“develop a historical perspective on social responsibility and sustainability”; “understand the dynamics of applied history beyond the classroom”)

D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
  1. specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
  2. explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
  3. discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
  4. explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.

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