African Related Courses

Many courses with significant African content (25% or more) are currently offered at OSU across many disciplines.  Spring 2018 - seePDF icon 2018 Spring Africa Classes longversion .pdf  - has 100 such offerings. Those courses focusing 100% on Africa are highlit. Others are noted for the relevance of their content to Africa and/or because the instructor has experience and interest in Africa.

 

Other current courses frequently offered include: 

African American and African Studies

 

African Civilizations to 1870

1121

African Civilizations 1870 to the Present

1122

Introduction to African Literature

2251

Introduction to Caribbean Literature

2253

Global Perspectives on the African Diasopora

3310

Introduction to African Politics

2327

History of US-Africa Relations 1900-Present

3308

Global Perspectives on the African Diasopora

3310

History of African Cinema

3320

Music, Religion, and Ritual in Africa

3342H

Arts and Cultures of Africa and the Diaspora

3376

Themes in Francophone African & Caribbean Literature

3451

Theories in Africana Literature

4460

Ethnicity, Development and the State in Sub-Saharan Africa

4451

Pan-Africanism and Nationalism

4527

African Political Economy

4530

Topics in Africana Literature

4451

History of Southern Africa

4557

Southern Africa: Society and Culture

5485.01

Topics in Africana Psychology

4561

Topics in African Diaspora Studies

4565

West Africa: Society and Culture

5485.02

Study Abroad in Africa & the Diaspora

5798

Introduction to Graduate Level African History

7300

Comparative History of the African Diaspora & enslavement and emancipation

7302

Comparative History of the African Diaspora and Post-Emancipation, Colonial, & Post-Colonial Reality

7303

African Historiography and Methodology

7420

Studies in African History

7430

Enslavement, Emancipation, Colonial & Post-Colonial Realities

7580

Political Development of Sub-Saharan Africa

7725

Law, Politics, and Human Rights in Africa

7732

Language and Society in Africa

7750

Introduction to Graduate Studies and African Literature

7751

Topics in African Diaspora Studies

7759

African Pop Culture

7760

African Social Movements in the Age of Globalization

7765

Topics in African Political Philosophy

7781

Seminar in U.S./Africa Relations

7833

Seminar in African History

8300

Transitional History of the African World

8350

Agricultural Communication

 

Communication Strategies for Change & Development

5150

Extension Education in Developing Countries

5190

International Development Theory & Practice

5170

Contemporary Issues in US Agriculture

2367

Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

 

Feast or Famine: The Global Business of Food

2580

Food Security and Globalization

4532

World Population, Food, and Environment

4597.01

Economic Development of Sub-Saharan Africa

4536

Problems & Policies in World Population, Food, & Environment

4597.01

Problems & Policies in World Population, Food, & Environment

4597.01H

Advanced Development Economics

7420

Anthropology

 

World Prehistory: An Anthropological Perspective

2201 H

Human Origins

3300

The Living Primates

3304

Fundamentals of Archeology

3401

Primate Evolution

3409

Regional Survey of the Anthropology of Africa

3418

Cultural Conflict in Developing Nations

4597.01

The Global Food Crisis

4597.05H

Special Topics: Environmental Anthropology

5606

Special Topics: Hunters and Gatherers

5620

Special Topics: Cultural Ecology

5623

Special Topics: Primate Behavior

5641

Special Topics: Hominid Paleoanthropology

7702

Business Administration

 

Group International Project, Study Abroad

4024

City and Regional Planning

 

The Global Environment in Planning

4597

International Development Studio

6970

Development Theory

7110

Dance

 

African I

1131

African II

2132

Economics

 

World Economic Development in Historical Perspective

4130

Education Policy and Leadership

 

Children, Families, and Communities in Conflict Transformation

5260

Education Teaching and Learning

 

Equity and Diversity in Education

5005

Reading Multicultural Literature Across Middle Childhood Curricula

5225

Issues in Language, Literacy, and Culture/Equity, & Diversity

5300

Children's Literature in S.African Context: Global May Program

8890

Environment and Natural Resources

 

Women, Environment, and Development

3530

Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering

 

Capstone Experience - South Africa

 

French

 

