Sep 29, 2023
HIST 322 - Warfare, Genocide, Terrorism: Globalization Through Conflict Since 1914
Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Social Justice
History of violence as a catalyst for globalization. Troop mobilizations, forced resettlements, genocidal regimes, transnational terrorist networks, mass migrations; conflict prevention, peace movements, human rights, refugee response. World Wars I & II, Holocaust, Cold War, rise of terrorism, United Nations.
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, 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 - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Know basic analytic concepts for interpreting historical evidence relating to global conflict.
- Achieve digital literacy in accessing and presenting information about key conflicts.
- Demonstrate significant knowledge of major events and trends in the history of violent conflict
- Write and speak clearly and persuasively about events and trends in the history of globalization through violence, and work collaboratively with others in solving problems relating to mass migration and conflict prevention.
- Provide original interpretation of assigned sources, and accurately reference all sources in coursework.
- Comprehend how differences and similarities among diverse peoples and cultures over time worked to cause or prevent violent conflict.
- Understand how aggressors, victors, and victims interpreted history to cause, prevent, redress, and commemorate violent conflict
- FOR D4: Engage in role play and simulations to understand human behavior in violent conflict, unintended consequences, and mass migration.
- ILO on social justice: Understand the complex role race, ethnicity, nationality, class and religion have played in global conflicts, the relationship between visions of social justice and violence in modern history, and how peace and human rights movements have enacted alternate visions of social justice.
UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
- analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
- demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Social Justice Overlay #1: Use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity.
Social Justice Overlay #2: Describe the challenges to achieving social justice.
Social Justice Overlay #3: Identify ways which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, and/or the world.
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