Low-Cost Options - Spring 2024

Below is a list of courses offered in SP 2024 using low- or no-cost materials. These courses were self-reported by instructors, and this list is not inclusive of all affordable content being used at Ohio State. We hope this list will serve as a good place to start if you are looking for affordable courses that fit your schedule or GE requirements.

Students: Find additional lower-cost options by browsing our participating courses using CarmenBooks in SP 2024. With CarmenBooks, your course materials are delivered digitally, and are 60%-90% less than retail.

Instructors: To be added to this list, or to learn more about offering your textbooks via CarmenBooks, get in touch with the ALX team.

$0 Course Materials

Course NumberCourse NameInstructorCampusGE Alignment
ASTRON 1221Astronomy Data AnalysisDonald TerndrupColumbus 
HISTART 4630Inventing the AmericansJody PattersonColumbus 
HTHRHSC 4400Individual differences in patient/client populationsBrooke StarkoffColumbus 
MATH 1121Precalculus with Review IIElizabeth MillerColumbusFoundations: Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning
PHR 2367.02Drug Use in American CultureAmy GreggColumbusFoundations: Writing and Information Literacy
PSYCH 1100
Introduction to PsychologyElizabeth WeissNewarkFoundations: Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYCH 2220Data Analysis in PsychologyElizabeth WeissNewark 
SPANISH 5689SSpanish in OhioStephanie AubryColumbus 

$0-$35 Course Materials

Course NumberCourse NameInstructorCampusGE Alignment
FRENCH 3101Interediate French GrammarGloria Torrini-RoblinColumbus 
PSYCH 2301Psychology of Extraordinary BeliefsElizabeth WeissNewark 
WGSST/ENGL 2282Introduction to Queer StudiesRhea DebussyNewarkTheme: Other,Foundations: Race, Ethnicity and Gender Diversity,Foundations: Historical and Cultural Studies

$35-$65 Course Materials

Course NumberCourse NameInstructorCampusGE Alignment
PSYCH 3310Sensation and Perception Elizabeth WeissNewark