College of Arts & Sciences

African American Studies

Course Title Credits
AA 207 Intro Ethnic, Race & Minority Rel (SO 207) 4
AA 304 Introduction to African American Women Writers 4
AA 309 African Am History in Global Perspective 4
AA 310 History of the Civil Rights Movement 4
AA 311 African American Religious History (RN 311) 4
AA 316 African Diaspora Arts in the Americas (AH 316) 4
AA 363 Race and the Development of the American Economy: A Global Perspective (EC 363) 4
AA 371 African American History (HI 371) 4
AA 382 * History of Religion in Precolonial Africa (HI 382) 4
AA 385 Atlantic History (HI 385) 4
AA 395 * Power, Leadership, and Governance in Africa and the Caribbean (HI 395) (IR 394) 4
AA 396 State & Com in Atlantic Africa (HI 396) 4
AA 408 Sem: Ethnic, Race & Minority Rel (SO 408) 4
AA 410 Blacks in Modern Europe (HI 481) 4
AA 489 The African Diaspora (HI 489) 4
AA 490 Blacks and Asians (HI 490) 4
AA 501 Topics in African American Literature 4
AA 502 Topics in African American Literature 4
AA 504 African American and Asian American Women Writers (EN 371)) 4
AA 506 Images of Blacks & Asians in Amer Cul 4
AA 510 African American Drama 4
AA 514 Comparative Slavery (HI 584) 4
AA 537 West Indian Literature: Fiction (EN 587) 4
AA 538 Caribbean Poetry (EN 588) 4
AA 559 Reckoning with the Past (PO 559) 4
AA 563 Race and the Development of the American Economy: A Global Perspective (EC 563) 4
AA 564 From Slavery to Freedom: Abolition in Comparative Perspective (PO 564) 4
AA 569 African American Economic History (EC 569) 4
AA 571 African American Art (AH 571) 4
AA 583 Black Radical Thought (HI 583) 4
AA 585 Afro-Russian Experience (HI 585) 4
AA 586 African Americans Abroad (HI 586) 4
AA 588 Women, Power & Cul in Africa (HI 588) 4
AA 712 Studies in West Indian Literature:Caribbean Poetry 4
AA 716 African Diaspora Arts in the Americas (AH 316) 4
AA 808 Sem: Ethnic, Race & Minority Rel (SO 808) 4
AA 871 African American History (HI 871) 4
AA 885 Atlantic History (HI 885) 4


Anthropology

Course Title Credits
AN 102 Human Behavioral Bio and Evolution 4
AN 285 Crisis in Contemporary Africa 4
AN 312 People and Cultures of Africa 4
AN 319 Anthropology of Muslim Cultures and Politics 4
AN 320 Women in the Muslim World 4
AN 331 Human Origins 4
AN 332 Primate Behavioral Adaptations 4
AN 333 Human Population Biology 4
AN 334 Human Behavioral Evolution 4
AN 338 Lucy and Ardi: The Oldest Women 4
AN 360 The Nomadic Alternative 4
AN 382 Wealth, Poverty & Culture 4
AN 397 Anthro of Film and Photo 4
AN 434 African Systems of Thought (PH 434)(Niger program)
AN 461 Ethnological & Anthropological Theory I 4
AN 462 Ethnological & Anthropological Theory II 4
AN 520 Nilotic Peoples 4
AN 524 Language & Culture Contact 4
AN 532 Literacy & Islam in Africa 4
AN 534 Adv Topics in Human Behav Evolution 4
AN 538 Human Ecology of Modern Africa 4
AN 552 Primate Evolution and Anatomy 4
AN 563 Public Religion & Politics Across Cultures (IR 563) 4
AN 585 Seminar: Advanced Readings in African Ethnog. 4
AN 712 Studies in African Ethnography 4
AN 719 Anthropology of Muslim Cultures and Politics 4
AN 720 Women in the Muslim World 4
AN 731 Sem: Human Origins 4
AN 733 Sem: Primate Behavioral Adaptations 4
AN 760 The Nomadic Alternative


