Course Listings - East European and Eurasian Area Studies at OSU

The following is a list of courses that are offered at OSU that are established area studies courses, meaning 25% or more of the course is about Eastern Europe or Eurasia, and language classes.  This is a resource for students and is not meant to be an exhaustive list of courses.  If there is a course that a student is interested in taking that is not on this list, they should contact Eileen Kunkler, the program advisor of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES), at kunkler.10@osu.edu to see if it is applicable or can be taken as an area studies course.  Students should check the university's official schedule of courses to see when these classes are offered.   

East European and Eurasian Language Courses

Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian

  • 1101:  Elementary BCS I
  • 1102:  Elementary BCS II
  • 1103:  Intermediate Serbo-Croatian I
  • 2104:  Intermediate Serbo-Croatian II
  • 3101: Advanced BCS I
  • 3102: Advanced BCS II

Czech

  • 1101:  Elementary Czech I
  • 1102:  Elementary Czech II

East European Language & Literatures

  • 5797: Study at a Foreign Institution
  • 7627: Reading Course in a Balkan or East European Language

Modern Greek

  • 1101:  Elementary Modern Greek
  • 1102:  Intermediate Modern Greek I
  • 1103:  Intermediate Modern Greek II
  • 4001:  Advanced Modern Greek 1
  • 4002:  Advanced Modern Greek 2
  • 4998:  Honors Research in Modern Greek
  • 5000:  Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • 5193:  Individual Studies
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution
  • 8110:  Seminar in Modern Greek Studies
  • 8999:  Research in Modern Greek

Near Eastern Language & Cultures

  • 5130:  Ugaritic

Polish

  • 1101:  Elementary Polish I
  • 1102:  Elementary Polish II
  • 1103:  Intermediate Polish I
  • 2104:  Intermediate Polish II
  • 3101: Advanced Polish I
  • 3102: Advanced Polish II

Romanian

  • 1101:  Elementary Romanian I
  • 1102:  Elementary Romanian II
  • 1103:  Intermediate Romanian I
  • 2104: Intermediate Romanian II

Russian

  • 1101.01: Elementary Russian I:  Classroom
  • 1101.51:  Elementary Russian I: (Self-paced)
  • 1102.01:  Elementary Russian II:  Classroom
  • 1102.51:  Elementary Russian II: (Self-paced)
  • 1103.01:  Intermediate Russian I:  Classroom
  • 1103.51:  Intermediate Russian I: (Self-paced)
  • 2104.01:  Intermediate Russian II:  Classroom
  • 2104.51:  Intermediate Russian II: (Self-paced)
  • 3101:  Contemporary Russian in Cultural and Literary Contexts
  • 3102:  Current Events through the Russian Media
  • 3121:  Advanced Reading Russian I Self-Paced
  • 3122:  Advanced Reading Russian II Self-Paced
  • 3140:  Russian Conversation
  • 4101: Advanced Russian I
  • 4102: Advanced Russian II
  • 4135: Practical Russian Pronunciation
  • 4136:  Business Russian
  • 4140: Advanced Russian Conversation
  • 5101: Advanced Russian III
  • 5102: Advanced Russian IV
  • 5193: Individualized Studies
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution
  • 6171: Basic Reading Russian for Graduate Students
  • 6172:  Reading Russian for Research

Slavic Language & Literature

  • 5193:  Individual Studies
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution
  • 7621:  Reading Course in a South Slavic Language
  • 7623:  Reading Course in a West Slavic Language
  • 7625:  Old Church Slavonic

Turkish

  • 1101:  Elementary Turkish I
  • 1102.01:  Elementary Turkish II
  • 1102.03:  Elementary Turkish II
  • 1102.05:  Elementary Turkish II
  • 1103:  Intermediate Turkish I
  • 2101:  Intermediate Turkish II
  • 2102:  Intermediate Turkish III
  • 2193:  Individual Studies
  • 3001:  Advanced Turkish Syntax
  • 5193:  Individual Studies
  • 5797: Study at a Foreign Institution

Uzbek

  • 1101:  Elementary Uzbek I
  • 1102:  Elementary Uzbek II
  • 1103:  Intermediate Uzbek I
  • 2101: Intermediate Uzbek II

Area Studies Courses

Business Administration: Management and Human Resources

  • 2000:  Introduction to International Business
  • 4021:  Institutional Environments in International Business
  • 7012:  International Strategy

