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Principles of Economics (ECON 100)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Economics

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

DeNicco, James P.

Credits

3

CRN

31933

Introduction to the basic concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics component includes analysis of supply and demand, consumer and producer behavior, and competitive and noncompetitive market equilibria, with applications to current policy issues. Macroeconomics component provides an overview of the determination of national output, employment, interest rates, and inflation, and analyzes monetary fiscal policies and international trade. Designed for both non-majors and majors. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 100 if student has credit for ECON 101/ECON 201/ECON 211. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to the Study of Religion (RELI 101)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Religion

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Dillon, Matthew

Credits

3

CRN

32092

Comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of key elements (including scripture, religious experience, ideas of the divine, religious art and practices) of two Western and two non-Western religions, of the scholarly study of religion, and of the role of religion in the contemporary world. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Contemporary Moral Issues (PHIL 101)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Philosophy

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Campsall, Jeanine M.

Credits

3

CRN

32111

Examination of moral issues surrounding such topics as abortion, euthanasia, war, capital punishment, justice, and equality. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Contemporary Moral Issues (PHIL 101)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Philosophy

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Gardner, Anthony E.

Credits

3

CRN

32114

Examination of moral issues surrounding such topics as abortion, euthanasia, war, capital punishment, justice, and equality. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Single Variable Calculus II (MATH 102)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Spaulding, Zachary J.

Credits

3

CRN

32088

Continuation of MATH 101. Includes further techniques of integration, as well as infinite sequences and series, Taylor polynomials and Taylor series, parametric equations, arc length, polar coordinates, complex numbers, and Fourier polynomials. Should not be taken if student already has credit for MATH 211, MATH 212, or MATH 221, without permission. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 102 if student has credit for MATH 106. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: MATH 101 or AP Calculus AB

Electricity & Magnetism W/Lab (PHYS 102)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Physics and Astronomy

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Cone, Michael T.

Credits

4

CRN

32038

A calculus-based introduction to electricity and magnetism. Includes classes and lab exercises on electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell's equations in integral form, and AC and DC circuits. Primarily for physical science and engineering students. May receive credit for only one of PHYS 102, 112, 126, AP Physics-B (PHYS 141 and 142) and AP Physics-C E&M. Students must also register for PHYS 104. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: Calculus

Modern Europe, 1789-Present (HIST 102)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

History

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Cohen, Gerard D.

Credits

3

CRN

32016

Course provides an introduction to European history between the French Revolution and the collapse of the Soviet system in 1989-1990. The course examines industrialization, the development of the nation-state, World War One, fascism and communism, World War Two, European integration, decolonization and the Velvet Revolutions of 1989. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HIST 102 if student has credit for HIST 326. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed*

Hist Intro to Philosophy (PHIL 105)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Philosophy

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Porter, Allen C.

Credits

3

CRN

32115

Study and discussion of central issues of Western philosophy as developed by its original thinkers from the ancient Greeks to the twentieth century. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Foundations of Kinesiology (KINE 120)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Perkins Ball, Amanda M.

Credits

3

CRN

31958

An introduction to studies in the areas of human movement: anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning and control, and psychological aspects of sport and exercise. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Medieval Civilizations (HIST 120)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

History

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Irish, Maya S.

Credits

3

CRN

32017

Focusing on the period between 300-1500 CE, the course will survey political institutions, society, and culture in medieval European, Byzantine, and Islamic civilizations. Topics include Christianization of Europe, the rise of Islam, the Crusades, scholastic theology, persecution of heretics, bubonic plague, and the rise of centralized monarchies. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Medical Terminology (HEAL 132)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Kabiri, Laura S.

Credits

3

CRN

32015

This course introduces the student interested in medical and health professions to a large vocabulary of medical language which develops skills in understanding and remembering new words. It describes word origins, basic terms in anatomy and terms pertaining to each body system as well as pharmacology and medical equipment, and many frequently used medical terms, abbreviations and symbols. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to Study of Language (ANTH 200)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Wittke, Jonas B.

