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Regardless of where you go to school or where you will be living this summer, you can save money and get the credits you need by taking an online course through URI Summer Sessions!

Summer Session 2 courses still available: 6/22/15 – 7/24/15

Register Today! 

How to register for a URI Summer Sessions online course

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

 

Tuition for online classes at URI during the summer

Summer courses are offered at discounted tuition!
For example, the tuition for a 3-credit undergraduate course is:
In-State  $675 ($225 per credit)
Out-of-State  $1224 ($408 per credit)

Click here to see additional tuition rates or to find out what additional fees apply.

 

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.

 

2015 Summer Sessions Listing of Online Courses

General Education Courses

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 2 – Jessica Barrett, 4 credits

ECN 201H: Honors Section of 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. Prereqs: Overall GPA of 3.30. Gen. Ed. Categories: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
Summer Session 2 – Arthur Mead, 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 2 – Keith Brown, 3 credits – FULL!
Summer Session 2 – Rebecca Romanow, 3 credits – FULL!

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 - FULL!

FRN 392: Nineteenth-Century Literature in Translation
Reading in translation of selected literary works from representative 19th-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 2 – Karen De Bruin, 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.

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 2 – Lars Erickson, 3 credits – FULL!

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 2 – Norbert Hedderich, 3 credits – FULL!

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 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 2 – Eliane Aberdam, 3 credits – FULL!

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 2 – Judy Van Wyk, 3 credits

SOC 230: Crime and Delinquency
Survey of the extent, distribution, trends and costs of delinquency and crime in the United States; examination of selected types of crime and delinquency; policy implications. Gen. Ed. Category: Social Sciences (S), Diversity [D].
Summer Session 2 – Judy Van Wyk, 3 credits

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Major-Specific Courses

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

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

FRN 412: Topics in French Culture and Literature
Topics in French literature and culture. Prereqs: FRN 309 or 310 or permission of instructor. May be taken more than once for credit on different topics.
Summer Session 2 – Karen De Bruin, 3 credits

GWS 350: Special Topics in Women’s Studies
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. Topics include “Media Images of Women,” “Narrative of the Witch,” “Women and Aging,” “Women and Health,” “Women and the Law,” “Women and Music,” “Women and Religion,” “Women and Business Culture,” and “Women in Islam.” Some topics may be offered online. May be repeated with different topic.
Summer Session 2 – Earline Ferguson, 3 credits - FULL!

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

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 – Leo Carroll, 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

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Major & Career Development Courses

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. Prereqs: 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. For registration information, please call 401.874.2311.
June 15 – August 21
Katherine Moniz, 3-12 credits

ITR 304: Colloquium II
Seminar format. Discussions of issues and problems raised by internship experiences in public service agencies. Prereqs: concurrent enrollment in 302 for 304. Required for and open only to students enrolled in the ITR program. For registration information, please call 401.874.2311.
June 15 – August 21
Katherine Moniz, 3-12 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, 1-3 credits

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