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Introduction to African Civilizations-GL (AASD 111)

Credit Course

3 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply


Provides a survey of the African experience throughout history with a general overview of centers of African civilization from antiquity through contemporary times. The major centers covered include ancient pre-colonial societies of the entire continent of Africa, contact and trade outside societies, enslavement and colonization and independence. The course provides introductory knowledge of the fundamental differences and cultural commonalties that African peoples share with regards to language, religion, culture, family and politics. There is an examination of the influence that African civilization has exerted on other cultures as well as the impact of cross- cultural contacts on the African Diaspora especially that of Americans of African ancestry. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. Course offered once a year (fall or spring). Same As: ANTH 111. Credit can be earned for one course only.

Prerequisite(s): ESOL 052 and ESOL 054 or ACLT 052 or ACLT 053.


Fall 2024 ( Sections)

  • Section Meeting Times:

    • Time:
      Flexible Time
      Location: Online

    Section Information:

    • Format: Online
    • 0 Available Seats
    • Dates: 09/23/2024 - 12/15/2024
    • Instructor: Nina Brown
    • Course ID: #92545

    Credit Hours: 3

    Billable Hours: 3

    Note: NOTE: Same as ANTH 111. Earn credit for one only. This section meets during the Late Start 10 week session. This course uses a FREE textbook.