Credits

3

CRN

31999

Overview of the scientific study of the structure and function of language. Introduces the main fields of linguistics: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics. Highlights the interdisciplinary relationship of linguistics with anthropology, sociology, psychology, and cognitive sciences. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to Study of Language (LING 200)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Linguistics

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Wittke, Jonas B.

Credits

3

CRN

31985

Overview of the scientific study of the structure and function of language. Introduces the main fields of linguistics: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics. Highlights the interdisciplinary relationship of linguistics with anthropology, sociology, psychology, and cognitive sciences. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to Social/Cultural Anth (ANTH 201)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Mitchell, Beverly M.

Credits

3

CRN

32104

Introduction to the history, methods, and concepts of social/cultural anthropology, which is devoted to the systematic description and understanding of cultural diversity in human societies. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Stars, Galaxies & the Universe (ASTR 201)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Physics and Astronomy

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Johns-Krull, Christopher M.

Credits

3

CRN

32036

An introductory course for students in academic programs. The formation, evolution, and death of stars; the composition and evolution of galaxies; the structure and evolution of the universe. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: Algebra II, and/or Pre-calculus

Intro to Social Psychology (PSYC 202)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Ng, Linnea C.

Credits

3

CRN

32047

Overview of topics in social psychology. Includes conformity and social influence, attitude formation and change, aggression, altruism, relationships, liking and loving, and prejudice and stereotyping, as well as applications to other disciplines (e.g. law, marketing, the workplace, etc.). Required for psychology majors. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 Prerequisite(s) for high school students: PSYC 101, or equivalent credit, including AP PSYC credit or test

Beginning Digital Photography (FOTO 210)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Roykovich, Justin

Credits

3

CRN

32113

Introduction to digital photography through exploration of light, camera, and computer. Assignments include looking, taking, discussing, adjusting, printing and writing about photographs. The class is a balance of visual awareness, technical skills and meaning in the context of photography’s continuing history. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to American Politics (POLI 210)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Political Science

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Mayes, Carly M.

Credits

3

CRN

32091

This course introduces students to major topics in the subfield of American Politics, including public opinion, group politics, political parties, elections, congressional-presidential-bureaucratic politics, and judicial politics. This course helps students navigate upper division courses in American Politics and understand American government and politics. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Office Hours with Carly Mayes

Intro to Business Stats (BUSI 251)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Borle, Sharad W.

Credits

3

CRN

32142

Designed to equip you with a basic understanding of business data analysis tools and techniques including essential Excel, build descriptive business data measures, and develop your aptitude for data modeling. Explores basic probability concepts, including measuring and modeling uncertainty, uses various data distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing along with the Linear Regression Model, to analyze and inform business decisions. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Office Hours with Sharad Borle

Nineteenth-Century Art (HART 257)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Art History

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Celeste, Jane E.

Credits

3

CRN

32130

This course examines the histories and methodologies of art from the long nineteenth century. Students will be introduced to major movements and artistic styles including Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism. Between a combination of lecture and discussion we will explore a variety of mediums across multiple countries. We will also consider these objects, artists, and periods within larger socio-political frameworks such as class, gender, and the rise of industrial modernity. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

What is American Literature (ENGL 260)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

English

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Pladus, Mallory

Credits

3

CRN

32093

A survey of representative U.S. authors from the 18th century to the present designed for both majors and non-majors. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to Sport Management (SMGT 260)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Crossey, Diane M.

Credits

3

CRN

32059

This course is designed to: first, provide the student with an overview of the structure of the sport industry as well as issues facing sport organizations and how management techniques can be applied to solve business problems. Second, students will be introduced to the various sub-disciplines within sport management (marketing, law, sales, event management, etc). Third, students will become familiar with career opportunities in sport management. Special Registration is required for Juniors and Seniors. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Literature and Medicine (ENGL 272)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

English

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Graham, Lindsay D.

Credits

3

CRN

32048

Designed for, but not limited to, students interested in the medical profession, this course introduces the study of medicine through reading imaginative literature--novels, plays, essays, poems--by and about doctors and patients, focusing on understanding ethical issues and on developing critical and interpretive skills. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Literature and Medicine (ENGL 272)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

English

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Graham, Lindsay D.

