URI Summer Sessions

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Online Courses

Online Courses

If this is your first time registering for a course at the University of Rhode Island, you will need to submit a Non-Degree Student Application Form (PDF) to the University in order to be issued a UserID. Be sure to include your email address on the form. Once the form has been submitted, the student will be entered into e-Campus and assigned a UserID. The student will then be able to register with e-Campus and sign up for courses.

For current students, please register online via e-Campus

The following is a preliminary course listing and is subject to change.
Please continue to check back. e-Campus will always reflect the most up-to-date information.

Online Course Listing

  • AAF 201: Introduction to African-American Studies
    Interdisciplinary exploration of some of the pivotal themes and issues in the study of peoples of African descent. Gen. Ed. Category: Letters (L), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Norman Barber, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    AFS 190: Issues in Biotechnology
    Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. Gen. Ed. Category: Natural Science (N).
    Summer Session 3 – Albert Kausch, 3 credits

     

    CLA 395: Greek Mythology: Gods, Heroes, and Humans
    Nature and function of myth in the ancient world and today: ideas of divinity, relationship of divine to human, origins of cosmos and human society, male and female principles, power hierarchies, coming of age, the heroic experience. Theories of myth analysis. Readings in English translation. Gen. Ed. Categories: Fine Arts and Literature, Diversity.
    Summer Session 1 – Daniel Carpenter, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 2 – Nicholas Sterling, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    CMB 190: Issues in Biotechnology
    Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. Gen. Ed. Category: Natural Science (N).
    Summer Session 3 – Albert Kausch, 3 credits

     

    CPL 202: Introductory Urban Geography: Understanding Cities
    Introduction to urbanization processes, primarily in North America; national settlement systems; intra urban form; migration, racial, ethnic, gender, and class segregation; urban economics; environmental issues; planning and governance; urban applications of GIS. Gen. Ed. Category: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Farhad Atash, 3 credits

     

    CSC 101: Computing Concepts
    Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer. Not open to students who have credit in any college-level computer science course, or to computer science majors. Gen. Ed. Category: Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning (MQ).
    Summer Session 1 – TBD, 4 credits
    Summer Session 2 – TBD, 4 credits

     

    ECN 100: Introduction to Economics
    General overview of concepts economists employ to address issues of public policy. Description of major institutions of present-day American economy. Historical approach to subject matter. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Richard McIntyre, 3 credits

     

    ECN 201: Principles of Economics: Microeconomics
    Principles underlying resource allocation, production, and income distribution in a market economy. Topics include demand and supply, consumer behavior, firm behavior, market structure, and elementary welfare analysis. Institutional foundations explored. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences (S).
    Summer Session 1 – Robert Van Horn (two sections), 3 credits

     

    ECN 202: Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics
    Principles underlying aggregate demand and aggregate supply in a market economy. Topics include national income determination, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, and international trade. Institutional foundations explored. Prereqs: ECN 201 or equivalent. Gen. Ed. Category: Social Sciences (S).
    Summer Session 2 – Arthur Mead (two sections), 3 credits

     

    FLM 101: Introduction to Film Media
    Introduction to techniques of film practice, film history, genres, analysis of film texts, and reading of film images in their aesthetic, cultural, and literary context. Gen. Ed. Categories: Fine Arts and Literature (A), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Mary Healy Jamiel, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 1 – Ashish Chadha, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 2 – Keith Brown, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 2 – Ashish Chadha, 3 credits

     

    FLM 204: History of Film I
    A survey of world cinema from its invention in the 1890’s to the early 1950’s, examining the production, distribution, and exhibition of narrative, documentary and experimental, among other forms of film. Gen. Ed. Categories: Fine Arts and Literature (A), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Lauri Mullens, 4 credits

     

    FLM 205: History of Film II
    A survey of world cinema from the 1950’s to the present time, examining the production, distribution and exhibition of narrative, documentary and experimental among other forms of film. Gen. Ed. Categories: Fine Arts and Literature (A), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 2 – Michelle LeBrun, 3 credits

     

    FRN 393: Twentieth-Century Literature in Translation
    Reading in translation of selected literary works from representative 20th-century authors. Not for major credit in French. Gen. Ed. Categories: Fine Arts and Literature (A), Letters (L), Foreign Language/Cross-cultural Competence (FC), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Karen De Bruin, 3 credits 

     

    GEG 202: Introductory Urban Geography: Understanding Cities
    Introduction to urbanization processes, primarily in North America; national settlement systems; intra urban form; migration, racial, ethnic, gender, and class segregation; urban economics; environmental issues; planning and governance; urban applications of GIS. Gen. Ed. Category: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Farhad Atash, 3 credits

