University of the Cape Coast Course Equivalencies

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Pre-Approved Course Equivalencies

IMPORTANT: Other GVSU students have studied abroad at this partner institution. The chart below reflects GVSU equivalencies they have received. If you are planning on taking a course listed below, it does not require a departmental evaluation. Courses listed on this chart are not guaranteed to be offered during your semester abroad. This is not a complete list of course options offered at this partner institution. For a full list of course options, see the link above.

ACCOUNTING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BUS 103 Accounting Principles I

ACC 212 Principles of Financial Accounting

3 Credits

BUS 104 Accounting Principles II

ACC 321 Cost Strategy and Decision Making

3 Credits

COM 202 Intermediate Accounting II

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

COM 301 Taxation

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

COM 302 Cost Accounting

ACC 321 Cost Strategy and Decision Making

3 Credits

COM 401 Advanced Accounting I

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

COM 402 Advanced Accounting II

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

COM 403 Auditing I

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

COM 404 Auditing II

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

COM 407 Management Accounting

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

MGT 401 Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting

ACC 380 Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credits

AFRICAN/AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Host University Courses 

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ASP 101F Language and Ethnicity in Africa

AAA 499 Independent Study and Research

3 Credits

AFS 102 Foundations of African Civilization

AAA 200 Understanding Africa

3 Credits

ASP 115F Philosophy in Education: The Ghanaian Perspective

AAA 499 Independent Study and Research

3 Credits

ASP 131F Culture Democratization and Dev. in Contemporary Africa

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

ASP 132F The African Family

AAA 301 Perspectives on African/African American Studies

3 Credits

ASP 133BK African in Dispersion

AAA 202 African Diaspora

3 Credits

ASP 136F The Slave Trade and Colonialism

AAA 202 African Diaspora

3 Credits

ASP 153F African Popular Culture: Funerals and Festivals

AAA 399 Independent Readings

3 Credits

AFS 202 Introduction to African Society

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 205K Organization of African Music

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 301 Slave Trade and Colonialism

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 309 History of West Africa from AD 1000-170

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 306K Music in African Cultures

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 313 African Traditional Religions and Health Delivery

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 319K Ghanaian Culture

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 320 Marriage, Kinship, & Family

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 320K Indigenous African Religion

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS 330 Pan Africanism and Nationalist Movements in Africa

AAA 232 Modern African American Literature

3 Credits

AFS 334K African Political Thought

AAA 340 African American Culture and Social Thought

3 Credits

AFS 406 Sex and Sexuality in African Cultures

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

AFS423 The Cultural Impact of Tourism

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

ENG 311BK African Literature, Women Writers

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

PHL 305K African Social and Political Thought

AAA 340 African American Culture and Social Thought

3 Credits

Religion and Medicine in Africa

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

SOC 204K Social Structure of Ghana

AAA 380 Special Topics in African/African American Studies

3 Credits

SOC 313 Social Stratification, Class and Conflict

AAA 341 Civil Conflicts in Africa

3 Credits

ANTHROPOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFS 316 Traditional Religion and the Environment in Contemporary Africa

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

3 Credits

African Women and Development

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

3 Credits

ANT 203K Language and Communication

ANT 207 Language and Culture

3 Credits

ANT 204 Selected Traditional African Societies

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

3 Credits

ANT 301K Contemporary Theories in Anthropology

ANT 405 Contemporary Anthropological Theory

3 Credits

ANT 312 Women in Cross Cultural Perspective

ANT 370 Crosscultural Perspectives on Gender

3 Credits

ASP 102 Religion in Africa

ANT 339 Independent Reading

3 Credits

ASP 102AK Religion in Africa

ANT 399: Religion in Africa

3 Credits

Ghana Art and Culture

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

3 Credits

SOC 416K Women and Development

ANT 330 Ethnology of Selected World Areas

3 Credits

BIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BIO 204 Morphology & Anatomy of Higher Plants

BIO 280 Special Topics in Biology

3 Credits

HUB 409 Human Genetics

BIO 355 Human Genetics

3 Credits

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

EVT 134 Nutrition and Health

BMS 105 Basic Nutrition

3 Credits

PHO 202 Disease Patterns in Ghana and Africa

BMS 380 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

3 Credits

BUSINESS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BUS 306

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

BUS 307 International Business

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

BUS 408 Entrepreneurship

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

MGT 402

BUS 380 Special Topics in Business

3 Credits

CHEMISTRY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

EPH 414 Exercise Physiology I

CHM 102 Chemistry and Society

3 Credits

DANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

DAN 104 Bamaya, Tora, Takai Dance Forms

DAN 380 Special Topics in Dance

3 Credits

DAN112 Introduction to Dance Techniques II

DAN 380 Special Topics in Dance

3 Credits

DAN 211 African Dance Forms in North America and the Caribbean

DAN 380 Special Topics in Dance

3 Credits

ECONOMICS

Host Universities Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

ECO 308 Economy of Ghana

ECO 380 Special Topics in Economics

3 Credits

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

POH313K Environmental education

ENS 380 Special Topics in Environmental Studies

3 Credits

ENGLISH

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFS 203 Oral Literature in Africa