Credits

3

CRN

32127

Designed for, but not limited to, students interested in the medical profession, this course introduces the study of medicine through reading imaginative literature--novels, plays, essays, poems--by and about doctors and patients, focusing on understanding ethical issues and on developing critical and interpretive skills. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Principles of Economics (ECON 100)

Area

Economics

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

DeNicco, James P.

Credits

3

CRN

31932

Introduction to the basic concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics component includes analysis of supply and demand, consumer and producer behavior, and competitive and noncompetitive market equilibria, with applications to current policy issues. Macroeconomics component provides an overview of the determination of national output, employment, interest rates, and inflation, and analyzes monetary fiscal policies and international trade. Designed for both non-majors and majors. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 100 if student has credit for ECON 101/ECON 201/ECON 211. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Single Variable Calculus I (MATH 101)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Edelman-Munoz, Sara

Credits

3

CRN

32085

Limits, continuity, differentiation, integration, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Mutually Exclusive courses may only be taken with instructor permission. May substitute MATH 111-112 or take MATH 101 after completing MATH 111. Should not be taken if student already has credit for MATH 102, MATH 211, MATH 212, or MATH 221, without permission. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 101 if student has credit for MATH 105/MATH 112. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: Pre-calculus

Mechanics (With Lab) (PHYS 101)

Area

Physics and Astronomy

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Yu, Lam H.

Credits

4

CRN

32037

A calculus-based introduction to mechanics. Includes classes and lab exercises on kinematics, Newton's Laws, work and energy, conservation laws and rotational motion. Primarily for physical science and engineering students. May receive credit for only one of PHYS 101, 111, 125, AP-Physics-B (Phys 141 and 142) and AP Physics-C MECH. Students must register for PHYS 103. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: Calculus

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 101)

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Mulfinger, Evan

Credits

3

CRN

32191

Survey of topics, problems, and approaches in contemporary psychology. Includes the biological basis of behavior, sensation, perception, attention, learning and memory, thinking, language, abnormal behavior and therapies, personality, and individual differences. Required for psychology majors. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Single Variable Calculus II (MATH 102)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Lyons, Gregory D.

Credits

3

CRN

32087

Continuation of MATH 101. Includes further techniques of integration, as well as infinite sequences and series, Taylor polynomials and Taylor series, parametric equations, arc length, polar coordinates, complex numbers, and Fourier polynomials. Should not be taken if student already has credit for MATH 211, MATH 212, or MATH 221, without permission. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 102 if student has credit for MATH 106. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: MATH 101 or AP Calculus AB

General Physics (With Lab) (PHYS 125)

Area

Physics and Astronomy

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Stenson, Jared R.

Credits

4

CRN

32040

A calculus-based survey of mechanics primarily intended for bioscience and premedical students. Includes classes and lab exercises on kinematics, Newton's Laws, work and energy, rotational motion, fluids, oscillations and waves. May receive credit for only one of PHYS 101, 111, 125, AP Physics-B (PHYS 141 and 142), and AP Physics-C, MECH. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: Calculus

General Physics II (With Lab) (PHYS 126)

Area

Physics and Astronomy

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Beaird, Robert P.

Credits

4

CRN

32041

A calculus-based survey of E&M and optics primarily intended for bioscience and premedical students. Includes classes and lab exercises on wave and ray optics, electric field and potential, magnetic fields and induction, and DC circuits. May receive credit for only one of PHYS 102, 112, 126, AP Physics B (PHYS 141 and 142), and AP Physics-C, E&M. Prerequisites: PHYS 125 OR PHYS 101 OR PHYS 111 OR PHYS 141 Prerequisite(s) for high school students: PHYS 125

First Year Chinese I (CHIN 141)

Area

Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Fu, Liang

Credits

3

CRN

32084

Development of interactional competence in Chinese (sociolinguistic and sociocultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Chinese. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. No prior knowledge of this language is necessary. Effective May 15, 2019, this course does not carry D1 credit. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CHIN 141 if student has credit for CHIN 101/CHIN 222. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Ethics in Pandemics (PHIL 166)

Area

Philosophy

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Schroeder, Timothy A.

