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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

ANTH-200 Peoples and Cultures of Africa

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0. 
This course addresses the continent of Africa its peoples and its cultures. It deals with geography prehistory and history of Africa territorial groups by region and climate demographic and racial aspects linguistic and religious composition and its cultural institutions. Emphasis on social and cultural change and the continuity of traditional ways of life of African people.

Course Outcomes
1. To introduce Africa to students, which since World War II has become a major area of world interest 2. To acquaint students with the way of life of African people, their social groupings and culture which play an important role in Africa today 3. To acquaint students with prehistory and history of Africa, territorial groupings by region and climatic zones, demographic aspects and racial compositions and cultural institutions 4. To strip away the myths about Africa which have been so pervasively held and to help students understand its cultural diversity