East European Language & Literatures

  • 7628: Balkan Linguistics

Education:  Teaching and Learning

  • 6892.28:  Social Studies Education
  • 6892.45:  Foreign and Second Language Education
  • 6892.99:  Language, Literacy, and Culture

Geography

  • 3597.01:  ISS:  World Urbanization
  • 3754:  Geography of the Former Soviet Union
  • 4193:  Individual Studies
  • 5501:  Urban Spaces in the Global Economy

Germanic

  • 3252:  The Holocaust in Literature and Film
  • 3300:  Topics in German Culture Studies: Wien, Prag, Berlin, 1900-1990

Modern Greek

  • 2000:  Athens: The Modern City
  • 2100:  Greece and Beyond: The Crossing of Borders through Film
  • 2193:  Individual Studies
  • 2194:  Group Studies
  • 2240H: Travels to Greece: The Search for a Cultural Ideal
  • 2410:  Culture of Contemporary Greece
  • 2410H:  Culture of Contemporary Greece
  • 2500H:  Greek Identities: Ancient and Modern
  • 2680:  Folklore of Contemporary Greece
  • 3710:  Modern Greek Literature in Translation
  • 4998:  Research
  • 4998H:  Honors Research
  • 4999:  Thesis Research
  • 4999H:  Honors Thesis Research
  • 5193:  Individual Studies
  • 5194:  Group Studies
  • 5210:  Studies in Modern Greek Literature
  • 5510:  Contemporary Greek Prose
  • 5520:  Contemporary Greek Poetry
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Language Institute
  • 8110:  Seminar
  • 8999:  Dissertation Research in Modern Greek

History

  • 1212:  Western Civilization from 17th Century to Modern Times
  • 2203:  Introduction to Early Modern Europe
  • 2204:  Modern European History
  • 2251:  Empires and Nations in Eastern Europe, 1500-Present
  • 2252:  People on the Move: Migration in Modern Europe
  • 2280:  Introduction to Russian History
  • 2352:  The Ottoman Empire 1300-1800
  • 2375:  Islamic Central Asia
  • 2452:  Modern Jewish History: 1700-Present
  • 2475:  History of the Holocaust
  • 2500:  20th Century International History
  • 2650:  The World Since 1914
  • 3193.01:  Individual Studies
  • 3193.02:  Individual Studies
  • 3225:  Early Byzantine Empire
  • 3226:  Later Byzantine Empire
  • 3251:  History of Europe in the 19th Century
  • 3252:  Europe in the 20th Century
  • 3253:  20th Century Europe to 1950
  • 3254:  Europe Since 1950
  • 3265:  20th Century German History
  • 3267:  Modern Greece
  • 3268:  Eastern Europe in the 19th Century
  • 3269:  Eastern Europe in the 20th Century
  • 3270:  World War I
  • 3280:  History of Russia to 1700
  • 3281:  Imperial Russian History, 1700-1917
  • 3282:  History of the Soviet Union
  • 3283:  Siberian History
  • 3351:  Intellectual and Social Movements in the Muslim World
  • 3352:  Marginal Group in the Non-Western World
  • 3365:  History of Afghanistan
  • 3375:  Mongol World Empire
  • 3376:  The Silk Road: Commerce and Culture in Eurasia 200 BCE-1498 CE
  • 3455:  Jewish Life from the Renaissance to Early Enlightenment
  • 3460:  European Jewish History, 1780-1989
  • 3501:  US Diplomatic History:  1920-Present
  • 3525:  19th Century European International History
  • 3526:  20th-Century European International History
  • 3540:  Modern Intelligence History
  • 3551:  War in World History, 1651-1899
  • 3552:  War in World History, 1900-Present
  • 3570:  World War II
  • 3590:  Wars of Empire: Europe’s “Small Wars” of the 19th-20th Century
  • 3642:  Women in Modern Europe, from the 18th Century to the Present
  • 4193.01:  Individualized Studies
  • 4193.02:  Individualized Studies
  • 4194:  Group Studies
  • 4210:  Readings in Greek History
  • 4213H:  Readings in Byzantine History
  • 4215:  Research Seminar in Greek History
  • 4218H:  Research Seminar in Byzantine History
  • 4240:  Readings in Early Modern European History
  • 4245:  Research Seminar in Early Modern European History
  • 4250:  Readings in Modern European History
  • 4255:  Research Seminar in Modern European History
  • 4280H:  Readings in Russian, East European, and Eurasian History
  • 4285:  Research Seminar in Russian, East European and Eurasian History
  • 4350:  Readings in Islamic History
  • 4375:  Research Seminar in Islamic History
  • 4450:  Readings in Jewish History
  • 4475:  Research Seminar in Jewish History
  • 4500:  Readings In International History
  • 4525:  Research Seminar in International History
  • 4550:  Readings in Military History
  • 4575:  Research Seminar in Military History
  • 6193:  Independent Study in History
  • 6999:  Master's Thesis
  • 7193:  Independent Study in History
  • 7230:  Studies in Medieval History
  • 7235:  Late Medieval Paleography and Diplomatics
  • 7255:  Studies in 20th Century European History
  • 7269:  Studies in German History: Destruction and Rebuilding in the 20th Century
  • 7275:  Studies in East European History
  • 7280:  Studies in Russian, Eurasian, and Soviet History
  • 7350:  Studies in Islamic History
  • 7450:  Studies in Jewish History
  • 7500:  Studies in International History
  • 7550:  Studies in Military History
  • 8280:  Seminar in Russian and East European History I
  • 8350:  Seminar in the History of the Islamic World
  • 8450:  Seminar in Jewish History
  • 8500:  Seminar in European International History
  • 8550:  Seminar in Military History
  • 8999:  Research in History:  Dissertation

