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HIS 141 History of Asia & Pacific II
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, an ACT Reading score of 18 or above, or an appropriate placement score. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099, an ACT English score of 20, or an appropriate placement score.+

This course explores some of the major historical issues which have molded Asian history from early modern period to the present. Rather than dealing solely with names and dates, students are asked to consider such issues as why Chinese and Japanese civilizations took such seemingly different paths to modernization as well as how interaction with the West, industrialization and the global economy changed Asian societies. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 909N Proficiency Credit Available (2 ) Pass/No Credit Not Available

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