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INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN STUDIES: AFRICA IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectAfrican Studies
Number & Suffix: 22
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN STUDIES: AFRICA IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD 
Transcript Title: AFRICAN STUDIES 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course introduces the major social, economic and political developments in Africa. It explores key issues, trajectories, themes, actors, debates, strategies and challenges facing contemporary African states, placing them in historical and global contexts. Key themes include: economic and political crises; political transitions and democratization; international actors, aid and development, peace and security, civil society and governance, identity and politics, and regionalism and renaissance of African unity. By the end of the course, students are expected to acquire deeper understanding not only of the major issues, actors, themes and institutions in socio-economic and political developments in Africa but also appreciate Africa’s interactions with the rest of the world, and how Africa’s past has shaped its contemporary social, economic and political conditions as well as key challenges facing African states in the 21st century. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES: AFRICA IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD 
Partner University Department: African Studies 
Partner University Course Number: UGRC222