Oct 19, 2019  
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AASD 111 - Introduction to African Civilizations


3 Credits.

Provides a survey of the African experience throughout history with a general overview of centers of African civilization from antiquity through contemporary times. The major centers covered include ancient pre-colonial societies of the entire continent of Africa, contact and trade outside societies, enslavement and colonization and independence. The course provides introductory knowledge of the fundamental differences and cultural commonalties that African peoples share with regards to language, religion, culture, family and politics. There is an examination of the influence that African civilization has exerted on other cultures as well as the impact of cross- cultural contacts on the African Diaspora especially that of Americans of African ancestry. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Same As:   Credit earned for one only.
 
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or ESOL 052  and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054  or  



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