Oct 06, 2022
HIST 331 - The Barbarians
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
To ca. 1000 C.E. The Franks, Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Angles, Saxons, and the Vandals. Early movements/cultures/religions of these non-Roman peoples.
Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Be proficient in the use of digital tools for historical research
- Work collaboratively in team-based projects
- Evaluate the historical data available and what it can and cannot tell us
- Assess the arguments historians have made about non-Roman people
- Discuss the theme of diversity and migration in the ancient world
- Write and speak clearly and persuasively about historical topic of barbarians.
UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
- analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
- demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
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