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    Eastern Michigan University
  Nov 23, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AFC 102 - Introduction to African Civilization | GEGA

This course is designed to provide the student with an introductory knowledge of centers of African civilization from antiquity to the 1960s. Those centers include ancient Egypt, Songhai, Kilwa, and Monomotapa.

Credit 3 hrs May not be repeated for additional credit
Grade Mode Normal (A-F) Course Rotation Fall and Winter

AFC 102 African Civilization is designed to provide the students with an introductory knowledge of centers of African Civilization from antiquity to the 1960s. Among those centers are Ancient Egypt, Nubia, Axum, Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Kilwa, Sofola, Malinda, Mutapa (Monomotapa), etc. Apart from becoming familiar with such key centers of African Civilization, the students will explore the influence that African Civilization exerted on other cultures, as well as the impact of cross-cultural contacts on African Civilization itself. Preliminary subjects of discussion include historical and paleontological data examining the thesis of the African origin of humanity.
Previously listed as AAS 102
Equivalent Courses AAS 102

Updates Course Rotation added 8/204; Prefix change 2/2013, effective Summer 2013

Fall 2017 Course Schedule

Winter 2018 Course Schedule

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