ENG 203 World Literature

3 Credits

AFS 203 Introduction To African Literature

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature -or- ENG 380 Special Topics in English

3 Credits

AFS 312 Oral Literature in Africa

ENG 303 Studies in World Literature

3 Credits

AFS 331 Exploratory Survey of African Prose

ENG 330 Studies in Fiction

3 Credits

AFS 332 Exploratory Survey of African Drama

ENG 303 or 340

3 Credits

AFS 324 Indigenization and Related in West Africa

ENG 390 Topics in Language & Rhetoric

3 Credits

FINANCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BUS 401 Financial Management

FIN 320 Managerial Finance

3 Credits

BUS 402 Investment Management

FIN 380 Special Topics in Finance

3 Credits

GEOGRAPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

GEO 101 Elements of Physical Geography

GPY 100 Physical Geography

3 Credits

GEO 102 Elements of Human Geography

GPY 220 Cultural Geography

3 Credits

GEO 203 Elements of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GPY 307 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 Credits

GEO 308 Regional Analysis and Development Planning

GPY 309 Introduction to City and Regional Planning

3 Credits

GEO 312 Cartography

GPY 200 Computer Geography

3 Credits

GEO 416 Geographic Information System (GIS)

GPY 407 Advanced GIS*

3 Credits

GEO443 Agricultural Geography

GPY 362 A Geography of World Agriculture and Farmers

3 Credits

HISTORY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFS 309 History of West Africa from AD 1000-170

HST 335 African Civilizations Before 1870

3 Credits

AFS 301 Slave Trade & Colonialism

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

AFS 424K Africa in World Affairs

HST 336 Africa after 1870

3 Credits

CLA 407 Greek Historiography

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

EBS 208 History of Ghana

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

ESS 403 Issue in History

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

HIS 111 World Civilizations from the 5th Century BC

HST 101 Introduction to World Civilizations

3 Credits

HIS 202K History of West Africa (1000-1600)

HST 335 African Civilizations Before 1870

3 Credits

HIS 301K History of West Africa (1500-1800)

HST 335 African Civilizations Before 1870

3 Credits

HIS 306 Revolutions and Remaking of Europe (1789-1871)

HST 384 Revolutionary Europe, 1789--1900

3 Credits

HIS 317 Colonial Ghana (1874-1957)q

HST 380 Special Topics in History

3 Credits

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFS 423 The Cultural Impact of Tourism

HTM 380 Special Topics in Hospitality & Tourism 
Management

3 Credits

FH 321 Francais de I'Hotellerie et du Tourisme

HTM 380 Special Topics in Hospitality & Tourism 
Management

3 Credits

HTM 318 Festivals and Special Events Management

HTM 323 Festival and Special Event Management

3 Credits

TOR 426 Community Participation and Tourism Development

HTM 380 Special Topics in Hospitality & Tourism 
Management

3 Credits

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

African Women and Development

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

AFS 101 Introduction to Cultural Studies

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

AFS 313 Introduction to Oral Literature

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

AFS 492 Cultural Geography of Africa

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

ASP 100K Studies in African Culture

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

Ghana Art and Culture

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

Ghana Art and Culture

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

HIS 312 Ghana in the 19th and 20th Century

IR 380 Special Topics in International Relations

3 Credits

MANAGEMENT

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

BUS 305 Human Resource Management

MGT 333 Human Resource Management

3 Credits

BUS 406 Strategic Management

MGT 380 Special Topics in Management

3 Credits

MGT 304 Operations and Production Management

MGT 366 Operations Management

3 Credits

MATHEMATICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

MAT 101 Algebra and Trigonometry

MTH 122 College Algebra

3 Credits

MAT 102 Analytic Geometry and Calculus

MTH 201 Calculus I

3 Credits

MAT 103 Subsidiary Mathematics

MTH 180 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 201 Introduction to Abstract Algebra

MTH 380 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 202 Vector Algebra and Differential Equations

MTH 380 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 203 Further Calculus

MTH 202 Calculus II

3 Credits

MAT 301 Advanced Calculus I

MTH 203 Calculus III

3 Credits

MAT 302 Advanced Calculus II

MTH 300 Applied Analysis

3 Credits

MAT 303 Introductory Analysis

MTH 408 Advanced Calculus I

3 Credits

MAT 304 Modern Algebra I

MTH 380 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 401 Real Analysis I

MTH 480 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 402 Real Analysis II

MTH 480 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 403 Modern Algebra II

MTH 480 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 404 Complex Analysis

MTH 402 Complex Variables

3 Credits

MAT 405 Ordinary Differential Equations

MTH 304 Differential Equations

3 Credits

MAT 406 Partial Differential Equations

MTH 400 Applied Analysis II

3 Credits

MAT 407 Numerical Analysis I

MTH 405 Numerical Analysis

3 Credits

MAT 409 Operations Research

MTH 360 Operations Research

3 Credits

MAT 410 Quantum Mechanics

MTH 410 Modern Algebra II

3 Credits

MAT 411 Classical Mechanics

MTH 480 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MAT 412 Numerical Analysis II