Archaeology

Course Title Credits
AR 205 Origins of Civilization 4
AR 209 The Near Eastern Bronze Age 4
AR 221 Archaeology of Islamic World 4
AR 232 Archaeology of Ancient Egypt 4
AR 305 Paleolithic Archaeology 4
AR 513 Studies in African Archaeology 4
AR 532 Studies in Near/Middle East Archaeology 4
AR 706 Archaeology of Complex Societies 4
AR 727 Archaeology and Colonialism 4
AR 775 Oral History and Written Records in Archaeology 4


History of Art & Architecture

Course Title Credits
AH 215 Arts of Africa 4
AH 220 Islamic Art and Architecture 4
AH 315 * African Architecture 4
AH 316 African Diaspora Arts in Americas (AA 316) 4
AH 317 From Morocco to Timbuktu: Art and Architecture at the Saharan Crossroads 4
AH 429 Seminar: African Art 4
AH 430 Seminar: African Architecture & Diversity 4
AH 527 Topics in Art and Society 4
AH 571 African American Art (AA 571) 4
AH 716 Seminar: African Diaspora Arts 4


Biology

Course Title Credits
BI 486 Biological Design for Sustainable Development 4
BI 686 Biological Design for Sustainable Development 4
BI 508 Behavioral Ecology 4


Economics

Course Title Credits
EC 320 Economics of Less Developed Regions 4
EC 363 Race & Devel. of the American Economy: A Global Perspective (AA 563) 4
EC 387 Introduction to Health Economics 4
EC 521 Development Policy 4
EC 522 Development Strategy 4
EC 563 Race & Development of the American Economy: A Global Perspective (AA 563) 4
EC 569 African American Economic History 4
EC 581 Health Economics I 4
EC 591 International Trade 4
EC 595 International Finance 4
EC 721 Topics in Development Economics I 4
EC 722 Topics in Development Economics II 4
EC 782 Health Econ in Dev Countries 4


English

Course Title Credits
EN 370 African American Women Writers 4
EN 371 Af-Am and Asian American Women Writers 4
EN 380 20th Century African American Novel 4
EN 486 Critical Studies in Anglophone Literature 4
EN 586 Studies in Anglophone Literature 4
EN 587 West Indian Literature: Fiction (AA 537) 4
EN 588 Caribbean Poetry (AA 538) 4
EN 592 Studies in Literature and Society 4
EN 593 African Myth in Anglophone Literature 4
EN 794 Post-Colonial Theatre 4
EN 788 Transnationalism and African American Literature 4


Geography

Course Title Credits
GE 201 World Regional Geography I 4
GE 356 Geography of Third World Development 4
GE 394 Envir History of Africa (HI394) 4
GE 756 Sem: Third World Development 4


History

Course Title Credits
HI 175 World History I 4
HI 176 World History II 4
HI 215 Political and Cultural Revolution 4
HI 291 Reconstructing the African Past 4
HI 292 Colonialism in Africa 4
HI 350 International Relations from 1945 4
HI 371 African American History (AA 371) 4
HI 385 Atlantic History (AA 385) 4
HI 394 Environmental History of Africa (GE 394) 4
HI 395 Power, Leadership, and Governance in Africa and the Caribbean (IR 394) (AA 395) (HI 395) 4
HI 396 State & Com in Atlantic Africa (AA 396) 4
HI 382 * History of Religion in Precolonial Africa (AA 382) 4
HI 481 Blacks in Modern Europe (AA 410) 4
HI 482 Merchants, Pirate, Missionaries, and the State in Maritime Asia, 600–2000 4
HI 484 Rev Change in N. Africa & Mid East 4
HI 488 Life Histories of African Women 4
HI 489 The African Diaspora (AA 489) 4
HI 490 Blacks and Asians (AA 490) 4
HI 494 Histories for the New South Africa 4
HI 496 Ideology and Conflict in World History 4
HI 583 Black Radical Thought (AA 583) 4
HI 584 Comparative Slavery (AA 514) 4
HI 585 The Afro-Russian Experience (AA 585) 4
HI 586 African Americans Abroad (AA 586) 4
HI 588 Women, Power & Cul in Africa (AA 588) 4
HI 589 Nature’s Past: Histories of Environment and Society 4
HI 590 The World and the West (AA 590) 4
HI 593 The Mediterranean 4
HI 595 Morocco: History on the Cusp of Three Continents 4
HI 770 African Historiography 4
HI 777 Problems in African History 4
HI 871 African American History 4
HI 885 Atlantic History (AA 885) 4
HI 892 The Middle East 4
HI 894 Environmental History of Africa 4
ID 116 Africa Today 4


