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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWA 3311 - Swahili Culture and Civilization

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is a study of the development of Swahili culture and civilization from its beginnings to the present day.  It charts the significant historical, geographical, intellectual, artistic, social, literacy and political aspects of the Swahili-speaking world.  A special emphasis will be placed on the contact between the Swahili world and people from other parts of the world before colonialism and the eventual spread of Swahili language to other parts of Africa.
Pre-requisite(s): Passing SWA 2312   with a C or better or departmental approval