Credits

3

CRN

32101

In this course, we will grapple with a wide variety of questions raised by the coronavirus pandemic. What are our duties to others in a time of crisis? On what basis should scarce medical resources be deployed? What is the appropriate role for individuals, and for the government? How do we weigh the values of life and health against other values? And so on. Readings will include both works of professional philosophers and contemporary popular writings on the pandemic. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to Study of Language (ANTH 200)

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Wittke, Jonas B.

Credits

3

CRN

31998

Overview of the scientific study of the structure and function of language. Introduces the main fields of linguistics: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics. Highlights the interdisciplinary relationship of linguistics with anthropology, sociology, psychology, and cognitive sciences. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to Study of Language (LING 200)

Area

Linguistics

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Wittke, Jonas B.

Credits

3

CRN

31984

Overview of the scientific study of the structure and function of language. Introduces the main fields of linguistics: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics. Highlights the interdisciplinary relationship of linguistics with anthropology, sociology, psychology, and cognitive sciences. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Beginning Digital Photography (FOTO 210)

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Roykovich, Justin

Credits

3

CRN

32008

Introduction to digital photography through exploration of light, camera, and computer. Assignments include looking, taking, discussing, adjusting, printing and writing about photographs. The class is a balance of visual awareness, technical skills and meaning in the context of photography’s continuing history. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Intro to Numerical Methods (MECH 210)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Smith, Scott A.

Credits

3

CRN

32131

Numerical Methods covers computational methods for generating numerical solutions to mathematical problems, with an emphasis on engineering applications and computer implementation in MATLAB. Prerequisites: PHYS 101 AND PHYS 102 AND (MATH 101 OR MATH 105) AND (MATH 102 OR MATH 106) Prerequisite(s) for high school students: AP Calculus AB and BC

Intro to American Politics (POLI 210)

Area

Political Science

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Lamb, Gary M.

Credits

3

CRN

32007

This course introduces students to major topics in the subfield of American Politics, including public opinion, group politics, political parties, elections, congressional-presidential-bureaucratic politics, and judicial politics. This course helps students navigate upper division courses in American Politics and understand American government and politics. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Multivariable Calculus (MATH 212)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Wang, Chunyi

Credits

3

CRN

32089

Calculus of multiple variables. Vectors, partial derivatives and gradients, double and triple integrals, vector fields, line and surface integrals, Green's theorem, Stokes's theorem, and Gauss's theorem. May substitute Math 221 and 222. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 212 if student has credit for MATH 222. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: AP Calculus AB and BC

Multivariable Calculus (MATH 212)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Cheetham-West, Tamunonye A.

Credits

3

CRN

32150

Calculus of multiple variables. Vectors, partial derivatives and gradients, double and triple integrals, vector fields, line and surface integrals, Green's theorem, Stokes's theorem, and Gauss's theorem. May substitute Math 221 and 222. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 212 if student has credit for MATH 222. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: AP Calculus AB and BC

Multivariable Calculus (MATH 212)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Williams, Shawn

Credits

3

CRN

32185

Calculus of multiple variables. Vectors, partial derivatives and gradients, double and triple integrals, vector fields, line and surface integrals, Green's theorem, Stokes's theorem, and Gauss's theorem. May substitute Math 221 and 222. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 212 if student has credit for MATH 222. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: AP Calculus AB and BC

How to Read Texts (ENGL 252)

Area

English

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Morton, Timothy

Credits

3

CRN

32149

In this course we will study a wide range of texts with a view to understanding how to read them attentively: newspaper articles, Facebook posts, tweets, poems, narratives, dramas. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Office Hours with Tim Morton

Intro to Sport Management (SMGT 260)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Crossey, Diane M.

Credits

3

CRN

32058

This course is designed to: first, provide the student with an overview of the structure of the sport industry as well as issues facing sport organizations and how management techniques can be applied to solve business problems. Second, students will be introduced to the various sub-disciplines within sport management (marketing, law, sales, event management, etc). Third, students will become familiar with career opportunities in sport management. Special Registration is required for Juniors and Seniors. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Second Year Spanish I (SPAN 263)

Area

Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Garcia-Rueda, Claudia M.

