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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 4597.01 - Food, Population, and the Environment    

Worldwide population increases, food production, and environmental stress; policy options for lessening these concerns, especially in low-income countries. Cross-listed with IS 4597.01 (25%)  

AEDECON 6400 - Regional and International Development  

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

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ANIMSCI 3600 - Global Food and Agriculture  

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

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ANTHROP 2202 - 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%) 

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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%) 

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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%) 

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BUSMGT 4237 - International Operations Management 

Current influences, practices and standards for structural and infrastructural decision making across national boundaries. Explores complexity of managing geographically dispersed operations with relationships between multiple entities (25%) 

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BUSFIN 3250 - Foundations of International Finance 

Management of financial risk inherent with international business; problems of implementing corporate finance principles (25%) 

BUSFIN 4255 - International Finance 

Theories and applications related to cross-border acquisitions, FOREX risk management, and project finance (25%) 

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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%) 

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COMPSTD 3360 - Introduction to Globalization and Culture 

History and contemporary dimensions of globalization (25%) 

COMPSTD 3603 - Love in World Literature 

Representations of love in world literature; emphasis on mythological, psychological, and ideological aspects of selected representations in different cultures and time periods (25%) 

COMPSTD 6425 - Introduction to Latino Studies 

Introduction to history, politics, and cultural production of Latino/a communities in the US and its borderlands. (25%) 

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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%) 

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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%) 

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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%) 

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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 5797.22S - Virtual 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 - Virtual 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 team-based 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%) 

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GEOG 2750 - World Regional Geography 

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

GEOG 2800 - Our Global Environment 

Introduction to global environmental issues, including the interaction of physical and social factors in the causes of and strategies for ameliorating environmental problems (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%) 

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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%) 

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INTSTDS 2500 - Introduction to Development Studies  

Examines theories of political and international economy and development, as well as the historical geography of global capitalism (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%) 

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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%) 

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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 3348 - Music on the Move in a Globalized World 

Survey of globalization’s effects on musical cultures around the world; explores both the role of diasporic migration and the use of recording and broadcasting technology (25%) 

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%) 

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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%) 

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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 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%) 

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PORTGSE 2331 - Portuguese Culture and Society 

Examines Portuguese culture, taking into account intersections with other cultural contexts (e.g., in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas). (100%) 

PORTGSE 4560 - Cultural Expressions of Portugal and Lusophone Africa 

The culture of Portugal and Portuguese Africa from their founding to the present through the study of selected Portuguese-language literature, news, and film. (100%) 

PORTGSE 5650 - Studies in Literatures and Cultures of the Portuguese-Speaking World 

Intensive exploration of a specific topic or problem; topic varies, for example: modern Brazilian novel, Luso-African literature, Portuguese poetry since 1974. (100%) 

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PUBHLTH 2010 - Introduction to Global Public Health 

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

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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%) 

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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%) 

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SOCIOL 3200 - Sociology of Immigration 

Provides a sociological understanding of contemporary migration both globally and with a particular focus on the U.S. (50%) 

SOCIOL 3302 - Technology and Global Society 

Social aspects of technology, social change, and technological development; underdevelopment and the global economy (25%) 

SOCIOL 3460 - Environmental Justice 

Examines environmental issues from a sociological perspective, especially human causes of environmental change such as technology, population, and consumption, and social reactions (25%) 

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%) 

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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 4556 - Modern Spanish American Literature 

Introductory critical study of issues and processes in Spanish American writing from Modernism through the present (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 4564 - Spanish Culture During Francoism 

Panoramic view of the culture of Spain during the dictatorship of Franco. Use of literary and filmic productions of that period as representations of the historical, social, political & economic experiences Spain lived during those years (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 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 5660 - Seminar in Latin American Literatures and Cultures 

Intensive study of a major theme, author, literary, or cultural problem related to Latin America (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 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%) 

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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%)

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WGSST 2367.02 - U.S. Latina Writers: Text and Context 

Writing and analysis of U.S. Latina experience, with emphasis on interdisciplinary relationships between literature and U.S. Latina socio-political history (25%) 

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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 Scott Schwenter at schwenter.1@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 Scott Schwenter at schwenter.1@osu.edu