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AAAS 160. Introduction to West African History. 3 Hours NW AE42/GE3H / H.

This course treats West African history through the first part of the twentieth century. The student is provided with a perspective on the major historical patterns that gave rise to West Africa's development as an integral part of world history. Special attention is paid to anthropological, geographical, and technological developments that influenced West African political and socioeconomic changes. (Same as HIST 160.) LEC.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in African and African-American Studies

The Department of African & African-American Studies (AAAS) will provide you with a unique center for studying the relationships among and between all people of African descent. In order to fulfill the mission of the AAAS department, you will investigate the connections between US and global histories, culture, and social and economic systems.  Black Studies, or Africana Studies more broadly, is an interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary approach to studying the experiences of African people, and African-descended people across the Diaspora.  It grew most directly out of campus demands made by black students, and their allies and supporters, during the mass protest movement of the late 1960's and early 1970's. 

Minor in Leadership Studies

...Present AAAS 330/AMS 340 Black Leadership AAAS...of Human Rights PHIL 160 Introduction to Ethics...

Bachelor of Arts in Global and International Studies

...Title Hours AAAS 305 Modern Africa AAAS 372...of Cultural Anthropology ANTH 160 The Varieties of...