Credits

3

CRN

32005

Continuation of SPAN 142. Development of interactional competence in Spanish (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Spanish. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for SPAN 263 if student has credit for SPAN 201/SPAN 225. Prerequisites: SPAN 142 Prerequisite(s) for high school students: Students must take CLIC placement test

Business Communication (BUSI 296)

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Schell, Herman R.

Credits

3

CRN

32122

Provides an introduction to business, focusing on the strategy and practice of effective communications in business situations. The course includes individual communication skills assessment and development as well as team-based oral and written communication instruction. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Human Anatomy with Lab (KINE 300)

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Kabiri, Laura S.

Credits

4

CRN

31959

An introduction to normal human anatomy structure and function. All major body systems will be examined in both lecture and laboratory format using a variety of physical and virtual models. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

Business&Professional Speaking (HUMA 308)

Area

Humanities Division

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

LaBove, Shannon D.

Credits

3

CRN

32163

Practical application of communication theory with emphasis on oral presentations, interviewing and small group dynamics. The course will consider many aspects of the business and professional sphere as they pertain to public speaking and public discourse. Through a series of four or more in-class speeches, in-class group exercises, outside speaker presentations, reading, and writing, the course will serve as basis of instruction to ready the student for the public or private sphere. Class will focus particularly on aspects of business and professional leadership communication, and business and office communications both written and oral, toward a greater mastery of authentic organizational, management, competitive, and community discourse. Prerequisite(s) for high school students: No prerequisites needed

E & M Discussion (PHYS 104)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Physics and Astronomy

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Cone, Michael T.

Credits

0

CRN

32029

Small group discussion section to extend and reinforce concepts presented in PHYS 102. Students must also register for PHYS 102.

Medieval Civilizations (MDEM 120)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Medieval/Early Modern Studies

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Irish, Maya S.

Credits

3

CRN

32053

Focusing on the period between 300-1500 CE, the course will survey political institutions, society, and culture in medieval European, Byzantine, and Islamic civilizations. Topics include Christianization of Europe, the rise of Islam, the Crusades, scholastic theology, persecution of heretics, bubonic plague, and the rise of centralized monarchies.

Discovering Personal Wellness (LPAP 197)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Lifetime Physical Activity

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Slator, Elizabeth A.

Credits

1

CRN

31934

Students will discuss the many factors that influence personal well-being, giving particular attention to individual needs and behavior change goals. Major areas to be covered include: time management, coping strategies, healthy relationships, body image, food choices, self-esteem, physical activity, spirituality, environmental awareness, alternative medicine and self-care.

Introductory Biology II (EBIO 202)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Biosciences

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Solomon, Scott E.

Credits

3

CRN

32112

This course examines the diversity of life, comparative animal physiology, evolution, ecology, and conservation. An emphasis is placed on evolution as a central framework necessary for a complete understanding of modern biology.

Office Hours with Scott Solomon

Beginning Digital Photography (HART 209)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Art History

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Roykovich, Justin

Credits

3

CRN

32121

Introduction to digital photography through exploration of light, camera, and computer. Assignments include looking, taking, discussing, adjusting, printing and writing about photographs. The class is a balance of visual awareness, technical skills and meaning in the context of photography’s continuing history.

Indus & Organizational Psyc (PSYC 231)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Traylor, Allison M.

Credits

3

CRN

32102

An overview of the principles, techniques, and theories of psychology applied in the industrial setting. Prerequisites: PSYC 101

Epidemics in U.S. History (MDHM 238)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Medical Humanities

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Smith, Sean M.

Credits

3

CRN

32129

Topics and credit hours may vary each semester. Contact department for current semester’s topic(s). Repeatable for Credit.

Office Hours with Sean Smith

Financial Accounting (BUSI 305)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Liu, Xiao

Credits

3

CRN

32055

Covers the preparation, analysis, and use of corporate financial statements; asset and liability valuation and income determination; receivables, inventories, present values, tangible and intangible fixed assets, bonds, leases, shareholder equity, intercorporate investments, consolidations, and cash flow accounting. Space is limited.

Psyc of Sport & Exercise (KINE 310)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Perkins Ball, Amanda M.

Credits

3

CRN

31961

Examine the psychological foundations that underlie sport and exercise participation. Recommended Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.

