JST102 Introduction to Jewish History (Same as RELS 126)


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Individual and Society

-Recognize, describe, and explain social institutions, structures, and processes and the complexities of a global culture and diverse society.

-Think critically about how individuals influence and are influenced by political, geographic, economic, cultural, and family institutions in their own and other cultures and explain how one's knowledge and beliefs may differ from others.

-Explain the relationship between the individual and society as it influences (1) individuals' cognition, ethics, social interactions, communication practices and affect; and (2) the quality of life of the individual, the family, and the community.

-Examine how literature, history, ethical systems, scientific inquiry, or communicative practice shape our knowledge and perception of individuals and social structures.

-Using the most appropriate principles, methods, and technologies, gather and analyze previous inquiry regarding the relationships between individuals and society, draw logical conclusions about such inquiry, and creatively or scientifically apply those conclusions to one's life and society.


Understanding the Past

-Recognize, describe, and explain the nature of past historical events and their consequences for the present.

-Examine the relationship between individuals and past events, their interactions, and the repercussions of these interactions.


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