SP 2020 Courses

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African and African American Studies (AFAMAST)

AFAMAST 2253 - Introduction to Caribbean Literature

An introduction to Caribbean literature with a focus on prose, poetry, and drama. (100%)

Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDECON)

AEDECON 2580 - Feast or Famine: The Global Business of Food

Global and regional trends in food consumption and production are surveyed. Trade, technological change, and other responses to food scarcity are analyzed. (25%)

AEDECON 4535 - International Economic Development

Study of the growth and diversification of developing economies and the causes of poverty and inequality. Cross-listed with IS 4535. (25%)

AEDECON 6400 - Regional and International Development

Application of economic theory and methods to current problems in regional and international economic development. (25%)

Animal Sciences (ANIMSCI)

ANIMSCI 3600 - Global Food and Agriculture

The integration of food, agriculture, environment, resources, technology, culture, and trade on a global scale. (25%)

Anthropology (ANTHROP)

ANTHROP 2202 - Peoples and Cultures: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Comparative survey of traditional and contemporary peoples (25%)

ANTHROP 3597.02 - Women, Culture, and Development

An analysis of the dramatic changes occurring in women’s lives in response to development and modernization (25%)

Business Administration (BUSADM)

BUSADM 3760 - Exploring Culture in International Environments

Participants in Fisher’s International Student Exchange Program will be challenged to view knowledge and experiences from multiple perspectives (25%)

Business Administration: Management and Human Resources (BUSMHR)

BUSMHR 2000 - Introduction to International Business

Basic coverage of world trade and investment problems, and introduction to multinational corporation strategies and the various types of environments in which they do business. (25%)

BUSMHR 7022 - GAP: Global Applied Projects

Students attend lectures on project management, cultural awareness, other relevant topics, and work part-time on self-managed teams guided by Coach/Faculty Advisor, and travel abroad to work full-time to complete assignment and deliver final presentation to client. (100%)

City and Regional Planning (CRPLAN)

CRPLAN 4597 - The Global Environment in Planning

A review of challenges in developed and developing countries, examining planning issues associated with economic developing, social equity, growth, and rural development (25%)

Comparative Studies (COMPSTDS)

COMPSTD 2301 - Introduction to World Literature

Analysis of oral and written literature of diverse cultures and historical periods (25%)

COMPSTD 3360 - Introduction to Globalization and Culture

History and contemporary dimensions of globalization (25%)

COMPSTD 3606 - The Quest in World Literature

Motif of the quest in world literature; physical and mental journeys as metaphors of personal transformation and salvation (25%)

Dance

DANCE 3402 - Dance in Global Contexts

Surveys dance forms from around the globe, offering insights into the religious, social, and political functions of dances in their historical and contemporary practices (25%)

Economics (ECON)

ECON 4130 - World Economic Development in Historical Perspective

A survey of economic development from the Middle Ages through the 20th century (25%)

ECON 4140 - Economic History of the Americas

A survey of economic development in the Americas through the 20th century (100%)

Education: Teaching and Learning (EDUTL)

EDUTL 6808 - Multicultural and Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning

Examines knowledge, pedagogy, reforms, and resources that support education for cultural diversity and equity in an interconnected world. (25%)

EDUTL 7364 - Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults

Focus on educational and interdisciplinary research concerned with selecting, analyzing, and discussing diverse children's and YA literature, created by historically marginalized authors and illustrators. (75%)

Engineering (ENGR)

ENGR 2797.02 - Engineering Study Abroad in Central America

Study abroad in Central America. (100%)

ENGR 2797.03 - Engineering Study Abroad in South America

Study abroad in South America. (100%)

ENGR 5797.02 - Engineering Study Abroad in Central America

Study abroad in Central America. (100%)

ENGR 5797.03 - Engineering Study Abroad in South America

Study abroad in South America. (100%)

ENGR 5797.11S - Engineering Service-Learning in Honduras

During the Engineering Service-Learning in Honduras program, students will travel to Honduras and implement, test, and evaluate the technologies they developed through Spring Semester. (100%)

ENGR 5797.22S - Guatemala Service-Learning

Participating students will: (i) learn about poverty challenges, needs, and potential technical solutions, (ii) complete technical design/evaluation challenges, (iii) learn about Guatemalan history, culture, and current events, and (iv) learn about trip logistics/rules, (v) travel to Guatemala and support group objectives. (100%)

ENGR 5797.24 - Sustainable Community Development - Honduras

The course seeks to provide an opportunity for students to experience application of a broad range of engineering & non-engineering skillsets in a teambased environment working towards sustainable outcomes to humanitarian development challenges. Student teams from OSU & Zamorano University will work collaboratively with nonprofit Heart to Honduras to develop & support community-driven projects. (100%)

Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 2750 - World Regional Geography

Examination of the human and physical geographic structure of all world regions (25%)

GEOG 3701 - The Making of the Modern World

The geographies of modernity and their formation; emphasis on Latin America (50%)

GEOG 3900 - Global Climate Change: Causes and Consequences

Examines the natural and human factors that force changes in our climate and environment and explores strategies for a sustainable environment in the future (33%)

History (HIST)

HISTORY 2125 - The History of Latin America Through Film

Latin American history from the pre-colonial era to the present as depicted in film, including the analysis of colonialism, revolutions, society, women, and current events (100%)

HISTORY 2650 - The World since 1914

Global perspective on major forces that shaped the world since 1914. Provides students with factual knowledge and a critical interpretive framework for responsible global citizenship (25%)

HISTORY 2700 - Global Environmental History

Global overview of the ecology of the human condition in past time, stressing climate change, earth systems, technology, energy, demography, and human cultural-economic revolutions (25%)

HISTORY 2750 - Natives and Newcomers: Immigration and Migration in U.S. History

General survey of (im)migration history in the U.S. from precolonial times to the present. Topics include cultural contact, economic relations, citizenship, politics, family, and sexuality (50%)

HISTORY 3100 - Colonial Latin America

Mayan, Aztec, and Incan Empires; the Spanish and Portuguese conquests and the transplanting of Iberian institutions; the Baroque period; the Bourbon Century and the Enlightenment (100%)

HISTORY 4675 - Seminar in World/Global/Transnational History

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in World/Global/Transnational History (25%)

HISTORY 7100 - Studies in Latin American History

An intensive study of problems in selected periods of Latin American history (100%)

International Studies (INTSTDS)

INTSTDS 4850 - Understanding the Global Information Society

Invites students to think critically about the global networks that are shaping the new knowledge creation & sharing processes (25%)

INTSTDS 5640 - Globalization and Latin America: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches

Explores current debates on globalization in Latin America and recent and interrelated transformations in the economies, politics, and cultures of the region (100%)

Law (LAW)

LAW 7236 - International Trade

Public international law frameworks that regulate trade and economic relations between nations (25%)

Linguistics (LING)

LING 3603 - Language Across Cultures

Investigation of relationships between language and culture in different societies with a view to shedding light on cross-cultural similarities and differences (25%)

Music (MUSIC)

MUSIC 2208.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

Learning to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

MUSIC 7780.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

Learning to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

Nursing Advancement (NRSADVN)

NRSADVN 3430 - Cultural Competence in Health Care: US and Global Contexts

Introduction to concepts and techniques for the provision of culturally competent care within the U.S. and across global contexts. Cross-listed with NRSADVN 3430. (25%)

Political Science (POLITSC)

POLITSC 1200 - Introduction to Comparative Politics

Intro to modern nation-states outside the United States: problems of state- and nation-building, representation, conflict, and making of government policy in selected countries (50%)

POLITSC 1300 - Global Politics

Cooperation and conflict in world politics. Covers basic theories of international relations, security, political economy, international organizations, and the environment (25%)

POLITSC 3220 - Politics of the Developing World

A general introduction to the theoretical and substantive literature dealing with the historical development and contemporary characteristics of the new states of Latin America, Asia, and Africa (50%)

POLITSC 4240 - Latin American Politics

A study of political processes, institutions, and groups in Latin America, with emphasis on constitutional, geographical, social, and economic environments in which they operate (100%)

POLITSC 7193.02 - Comparative Politics

Individual studies in political science; student work is evaluated by papers and/or special examinations (75%)

POLITSC 7193.03 - International Politics

Individual studies in political science; student work is evaluated by papers and/or special examinations. Latin America focus (75%)

POLITSC 7300 - Theories of International Relations

Examination of such basic concepts and theories as equilibrium models, balance of power, national interest, geopolitical configurations. (25%)

POLITSC 7340 - Social Theories of International Relations

An examination of the main themes, debates, and social theories of world politics.

Portuguese (PORTGSE)

PORTGSE 2335 - Cannibal Brazil: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations of Identity in Literature and Culture

Explores a fundamental topic within Brazilian culture, from colonial times to present; cannibalism as cultural practice in both literal and discursive realms (100%)

PORTGSE 5510 - Literatures and Cultures in Portuguese, From the Middle Ages to Neoclassicism

Overview of literature and culture in the Portuguese-speaking world from the twelfth to the eighteenth centuries (100%)

Public Health (PUBHLTH)

PUBHLTH 2010 - Introduction to Global Public Health

Introduction to current and emerging global health issues (25%)

Quechua (QUECHUA)

QUECHUA 5501.01 - Beginning Quechua I: Classroom

Beginning language course for students with no previous study experience in Quechua. This course will be comprehensive, integrating culture and language from the southern Quechua family spoken in Peru. (100%)

QUECHUA 5502.01 - Beginning Quechua II: Classroom

For students who have taken Quechua 5501.01 (501) or who have previous basic knowledge of Quechua at the beginning level. This course will be comprehensive, integrating culture and language from the southern Quechua family spoken in Peru. (100%)

