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African Studies (AFR)

AFR 403 South Africa Today (3) A course examining the South African government's policy of apartheid: its history, why it exists, how it works, and the prospects for change.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: AAA S 110  

AFR 405 African Studies Methodologies (3) Multidisciplinary research techniques for studying in and about Africa.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

AFR 434 (IL) (PL SC 434) War and Development in Africa (3) This course will examine the relationship between war and development in sub-Saharan Africa in the post colonial era.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: PL SC 014 orPL SC 003 orAFR 110  

AFR 440 (US;IL) (PL SC 440, I B 440) Globalization and Its Implications (3) This course explores the socioeconomic implications of globalization.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: AF AM 100 orAFR 110 orPL SC 003 orPL SC 014 orPL SC 020 orPL SC 022  

AFR 443 (IL) (PL SC 443) Ethnic Conflict in Africa (3) This course explores the various causes and impacts of ethnic conflicts in the African context.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: AF AM 100, AFR 110, PL SC 001, PL SC 003, PL SC 007, PL SC 014, PL SC 017, PL SC 020 orAFRAS 301  

AFR 444 (GEOG 444) African Resources and Development (3) Ecological and cultural factors in the geography of Africa; natural resources and development.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: GEOG 010, GEOG 020, GEOG 030 orGEOG 124  

AFR 446 (IL) (ART H 446) Topics in African Art (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Topics vary from "Arts of Eastern and Southern Africa" to "Art of West Africa."
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

AFR 447 (IL) (ART H 447) Topics in the Art of the African Diaspora (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected topics in arts of the African Diaspora (South America, Caribbean, USA) including masquerades, textiles, architecture and other art forms.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

AFR 454 (IL) (PL SC 454) Government and Politics of Africa (3) Contemporary African Politics, institutions, and ideologies; patterns of change, social forces, and nation building in selected African states.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits from:AFR 110, PL SC 003, PL SC 020 orPL SC 022  

AFR 459 (IL) (PL SC 459) Culture and World Politics (3) Role of culture in world politics.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: PL SC 014  

AFR 464 (IL) (PL SC 464) Extractive Industries in Africa (3) Socioeconomic and environmental impacts of extractive industries in Africa.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: AFR 110 or at least one of the following:PL SC 003 orPL SC 014 orPL SC 022  

AFR 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

AFR 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

AFR 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

AFR 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

AFR 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

AFR 501 Key Issues in African Studies (3) A seminar to review leading issues in African Studies and African development.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

AFR 527 (SOC 527) Migration, Urbanization, and Policy in the Developing World (3) This course examines the dynamics of migration and urbanization processes, as well as their policy implications, in non-industrialized regions of the world.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

AFR 530 Globalization in Africa (3) Students will examine globalization and its socioeconomic implications in Africa.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

AFR 532 Environment and Livelihoods in Africa (3) An enquiry into the relationships between the environment, resource control, resource conservation, rurual livelihood systems and poverty in Africa.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AFR 534 (PL SC 534) Political Economy of Energy and Extractive Industries in Africa (Oil and Mining) (3) Students will examine how the expansion of petroleum and mining industries has impacted Africa's political economies and external relations.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

AFR 537 (WMNST 537) Gender, Sexuality and Islam in Africa: Exploring Contemporary Feminist Scholarship (3) A course about discourses of sexuality and gender in studies of Islam in Africa, with South Africa as a case study.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

AFR 543 (ADTED 543, CI ED 543) Comparative and International Trends in Adult Literacy Education (3) This course critically examines the broad contemporary issues and interdisciplinary trends of literacy education with an international and comparative framework.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

AFR 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

AFR 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

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