History of Art

  • 2901:  Introduction to World Cinema
  • 3001:  Global Architecture
  • 3901:  World Cinema Today
  • 4040:  A Thousand Years of Russian Art
  • 4411:  Early Christian and Byzantine Art
  • 4625H:  Abstract Art
  • 4999:  Individual Studies
  • 5222:  Later Islamic Art
  • 5605:  Russian Art of the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • 5622:  From Dada to Dictatorship
  • 5625:  Modern Art in Eastern Europe
  • 5720:  Art of Central Asia
  • 8601:  Studies in Modern Art
  • 8605:  Studies in Russian, Soviet, and East European Art
  • 8999:  Dissertation Research

International Studies

  • 2250:  The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union    
  • 2251:  Eastern Europe Since World War II    
  • 2200:  Introduction to the Modern Middle East    
  • 3700:  Introduction to Intelligence
  • 4250:  Comparative Communism: China and Russia
  • 4251:  Organized Crime and Corruption in Contemporary Europe
  • 4252:  The Taliban: Struggle for Power in Modern Afghanistan
  • 4253:  Central Asia in World Affairs:  Introduction
  • 4254:  Nationalism in Post-Communist Russia:  The Chechen War
  • 4700:  Terror and Terrorism
  • 4701:  Development and Control of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • 4703:  Science, Technology and the Cold War
  • 4807:  Peace-Keeping and Collective Security
  • 5193:  Individual Studies
  • 5195:  Selected Problems in International Studies
  • 5645:  Contemporary Issues in the Modern Middle East
  • 5700:  Rebuilding Failed and Weakened States
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution

Law

  • 7124:  International Dispute Resolution
  • 7230:  International Business Transactions
  • 7700:  Human Rights
  • 7706:  Law of War
  • 7712:  International Law

Linguistics

  • 4193:  Individual Studies
  • 4597.01:  Language Endangerment and Language Death
  • 4998H:  Honors Undergraduate Research
  • 5901:  Introduction to Historical Linguistics
  • 6193:  Individual Studies
  • 7901:  Historical Linguistics: Phonology
  • 7902:  Historical Linguistics: Morphology
  • 8193:  Individual Studies
  • 8998:  Individual Studies
  • 8999:  Dissertation Research

Masters of Business Administration

  • 7020: Global Labs I
  • 7021: Global Labs II

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

  • 2513:  Medieval Russia

Music

  • 2208.21:  Slavic Performing Ensemble
  • 3351:  World of Music
  • 4193:  Individual Studies
  • 4555.04:  Studies in Musicology: Russian Art Music
  • 5194:  Group Studies in Music
  • 5674:  Russian Opera: Meaning and Identity
  • 5675:  Music of the Russian Folk Tradition
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution
  • 6193:  Individual Studies
  • 6672:  Introduction to Ethnomusicology
  • 6999:  Research for Master's Thesis
  • 7194:  Graduate Group Studies
  • 7743:  Studies in Russian Art Music
  • 7780.21:  Slavic Performing Ensemble
  • 8193:  Individual Studies
  • 8999:  Research for Dissertation

