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HIS 353 - History of Barbarians

Credit Hour(s): 3
Everyone knows the word barbarian, and its cousin savage, but where did these words come from and what have they meant at various times in the past? This course examines these labels through specific examples, asking when past barbarians and savages transitioned to present civilized peoples (Mongols, Hungarians, Germans, etc.) and why others lack a current national identity (Pirates, Vikings, Cherokee, etc.). 3 Credit(s). 3 Contact Hour(s).


This course is designated Writing Intensive; a grade of “C” or higher in this course is required for this course to count toward the six-credit-hour Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College. A student cannot earn a grade of “C” or higher in this course unless he or she earns a “C” or better on the writing assignments required by the course.
Prerequisite(s):  

ENG 102 - Composition and Research  with a grade of “C” or better
Course Session Cycle: Fall
Course Yearly Cycle: Even



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