Film & Modern Chinese Lit (ASIA 332)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Asian Studies

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Qian, Nanxiu

Credits

3

CRN

32094

Exploration of modern Chinese literature through the visual imagery of Chinese films to show how and why different time periods and different media affect the theme of a story. One third covers movie adaptations of classical Chinese literature. Films subtitled in English, shown outside of class. All readings in English translation.

Film & Modern Chinese Lit (CHIN 332)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Qian, Nanxiu

Credits

3

CRN

32100

Exploration of modern Chinese literature through the visual imagery of Chinese films to show how and why different time periods and different media affect the theme of a story. One third covers movie adaptations of classical Chinese literature. Films subtitled in English, shown outside of class. All readings in English translation.

Literature & the Environment (ENGL 368)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

English

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Wilson, Clinton E.

Credits

3

CRN

32044

A course that asks the question: How does literature express or shape environmental values? In this class we will read American fiction and nonfiction exploring the relationship between human and nonhuman nature.

Literature & the Environment (ENST 368)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Environmental Studies

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Wilson, Clinton E.

Credits

3

CRN

32071

A course that asks the question: How does literature express or shape environmental values? In this class we will read American fiction and nonfiction exploring the relationship between human and nonhuman nature.

Survey of American Film & Culture (ENGL 373)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

English

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Aranda, Jose F.

Credits

3

CRN

32045

A course that explores the history of cinema in the U.S. from its origins to the present day. This course will examine the development of narrative, sound, the classical Hollywood form and style; film genres; the emergence of television; the influence of postwar “art cinemas”; the origins of the blockbuster; and the status of Hollywood as “global cinema.”

Survey of American Film & Culture (FILM 373)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Aranda, Jose F.

Credits

3

CRN

32072

A course that explores the history of cinema in the U.S. from its origins to the present day. This course will examine the development of narrative, sound, the classical Hollywood form and style; film genres; the emergence of television; the influence of postwar “art cinemas”; the origins of the blockbuster; and the status of Hollywood as “global cinema.”

Survey of American Film & Culture (HART 380)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Art History

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Aranda, Jose F.

Credits

3

CRN

32073

A course that explores the history of cinema in the U.S. from its origins to the present day. This course will examine the development of narrative, sound, the classical Hollywood form and style; film genres; the emergence of television; the influence of postwar “art cinemas”; the origins of the blockbuster; and the status of Hollywood as “global cinema.”

Medical Anthropology (ANTH 381)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Mitchell, Beverly M.

Credits

3

CRN

32103

Cultural, ecological, and biological perspectives on human health and disease throughout the world. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 381 if student has credit for ANTH 581.

Media, Culture, and Society (ANTH 385)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Campbell, Baird C.

Credits

3

CRN

32117

This course offers a theoretical and ethnographic overview of past, current, and future anthropological research on media. Topics rotate but can include: cultural conservation among indigenous peoples, spectacle and sexuality, nationalism, advertising, journalism, and news-making, political communication and activism, technology and social change. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 385 if student has credit for ANTH 585.

Youth Studies (ENGL 389)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

English

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Comer, Krista

Credits

3

CRN

32046

A variable topics course exploring the cultural productions of youth, their social geographies, and youth as a critical field important to the theorization of activism, technology, law and incarceration, reproductive politics, sexuality, consumerism, citizenship, environment. Previous topics: Generation X, Third Wave Feminism, Obama and the Youth Vote, Harry Potter & Gen Y, Power, Politics, and Reading Issues of Access.

Youth Studies (SWGS 389)Rice_Owl_Logo

Area

Stdy of Women, Gender, & Sxlty

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Comer, Krista

Credits

3

CRN

32074

A variable topics course exploring the cultural productions of youth, their social geographies, and youth as a critical field important to the theorization of activism, technology, law and incarceration, reproductive politics, sexuality, consumerism, citizenship, environment. Previous topics: Generation X, Third Wave Feminism, Obama and the Youth Vote, Harry Potter & Gen Y, Power, Politics, and Reading Issues of Access.

Intro Hist of Western Art II (HART 102)

Area

Art History

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Costello, Robert L.Manca, Joseph P.Martin, Aja

Credits

3

CRN

32077

A survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance through the 20th century.

