May 08, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HIST 3410 - History of Africa to 1850

Provides an introductory overview of the peoples and states of Africa, and their developments over time. Focusing primarily on the sub-Saharan regions, will explore a variety of sources that historians of Africa use to examine issues such as state formation, trade and commerce, gender and society, and slavery.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to discuss major historical themes and time periods in African history, and basic, general trends in African historiography.
  • Students will be familiar with geographical, historical, and contemporary features of maps of Africa.
  • Students will demonstrate understanding that African political, economic, and social/cultural systems changed over time.
  • Students will demonstrate understanding that Africans contributed significantly to the development of processes of globalization.
  • Students will develop increased knowledge of different African cultural groups and their historical developments during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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