Masterpieces of the French-Speaking World

1801

Cultures of the French-Speaking World

1802

Introduction to French & Francophone Studies

2101.01

Literary & visual texts of the Francophone World

3202

Introduction to Francophone Cultures

3402

Topics in French-Speaking Cultures

3403

Advanced Pronunciation & Accents of the Francophone World

5102

Black Africa & Diaspora: Texts and Contexts

5205

North Africa: Texts and Contexts

5206

Francophone Studies

8204

French & Francophone Studies Across Boundaries

8205

French & Francophone Cinema

8701

Geography

 

South Africa: Space and Society

5752

History

 

African Peoples and Empires in World History

2301

History of Modern Africa, 1800 - 1960s

2302

History of Contemporary Africa, 1960 - present

2303

Islam, Politics, and Society in History

2350

Nationalism, Socialism, and Revolution in Africa

3302

History of Islam in Africa

3304

History of African Christianity

3306

History of African Health and Healing

3307

History of US - African Relations, 1900 - Present

3308

History of African Cinema

3310

Readings in Atlantic World History

4090

Readings in Atlantic World History

4090E

Readings in Atlantic World History

4090H

Research Seminar in Atlantic World History

4095

Research Seminar in Atlantic World History

4095E

Research Seminar in Atlantic World History

4095H

Readings in African History

4300

Readings in African History

4300E

Readings in African History

4300H

Reseach Seminar in African History

4325

Reseach Seminar in African History

4325E

Reseach Seminar in African History

4325H

Special Topics in Atlantic World History

5090

Special Topics in African History

5300

Atlantic World History

7090

Introduction to Graduate Level African History

7300

African Historiography & Methodology

7301

Comparative History of the African Diaspora & enslavement and emancipation

7302

Comparative History of the African Diaspora and Post-Emancipation, Colonial, & Post-Colonial Reality

7303

African Women: History and Socioeconomic Change

7304

Studies in African Religions

7305

Seminar in African History

8300

Seminar in Atlantic World History

8080

Art

 

Introduction to African Art and Archaeology

2101

Philosophy of African Art

3101

Contemporary African Art: 1920 to Present

4121

African Art and Archaeology I

5111

African Art and Archaeology II

5112

Contemporary African Art II

5122

Studies in African Art and Archeology

8111

Studies in Contemporary African Art

8121

International Studies

 

Introduction to Africa

2000

Introduction to Development Studies

2500

Introduction to Developments Studies

2500H

Feast or Famine: the Global Business of Food

2580

Contemporary Uganda: Global May Program

2797.02

Comparative Ethnic Systems States and Identity

4000

Ethnicity, Development, and the State in Sub-Saharan Africa

4515

Food Security and Globalization

4532

Economic Development of Sub-Saharan Africa

4536

Problems and Policies in World Population, Food, and Environment

4597.01

Problems and Policies in World Population, Food, and Environment

4597.01H

Understanding the Global Information Society

4850

Rebuilding Failed and Weak States

5700

Children and War

5801

Model African Union - Readings/Research

 

World Population, Food, and Environment

4597.01

Law

 

Seminar: Law in Africa

8896.25

Music

 

African Performing Ensemble

2208.2

Music on the Move in a Globalized World

3348

African Music: Ideas Forms and Trajectories

4555.08

African Performing Ensemble

7780.2

African Music: Ideas Forms and Trajectories

7789

Rural Sociology

 

Social Groups in Developing Societies

3580

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

 

Feminist Perspectives on Globalization

3505

Women, Environment, and Development

3530

African Women: History & Socioeconomic Change

5623

Somali

 

Elementary Somali 1

1101

Elementary Somali 2

1102

Elementary Somali 3

1103

Intermediat Somali 1

2201

Intermediate Somali 2

2241

Intermediate Somali 3

3301

Swahili

 

Elementary Swahili 1

1101

Elementary Swahili 2

1102

Swahili Bridge Course

1121

Elementary Swahili 3

1103

Intermediate Swahili 1

2201

Intermediate Swahili 2: Translation

2241

Intermediate Swahili 3

3301

Advanced Swahili 1

4401

Advanced Swahili 2

4402

Swahili Literature I

4452

Swahili Literature II

4453

Zulu

 

Elementary Zulu 1

1101

Elementary Zulu 2

1102

Elementary Zulu 3

1103

Intermediate Zulu 1

2201

Intermediate Zulu 2

2241

Intermediate Zulu 3

3301

Advanced Zulu 1

4401

Advanced Zulu 2

4402

Yoruba

 

Elementary Yoruba 1

1101

Elementary Yoruba 2

1102

Elementary Yoruba 3

1103

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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