POLĀ SCIĀ 2580 African Politics: 3 semester hours

Prerequisite: POL SCI 1100 or consent of instructor. An introduction to the nature of societies, governments, and international relations in Africa. The course deals with forms of governance on the continent, regional groupings of states, and persistent conflicts within and among states. Problems of economic undervelopment, food supplies, health and population trends, and cultural change are analyzed, along with the role of outside major power intervention. Fulfills the Cultural Diversity requirement.