Summer 2015 Area Studies Courses

Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

AEDECON 4597.01 - 0010   Food, Population, and the Environment
Issues related to world-wide population increases, food production, and associated environmental stress; policy options for lessening these concerns, especially in low-income countries.

Business Administration: Management and Human Resources

BUSMHR 2000 - 0010   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.

Business Administration: Management Sciences

BUSMGT 7231 - 0010   Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management
Emphasizes the overall structure of the planning and control function in managing operations, a critical link for the planning activities in many areas of a business. Topics covered include forecasting, sales and operations planning (S&OP), master production scheduling (MPS), material requirements planning (MRP), capacity management, inventory management, and just-in-time (JIT) techniques.
BUSMGT 7266 - 0010   MBOE Leading Operations
The explicit link between problem solving and lean activities such as policy management, standardized work, visual management, human resources management and "go see" (gemba) activities are explained.

Comparative Studies

COMPSTD 7193 - 0010   Individual Studies
Designed to give able students an opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered.
COMPSTD 7999 - 0010   Research in Comparative Studies: Thesis
Research for Master's thesis.
(Also offered as May Session)
COMPSTD Research in preparation for Ph.D. exams 8998 - 0010   
Research in Comparative Studies: Candidacy Examination
(Also offered as May Session)

East Asian Languages and Literatures

EALL 4193 - 0100   Individual Studies
Directed study to meet individual research needs of students in East Asian studies. Not a substitute for regular language courses.
EALL 5310 - 0100   Strategies for Performance-Oriented Language Learning: Practicum (Offered only as May Session)
An overview of language-learning strategies and practice in applying them to learning of East Asian languages.
EALL 5797 - 0010   Study at a Foreign Institution (Offered only as May Session)
An opportunity for students to study at a foreign institution and receive Ohio State credit for that work.
EALL 7700 - 0100   Learning East Asian Languages in Cross-Cultural Contexts: College Level
Principles and practices of designing instruction and assessing performances in an East Asian language as a foreign language at post-secondary level American academic institutions. Concurrent registration in 7703 and 7704 recommended.
EALL 7703 - 0100   Presentation of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Preparation and presentation of curriculum and syllabus for East Asian language program and adaptation of learning materials. Concurrent registration in 7700 and 7704 recommended.
EALL 7704 - 0100   Teaching Practicum in East Asian Languages
Training as a classroom teacher through practice teaching to students and the observation of classes taught by trainees and master teachers.

Chinese

CHINESE 2797.01 - SA01   Study Abroad in China
The China Gateway Study Abroad Program introduces the dynamic nature of an important segment of contemporary Chinese culture by combining the themes of Ethnic Diversity and the Environment in Southwest China. The tandem themes are designed to allow students to experience a diverse and dynamic mix of ethnic, rural, and urban cultures in a historic and geographically varied region of China.
CHINESE 2232 - SA01   Modern Chinese Culture
Modern Chinese culture as reflected in family life, language, literature, art, and film viewed from the perspective of modern Chinese history. Taught in English.
CHINESE 6193 - 0100   Individual Studies
Directed study to meet individual research needs of students in Chinese studies. Not a substitute for regular language courses.
(Also offered as May Session)
CHINESE 8998 - 0100   Research in Chinese: Project
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional dissertation.
CHINESE 8999 - 0100   Research in Chinese: Dissertation
Research leading to the completion of a dissertation.
(Also offered as May Session)

Japanese

JAPANSE 4999H - 0100   Honors Undergraduate Research Thesis
Focused research toward completion of an original thesis.
JAPANSE 6193 – Individual Studies
Requires the use of Japanese sources and the completion of a paper reflecting the student's research. Not a substitute for regular language courses.
(Also offered as May Session)
JAPANSE 6998 - Research in Japanese: Project
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional MA thesis.
JAPANSE 6999 - 0100   Research in Japanese: Thesis
Research leading to the completion of an MA thesis.
(Also offered as May Session)
JAPANSE 8998 - 0200   Research in Japanese: Project
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional dissertation.
JAPANSE 8999 - 0100   Research in Japanese: Dissertation
Research leading to the completion of a dissertation.
(Also offered as May Session)

Geography

GEOG 2750 - 10   World Regional Geography
An examination of the human and physical geographic structure of all world regions; defined primarily at the continental scale. Examines regions in global context.
GEOG 7193 - 0010   Individual Studies in Geography
Independent studies on selected Geography related topics.
(Also offered as May Session)

History

HISTORY 1681 - 010   World History to 1500 (May Session Only)
Comparative survey of the world's major civilizations and their interconnections from the beginnings of human civilization through 1500.
HISTORY 6999 - 520   Master's Thesis Research
Research for Master's thesis.
(Also offered as May Session)
HISTORY 7193.01 - 0010   Independent Study in History
The investigation of particular problems in various fields of history through graduate-level individual studies.
(Also offered as May Session)
HISTORY 7193.02 - 0010   Independent Study in History
The investigation of particular problems in various fields of history through graduate-level individual studies.
(Also offered as May Session)
HISTORY 8999 - 0010   Dissertation Research
Research for dissertation.
(Also offered as May Session)

History of Art

HISTART 2901 - 0030   Introduction to World Cinema
Chronological survey of the most influential and recognized film artists and film movements of the world.
International Studies

International Studies

INTSTDS 4195 - 0010   Selected Problems in International Studies (Offered only as May Session)
Class discussions, with several guest speakers, informal conferences, and a reading and research program arranged to meet the special needs of those enrolled.
INTSTDS 4597.01 - 0010   Food, Population, and the Environment
This course addresses population growth and the challenges it poses, in particular, the challenge of providing everyone with an adequate diet while simultaneously conserving the natural resources on which agriculture and other economic activities depend.  Since human numbers are increasing more rapidly in poor countries than anywhere else, special attention is paid to population growth and the prospects for environmentally sound agricultural development in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.  The problems arising as a transition is made from communism to a market economy are examined as well since agricultural development has lagged, environmental deterioration has been pronounced, or both in many of the nations experiencing this transition.

Philosophy

PHILOS 2120 - 0020   Asian Philosophies
A survey including at least three of the following philosophical systems of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, and Confucianism.

Political Science

POLITSC 1300 - 0010   Global Politics
Cooperation and conflict in world politics. Covers basic theories of international relations and key issues, including security, political economy, international organizations, and the environment.
POLITSC 4597.01 - 0010   International Cooperation and Conflict
An examination of the relationships industrialized countries have with each other and developing nations; focus on potential for cooperation and conflict.
(Also offered as May Session)
POLITSC 4597.02 - 0010   Political Problems of the Contemporary World
Critical political problems of industrialized and developing societies, including governmental legitimacy, conflict and violence, social welfare, equality, and economic development.

Theatre

THEATRE 5771.06 - 0010   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.

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