Many courses in addition to those listed below may be eligible for fulfilling the requirements of the Five College African Studies Certificate. Students are encouraged to consult an African Studies Program campus advisor to identify courses that are appropriate for their interests.



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Please note that course offerings may change and lists may be updated, so it is helpful to check back regularly.

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Fall 2021 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2021
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BLST 268 01 Black Hist Spanish Amer. Kent Lohse MW 04:00PM-05:20PM Amherst College
BLST 322 01 Intro South African Hist Sean Redding TTH 03:00PM-04:20PM Amherst College
HIST 268 01 Black Hist Spanish Amer. Kent Lohse MW 04:00PM-05:20PM Amherst College
HIST 283 01 Intro South African Hist Sean Redding TTH 03:00PM-04:20PM Amherst College
LLAS 268 01 Black Hist Spanish Amer. Kent Lohse MW 04:00PM-05:20PM Amherst College
HACU 0258 1 African Popular Music Olabode Omojola 02:30PM-03:50PM TU;02:30PM-03:50PM TH Hampshire College
ECON 767 01 African Economic Developmnt Leonce Ndikumana TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
POLISCI 343 01 Gov&Pol East Africa Carlene Edie TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

African Languages offered by the Five College Center for World Languages


Swahili

Beginning, intermediate, and advanced courses are available every semester. Courses include individual tutorials and small group conversation sessions. Sessions meet on all five campuses and are individually scheduled. Instructor: Dr. Agnes Kimokoti. Follow the link to see course details and registration instructions for Swahili.

Afrikaans, Amharic, Twi, Wolof, Yoruba

Supervised independent study courses. Beginning and intermediate courses are available. Courses include small group conversation sessions led by native/fluent conversation partners. Sessions meet on the home campus of the conversation partner and are individually scheduled. The availability of languages may vary, and other languages may be added. Follow the link to see course details and registration instructions for Afrikaans, Amharic, Twi, Wolof, Yoruba.

Egyptian Arabic, Moroccan Arabic

Supervised independent study courses. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Modern Standard Arabic or the equivalent. Courses include small group conversation sessions led by native/fluent conversation partners. Sessions meet on the home campus of the conversation partner and are individually scheduled. Follow the link to see course details and registration instructions for Spoken Arabic Courses.