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HIS 2215 Survey of African History

Overview of the history of Africa from prehistoric times to the present; special emphasis on modern challenges the continent faces.

Prerequisites: None

Course Outcomes
  • Apply knowledge of African history to the understanding of contemporary social, political, and economic issues and trends.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the evolving historical interpretations of major topics and eras in African history.
  • Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills by synthesizing the content of scholarly writing on African history and evaluating the effectiveness of written works.
  • Critically analyze primary source documents in African history and use them to construct well-organized, well-argued historical accounts.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: History
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Lewis-Thornton
Term: Summer 2023
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 20
Section: 500
Open Seats: 20
Section: 500