3 credits—This interdisciplinary course will examine the history of the Middle East with particular emphasis on the period since the birth of Islam. The course will also explore the cross-cultural exchanges that ancient Middle Eastern and Islamic civilizations have engaged in with other world civilizations. Among the topics covered in this course are the foundation and development of Islam, the cultural influence and spread of Islamic civilization, the creation and politics of modern nation-states, and emergence of Islamist politics.
Lecture Hours: 48
2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50 *
Course Cost Calculation: 2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.
The course cost calculation does not include:
the cost of books. Visit the Hawkeye Bookstore to determine the cost of books.
tools and supplies. Some programs may have additional cost of tools and supplies. Check with a program advisor for more information.
non-resident tuition and fees or international student costs.
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