Undergraduate Courses

The courses listed below are current courses that count towards the African Studies Certificate. If you are taking a class or interested in taking a class that is not listed and want to know if it could count towards the certificate, email africast@pitt.edu with your question.

 

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AFRICANA

AFRCNA 0031 INTRODUCTION TO AFRCNA STUDIES

AFRCNA 0127 INTRODUCTION TO AFRICA (CORE)

AFRCNA 0212 WEST AFRICAN DANCE

AFRCNA 0242 AFRICANA URBAN WOMAN

AFRCNA 0318: HISTORY OF AFRICA BEFORE 1800 (Hist 0795)

AFRCNA 0352 AFRICAN AMERICAN DANCE

AFRCNA 0385 CARIBBEAN HISTORY (HIST 0521)

AFRCNA 0508 SWAHILI LANGUAGE & CULTURE IMMERSION (LING 0508)

AFRCNA 0522 INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN LITERATURE

AFRCNA 0586 EARLY AFRCN CIVILIZATION (CORE)

AFRCNA 0628 AFRO-LATIN AMERICA (HIST 0502)

AFRCNA 0629 AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY 1 (HIST 0670)

AFRCNA 0630 AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY 2 (HIST 0671)

AFRCNA 0787 BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS

AFRCNA 1011 THE RISE OF MODERN PAN-AFRICANIST MOVEMENT

AFRCNA 1012 EARLY 20TH CENTURY BLACK SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

AFRCNA 1021 HISTORY OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

AFRCNA 1030 AFRICAN POLITICS

AFRCNA 1083 SPECIAL TOPICS IN AFRICANA STUDIES (AFRICANA THEORY AND METHODOLOGY)

AFRCNA 1083 SPECIAL TOPICS IN AFRICANA STUDIES (INTRODUCTION TO KISWAHILI LITERATURE) (COMMRC 1731)

AFRCNA 1180 AFRICAN AMERICAN FOLK CULTURE

AFRCNA 1240 AFRICAN LITERATURE AND SOCIETY

AFRCNA 1306 WORLD LITERATURE IN ENGLISH (ENGLIT 1380)

AFRCNA 1309 WOMEN OF AFRICA & THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

AFRCNA 1310 CULTURES OF AFRICA (ANTH 1778) (CORE)

AFRCNA 1331:AFRICAN LIBERATION MOVEMENTS

AFRCNA 1334 MUSIC IN AFRICA (MUSIC 1340 & MUSIC 2041)

AFRCNA 1347 FRANCOPHONE AFRCNA LITERATURE

AFRCNA 1353 COMPARATIVE DANCE EXPRESSION

AFRCNA 1420 POWER & PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA

AFRCNA 1555 AFRO CARIBBEAN DANCE

AFRCNA 1644 THE AFRICAN NOVEL

AFRCNA 1655 AFRICAN CINEMAS/ SCREEN GRIOTS

AFRCNA 1656 HISTORY OF AFRICA SINCE 1800 (HIST 1796)

AFRCNA 1661 POLITICAL ECONOMY OF AFRICA

AFRCNA 1704 AFRICANA WORLD LITERATURE (ENGLIT 1715)

AFRCNA 1720 WEST AFRICA IN THE ERA OF THE SLAVE TRADE (HIST 1720)

AFRCNA 1725 EAST AFRICA ISSUES

AFRCNA 1901 INDEPENDENT STUDY

AFRCNA 1903 DIRECTED RESEARCH

 

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 1603 HUMAN ORIGINS

ANTH 1737 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: ANTHROPOLOGY OF CONFLICT AND PEACE BUILDING

ANTH 1737 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: AN INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 1778 CULTURES OF AFRICA (AFRCNA 1310)(Core)

 

COMMUNICATIONS

COMMRC 1731 SPECIAL TOPICS IN RHETORIC (AFRCNA 1083)

 

ECONONOMICS

ECON 0530 INTRO TO DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS

ECON 0640 ECON DEVELOPMENT OF THE MENA

 

ENGLISH LITERATURE

ENGLIT 1380 WORLD LITERATURE IN ENGLISH (AFRCNA 1306)

 

HISTORY

HIST 0014 INTRODUCTION TO AFRICA

HIST 0502 AFRO-LATIN AMERICA (AFRCNA 0628)

HIST 0521 CARIBBEAN HISTORY (AFRCNA 0385)

HIST 0670 AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY 1 (AFRCNA 0629)

HIST 0671 AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORY 2 (AFRCNA 0630)

HIST 0795 HISTORY OF AFRICA BEFORE 1800 (AFRCNA 0318)

HIST 1115 THE WEST AND THE WORLD

HIST 1144 THE PORTUGUESE EMPIRE

HIST 1687 US FOREIGN POLICY IN AFRICA

HIST 1720 WEST AFRICA IN THE ERA OF THE SLAVE TRADE (AFRCNA 1720)

HIST 1721 HISTORY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

HIST 1722 MODERN SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY

HIST 1796 HISTORY OF AFRICA SINCE 1800 (AFRCNA 1656)

 

LANGUAGE

ARABIC

LING 0141 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 1/EGYPTIAN

LING 0142 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 2/EGYPTIAN

LING 0143 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 3/EGYPTIAN

LING 0144 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 4/EGYPTIAN

LING 0151 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 1/LEVANTINE

LING 0152 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 2/LEVANTINE

LING 0153 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 3/LEVANTINE

LING 0154 MODERN STANDARD ARABIC 4/LEVANTINE

LING 0731 MORRACAN

LING 0732 MORRACAN

LING 0733 MORRACAN

LING 1522 ARABIC LIFE AND THOUGHT

LING 1523 INTRO TO ARABIC LITERATURE

FRENCH

FR 0001 ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1

FR 0002 ELEMENTARY FRENCH 2

FR 0003 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH 1

FR 0004 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH 2

FR 1018 20th CENTURY TOPICS (AFRICAN WRITERS AT WAR)

FR 0027 THE FRENCH ATLANTIC

FR 0080 MODERN FRENCH NOVEL 

FR 1052 GLOBAL FRANCE

FR 1059 EXOTICISM AND ORIENTALISM IN FRENCH LITERATURE AND ART

FR 1088 SOCIOLINGUISTIQUE FRANCOPHONE

FR 1089 FRANCOPHONE AFRCNA LITERATURE (AFRCNA 1047)

PORTUGUESE

PORT 0001 ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE 1

PORT 0002 ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE 2

PORT 0003 INTERMEDIATE PORTUGUESE 3

PORT 0004 INTERMEDIATE PORTUGUESE 4

SWAHILI

AFRCNA/LING 0523 SWAHILI 1

AFRCNA/LING 0524 SWAHILI 2

AFRCNA /LING 0525 SWAHILI 3

AFRCNA/LING 0526 SWAHILI 4

AFRCNA/LING 0505 SWAHILI 5

 

YORUBA

AFRCNA/LING 0611 YORUBA 1

AFRCNA/LING 0612 YORUBA 1

 

MUSIC

MUSIC 0311 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD MUSIC

MUSIC 0660 AFRICAN DRUMMING ENSEMBLE

MUSIC 1327 GLOBAL HIPHOP

MUSIC 1345 MUSIC IN AFRICA

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

PS 1352 INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN POLITICS

PS 1353 AFRICAN LIBERATION MOVEMENTS

PS 1374 POLITICS OF GLOBAL INEQUALITY

PS 1587 US FOREIGN POLICY IN AFRICA

 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

RELGST 1148 RELIGIONS OF ANCIENT EGYPT

RELGST 1720 RELIGION AND CULTURE

 

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