     

    GWS 150: Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies
    Images of women, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change. Service learning in some sections. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Alana Bibeau, 3 credits

     

    GWS 315: Introduction to Feminist Theories and Methodologies
    Development of feminist thought, exploration of contemporary feminist theories and research methods, including African-American, lesbian, Western and non-Western perspectives, and the future role of feminist theories and methodologies. Prereqs: GWS 150 or permission of instructor. Gen. Ed. Categories: Letters (L), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Donna Hughes, 3 credits

     

    GWS 325: International Women’s Issues
    Focuses on women’s rights in a global context, ideologies and practices that deny women equal status in society, including violence against women, freedom and democracy movements and women’s rights. Prerequisites: GWS 150 or permission of instructor. Gen. Ed. Category: Letters (L).
    Summer Session 3 – Donna Hughes, 3 credits

     

    HDF 225: Consumer In The Economy
    Application of basic economic principles to consumer problems in a complex marketplace, buyer-seller relationships, effective consumer decision making, effects of government policies on consumers. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences (S).
    Summer Session 2 – Jing Jian Xiao, 3 credits.

     

    KIN 123: Foundations of Health
    Development of attitudes and practices that lead to more healthful living. Personal and community health problems studied. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Allison Harper, 3 credits

     

    LAR 201: Survey of Landscape Architecture
    Introduction to landscape design theory and composition as an applied art form. Gen. Ed. Category: Fine Arts and Literature (A).
    Summer Session 3 – Farhad Atash (three sections), 3 credits

     

    LET 151: Contemporary France
    Study of the history of thought, of the search for values, of the attempt to define the human condition, as reflected in written texts, both past and present. May be repeated for credit with different topic. May be taken once for General Education credit. Gen. Ed. Category: Letters (L), Foreign Language/Cross-cultural Competence (FC), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Lars Erickson, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 2 – Lars Erickson, 3 credits 

     

    LET 151: The European Union
    Study of the history of thought, of the search for values, of the attempt to define the human condition, as reflected in written texts, both past and present. May be repeated for credit with different topic. May be taken once for General Education credit. Gen. Ed. Category: Letters (L), Foreign Language/Cross-cultural Competence (FC), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Norbert Hedderich (two sections), 3 credits 
    Summer Session 2 – Norbert Hedderich, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    LIB 220: Issues of the Information Age
    Critical current issues concerning the use of information are examined. Emphasis placed on the interdisciplinary nature of information and the use of research techniques as a foundation for informed citizenship. Gen. Ed. Category: English Communication (EC), Letters (L).
    Summer Session 3 – James Kinnie, 3 credits

     

     

    MTH 108: Topics in Mathematics
    Introduces the nonmathematics student to the spirit of mathematics and its applications. Presupposes no mathematical background beyond University admission requirements. Emphasis is on development of reasoning ability as well as manipulative techniques. Prereqs: passing a placement test. Not open to students with credit in MTH 106 or MTH 109 and not for major credit in mathematics. Gen. Ed. Category: Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning (MQ).
    Summer Session 1 – James Baglama, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    MTH 131: Applied Calculus I
    Basic topics in calculus for students who do not need all the topics in 141. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions. Applications including graphing, maxima and minima problems, etc. Prereqs: passing a placement test or C- or better in MTH 111. Not for major credit in mathematics. Not open to students with credit or concurrent enrollment in 141. Gen. Ed. Category: Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning (MQ).
    Summer Session 1 – Li Wu (three sections), 3 credits

     

    MUS 101: Introduction to Music
    Fosters a better understanding and appreciation of the world’s great music. Consideration of musical styles, techniques, and forms from the listener’s standpoint. Gen. Ed. Categories: Fine Arts and Literature (A), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Susan Thomas, 3 credits 
    Summer Session 2 – Susan Thomas, 3 credits

     

    MUS 106: History of Jazz
    The nature and origin of jazz and its development as an American folk idiom: European and African heritages, blues, ragtime, dixieland, boogie-woogie, swing, bop, cool, funky, gospel, jazz-rock, free-form, and progressive. Gen. Ed. Categories: Fine Arts and Literature (A), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Jared Sims, 3 credits
    Summer Session 2 – Jared Sims, 3 credits

