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
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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.
Keywords: African American Studies , Africology , Global Awareness (GEGA)
Equivalent Courses: AAS 102
Updates: Course Rotation added 8/204; Change to prefix 2/2013, effective Summer 2013
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