Santa Cruz Learning Center

501 Cedar Street Suite C, Santa Cruz CA 95060  |   831-331-5611  |  malika@santacruzlearningcenter.com

middle eastern history 

Mondays 9:00am - 11:00am

Instructor: jason dane


PRICE: $500 per semester.  This course is one semester. 


  • Late add-ons are welcome anytime. Contact us for more details.
  • Please see our calendar to learn about breaks and holiday closures.


This will be an A-G course and fulfills the "g" requirement (for Ocean Grove students only.)


Students will examine the History of the modern Middle East from the end of World War I to the present. Topics will include the Middle East's role in World War I and II, Arab independence, the creation of Israel, reform and radicalism, the Iranian Revolution, the Gulf War, the 2011 Arab uprisings, and present challenges. Students will view the Middle East through both a US and Middle Eastern perspective and actively debate US policies in the region.

Book:

‚ÄčTo be determined.