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People and Culture of Africa
AFRICAN CUL
CLASS CODE: INTST 349 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A survey of subsharan African cultures including prehistoric, colonial, and tribal Africa today.
DESCRIPTION: A survey of subsharan African cultures including prehistoric, colonial, and tribal Africa today.
TOPICS: Topics will include the African fossil record, prehistoric civilizations, the colonial period and its influence on modern African and tribal cultures of the immediate past and the present.
OBJECTIVES: Students will gain an understanding of historic cultures in Africa and an appreciation of diverse and threatened cultures in Africa today.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will be prepared to discuss in seminar a variety of assigned topics. Students will also be required to develop and complete a "learning contract". Contracts will be presented in class and/or in an acceptable journal format.
PREREQUISITES: Anthropology 101 is recommended.
OTHER: 2 Saturday field trips may be required.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003