HST480.5 Al-Andalus and the Islamic World (at UAM)

Open only to students accepted to the special program Madrid Center & Liberal Arts in Spanish at UAM

Taught in Spanish and may not be offered every semester. This course provides a historical perspective on contemporary issues and conflicts that have deep roots in medieval times. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to

  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of medieval Islamic history, especially Al-Andalus history, as well as historical techniques and their application to the medieval history of the Islamic world.
  • Search bibliographies and catalogs to determine the extent of primary and secondary sources for the subject under investigation.
  • Evaluate the quality of these sources with regard to validity, reliability, and relevance to the subject.
  • Analyze and systematize collected information through practical exercises, presentations, etc.

Matriculated SU history majors and minors: This course counts toward the European and Global concentrations and the pre-modern period.

(UAM #16938)

Department: History

Location: Liberal Arts at UAM

Credits: 3