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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions A African Studies AFST
African Studies AFST

Instruction offered by members of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology in the Faculty of Arts.

Senior Courses
African Studies 301       Introduction to African Studies
An interdisciplinary perspective on the people and ecologies of the African continent. The major theme will be the processes and effects of social, religious, political, economic, historical and cultural change on the lives of Africans.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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African Studies 400       Field Study in Africa
A field course for the in situ interdisciplinary study of a country or region of Africa, emphasizing the geographical, archaeological, historical, cultural, political, economic and artistic aspects.
Course Hours:
6 units; F(9-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Program Co-ordinator.
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African Studies 501       Seminar
Study of a particular topic(s) or region(s) from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective. Students will be required to examine how political, social, economic and cultural factors intersect to shape various issues in the African setting.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
One of African Studies 301, Anthropology 317, History 401, or Political Science 371.
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