Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

BSt 305U African History, Before 1800

Surveys the history of the African continent from the period of European exploration to the eve of colonialism. Examines impact of the European presence on African institutions and trade, and the relative importance of the environment, technology, and indigenous social systems on the transformation of African society prior to 1800. This is the same course as Hst 312U and may be taken only once for credit.



Cross Listed Courses

Hst 312U


BSt 202 or BSt 211.
  • Up one level
  • 300