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

  • 3702:  Literature and Culture of the Islamic World
  • 5204:  Culture and Politics in Central Asia
  • 5578:  Islamic Law and Society
  • 5645:  Contemporary Issues in the Middle East
  • 7880:  Interdepartmental Studies in the Humanities

Polish

  • 5230:  Polish Literature

Political Science

  • 3420:  Politcal Theories of Democracy
  • 4210:  Politics of European Integration
  • 4216:  East European Politics
  • 4218:  Russian Politics
  • 4225H:  Democracy in Muslim Majority Countries
  • 4262:  New Religious Politics
  • 4297:  Problems of the Contemporary World
  • 4310:  Security Policy
  • 4326:  Russian Foreign Policy
  • 4397:  International Cooperation and Conflict
  • 4413:  Modern Political Thought
  • 4597.01:  International Cooperation and Conflict
  • 4597.02:  Problems of the Contemporary World
  • 6413:  Modern Political Theory
  • 7193.02:  Comparative Politics
  • 7193.03:  International Politics
  • 7216:  East European Politics
  • 7325:  Comparative Foreign Policies
  • 8194:  Contemporary Political Problems
  • 8783:  Research in International Politics
  • 8999:  Dissertation Research

Public Health

  • 6000:  Introduction to Global Health
  • 7000:  Public Health in Developing Countries

Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences

  • 7370:  Introduction to Water and Human Health Risk

Public Health: Epidemiology

  • 5411:  Outbreak Investigation
  • 6434:  Tuberculosis: A Public Health Issue
  • 5412:  Infectious Diseases in the Developing World
  • 6436:  Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Public Policy and Management

  • 5700:  Rebuilding Failed and Weak States

Rural Sociology

  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution

Russian

  • 2250:  Masterpieces of Russian Literature
  • 2250H:  Honors Masterpieces of Russian Literature
  • 2335:  Russian Culture
  • 3350:  Russian Culture and Politics
  • 3460:  Modern Russian Experience Through Film
  • 3644:  Russian Fairy Tales and Folklore
  • 4191:  Internship for Russian Majors
  • 4220:  Love and Death in Russian Literature and Film
  • 4221:  Revolution amd Restoration in Russian Literature
  • 4575:  Capstone Course for Russian Majors
  • 4798:  Study Tour
  • 5193:  Individual Studies
  • 5194:  Group Studies
  • 5250:  The Russian Writer
  • 5530:  Madness and Power in Russia
  • 5600:  Introduction to Russian Linguistics
  • 5631:  Introduction to Russian Linguistics
  • 5674:  Russian Opera: Meanings and Identities
  • 5675:  Capstone Course for Russian Majors
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution
  • 6252:  Issues in 19th Century Russian Literature
  • 6253:  Issues in 20th- and 21st-Century Russian Literature
  • 6254:  Russian Literary Genres
  • 6500:  Proseminar in Slavic and East European Literary and Cultural Studies
  • 6601:  Structure of Russian 1
  • 6602:  Structure of Russian 2
  • 6653:  Russian Drama
  • 6656:  Russian Women Writers
  • 6701:  History of the Russian
  • 6702:  History of Russian 2
  • 7356:  Gender, Feminism, and Russian Women's Culture
  • 7801:  College Teaching of Slavic and East European Languages
  • 8550:  Seminar in Russian Literature, Film, or Cultural Studies

