HUM 180 - Introduction to African Cultures and Civilizations

Credit Hours: 3

This introductory humanities course on the cultures and civilizations of the continent of Africa will focus mainly on the interpretation of texts (literary, philosophical or historical), film, art and/or music. Through these texts and artistic expressions, students will learn about some of the peoples of Africa and the ways these people think, act and organize their universe. Specifically, they will examine the values, beliefs, assumptions, practices and the various institutions through which these are transmitted.

  • Fulfills Interpretive Studies
  • Fulfills American/Global Diversity


ENGL 101 may be taken concurrently