    MUS 111: Basic Musicianship
    Use of folk, classical, and popular music to learn essentials of music reading and music theory. Gen. Ed. Category: Fine Arts and Literature (A).
    Summer Session 1 – Eliane Aberdam, 3 credits
    Summer Session 2 – Eliane Aberdam, 3 credits

     

    NRS 190: Issues in Biotechnology
    Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. Gen. Ed. Category: Natural Science (N).
    Summer Session 3 – Albert Kausch, 3 credits

     

    NUR 150: Human Sexuality
    Interdisciplinary approach to the study of individual and societal determinants in the development, integration, and expression of human sexuality and a code of sexual behavior. Gen. Ed. Category: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Tiffani Kisler (two sections), 3 credits

     

    PHL 101: Critical Thinking
    Identification, formulation and evaluation of both inductive and deductive patterns of reasoning. Consideration of topics such as probability, reasoning about causes, fallacies, foundations of argument, and the issues in logical theory. Gen. Ed. Categories: English Communication (EC), Letters (L).
    Summer Session 3 – William Krieger (two sections), 3 credits

     

    PHL 103: Introduction to Philosophy
    Pursues such basic questions as: What is a person? What is knowledge? Are we free? What is moral right and wrong? Does God exist? What is the meaning of death? Not open to students with 9 or more credits in philosophy. Gen. Ed. Category: Letters (L)
    Summer Session 3 – Alessandro Tomasi, 3 credits

     

    PHL 217: Social Philosophy
    A systematic introduction to the philosophical problems of contemporary social relations: models of community, sources of alienation, property and ownership, the meaning of work and technology, human rights and freedom. Gen. Ed. Category: Letters (L), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Zahra Meghani, 3 credits

     

    PLS 190: Issues in Biotechnology
    Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues. Gen. Ed. Category: Natural Science (N).Summer Session 3 – Albert Kausch, 3 credits

     

    PSY 103: Towards Self-Understanding
    Individual and social problems of normal persons. Personality development, social behavior, and adjustment reactions with emphasis on increasing awareness of personal and interpersonal functioning. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Shanette Harris, 3 credits
    Summer Session 3 – Michael Starkey, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    PSY 255: Health Psychology
    Investigates the relationship between behavior and health; emphasizes the theory and science of health behavior change; explores specific behaviors and behavior change strategies from an individual and public health perspective. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences(S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Ted Walls (two sections), 3 credits

     

    PSY 310: History and Systems of Psychology
    Origins of psychological inquiry and theories of psychology. Transformations of theories and methods of inquiry through the history of our culture including contemporary systems and models of psychological functioning. Prereqs: PSY 113. Gen. Ed. Category: Letters (L).
    Summer Session 3 – David Miller, 3 credits

     

    SOC 100: General Sociology
    Introductory description and analysis of the structure and dynamics of human society. Social norms, groups, intergroup relations, social change, stratification, and institutions. Gen. Ed. Category: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 1 – Alana Bibeau, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 2 – Judy Van Wyk, 3 credits

     

    WRT 227: Business Communications
    Basic business communications forms, group reports and presentations, effective use of electronic mail systems, and design of graphic aids for successful visual communication. Prereqs: Open to Business majors with sophomore or higher standing. Open to a limited number of writing majors with sophomore or higher standing. Gen. Ed. Category: English Communication (ECw).
    Summer Session 3 – Ryan Omizo, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    WRT 235: Writing in Electronic Environments
    Examine, investigate, and practice digital writing. May include web design, blogs, wikis, social networking technologies, presentation software, and construction of a digital portfolio. Requires out-of-class technology practice. Gen. Ed. Category: English Communication (ECw).
    Summer Session 3 -Lehua Ledbette, 4 credits
    Summer Session 3 -Ryan Omizo, 4 credits

     

    WRT 302: Writing Culture
    Experience with writings that sustain or reshape culture. May include profiles, reviews, food and fashion writing, liner and exhibition notes. Requires sustained fieldwork and out-of-class technology practice. Gen. Ed. Category: English Communication (ECw).
    Summer Session 3 – Matthew MacKnight, 4 credits

     

    WRT 303: Public Writing
    Writing in the public sphere, emphasizing civic literacy, democratic discourse, and writing for change. May include letters, public documents, activist publications, and legislative texts. Requires sustained fieldwork. Gen. Ed. Category: English Communication (ECw).
    Summer Session 3 -Joannah Portman-Daley, 4 credits

     

    WRT 305: Travel Writing
    Writing about places both new and familiar. Emphasizes descriptive techniques, the use of facts, and different cultural perspectives. May include travel essays, place journals, guide-books, query letters. Requires sustained fieldwork. Gen. Ed. Category: English Communication (ECw), Diversity [D].
    Summer Session 3 – Heather Johnson, 4 credits