Slavic Languages & Literatures

  • 2230: Vampires, Monstrosity, and Evil: From Slavic Myth to Twilight
  • 2345: Introduction to Slavic and East European Literature and Culture
  • 2367: East European Immigrant Experience in America
  • 2797.02: Central European Study Abroad
  • 3320: Science Fiction: East vs. West
  • 3360: Screening Minorities: Representations of the Other in Slavic Film
  • 4191: Internship
  • 4260H: Dead Man Writing: Literary Representations of Capital Punishment
  • 4520H: Slavic and East European Cities
  • 4560H:  Cinderella’s Fantasy:  Gender and Women in Western and Eastern Europe
  • 4597: Politics of Language in Southeast Europe
  • 4798: Study Tour
  • 4998: Undergraduate Supervised Project
  • 4999H:  Honors Research in Slavic Languages & Literatures
  • 5193:  Individual Studies
  • 5194:  Group Studies:  Linguistic Ideology
  • 5280: Slavic and East European Literature
  • 5570: The Austro-Hungarian Grotesque
  • 5760:  Survey of Slavic Languages
  • 5797:  Study at a Foreign Institution: Russia
  • 6000: Slavic Literature, Film, and Culture Studies Professionalization Forum
  • 6457: Film Theory, Gender, and National Identity in Slavic Cinema
  • 6500: Proseminar in Slavic and East European Literary and Cultures Studies
  • 6501: Introduction to Slavic Studies
  • 6600: Slavic Linguistics Professionalization Forum
  • 6999: Master's Research in Slavic
  • 7370:  Violence and Alterity in the Balkans
  • 7455: Film Adaptations of Slavic Literature
  • 7480: Slavic Film Directors
  • 7622:  South Slavic Linguistics
  • 7624: West Slavic Linguistics
  • 7626:  Prehistory of the Slavic Languages
  • 7801: College Teaching of Slavic & East European Languages
  • 7998: Doctoral Research in Slavic
  • 8575: Seminar in Slavic and East European Literature and Culture
  • 8641: Data Analysis for Slavic Linguistics
  • 8642: Pragmalinguistic Approaches to Slavic Languages
  • 8660: Seminar in Slavic Synchronic Linguistics
  • 8741: Medieval Slavic Workshop
  • 8760:  Seminar in Slavic Historical Linguistics
  • 8800: Cognitive Aspects of Second Language Acquisition
  • 8801: Cognitive and Linguistics Aspects of Bilingualism
  • 8802: Language and Memory: Psycholinguistic Approaches to Bilingualism
  • 8803: Language, Culture, and Cognition
  • 8804: Psycholinguistics of Code-Switching
  • 8860:  Seminar in Slavic Second Language Acquisition
  • 8899: Interdepartmental Seminar
  • 8999:  Research in Slavic Languages & Literatures:  Dissertation

Social Work

  • 5798:  Study at a Foreign Institution:  Social Welfare in Eastern Europe:  The Polish Experience, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
  • 8194: Group Studies: International Issues in Social Policy and Social Work

Sociology

  • 3463:  Social Stratification: Race, Class and Gender
  • 4998:  Undergraduate Research in Sociology
  • 5563:  Global Inequality and Poverty
  • 5194.12:  Group Studies in Political Sociology: Central and Eastern European Societies
  • 6193:  Individual Studies in Sociology
  • 6999:  Research in Sociology:  Thesis
  • 7762:  Comparative Social Inequality
  • 7850: Seminar in Sociological Research Methods
  • 8999:  Research in Sociology:  Dissertation

Theatre

  • 5771.06: International Theatre and Performance
  • 5798.02: Study Tour: International
  • 6194:  Group Studies:  Czech Theatre, Prague
  • 7899.02: New Media and Performance

Turkish

  • 2271: Turkish Culture
  • 2701: Turkish Literature in Translation
  • 5160: Ottoman Orthography, Convention and Style
  • 5241: Travels in Turkey
  • 5267: Classical Turkish Poetry
  • 5651:  Modern Turkish Poetry and Prose
  • 7601:  Seminar in Turkish Literature
  • 8891: Seminar in Turkish Literature

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • 3505: Feminist Analysis in Global Perspective

Yiddish

  • 2194: Group Studies
  • 2241: Yiddish Culture
  • 2367: Jewish-American Voices in US Literature
  • 3371: Yiddish Literature in Translation
  • 3399: The Holocaust in Yiddish and Ashkenazic Literature and Film
  • 4721: Studies in Yiddish Literature
  • 5194: Group Studies
  • 5611:  History of the Yiddish Language
  • 5612:  Yiddish Linguistic Geography
  • 5641:  Places in Ashkenaz
  • 5651: Modern Yiddish prose
  • 7721:  Studies in Yiddish Literature
  • 8811: Seminar in Yiddish Studies

Course Lists

Each semester, CSEES also compiles a list of courses that are being offered for that particular semester for easy reference for students. Please see the menu bar on the right for the latest semester's course list.

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