Terms offered: Autumn Semester
This course examines the intersections of race, gender, and mathematics as it relates to the accomplishments of the African-American mathematicians featured in the book. We analyze how mathematics and the advancement of American society were intertwined from WWII to the Space Race and focus on understanding the mathematical tools used by human computers and scientists at Langley during this time.
Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 1148 and 1149; or a grade of C- or above in 1150; or Math Placement Level L.
GE service learning course.
Instructor: Elizabeth Griffith
Terms offered: Spring
Explore relationships between the global ocean and humans, gain an appreciation for the global ocean and the Blue Planet we live on, work with diverse student teams, and gain and apply our knowledge through civic engagement with our community through a service-learning project.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 2206. GE nat sci phys course.
African American and African Studies
Instructor: Allan Coleman
This service-learning course focuses on collecting and preserving literacy narratives of Columbus-area Black communities. Through engagement with community partners, students refine skills in research, analysis, and composition; students synthesize information, create arguments about discursive/visual/cultural artifacts, and reflect on the literacy and life-history narratives of Black Columbus.
Prereq: English 1110, and Soph standing.
Not open to students with credit for English 2367.07S.
GE writing and comm: level 2 and diversity soc div in the US course. Cross-listed in English.
Campus: Newark; Marion
Instructor: Angela Bryant; Brenda Chaney
Terms offered: Autumn Semester, Spring Semester
Inside-Out courses offer an innovative and transformative approach to learning. This experiential-based learning course is composed of various approaches and interdisciplinary modes of inquiry into US models of corrections, including classical debates and contemporary issues. The program brings college students and incarcerated individuals together in a classroom setting to develop a partnership between institutions of higher learning and prison systems nationally .Participants will counter predominant stereotypes and myths held about prisons and prisoners through personal engagement; see crime and justice issues from new perspectives; see themselves as actors in relation to these issues, and consequently as potential agents of social change; gain a positive experience from which to build new ideas about public service and meaningful citizenship; and take part in a grass-roots movement directed at transforming public thought and opinion on mass incarceration.
Though course is repeatable, only one iteration will count for GE credit.
Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. GE service learning course.
Educational Studies: Higher Education and Student Affairs (ESHESA),
Campus: Columbus, Lima, Newark
Terms offered: Spring Semester, Autumn Semester
Sites: Varies on the basis of the students’ interest and needs in the community, ranging from food pantries, teaching English to immigrant and refugee families, and youth centers.
Introduction to the knowledge, skills, and competencies for responsible service and leadership in diverse communities. Preparation for engaged, responsible, and active community involvement and leadership. Please note: Although this course is repeatable in special circumstances (study abroad requirement, for example), only one iteration will count for GE credit.
Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs.
GE service learning course.