  • AAF 202: Introduction to Afro-American Culture
    Interdisciplinary survey of the social origins of Afro-American culture.
    Summer Session 2 – TBD, 3 credits

     

    AAF 399: Introduction to Multicultural Psychology
    Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research. Prereqs: PSY 113 or PSY 103.
    Summer Session 3 – Paul Anderer, 3 credits

     

    BUS 110: Business Computing Applications
    Applications, concepts, and skills relevant to information technology in the context of the modern business environment. Topics include word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and internet software. Prerequisite: open to students with a BU code or permission of the CBA dean’s office.
    Summer Session 3 – Stuart Westin, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    BUS 317: International Business Communications Exchange
    Examination of effective international business communication. Use of worldwide email network to exchange views on business topics with counterparts abroad. Prerequisite: Junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 1 – Norbert Mundorf (two sections), 3 credits

     

    BUS 342: Human Resources Management
    Role of the personnel department in an organization. Employer-employee problems at various internal levels and their impact on the organization and its environment. Covers such areas as manpower planning, the recruitment process, training, employee relations, pension planning, and occupational safety in the public and private sectors. Cases and lectures. Prereqs: BUS 340 recommended, junior standing in a degree granting college.
    Summer Session 3 – Elizabeth Cooper, 3 credits

     

    BUS 355: Operations and Supply Chain Management
    Operations management problems in global and domestic environments. Operations strategy, service, and manufacturing; forecasting; inventory management; production and material requirements planning; scheduling; just-in-time; and quality management. Prereqs: BUS 110 or CSC 101, BUS 210 or STA 308, and junior standing in a degree granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Dara Schniederjans, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    BUS 493: Internship In Business
    Approved, supervised work experience with participation in management and problem solving related to the student’s major field. College of Business internships for 3 credits require approximately 120 hours of field experience and 20 hours of class work. Internships for 6 credits require approximately double this amount of work. May be offered online. Not for graduate credits. S/U only. Limited to 6 credits. Prerequisite: Junior standing with 75 credits, admission into internship program, and permission of instructor.
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Lynne Finnegan, 3 or 6 credits

     

    COM 210: Persuasion: The Rhetoric of Influence
    Analysis of communication influencing beliefs, attitudes, and/or behavior. Investigation of rhetorical elements of logical, emotional, and ethical appeals. Study of elements critical for effective producers and consumers of persuasion. Prereqs: COM 100 or 100H or 110.
    Summer Session 3 – Yinjiao Ye, 3 credits

     

    COM 221: Interpersonal Communication
    Examines basic theory and skills, including impart of perception, self-concept, listening, nonverbal messages, and language on interpersonal communication, including conflict, relationship development, friendship, family and romantic relationships. Prereqs: COM 100 or 100H or 110.
    Summer Session 1 – Vincent Petronio (two sections), 3 credits

     

    COM 251: Small Group Communication
    The study of communicative functions in the small group setting. Includes group dynamics, leadership, problem solving, and decision making. Emphasis on theory and application. Prereqs: COM 100 or 100H or 110.
    Summer Session 3 – Martha Waitkun (two sections), 3 credits

     

    COM 310: Topics in Communication
    Analysis of contemporary rhetorical theories as they relate to speaking in business, civil rights, education, government, labor, law, and religion. Focus each semester on a critical contemporary issue. Prerequisites: junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit.
    Summer Session 1 – Joanne Mundorf, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    COM 322: Gender and Communication
    Survey of theories and research on gender and communication. Examines interface of gender and human interaction in interpersonal, group (including family), educational, organizational, mass media, and social movement contexts. Prereqs: junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 1 – Kathleen Torrens, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 1 – Kathleen Torrens, 3 credits

     

    COM 326: Family Communication
    Examines family communication from a symbolic interaction and systems theory perspective. Focuses on primary family functions including cohesion, and case studies. Prereqs: COM 202 and 221 and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Rachel Dicioccio, 3 credits

     

    COM 354: International Business Communications Exchange
    Examination of effective international business communication. Use of worldwide email network to exchange views on business topics with counterparts abroad. Prereqs: junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 1 – Norbert Mundorf (two sections), 3 credits

     

    COM 361: Intercultural Communication
    Study of cultural similarities and differences as they affect communication within and across cultural boundaries. Prereqs: Junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 1 – Joanne Mundorf, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 2 – Vince Petronio, 3 credits

     

    COM 381: Research Methods in Communication
    Basic concepts and techniques of communication research. Emphasis on analysis of existing communication research and on application of research processes to communication problems or phenomena. Prereqs: COM 202 and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 1 – Abran Salazar, 3 credits
    Summer Session 1 – Norbert Mundorf, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    COM 382: Communication Theory
    A critical survey of social science based communication theories; an examination of the nature, processes and functions of communication theory in a variety of contexts. Prereqs: COM 100, COM 202 or COM 221 and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 1 – Abran Salazar, 3 credits

     

    COM 383: Rhetorical Theory
    Surveys and analyzes rhetorical communication theories and theorists from classical to contemporary times and focuses on rhetoric’s relationship with philosophy, knowledge, reason, science, technology, and culture. Prereqs: junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor. COM 202, and COM 221 or COM 210 recommended.
    Summer Session 3 – Kevin McClure, 3 credits

     

    COM 414: The Rhetoric of Sports in Film
    Studies the rhetoric of sports in film. Students identify and analyze rhetorical messages embedded in films that deal with sports as reflections of the filmmaker’s vision by applying film and rhetorical theory. Prereqs: COM 381 and 383 and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.
    Summer Session 3 – Stephen Wood, 3 credits

     

    COM 415: The Ethics of Persuasion
    Relation of persuasion to ethics is examined. Purposes, means, results, and contexts are considered in making rhetorical judgments of interpersonal, political, and institutional communication. Prereqs: junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Adam Roth, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    COM 461: Managing Cultural Differences in Organizations
    Exploring how to manage cultural differences in organizations and to adapt to culturally diverse organizations by applying the skills of intercultural sensitivity and intercultural competence. Prereqs: junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor. Not open to students who have credit for BUS 448, MBA 579.
    Summer Session 3 – Guo-Ming Chen, 3 credits

     

    CSC 106: The Joy of Programming
    The art of problem solving through computer programming. Students explore innovative and cutting edge applications that may include mobile apps, multimedia, computer games, puzzles, robotics, graphics and animation, social networking, physical computing.  Prerequisites: Not open to students with credit in CSC courses at 200-level or above.
    Summer Session 3 – Semhar Gebregiorgis, 4 credits

     

    CSC 200: Computer Problem Solving For Science and Engineering
    An integrated symbolic, numerical, and graphical approach to computer problem solving. Structured design; fundamental programming techniques. Computer algebra systems. Scientific, engineering, and mathematical applications. Prereqs: credit or concurrent enrollment in MTH 131 or 141. Not for major credit in computer science. May not be taken for credit by students with credit in CSC 201 or 211.
    Summer Session 2 – Gerard Baudet, 4 credits

     

    CSC 301: Fundamentals of Programming Languages
    Organization of programming languages, data and control structures, syntax and semantics, compilers and interpreters. Block structured languages, recursion, parameter passing, run-time storage management. Procedural, functional, object-oriented, and logical languages. Prerequisite: CSC 212.
    Summer Session 3 – David Brown, 4 credits

     

    ECN 305: Competing Traditions in Economics
    Introductory exposure to the history of economic thought and also to competing schools of thought within modern economics. Connections between present-day controversies and competing traditions are explored. Prereqs: ECN 201, 202. May be taken concurrently with 202.
    Summer Session 2 – Robert Van Horn (two sections), 3 credits – FULL!

     

    ENG 205A: Creative Writing: Poetry
    Writing and analysis of works written by class members and professional writers. Students may repeat ENG 205 for a total of 16 credits but may not repeat the same letter (A, B, C, D).
    Summer Session 3 – Talvikki Ansel, 4 credits

     

    ENG 205B: Creative Writing: Fiction
    Writing and analysis of works written by class members and professional writers. Students may repeat ENG 205 for a total of 16 credits but may not repeat the same letter (A, B, C, D).
    Summer Session 3 – Tina Egnoski, 4 credits

     

    ENG 205D: Creative Writing: Screen Writing
    Writing and analysis of works written by class members and professional writers. Students may repeat ENG 205 for a total of 16 credits but may not repeat the same letter (A, B, C, D).
    Summer Session 3 – Rob Cohen, 4 credits.

