Courses Catalogue

East African History And Culture

COURSE CODE: HS 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Tourism and Hotel Management, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course gives an overview of the African traditional cultures by studying some of the significant aspects of these cultures. Some of the aspects studies are: - social groupings, supernatural belief, religions systems, communication systems and rites of passage. Special attention is given to the traditional features of these aspects, though the contemporary changes affecting them are also mentioned.

The purpose of the course is to help the students understand African Traditional cultures. Such an understanding would help the student to understand African people better, live and work with African people more effectively and even make the student appreciate more the African ways of life.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able to:

Explain  the significant aspects of African traditional culture.

Describe in details one aspect of African culture mentioning such things as features, functions etc.

Organize the materials of this course in lecture forms that the student can integrate them in their lines and ministry in future.