Programs by Campus


African Studies


Cross-Listed Courses

  • AFRI-A 500 Advanced Topics in African Studies (1-4 cr.) Advanced and intensive study of selected topics in African Studies. To include topics not ordinarily covered by existing African Studies Program courses. May not duplicate a regularly offered course. May be repeated for up to 6 credit hours.
  • AFRI-A 650 Interdisciplinary Research Methods (3 cr.) Prepares students to conduct scholarly research and social-impact analysis in Africa as well as design and implement projects focused on contemporary issues in areas ranging from development and the environment to health and politics. Identifying and analyzing sources; becoming conversant with new modes of scholarly communication; and designing research with diverse modes of publication in mind, are an integral part of the course. Students also acquire the background for assessing the results of already completed studies.
  • AFRI-A 651 Independent Research / Directed Readings (1-3 cr.) Individually designed course in preparation for and writing of M.A. thesis. Must be directed by an African Studies faculty affiliate and approved by the student’s disciplinary advisor and the African Studies Program director. May include fieldwork in Africa and/or research in museums, archives, and libraries. May be repeated for up to 6 credit hours.
  • AFRI-A 731 Seminar on contemporary Africa (1-3 cr.) Offered by Af­rican Studies faculty across the disciplines on variable topics.
  • AFRI-X773 Internship in African Studies (1-6 cr.)

Courses in African Languages

  • AFRI-B 501-502 Elementary Bamana I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-B 601-602 Intermediate Bamana I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-B 701-702 Advanced Bamana I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-K 501-502 Elementary Akan I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-K 601-602 Intermediate Akan I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-K 701-702 Advanced Akan I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-L506 Tutorial Instruction in an African Language (1-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-R 501-502 Elementary Kinyarwanda I-II (3-3cr.)
  • AFRI-R 601-602 Intermediate Kinyarwanda I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-S 501-502 Elementary Swahili I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-S 601-602 Intermediate Swahili I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-S 701-702 Advanced Swahili I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-Y 501-502 Elementary Yoruba (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-Y 601-602 Intermediate Yoruba (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-Y 701-702 Advanced Yoruba (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-Z 501-502 Elementary Zulu I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-Z 601-602 Intermediate Zulu I-II (3-3 cr.)
  • AFRI-Z 701-702 Advanced Zulu I-II (3-3 cr.)

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