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CRC19: Courses

HUM 324 Global Islam: Culture and Civilization

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

The course is an introduction to global Islamic cultures from the 7th century to contemporary times, with emphasis on religious/philosophic concepts, and their expression in literature and the arts. Focus is placed upon Arab, Persian, African, Asian and American contributions. Students may be required to attend a live performance or museum visit.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

EXPRESS INTELLECTUAL AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS OF ISLAMIC CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION, AND EXAMINE THEIR RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL IMPACT UPON WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND THE WEST AND THE EAST (SLO 1).