Courses Offered

Please note that number courses 110, 210, 310, and 401 are taught in the Fall, and that the courses numbered 120, 220, 320, 402 are taught in the Spring. 

WOLO 110 Elementary Wolof I
Five hours of class per week. Basic level of oral fluency and aural comprehension. Vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, grammar, and writing. Reading of simple texts. Not open to native speakers of Wolof. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ba, Ibrahima
MW 09:00-09:50 AM BA 202 - LAWRENCE
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM BA 1 - LAWRENCE
5 20001
WOLO 120 Elementary Wolof II
Five hours of class per week. A continuation of WOLO 110. Readings in cultural texts. Prerequisite: WOLO 110. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

WOLO 177 First Year Seminar: _____
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, addressing current issues in Wolof. Course is designed to meet the critical thinking learning outcome of the KU Core. First-Year Seminar topics are coordinated and approved by the Office of First-Year Experience. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

WOLO 210 Intermediate Wolof I
Three hours of class conducted in Wolof. Intermediate oral proficiency and aural comprehension. Systematic review of grammar. Writing skills beyond the basic level. Introduction to modern Wolof texts and discussion in Wolof. Prerequisite: WOLO 120. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ba, Ibrahima
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM BA 109 - LAWRENCE
3 22787
WOLO 220 Intermediate Wolof II
Three hours of class conducted in Wolof. Continuation of WOLO 210. Discussion in Wolof of texts studied. Prerequisite: WOLO 210. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

WOLO 310 Advanced Wolof I
A practical Wolof language course involving advanced study of the grammar, reading of texts on a variety of subjects, conversation, and composition. Taught in Wolof. Designed for students who have had two or more years of Wolof study. Open to native speakers. Prerequisite: WOLO 220 or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ba, Ibrahima
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 20635
WOLO 320 Advanced Wolof II
A continuation of WOLO 310. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of WOLO 310 or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

WOLO 401 Readings in Wolof I
Designed for native and near-native speakers, this course involves reading newspapers and other publications in the language intended for native speakers, conversation, oral presentations, and advanced grammar. Prerequisite: Native or near-native speaker proficiency or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

WOLO 402 Readings in Wolof II
Continuation of WOLO 401. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

WOLO 420 Advanced Wolof II
Aspects of Wolof literature are examined at an advanced level, including differences between oral and written narrative, oral and poetic modes, varieties of registers as determined by gender and socio-economic level, and the effect of medium on literary style. Prerequisite: Native, near-native or second language competence, or satisfactory completion of fourth level language proficiency. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2018 semester.

*Graduate-Level Courses Available: Graduate Students may take undergraduate level courses for graduate credit.  Please contact Roxie Lytle (roxie@ku.edu) for permission.





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