Courses Catalogue

Evolution Of East Africa

COURSE CODE: SST 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Understanding the evolution of East Africa is paramount in attaching significance to the Pre-colonial, Colonial and Post –colonial periods.  This course provides students with the origin of East Africa  in the past with a focus on influencing the present to predict the future.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course acquaints students with knowledge on the evolution of the sub-continent of East Africa beginning from the pre-colonial period via the colonial era to the present time, it focuses on the changes in the social political and economic institutions of East Africa, and it also examines the African reaction to colonial policies.

COURSE AIM

The course aims at introducing students to East Africa from the pre-colonial times through to the Colonial times with an influence on the present situation. 

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

 Analyze the social political and economic changes in the pre-colonial time

  Establish the impact of colonialism on African development

  Identify African reaction towards colonialism and Western culture.

Establish  the changes brought by colonialism in Africa 


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