MATH 2010S Intersections of Mathematics and Society: Hidden Figures


Campus: Columbus
Terms offered: Autumn Semester
Sites: Columbus


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.


EARTHSC 2206S Principles of Oceanography

Earth Science

Campus: Columbus
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.

AFAMAST 2367.07S Literacy Narratives of Black Columbus

African American and African Studies

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Allan Coleman


SOCIOL 2211S: Corrections: An Inside-Out Course


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.

ESHESA 2571S: Leadership in Community Service

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.