Mar 01, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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HIST 2460 - The Rise of Modern Asia

Introductory survey of the history of Asia from the early modern era to the present day. Emphasis on the rise of modern nationalism, economic development, and social and cultural achievements.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Social or Behavioral Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to enumerate major political, economic, social and cultural characteristics of China, Japan, and Korea during the period 1600-present.
  • Students will be able to discuss how those characteristics have changed over time.
  • Students will be able to identify specific individuals and events that illustrate those characteristics and the ways in which they have changed.
  • Students will be able to articulate useful connections and comparisons between China, Japan, and Korea, both historically and in the present day.
  • Students will be able to analyze historical primary sources and contextualize them within the era of their production.
  • Students will be able to construct thesis-driven arguments backed by evidence and will understand their arguments as reflecting, in part, their own historical experiences.
  • Students will be able to identify historically significant East Asian locations on a map.

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