QUECHUA 5504.51 – Intermediate Quechua II: Individualized Instruction

An intermediate language course intended for students with experience in Quechua. The variety taught will be from the southern Quechua family spoken in Bolivia and Peru. (100%)

QUECHUA 5505.01 - Advanced Quechua I; Classroom

Advanced language course intended for students with experience in Quechua. This course is comprehensive, integrating culture and language. It will be useful for students that want to travel to the Andean countries or who have an interest in studying Quechua language, culture, and society. The variety taught is from the southern Quechua family spoken in Bolivia and Peru. (100%)

Rural Sociology (RURLSOC)

RURLSOC 3580 - Social Groups in Developing Societies

Contemporary struggles and experiences of rural social groups in the “Third World” in the context of development and globalization; emphasis on grassroots initiatives and resistance movements (50%)

Social Work (SOCWORK)

SOCWORK 1140 - Minority Perspectives: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

Examination of the structure of human societies, cultures, and institutions from the perspective of oppressed minority populations (50%)

SOCWORK 5004 - International Social Work

Examines a variety of social issues through a global perspective and the role of culturally diverse and country-specific responses to social problems (25%)

SOCWORK 5005 - Human Trafficking: Domestic and Global Perspectives

Examines domestic and global human trafficking from a social work perspective (25%)

Sociology (SOCIOL)

SOCIOL 3597.01 - World Problems in Global Context

Sociological analysis of contemporary world societies – non-industrialized, industrializing, and industrialized – with special attention to major social institutions and patterns of social change (25%)

SOCIOL 5450 - Sociology of Global Health and Illness

Sociological study of international health and illness and related behaviors, disease processes, correlates of diseases, global efforts to improve health, and comparative health care systems (50%)

SOCIOL 5525 - Global Criminology

Intro to global crime from a criminal justice perspective (25%)

Spanish – Literacy & Cultural Studies (SPANISH)

SPANISH 2208.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

In this course, students learn to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

SPANISH 2332 - Introduction to Andean and Amazonian Cultures

Historical formation of contemporary societies in the Andean and Amazonian regions, including their ethnic, social, and cultural features; taught in English (100%)

SPANISH 2389 - Spanish in the US: Language as Social Action

Teaches students to analyze discourses surrounding language and ethnicity in the media today (100%)

SPANISH 3450 - Introduction to the Study of Literature and Culture in Spanish: Reading Texts

Strategies for reading literary and cultural texts from Spain and Spanish America (100%)

SPANISH 4557.20 - Introduction to Other Latino Literature in the U.S.

Study of works by "other Latino" writers, that is, authors from less represented groups within the larger Latino population in the U.S. The "other Latino" writers are part of the new migratory flows between the U.S. and Latin America (50%)

SPANISH 4565H - Latin American Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

Introduction to continuities and transformations that link Latin American colonial indigenous texts with contemporary cultural expression (100%)

SPANISH 5389 - US Latino Languages and Communities

We discuss the diversity of Latino experiences and the central role of language in the development of a "Latino" identity, as well as its role in local understandings of ethnicity, gender, and social class (50%)

SPANISH 5501.20 - AmerIndian Languages & Cultures (Domestic)

Amerindian languages and cultures (e.g., Guarani, Aymara) offered through OSU or another domestic institution. (100%)

SPANISH 5640 - Globalization and Latin America: Multi-disciplinary Approaches

Explores current debates on globalization in Latin America and recent and interrelated transformations in the economies, politics, and cultures of the region (100%)

SPANISH 7780.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

In this course, students learn to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

SPANISH 8560 - Seminar in Independence and 19th-Century Latin American Literatures and Cultures

Detailed exploration of advanced issues in Latin American literatures and cultures of the independence period and the 19th century (100%)

SPANISH 8650 - Seminar in Latin American Cultures

Intensive exploration of a cultural period, topic, or problem; topic varies (100%)

SPANISH 8894 - Literatures and Cultures Colloquium

Forum for presentation of research (100%)

Theatre (THEATRE)

THEATRE 5771.06 - International Theatre and Performance

Advanced study of a focused international theatre history topic such as African, Spanish and Portuguese, Asian theatre, theatre masks, puppets, Irish diaspora (25%)

BTAA Course Share

LTAM-C - Elementary Haitian Creole ll

This course is designed for the development of students’ communicative skills through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Communications, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities are the five goals kept in mind during the semester. (Through Indiana University)

To register, please contact Megan Hasting at hasting.6@osu.edu.

Intermediate Ecuadorian Kichwa

This course is designed for the development of students’ communicative skills through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Communications, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities are the five goals kept in mind during the semester. (Through University of Wisconsin-Madison)

To register, please contact Megan Hasting at hasting.6@osu.edu.