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HIS 132 - Africa: An Historical Survey

Satisfies 3 credits toward African and African-American Studies Minor. Old Core: Fulfills non-Western History.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III.

Course Description: This course covers modern African history from 1800 to the present, mainly in West, North, and South Africa. The focus is on the changes in culture from pre-colonial times in 1800 through the rise and decline of European colonialism, the successful independence movements, and the economic problems and successes of the post-independence period from 1960 to the present.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Spring, and Summer. PLV: Fall and Spring.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge III, Exploratory Course

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: