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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 383 - Caribbean Environmental History

Credit Hour(s): 3
Students will engage in a survey of Caribbean environmental history during a guided tour of the Caribbean Leeward Islands, traveling by and residing on 40’-45’ catamarans. Significant course foci include: impacts of British, Dutch, and French colonialism; plantation economies and economic geography; the consequences of settlement and subsequent diasporas throughout the Caribbean; the tension between poverty and power.

  A travel expense fee will be charged. 3 Credit(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 higher. 
Course Session Cycle: E-term

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