CULTURES OF AFRICA   [Archived Catalog]
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course explores the traditional cultures and societies of Africa from prehistoric to modern times. Emphasis is on the conditions prior to contemporary changes but some attention is given to modern developments. Concern is with the variety of cultures on the continent. How people make a living. What family life is like? How disputes are settled, and religion. Through lectures, films, and readings, the student gets a feeling for life in this fascinating part of the world.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Attributes: African Studies, DSAS Cross-Cult. Awareness General Ed. Requirement, DSAS Diversity General Ed. Requirement, DSAS Geographic Region General Ed. Requirement, DSAS Social Science General Ed. Requirement, SCI Polymathic Contexts: Global&Cross Cul GE. Req.

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