Africa: Past, Present, Future

Kelly Renwick
Day/Time Taught: 
MWF 10:00 – 10:50 am; MWF 11:00 – 11:50 am
Course Number: 

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, issues in other countries and on other continents have direct impacts on our environment, our resources, and our quality of life in the United States. Africa is one such place where life there and life here are rapidly becoming intertwined. This discussion based course will take glimpses into Africa; beginning from the time we brought Africans into our country and finishing with possible future developments and how those developments could affect us. Throughout the course we will be looking at texts, films, music, and cultural events from the continent that documents Africa’s past and present. Critical thinking skills will be employed during the course through both oral presentations and writing assignments. In addition, a final project will provide an opportunity for students to learn and practice critical research skills as well as offer valuable insight into Africa’s role in our world.

Contact FYS

The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Dr. Martha McCaughey

QEP Global Learning