Bachelor of Arts with a Major in International Affairs, Africa Concentration

Requirements for the concentration

In addition to specific topics listed under IAFF 2190W, the IAFF 3100-range, and IAFF 4191, other topics relevant to the concentration may be approved by the academic advisor.

If a student wishes to take any course not listed here, prior approval of the academic advisor is required.

Required
Five courses from the following. At least two courses must be from Group A and at least two courses must be from Group B.
Group A:
ANTH 3708Anthropology of Africa
ANTH 3801African Roots from Australopithecus to Zimbabwe
ECON 2151Economic Development
ECON 2198Special Topics in Economics - Regional (Economics of Africa)
GEOG 3154Geography of the Middle East and North Africa
GEOG 3164The Geography of Africa
IAFF 2093Africa: Problems and Prospects
IAFF 2190WSpecial Topics (U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa)
IAFF 3189Special Topics in African Studies
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (China and Africa)
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Horn of Africa)
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Women and Leadership in Africa)
PSC 2337Development Politics
PSC 2381Comparative Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa
PSC 2482African International Politics
PSC 3192WProseminar: Political Science (Comparative Politics of Africa)
PSC 3192WProseminar: Political Science (Development Challenges in Africa)
PSC 3192WProseminar: Political Science (Government and Politics of Africa)
Group B:
HIST 2520Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World
HIST 3001WSpecial Topics (Comparative Colonialism-Asia and Africa)
HIST 3301WTopics: U.S. History (African Americans and Africa)
HIST 3501Topics: Africa
HIST 3510African History to 1880
HIST 3530Women in Africa
HIST 3540West Africa to Independence
IAFF 3189Special Topics in African Studies (Religion in Africa) *
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Hip Hop and Popular Culture in Africa) *
*Only these specific topics are approved for Group B. All other IAFF 3189 and IAFF 3190 topic offerings are approved for the Africa concentration Group A.