Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog

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HIST 333 - Sustainability in the Ancient World


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Sustainability
Examination of how the ancient world preserved its cultures and economies during times of war, climate change, disease, and the use/misuse of natural resources; social justice.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Sustainability
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
 

  1. Critically analyze ancient history through primary and secondary sources, art, architecture, and archaeology.
  2. Compare and contrast various ancient cultures through the lens of sustainability
  3. Utilize basic analytic concepts for assembling, organizing, and interpreting historical evidence, and achieve digital literacy in accessing and presenting historical materials
  4. Create scholarship through the use of digital tools
  5. Compare and contrast what happened in the ancient world with what is happening today
  6. Write and speak clearly and persuasively about historical topic of Sustainability.


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
 

  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Sustainability Overlay Learning Outcomes
 

  1. identify the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability, either in general or in relation to a specific problem;
  2. analyze interactions between human activities and natural systems;
  3. describe key threats to environmental sustainability; and
  4. explain how individual and societal choices affect prospects for sustainability at the local, regional, and/or global levels.



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