POLS 3323 African Politics

A theme-based course that explores topics and trends that dominate contemporary politics in Africa. The course will focus on a variety of countries on the African continent.

The aim of this course is to acquaint students with research done by social scientists on the issues of African democracy, poverty, violence and nation-building. The course will also explore the extent to which these issues and their consequences have impacted contemporary African politics, history, culture, and geography.


3 credits

Lecture Hours



POLS 1101 or POLS 1101H with a C or higher, or permission of instructor.