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Karam Dana
BIS 490
Bothell Campus

Senior Seminar

Study of special topics in interdisciplinary arts and sciences. Prerequisite: BIS 300.

Class description

This course will examine and discuss the events of the ‘Arab Spring’ that started in the late months of 2010 in Tunisia, followed by Egypt and Libya, and ended up with changing the Middle East in many ways. The course will explore various significant socio-cultural, political, and economic transformations the Middle East that contributed to the rise and fall of Arab dictatorships.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Active participation in the class, a map quiz, 3 short paper assignments, a 15-page research paper, and a 10-minute final presentation on the paper.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Karam Dana
Date: 10/27/2012