Courses

SSA 3730 Language in African Society 3 Credits

The role of language in the development of African societies. Language and nation building. (S and N)

General Education - International
General Education - Social Science

YOR 1130 Beginning Yoruba 1 5 Credits

Beginning study covering four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

YOR 1131 Beginning Yoruba 2 5 Credits

Continued study of the four skills with additional vocabulary and grammar.

Prereq: YOR 1130 with minimum grade of C, or S, or the equivalent

YOR 2200 Intermediate Yoruba 1 3 Credits

Intermediate study of the four skills with new vocabulary and grammar.

Prereq: YOR 1131 with minimum grade of C, or S, or the equivalent

YOR 2201 Intermediate Yoruba 2 3 Credits

Continued study of the four skills with additional vocabulary and grammar.

Prereq: YOR 2200 with minimum grade of C, or S, or the equivalent

YOR 3410 Advanced Yoruba 1 3 Credits

Advanced study of the four skills with attention to more complex structures.

Prereq: YOR 2201 with minimum grade of C, or the equivalent

YOR 3411 Advanced Yoruba 2 3 Credits

Continuation of advanced study of the four skills with attention to more complex structures.

Prereq: YOR 3410 with minimum grade of C, or the equivalent

YOR 4502 Yoruba Oral Literature 3 Credits

Overview of the genres of Yoruban oral literature, stressing the importance of the spoken word in Yoruban culture and the training of Yoruban verbal artists and their place in Yoruban society.

Prereq: YOR 1131 or instructor permission

Coreq: YOR 2200 or YOR 2201, or instructor permission

General Education - Humanities

YOR 4905 Individual Study 1-5 Credits

For those who seek independent work not offered in another course.

Prereq: instructor permission

YOT 3500 Yoruba Diaspora in the New World 3 Credits

Introduction to the scope and importance of Yoruban culture in the New World and its role and significance in the resilience of African cultures in North America, South America and the Caribbean. (WR)

Prereq: HUM 2420 or HUM 2424, or instructor permission

WR6

YRW 4130 Readings in Yoruba Literature 3 Credits

Reading skills and the analysis of literature in the original language.

Prereq: YOR 3411 or the equivalent