     

    ENG 305B: Advanced Creative Writing – Fiction
    Intensive writing and reading workshop for students at the advanced level who have preferably taken at least one previous class in creative writing. Student may repeat ENG 305 for a total of 16 credits but may not repeat the same letter (A, B, C, D).
    Summer Session 3 – Russell Potter, 4 credits

     

    FLM 351: Low-Tech Cinema
    Application of one or more production technologies in film media genres and analysis of their aesthetic implications. Prereqs: sophomore standing or permission of instructor. FLM 110 or video or filmmaking course from ART, COM, or JOR recommended. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits with permission of the director and change of topic.
    Summer Session 1 – Reshad Kulenovic, 4 credits


    FLM 351: Topics in Film Media Production: The Art of Editing
    This course is an introduction to the art and practice of editing. The goal of the class is to teach students how to edit through hands-on experience. The course will focus on the technical, conceptual and aesthetic principles associated with film editing. Students will edit a series of short films, music videos, and sequences from major television shows. By the end of the course, students will gain an understanding of how editing shapes different kinds of media. The course will also examine the historical role of editing, from the earliest silent film through the digital media revolution that has transformed film-making. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or permission of instructor. FLM 110 or video or filmmaking course from ART, COM, or JOR recommended. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits with permission of the director and change of topic.
    Summer Session 2 – Reshad Kulenovic, 4 credits

     

    FLM 352: You Tube Film: Mashups, Mixes, Etc.
    Critical examination of historical, theoretical and aesthetic topics in world cinema. Prerequisites: sophomore standing or permission of instructor. FLM 101, 204 or 205 recommended. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits with permission of the director and change of topic.
    Summer Session 1 – Rebecca Romanow, 4 credits

     
    FLM 352: TV Study
    Critical examination of historical, theoretical and aesthetic topics in world cinema. Prerequisites: sophomore standing or permission of instructor. FLM 101, 204 or 205 recommended. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits with permission of the director and change of topic.
    Summer Session 2 – Rebecca Romanow, 4 credits

     

    GWS 350: Special Topics in Women’s Studies: Women and Aging
    Selected areas of study pertinent to women’s studies. Instruction may be offered in class seminar or tutorial environments according to specific needs and purposes. May be repeated with different topic.
    Summer Session 2 – Earline Ferguson, 3 credits


    GWS 350: Special Topics in Women’s Studies: Women and War
    Selected areas of study pertinent to women’s studies. Instruction may be offered in class seminar or tutorial environments according to specific needs and purposes. May be repeated with different topic.
    Summer Session 3 – Alison Rose, 3 credits

    GWS 360: Men and Masculinities
    Examines from a feminist perspective, the values, beliefs, myths, realities, research and writings about men and masculinites in contemporary United State life. Prerequisite:GWS 150.
    Summer Session 1 – Michele Meek, 3 credits

     

    GWS 370: Sex Trafficking
    Focuses on the commercial sexual exploitation and slavery of women and girls and the impact on their health, rights, and status in society. Prereqs: GWS 150 or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Donna Hughes, 3 credits.

     

    HDF 205: Family Financial Issues Across the Life Span
    Introduction to financial issues faced by families and individuals at each stage of the life cycle from different income levels, family types and cultural backgrounds.
    Summer Session 1 – Nilton Porto, 3 credits

     

    HDF 230: Marriage and Family Relationships
    Male-female and other close relationships in courtship and family systems as influenced by personality and culture in a changing society. Professional and functional orientation.
    Summer Session 1 – Jerome Adams, 3 credits

     

    HDF 428: Consumer Protection
    Effectiveness of diverse approaches to consumer protection. Analysis of techniques such as information disclosure, standards for products and services, government and private agencies, redress channels, and legislation. Prereqs: HDF 205 or 225 or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 2 – Jing Jian Xiao, 3 credits

     

    HDF 455: Assessment in Early Childhood
    An overview of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor assessments used by early childhood development and education specialists, and examination of the assessment techniques and current trends and practices. Prerequisite: HDF 420 or permission of the instructor.
    Summer Session 1 – Hyunjin Kim, 3 credits

     

    ITR 300: Career Planning: Concepts and Skills
    Identify personal strengths, interests, and professional values related to career exploration. Develop professional job and internship search skills. Prerequisite: sophomore standing; NOT for BUS or Wanting BUS students.
    Summer Session 1 – John Rooney, 1-3 credits

     

    ITR 302: Field Experience II
    Field experience gained at placement site through participation in the ITR program. The experience will be defined by a job description and learning contract arranged by the ITR director between the student intern, the intern’s faculty advisor, and the relevant agency supervisor. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing, a minimum quality point average of 2.50, participation in the ITR program, and permission of faculty advisor. May be repeated for a maximum of 24 credits.
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Katherine Moniz, 3-12 credits
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Richard Song, 3-12 credits