International Relations

Course Title Credits
IR 242 * Globalization and World Poverty (SO 242) 4
IR 345 Role of Force in International Relations 4
IR 350 International Relations from 1945 4
IR 382 Understanding the Middle East 4
IR 383 Understanding Modern North Africa (PO 383) 4
IR 394 Power, Leadership, and Governance in Africa and the Caribbean (HI 395) (AA 395) 4
IR 425 Seminar: Women and Social Change in the Developing World (SO 420) 4
IR 430 Africa and Globalization: Opportunities and Obstacles 4
IR 507 Muslim and Western Worlds 4
IR 509 Islam in Middle East Politics 4
IR 511 The Middle East Today 4
IR 548 UN Peacekeeping 4
IR 557 Guerrilla Warfare and Terrorism 4
IR 587 Political Econ of Middle East 4
IR 721 War. Guilt, and World Politics (PO 722) 4
IR 742 Africa Political Systems (PO 839) 4
IR 825 Women & Social Change in Developing World (SO 820) 4


African Languages

Course Title Credits
LA 111 * Hausa 1 4
LA 112 * Hausa 2 4
LA 211 * Hausa 3 4
LA 212 * Hausa 4 4
LA 311 * Hausa 5 4
LA 312 * Hausa 6 4
LA 411 * Hausa 7 4
LA 412 * Hausa 8 4
LD 111 * Amharic 1 4
LD 112 * Amharic 2 4
LD 211 * Amharic 3 4
LD 212 * Amharic 4 4
LD 313 *Amharic 5 4
LD 314 *Amharic 6 4
LD 115 * Zulu 1 4
LD 116 * Zulu 2 4
LD 215 * Zulu 3 4
LD 216 * Zulu 4 4
LD 311 * Zulu 5 4
LD 312 * Zulu 6 4
LD 119 * Igbo 1 4
LD 120 * Igbo 2 4
LD 219 * Igbo 3 4
LD 220 * Igbo 4 4
LE 111 Swahili 1 4
LE 112 Swahili 2 4
LE 205 Swahii & E Africa (Abroad) 4
LE 211 Swahili 3 4
LE 212 Swahili 4 4
LE 311 Swahili 5 4
LE 312 Swahili 6 4
LE 411 Swahili 7 4
LE 412 Swahili 8 4
LM 111 * Xhosa 1 4
LM 112 * Xhosa 2 4
LM 211 * Xhosa 3 4
LM 212 * Xhosa 4 4
LU 111 Pular 1 4
LU 112 Pular 2 4
LW 111 * Wolof 1 4
LW 112 * Wolof 2 4
LW 211 Wolof 3 4
LW 212 Wolof 4 4
LW 311 Wolof 5 4
LW 312 Wolof 6 4
LW 411 Wolof 7 4
LW 412 Wolof 8 4


