Summer Course Offerings in African Studies

If you are looking to take a class or two over the summer, please look over this list of courses which are approved for the African Studies minor/Africa concentration to see which classes can count towards your degree progress.

African Studies Courses Summer 2014

Course Title Term Meeting Time Professor
AFST 101.01 Introduction to African Studies MAYMESTER MTWRF 8:30 DAY
LTAR 250.01 Arabic Literature in Translation May 14 – June 6 MOROCCO ATTAFI
FREN 361.01 Current Issues in Morocco May 14 – June 6 MOROCCO ATTAFI
FREN 326.01 Study of Francophone Civilization May 14 – June 6 MOROCCO ATTAFI
FREN 390.02 Study of the Francophone May 14 – June 6 MOROCCO ATTAFI
LTFR 250.01 Francophone Literature in Translation May 14 – June 6 MOROCCO ATTAFI
POLI 359.02 ST: Morocco & Contemporary Africa May 14 – June 6 MOROCCO PARSON


Study Abroad Programs Summer 2014

If you’ve been debating studying abroad, please note that the Center for International Education has extended its deadline for registration to March 15. Contact them today to sign up for a CofC Study Abroad program and earn credit towards your degree while also satisfying your study abroad requirement!

These study abroad trips may be applied to your degree progress, however, check with your Program Director ( before registering.  Additionally, there may be prerequisite courses for these classes:


Faculty Directors: Dr. Abdellatif Attafi, Department of French and Dr. Jack Parson, Department of Political Science

Dates: May 14, 2014 – June 6, 2014

Courses Offered: Literature courses in translation, French language, and Political Science (LTAR 250: Arabic Literature in Translation (taught in English), LTFR 250: French Literature in Translation (taught in English), POLI 359: Morocco and Contemporary Africa (taught in English), FREN 361: Current Issues in Morocco, OR FREN 490: Special Topics)

Deadline: March 1, 2014

Description: This program will be a twenty-four day immersion in the history, culture, politics, languages and geography of this unique African country.  The first portion of the program will take place in Tangier, where students will attend formal classes in the morning, and the afternoon and weekends will be spent on excursions.  The second part will consist of touring important sites and cities that may include Agadir, Zagora, Ouarzazate, Marrakesh, Casablanca, and Rabat, where students will discover the historical impact of each site.  The final portion will be back in Tangier and may include a day trip to Tarifa in Andalusia, Spain.

Kenya and Tanzania

Faculty Directors: Dr. mutindi ndunda, Department of Teacher Education and Dr. Rene Mueller, Global Business Resource Center

Dates: May – June 2014 (exact dates TBD)

Courses Offered: Education and Business (EDFS 560: Gender, Culture, Health, Education and International Development: A Comparative Perspective AND/OR INTB 390: Social Enterprise and Development)

Deadline: March 1, 2014

Description: The program will provide CofC students the opportunity to participate in health, education, and economic related activities in rural communities in Kenya and Tanzania.  The students will be introduced to the development, planning and managing of social enterprises.  They will have practical experience in a social enterprise and a full cultural immersion.

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