Wolof

The courses below are offered through the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies.

For questions about specific courses, contact the department:

Departmental Office: 401 Knox Hall
212-854-2556
Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/

Language Placement

African Languages: Mariame Sy, 310 Knox
212-851-2439
sms2168@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/african/

Arabic: Taoufik Ben-Amor, 308 Knox
212-854-2895
tb46@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/arabic/

Hebrew: Rina Kreitman, 413 Knox
212-854-6519
rk2617@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/hebrew/

Hindi-Urdu: Rakesh Ranjan, 411 Knox
212-851-4107
rr2574@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/hindiurdu/

Persian: Ghazzal Dabiri, 313 Knox
212-854-6664
gd2287@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/persian/

Sanskrit: Guy Leavitt, 311 Knox
212-854-1304
gl2392@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/sanskrit/

Tamil: Sam Sudanandha, 309 Knox
212-854-4702
dss2121@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/tamil/

Turkish: Zuleyha Colak, 313 Knox
212-854-0473
zc2208@columbia.edu
Web: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/languages/turkishottoman/

Placement Test

Enrollment in language courses is, in some cases, determined by placement examinations. Contact the department or visit the department's Web site for additional information. Please note: language courses may not be taken Pass/Fail nor may they be audited.


Directory of Classes

The course information displayed on this page relies on an external system and may be incomplete. Please visit Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies on the Directory of Classes for complete course information for:
Fall 2016
Spring 2017

After finding your course in the Directory of Classes, click on the section number to open an expanded view. The "Open To" field will indicate whether the course is open to School of Professional Studies students. If School of Professional Studies is not included in the field, students may still be able to cross-register for the course by obtaining permission after being admitted to an academic program.


WLOF N0101 Elementary Wolof, I and II. 0 points.

Same course as Wolof W1101x - W1102y, on a noncredit basis

WLOF N0101 Elementary Wolof, I and II. 0 points.

Same course as Wolof W1101x - W1102y, on a noncredit basis

WLOF UN1101 Elementary Wolof I. 4 points.

Introduction to the basic grammatical structures of Wolof, a major language of West Africa spoken in Senegal and Gambia. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.

Fall 2016: WLOF UN1101
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
WLOF 1101 001/12801 M T W Th 12:00pm - 12:50pm
351c International Affairs Bldg
Mariame Sy 4 3/15

WLOF UN1102 Elementary Wolof II. 4 points.

Introduction to the basic grammatical structures of Wolof, a major language of West Africa spoken in Senegal and Gambia. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.

Spring 2017: WLOF UN1102
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
WLOF 1102 001/12862 M W Th 11:40am - 12:55pm
310 Knox Hall
Mariame Sy 4 1/15

WLOF UN2102 Intermediate Wolof II. 4 points.

Prerequisites: WLOF W1101-W1102 or the instructor's permission.

Further develops a student's knowledge of Wolof, a major language of West Africa spoken primarily in Senegal and Gambia. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.

Spring 2017: WLOF UN2102
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
WLOF 2102 001/88651 M W 2:10pm - 4:00pm
351c International Affairs Bldg
Mariame Sy 4 3/15

WLOF W1201 Intermediate Wolof I. 4 points.

Prerequisites: WLOF W1101-W1102 or the instructor's permission.

As of academic year 2016-17, this course is now WLOF 2101.  Further develops a student's knowledge of Wolof, a major language of West Africa spoken primarily in Senegal and Gambia. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.

WLOF W1202 Intermediate Wolof II. 4 points.

Prerequisites: WLOF W1101-W1102 or the instructor's permission.

As of academic year 2016-17, this course is now WLOF 2102.  Further develops a student's knowledge of Wolof, a major language of West Africa spoken primarily in Senegal and Gambia. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.

WLOF W3301 Advanced Wolof I. 3 points.

Prerequisites: Two years of Wolof or instructor permission.

WLOF W3302 Advanced Wolof II. 3 points.

Prerequisites: Advanced Wolof I or instructor permission.

The University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses of instruction or to change the instructors as may become necessary.