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HIS 2215 Survey of African History

Overview of the history of Africa from prehistoric times to the present; special emphasis on modern challenges the continent faces.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: History
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Apply knowledge of African history to the understanding of contemporary social, political, and economic issues and trends.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the evolving historical interpretations of major topics and eras in African history.
  • Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills by synthesizing the content of scholarly writing on African history and evaluating the effectiveness of written works.
  • Critically analyze primary source documents in African history and use them to construct well-organized, well-argued historical accounts.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3