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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

History

  
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    HIST 1100 - Western Civ. to 1300 (SS)

    Credits: 3
    A survey of the development of Western Civilization to 1300. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural, economic, social and political contributions of ancient and medieval cultures in the Western civilization.

    Prerequisite: RDG 0900 


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    HIST 1110 - Western Civ Since 1300 (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This is a survey of the development of Western Civilization since 1300. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural, economic, social, and political contributions of European culture.

    Prerequisite: RDG 0900 


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    HIST 1210 - Asian Civilizations: Traditions (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Examines Asian cultures and civilizations through the historical lens. Students study the fundamental ideas, values, practices and politics of Asia from the earliest civilizations through the 14th century political fragmentation of the Mongol Empire. Readings and assignments foster critical thinking and communication skills.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    HIST 1220 - Asian Civilizations: Modern History & Societies (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Examines modern and contemporary Asian civilizations from the end of the Mongol period to nearly the present through the historical lens. Students will explore the politics, economics of Asia as well societal ideas, values, and practices. Readings and assignments develop conceptual understanding and foster analytic, interpretive, and communication skills.

    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    HIST 1300 - Colonial Latin America (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This is a survey of Latin America from pre-Columbian times to an era of independence. Emphasis is placed on the continuum of Latin as well as native cultures. Covers Latin American History from colonization to independence in the 1820s focusing on the interaction of Europeans, Africans, Native Americans and the imposition of European institutions and culture on subject populations.


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    HIST 1310 - Modern Latin America(SS)

    Credits: 3
    This course surveys Latin America from the era of independence to the present. Examines the political, social and economic issues and their diverse influence in shaping contemporary Latin America.


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    HIST 1450 - Middle Eastern Civ (SS)

    Credits: 3
    An introduction to the beginnings of civilization in river valleys of Mesopotamia and Egypt to the end of the 18th century. Emphasizes cultural and religious developments that contributed to modern Western European and Islamic civilizations.


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    HIST 1460 - Modern Middle Eastern Civ (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Survey of Middle East from late 18th Century to present. Emphasis on interactions between the various religious and ethnic groups in region as they find ways to fit into modern world and respond to the rise of Western powers.


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    HIST 1500 - World History to 1500(SS)

    Credits: 3
    This is a survey of the development of civilizations in the world to 1500. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural, economic, social and political contributions of each civilization.


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    HIST 1510 - World History Since 1500 (SS)

    Credits: 3
    This is a survey of the development of civilizations in the world since 1500. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural, economic, social and political contributions of World history.


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    HIST 1700 - American Civilization (AI)

    Credits: 3
    This course covers American History from the Pre-Columbian period to the present. It provides a thorough examination of the major social, political, and economic events, issues, and themes of the period. Course may be taught with a Service Learning component.

    Prerequisite: RDG 0990 


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    HIST 1900 - Special Studies in History

    Credits: 1-3
    Under the instructor’s supervision, students develop and follow an individualized curriculum. Designed to allow students with special interests in a particular area of history to work with the instructor in creating a course and study plan. Course is research oriented.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    HIST 2010 - Native American Hist/Cult

    Credits: 3
    A survey of Native North Americans from earliest societies to the present. Students will examine all aspects of Native American culture including food production, economics, political systems, kinship, religion, art and other aspects.

    Recommended Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 


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    HIST 2020 - Native Americans & the Envt.

    Credits: 3
    Examines historical and contemporary issues of Native American land use. Explores opposing views with information allowing critical assessment of issues. Folk and scientific resources will be used.


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    HIST 2030 - Native American Art History

    Credits: 3
    An introduction to prehistoric, historic, and contemporary Native American art forms and the underlying philosophical belief systems of the artists. Topics are organized around geographical regions and cultural types.


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    HIST 2200 - Americanization (SS,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Course focuses on challenges of diverse groups in their struggle for inclusion in US society. Politics and economics will be examined in the context of power structures that created privilege and how marginalized groups became privileged over time.


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    HIST 2600 - Native American Voices (SS,DV)

    Credits: 3
    This course examines the history and diverse cultures of indigenous peoples in the U.S. from the pre-Columbian period to the present. The focus is on the perspective of the Native Americans as they experienced the imposition of European and American institutions and fought to survive and preserve cultural integrity and tribal sovereignty. It challenges common stereotypes and ethnocentric views.


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    HIST 2700 - US History to 1877 (SS)

    Credits: 3
    Provides a thorough examination of American History from the Pre-Columbian period through Reconstruction, with a focus on the challenges that diverse groups faced as they struggled for an inclusive place in American society.


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    HIST 2710 - US History Since 1877 (SS)

    Credits: 3
    American History is covered from Reconstruction to the present. In addition to thorough treatment of the major events of the period, this course will focus on the challenges that diverse groups faced as they struggled for an inclusive place in American society.


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    HIST 2800 - Utah`s Diverse Heritage(SS,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Utah has always been a multicultural, multiethnic and multiracial society. Connects the historical conflict of the dominant and subdominant, the powerful and less powerful, and the privileged and less-privileged from Pre-Columbian times to the present.


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    HIST 2900 - Special Topics

    Credits: 3
    An in-depth study of a particular topic in American History. It involves readings, discussion, research, and intensive writing.


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    HIST 2950 - Archival Internship

    Credits: 3
    Involves 45 hours at the Utah Archives, as well as regular one-on- one meetings with the instructor to discuss and organize a research project that grows out of the archival work. It provides students the opportunity to learn how the archives function, to engage in primary research and writing, and to make professional contacts.

    Semester: All


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