Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: HIST                                     Course Number: 411                                    
Course Title: Comparative Topics in African History and Culture
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is designed to assist students in the examination of Slavery, Colonialism and Independence on the African continent. Historical developments within the continent will be studied with emphasis on their similarities and differences. The stimuli for change in the various societies and regions will be highlighted. For example, the impact of Islam in North, West, and East Africa will be compared, and the changing pattern of commerce in West and East Africa will be studied. Similarly, the African experience during the periods of European conquest, colonization, national liberation, and nation-building at independence will also be examined.

Prerequisite: HIST 101, HIST 102, or HIST 208, ENGL 150.
Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: