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AASD 111 - Introduction to African Civilizations


3 Credit(s).

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. Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Same As: ANTH 111 . Credit can be earned for one course only. 
Prerequisite(s): ESOL 052  and ESOL 054  or ACLT 052  or ACLT 053  
Common Course Outline: AASD 111 CCO  



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