     

    ITR 304: Colloquium II
    Seminar format. Discussions of issues and problems raised by internship experiences in public service agencies. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in ITR 302 for 304. Required for and open only to students enrolled in the ITR program.
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Erica Cassidy, 3 credits
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Richard Song, 3 credits
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Tamura Leso, 3 credits
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Corrie Haley, 3 credits
    Alternate Session (see eCampus for dates) – Katherine Moniz (two sections), 3 credits

     

    KIN 275: Introduction to Exercise Science
    Introduction to the field of exercise science. Principles of exercise, components of health-related physical fitness, weight management, and basic exercise prescription.
    Summer Session 3 – Disa Hatfield, 3 credits

     

    NVP 425: Peace Psychology
    Peace psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior. Prereqs: Prior coursework in psychology, or permission of instructor. Prior coursework in another social science is recommended.
    Summer Session 3 – Charles Collyer, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 3 – Charles Collyer, 3 credits

    PRS 340: Public Relations
    Principles and procedures in public relations: emphasis on role of the public relations practitioner as a specialist in communication; analysis of publications produced as a part of public relations. Prerequisite: junior standing and JOR 220 with a grade of C or better.
    Summer Session 3 – Hollie Smith, 3 credits

     

    PSC 274: Criminal Justice System
    The American system of criminal justice, general processing of cases, principal actors, study of theories of criminal law, and pretrial detention and sentencing.
    Summer Session 2 – Jill Doerner (two sections), 3 credits

     

    PSC 300: Challenge of Nuclear Arms
    Nuclear weapons addressed from a range of perspectives. Emphasis on the strategic, political, social, and moral issues and controversies raised by the potential for nuclear war. Prereqs: 3 credits in the social sciences recommended or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Kristin Johnson, 4 credits – FULL!

     

    PSY 399: Introduction to Multicultural Psychology
    Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research. Pre: PSY 113 or 103.
    Summer Session 3 – Paul Anderer, 3 credits

     

    PSY 425: Peace Psychology
    Peace psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior. Prereqs: Prior coursework in psychology, or permission of instructor. Prior coursework in another social science is recommended.
    Summer Session 3 – Charles Collyer, 3 credits – FULL!
    Summer Session 3 – Charles Collyer, 3 credits

     

    PSY 480: Psychology of Women
    Discussion of psychological research and theories on the psychology of girls and women from a multicultural perspective. Topics include personality theories, gender similarities and differences, biological aspects of sex and gender, cultural images of women, sexuality, relationships, motherhood, work and achievement, physical and mental health. Prereqs: PSY 113 and at least one 200-level psychology course.
    Summer Session 3 – Mailee Kue, 3 credits

     

    SOC 274: Criminal Justice System
    The American system of criminal justice, general processing of cases, principal actors, study of theories of criminal law, and pretrial detention and sentencing.
    Summer Session 2 – Jill Doerner (two sections), 3 credits

     

    SOC 497: Field Experience In Sociology
    Field experience in an approved government agency or non-profit organization; practice in applying sociological concepts and methods to the analysis of problems faced by the agency and/or its clients, exploration of career opportunities. Service Learning. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing and 6 credits in SOC beyond 100. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Not for graduate credit. Open only to Sociology majors and permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Barbara Costello, 3 credits

     

     

    TMD 222: Apparel Production
    Analysis of apparel construction and production; current industrial and technological developments. Discussion of sizing and quality standards with emphasis on identification of fabrics, garment styles, findings, and trims. Prereqs: TMD 103.
    Summer Session 2 – Susan Hannel, 3 credits

     

    TMD 232: Fashion Retailing
    A comprehensive study of fashion retailing as an operating system. Examination of the strategies and the organizational structure that support the fashion retail system.
    Summer Session 1 – Yvette Harps-Logan, 3 credits

     

    TMD 240: Development of Contemporary Fashion
    History of contemporary fashion from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. Influence of designers, buyers, consumers, and technology on fashion in the marketplace. Prereqs: TMD 103, 126, and sophomore standing.
    Summer Session 3 – Linda Welters, 3 credits

     

    UCS 270: Academic and Career Decisions
    Individualized approach to career concerns, skill identification, self-awareness, career development theory, decision making. Emphasis on understanding long- and short-term goals.
    Summer Session 2 – John Rooney, 1 credit

     

