Yucatec Maya *New in AU18*
Yucatec Maya is spoken by over a million speakers, primarily in the Yucatán in Southern Mexico, the Maya Riviera coastal region of Cancún, and Belize, where the language is kept alive by a rich heritage, including the practice of traditional medicine and the preservation of the archeological sites built by their ancestors.
Elementary Maya I: TR 4:00-5:15pm
Instructor: Dr. Quetzil Castañeda (offered via CourseShare distance-learning through synchronous Indiana University )
Haitian Creole is spoken by Haiti’s entire population of over 8 million and nearly 1 million people in the Haitian-American diaspora in the United States. Haitian-Creole courses at Indiana University provide an introduction to the rich, African-based folk culture and religion of the world’s first black republic.
Haitian Creole I: TR 2:30-4:00pm,
Instructor: David Tezil (offered via CourseShare distance-learning through synchronous Indiana University )
With an estimated 10 million native speakers, Quechua is the most spoken indigenous language of the Americas. The name ‘Quechua’ actually refers to a family of closely related languages, all of which are spoken in the Andean region of South America.
Quechua 5501.01: Beginning Quechua I TWRF 11:05 - 12:00 PM -or- TWRF 4:10 - 5:05 PM
Quechua 5503.01: Intermediate Quechua I TWRF 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM
Quechua 5505.01: Advanced Quechua I
Quechua 5506.01: Advanced Quechua II
Ohio State's Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a wide variety of Portuguese courses. For a full list of AU18 offerings, please visit the Course Schedule.