Modern Languages & Comparative Literature

Course Title Credits
LF 341 Peoples and Cultures of West Africa (France) 4
FR 342 Field Placement I (Niger) 4
FR 343 Field Placement II (Niger) 4
FR 400 Francophone Literature of West Africa I 4
FR 401 Francophone Literature of West Africa II 4
LF 456 The Postcolonial Novel 4
LF 558 Colonial Fiction 4
LF 860 Mem & Hist in Francophone Literature 4
LX 501 Linguistic Field Methods 4
LX 505 Structure of African Languages 4
LX 533 The Structure of Creole Languages 4
LY 111 Arabic I 4
LY 112 Arabic II 4
LY 211 Arabic III 4
LY 212 Arabic IV 4
LY 281/781 Contemporary Arab Literature 4
LY 282/782 Quranic Negotiations: Muslim Writers and the Holy Book 4
LY 283 Contemporary Arab Women Writers 4
LY 303 Arabic V 4
LY 304 Arabic VI 4
LY 404 Arabic VII 4
LY 405 Arabic VIII 4
LY 341 Culture in North Africa: Post-Colonial Aesthetics and Politics 4
LY 441 1001 Nights in the World Literary Imagination 4
LY 572 Arabic Translation and Interpreting 4
XL 223 Intro to Comp Lit: Middle East 4
XL 315 Film and Identity in the Muslim World 4
XL 386 Africa on Screen 4


Philosophy

Course Title Credits
PH 434 African Systems of Thought


Political Science

Course Title Credits
PO 351 Politics of Race and Ethnicity 4
PO 383 Understanding Modern North Africa 4
PO 551 Comparative Political Development 4
PO 559 Reckoning with the Past 4
PO 560 Politics/Society in North Africa/Mideast 4
PO 564 From Slavery to Freedom: Abolition in Comparative Perspective (AA 564) 4
PO 565 Gov’t/Politics of Contemporary Africa 4
PO 566 Political Systems of Southern Africa 4
PO 573 Islam in Mid East Politics 4
PO 581 National Development and Int’l Politics 4
PO 587 International Human Rights 4
PO 722 War, Guilt, and World Politics (IR721) 4
PO 751 Study of Comparative Politics 4
PO 760 Problems in Contemporary African Politics 4
PO 786 Africa in International Relations 4
PO 839 African Political Systems 4
PO 842 Seminar: Comparative Political Dev 4
PO 866 Politics of French-Speaking Africa 4


Religion

Course Title Credits
RN 214 Islam 4
RN 343 Global Islam 4
RN 344 Islam & The West 4
RN 345 Islamic Law 4
RN 347 Islamic Theology and Philosophy 4
RN 414 Indigenous Religions of West Africa 4
RN 415 Traditional African Religions in the Diaspora 4
RN 435 Women, Gender, and Islam 4
RN 641 Islamic Mysticism: Sufism 4
RN 644 Islam and the West 4
RN 645 Islamic Law 4
RN 647 Islamic Theology and Philosophy 4
RN 714 Indigenous Religions of West Africa 4
RN 715 Traditional African Religions in the Diaspora 4
RN 735 Women, Gender, and Islam 4


Sociology

Course Title Credits
SO 242 * Globalization and World Poverty (IR242) 4
SO 207 Race and Ethnic Relations (AA207) 4
SO 408 Ethnic, Race and Minority Relations 4
SO 420 Seminar: Women/Social Change in Dev World 4
SO 808 Seminar: Ethnic, Race and Minority Relations 4
SO 820 Women & Social Change in Devel. World 4


Writing Program

Course Title Credits
WR 100 MF/F9 Modern Islamic Literature 4
WR 100 LA/L5/M9 The Novel Now 4
WR 100 G6 20th Century African American Voices 4
WR 100 I3 Global Transformations and Local Cultures 4
WR 100 K1/L1/N1/M2 Modern Novella 4
WR 100 KH Dreams of Universal Languages 4
WR 100 Writing Seminar 4
WR 100 D2 Into Africa: Lit of Sub-Saharan Africa 4
WR 150 LE/J2 Global Voices 4
WR 150 MA/H2 Travel Literature 4
WR 150 C2/B3/C3 Innovation in Technology 4
WR 150 G8 Modern Islamic Literature 4