MTH 480 Special Topics in Mathematics

3 Credits

MUSIC

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

AFS 306 Music in African Cultures

MUS 218 World Music

3 Credits

AFS 322 African Music and Related Arts

MUS 380 Special Topics in Music

3 Credits

NURSING

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

IS 380 Nutrition and Dietetics

NUR 314 Nutrition & Dietetics

3 Credits

PHILOSOPHY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PHL 304 Early Modern Philosophy

PHI 313 Early Modern Great Philosophers

3 Credits

PHL 407 African Philosophy

PHI 380 Special Topics in Philosophy

3 Credits

RHV 303 Philosophy of Religion

PHI 343 Philosophy of Religion

3 Credits

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalency

GVSU Credits

AFS 334 African Political Thought

PLS 319 African Politics

3 Credits

ASP 1278K Democracy and Governance in Traditional Africa

PLS 319 African Politics

3 Credits

PSYCHOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

SOC 208 Social Psychology

PSY 360 Social Psychology: Psychology's View

3 Credits

SOC 403 Industrial Psychology

PSY 445 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3 Credits

SOC 408 Organisational Behaviour

PSY 445 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3 Credits

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

RHV 332K Old Testament Studies

REL 380 Special Topics in Religious Studies

3 Credits

RHV 401 History of Christianity in West Africa

REL 380 Special Topics in Religious Studies

3 Credits

RHV 402K Pentecostalism and Charismatism in Ghana

REL 380 Special Topics in Religious Studies

3 Credits

SOCIOLOGY

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

PFL 422 Poverty Studies

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 102 The Individual and Society

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology I: Society and Culture

SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 201 Foundations and Issues in Sociology

SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 202 Social Statistics

SOC 304 Quantitative Methods in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 204 Family and Kinship

SOC 323 Families in Society

3 Credits

SOC 204 Social Structure of Ghana

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 205 Demography

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 206 Race, Ethnicity and Ethnic Relations

SOC 360 Social Psychology: Sociology's View

3 Credits

SOC 208 Social Psychology

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 210 Social Structure of Ghana

SOC 400 Classic Social Theory -or- SOC 380 Special Topics

3 Credits

SOC 305 Society and Development

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 301 Sociology Theory 1

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 302 Research Methods

SOC 392 Social Deviance and Social Control

3 Credits

SOC 303 Social Change with Special Reference to Africa

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 304 Deviance and Social Problems

SOC 385 Social Class Inequality

3 Credits

SOC 306 Stratification, Class and Conflict

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 308 Social Movements and Revolutions

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 307 Rural Sociology

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 310 Politics, Government, and the State

SOC 356 Sociology of Health Care

3 Credits

SOC 309 Complex Organisations

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 311 Introduction to Gender Studies

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 312 Sociology of Health and Medicine

SOC 255 Sociology of Work and Employment

3 Credits

SOC 312 Deviance and Social Problems

SOC 392 Social Deviance and Social Control

3 Credits

SOC 313 Socialization

SOC 388 Middle Age and Aging

3 Credits

SOC 314 Sociology of Work and Occupations

SOC 401 Contemporary Sociological Theory

3 Credits

SOC 315 Sociology of Aging

SOC 302

3 Credits

SOC 329 Introduction to Gender Studies

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 401 Sociological Theory II

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 403 Industrial Psychology

SOC 379 Love, Sex, and Gender

3 Credits

SOC 402 Chieftaincy and Society

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 404 Population, Health and Development

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 405 Gender and Sexuality

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 406 Industrial Sociology

SOC 255 Sociology of Work and Employment

3 Credits

SOC 407 Sociology of Education

SOC 366 Sociology of Media

3 Credits

SOC 408 Organisational Behavior

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 409 Communication and the Media

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 410 Sociology of Tourism and Recreation

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 411 Demography II

SOC 351 Urban Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 412/416 Women and Development

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 413 Marxist Sociology I

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 414 Marxist Sociology II

SOC 357 Sociology of Religion

3 Credits

SOC 415 Social Planning

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 416 Sociology of Religion

SOC 251 Criminology

3 Credits

SOC 417 Urban Sociology

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 420 Conflict and Conflict Resolution

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 421 Sociology of Death and Dying

SOC 381 Class, Race, Gender, and Sexuality

3 Credits

SOC 422 Family Violence

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 424 Environmental Sociology

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

SOC 428 Sociology of Law and Criminal Justices

SOC 380 Special Topics in Sociology

3 Credits

STATISTICS

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

STA 303 Statistical Methods I

STA 380 Special Topics in Statistics

3 Credits

WOMEN & GENDER STUDIES

Host University Courses

GVSU Course Equivalencies

GVSU Credits

LSS 104 Women in Society

WGS 280 Special Topics in Women and Gender Studies

3 Credits



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