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  • CAS ID 116: Africa Today: The Beat of Popular Culture
    Provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the dynamics of contemporary Africa. Examines Western preconceptions, then turns to contemporary literature, film, television, music, dance, and the visual arts from across the continent as a means of listening to diverse African voices. Core course in the African Studies minor. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, The Individual in Community, Research and Information Literacy.
    • The Individual in Community
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
    • Research and Information Literacy
  • CAS IN 299: CAS Undergraduate Internship
    Combines practical training in a professional setting with seminar-based coursework that encourages reflective learning and builds career readiness. Students spend a minimum of 90 total hours interning at a Boston-area placement site during the 14-week semester. The practical training imparted through each student's internship is complemented and refined by the academic component of the course, which includes 8 required 90-minute class meetings as well as individual and team-based assignments. Effective Spring 2024, this course fulfills a single unit in the following Teamwork/Collaboration.
    • Teamwork/Collaboration