  • LSC 502: Lead, Manage & Connect Library and Information Services
    Apply professional values, ethics, principles, theories, and problem-solving to present and future library and information services (LIS). Plan, lead, manage, and connect LIS with transformational leadership in diverse communities.
    Summer Session 3 – Cheryl McCarthy, 3 credits

    LSC 505: Organization of Information
    Theory and practice of organizing information following national and international standards; focus on bibliographic information. Emphasizes the understanding and application of cataloging and classification principles, standards, tools, bibliographic utilities and networks. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
    Summer Session 3 – Yan Ma, 3 credits

     

    LSC 527: Digital Information Literacy Instruction
    Design and teach digital and information literacy skills to diverse library users to promote effective and ethical use of digital and information resources in a variety of library settings. Pre: LSC 504 or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Cheryl McCarthy (two sections), 3 credits

     

    LSC 530: Texts & E-Tools for Tots to Teens
    Select, evaluate, and promote the use of print, media, and digital resources for diverse populations by ensuring and mediating access to library resources and e-resources beyond collections.
    Summer Session 3 – Mary Moen, 3 credits

     

    LSC 595: Apply and Reflect
    Directed field experience applying theory to practice in libraries, information centers, and related organizations. Jointly supervised by a member of the faculty and a professional in the cooperating institution. LSC 593 and LSC 595 may be repeated for a combined total of 6 credits. Prerequisite: 18 hours of LSC with a B average and permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Yan Ma, 1-6 credits

     
    MAC 507: International Accounting
    Covers interpretation of international financial statements, focusing on foreign currency exchange, comparative accounting principles and disclosures, and audit reports. Uses actual financial statements in case analysis. Prerequisite: MBA 503 or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Alejandro Hazera, 3 credits
     

    MBA 502: Organizational Behavior
    Examination of the theory, research, and practice of organizational behavior in work settings, focusing on individual differences, communications, group dynamics, motivation, and leadership in the workplace. Cannot be taken for credit if student has already taken MBA 532.
    Summer Session 3 – Roy Twaddle, 3 credits

     

    MBA 504: Financial Management
    Functions and responsibilities of financial managers. Examination of: financial statement analysis, cost of capital, capital structure, valuation, markets, capital budgeting, working capital, mergers, bankruptcy, multinational finance. Prereqs: MBA 500, 503 or 533, and ECN 590. Cannot be taken for credit if student has already taken MBA 534.
    Summer Session 3 – Bing-Xuan Lin, 3 credits

     

    MBA 510: Managerial Accounting
    Determination of accounting information for the purposes of decision making, control, and evaluation with emphasis on decision models using accounting information. Prerequisite: MBA 500 and MBA 503 or MBA 533. Cannot be taken for credit if student has already taken MBA 537.
    Summer Session 3 – Henry Schwarzbach, 3 credits

     

    MBA 550: Managing with Information Resources
    Concepts of information technologies and systems as they relate to the information-age organization. Major focus is on how the various information resources can be managed to facilitate organizational effectiveness. Topics include information and communication technologies, decision support and information systems, technology-enabled process re-engineering, and information architecture. Prereqs: permission of instructor. Cannot be taken for credit if student has already taken MBA 532.
    Summer Session 3 – Bjorn Carlsson, 3 credits

    MBA 593: Internship in Business Administration
    Participation in business administration under the field supervision of a sponsoring organization with evaluation by the College of Business Administration. (Independent Study) Prerequisites: proposal approved by the College of Business Administration. S/U credit.
    Summer Session 1 – Lynne Finnegan, 3-6 credits
     

    MBA 594: Internship in Business Administration
    Participation in business administration under the field supervision of a sponsoring organization with evaluation by the College of Business Administration. Prerequisite: Proposal approved by the College of Business Administration. S/U credit.
    Summer Session 2 – Lynne Finnegan, 3-6 credits

     

    NUR 535: Advanced Pathophysiology
    An in-depth study of pathophysiological phenomena across the life span from the biological life processes perspective. Clinical decision making based on the synthesis of this knowledge and current research findings will be explored. Prereqs: for nursing students: admission to graduate program in nursing or permission of instructor; PHT 500 and 1st year standing in the D.P.T. program for physical therapy students.
    Summer Session 3 – Denise Coppa, 3 credits – FULL!

     

    NUR 680: Informatics in Health Care Settings
    Theory and application of nursing science, computer science and information science for decision making, practice management and communication in health care settings. Prereqs: D.N.P. enrollment or permission of instructor.
    Summer Session 3 – Patricia Schwirian, 3 credits

     

     

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