Mechanics Discussion (PHYS 103)

Area

Physics and Astronomy

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Yu, Lam H.

Credits

0

CRN

32039

Small group discussion section to extend and reinforce concepts presented in PHYS 101. Students must also register for PHYS 101.

Brainstem (BIOC 129)

Area

Biosciences

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Flynn, Jonathan R.

Credits

1

CRN

31938

BrainSTEM is a service organization that teaches STEM subjects through the lens of neuroscience. We perform hands-on, small-group activities with ~45 students per week. This course will prepare you to communicate science in a both effective and entertaining manner, as well as build your skills in managing small groups. More information can be found at ‘www.brainstem.club.’ Repeatable for Credit.

Discovering Personal Wellness (LPAP 197)

Area

Lifetime Physical Activity

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Slator, Elizabeth A.

Credits

1

CRN

32169

Students will discuss the many factors that influence personal well-being, giving particular attention to individual needs and behavior change goals. Major areas to be covered include: time management, coping strategies, healthy relationships, body image, food choices, self-esteem, physical activity, spirituality, environmental awareness, alternative medicine and self-care.

Classical Thermodynamics (MECH 200)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Elliott, Matthew

Credits

3

CRN

32136

Explication of the fundamental laws of classical thermodynamics and deductions from them. Includes applications with particular attention to pure substances. Required for mechanical engineering majors. Recommended Prerequisite(s): PHYS 101 and PHYS 102.

Intro to Medical Humanities (MDHM 201)

Area

Medical Humanities

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Bailar, Melissa A.

Credits

3

CRN

32061

Examines the history of medicine, concepts of disease vs illness, narrative medicine, health disparities, religion, spirituality, and the role of science and technology on the practices of healthcare. Students will develop skills in close reading, interpretation, historical contextualization, critical thinking. This course (formerly HURC 201) is required for the minor in Medical Humanities. Mutually Exclusive with HURC 201. Credit cannot be earned for both HURC 201 and MDHM 201. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MDHM 201 if student has credit for HURC 201.

Mechanics/Statics (MECH 202)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Marquez, Eleazar

Credits

3

CRN

32137

Mechanics is the branch of the physical sciences that deals with the response of bodies to the action of forces and is based on the implementation of Newton’s laws. This class is divided into two sections: study of rigid bodies in equilibrium; and strength of materials. Fundamental concepts such as equilibrium, stress and strain, deformations and displacements, elasticity and inelasticity, strain energy, and load-carrying capacity will be covered. Prerequisites: (MATH 101 OR MATH 105) AND (MATH 102 OR MATH 106) AND (PHYS 101 OR PHYS 111)

Macroeconomics (ECON 203)

Area

Economics

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Barro, Jorge A.

Credits

3

CRN

32147

Analyzes aggregate performance of the national economy including output, inflation, interest rates, employment, the business cycle, monetary and fiscal policy, and more generally the role of government in influencing aggregate economic performance. Introduces both the traditional aggregative only approach to Macroeconomics and the more recent New Classical and New Keynesian micro-foundations approaches. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 203 if student has credit for ECON 303. Prerequisites: ECON 100

Intro to Cognitive Psychology (PSYC 203)

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Irons, Sarah T.

Credits

3

CRN

32199

An introduction to topics in cognitive psychology, including perception, attention, language, memory, and decision making. Required for psychology majors.

Intro to Archaeology (ANTH 205)

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Fleisher, Jeffrey B.

Credits

3

CRN

32158

An introduction to the elementary concepts of the discipline through a series of case studies.

Beginning Digital Photography (HART 209)

Area

Art History

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Roykovich, Justin

Credits

3

CRN

32050

Introduction to digital photography through exploration of light, camera, and computer. Assignments include looking, taking, discussing, adjusting, printing and writing about photographs. The class is a balance of visual awareness, technical skills and meaning in the context of photography’s continuing history.

Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 211)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Yearty, Kasey Leigh

Credits

3

CRN

31975

Organic chemistry of aliphatic and aromatic compounds with emphasis on structure, functional groups, bonding, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms. CHEM 211 may be taken as a prerequisite for higher study in chemistry. CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester. Prerequisites: CHEM 112 OR CHEM 122 OR CHEM 152

Ord Differential Equations (MATH 211)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Orcan Ekmekci, Betul

Credits

3

CRN

31935

Study of ordinary differential equations (e.g., solutions to separable and linear first-order equations and to higher-order linear equations with constant coefficients, the properties of solutions to differential equations, and numerical solution methods) and linear algebra (e.g., vector spaces and solutions to algebraic linear equations, dimension, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors of a matrix), as well as the application of linear algebra to first-order systems of differential equations and the qualitative theory of nonlinear systems and phase portraits. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 211 if student has credit for MATH 220.

Engineering Mechanics (CEVE 211)

Area

Civil & Environmental Engr

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Erazo Cruz, Kalil O.

Credits

3

CRN

32132

The study equilibrium of static systems, the dynamics of a particle and particle systems, and rigid-body dynamics. Required for mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering majors. Prerequisites: (PHYS 101 OR PHYS 111 OR PHYS 125 OR PHYS 141) AND (MATH 101 OR MATH 105) AND (MATH 102 OR MATH 106)

Engineering Mechanics (MECH 211)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Erazo Cruz, Kalil O.

Credits

3

CRN

32161

The study equilibrium of static systems, the dynamics of a particle and particle systems, and rigid-body dynamics. Required for mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering majors. Prerequisites: (PHYS 101 OR PHYS 111 OR PHYS 125 OR PHYS 141) AND (MATH 101 OR MATH 105) AND (MATH 102 OR MATH 106)

Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 212)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Zubarev, Eugene R.

Credits

3

CRN

31976

Continuation of CHEM 211 with an emphasis on aromatic compounds, reactivity and biologically relevant molecules. Either CHEM 212 or CHEM 320 may be taken as a prerequisite for higher study in chemistry, but only one of these may be taken for credit. CHEM 212 and CHEM 214 are co-requisites and must be taken together the same semester. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CHEM 212 if student has credit for CHEM 320. Prerequisites: CHEM 211

Organic Chemistry Discussion (CHEM 213)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Yearty, Kasey Leigh

Credits

0

CRN

31977

CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester.

Organic Chemistry Discussion (CHEM 213)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Gilbertson, Michelle L.

Credits

0

CRN

32079

CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester.

Organic Chemistry Discussion (CHEM 213)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Yearty, Kasey Leigh

Credits

0

CRN

32080

CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester.

Organic Chemistry Discussion (CHEM 213)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Gilbertson, Michelle L.

Credits

0

CRN

32081

CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester.

Organic Chemistry Discussion (CHEM 213)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Yearty, Kasey Leigh

Credits

0

CRN

32082

CHEM 211 and CHEM 213 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester.

Organic Chem Discussion II (CHEM 214)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Zubarev, Eugene R.

Credits

0

CRN

31978

CHEM 212 and CHEM 214 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester. Repeatable for Credit.

Organic Chem Discussion II (CHEM 214)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Yearty, Kasey Leigh

Credits

0

CRN

32164

CHEM 212 and CHEM 214 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester. Repeatable for Credit.

Organic Chem Discussion II (CHEM 214)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Zubarev, Eugene R.

Credits

0

CRN

32165

CHEM 212 and CHEM 214 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester. Repeatable for Credit.

Organic Chem Discussion II (CHEM 214)

Area

Chemistry

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Yearty, Kasey Leigh

Credits

0

CRN

32166

CHEM 212 and CHEM 214 are co-requisites and must be taken together in the same semester. Repeatable for Credit.

Comics and Sequential Art (ARTS 230)

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Sperandio, Christopher J.

Credits

3

CRN

32010

An introduction to the art of combining words and pictures: diverse applications such as storyboarding for stage and screen, comic books and graphic novels, and serial or multiples in a variety of media all fall under the umbrella of Sequential Art. Through instruction, demos, readings and practice, students will learn the history and implementation of linear visual narratives utilizing the Comics Art Teaching and Study Workshop as a resource. Students in this class will also participate in the construction and establishment of a permanent research center for the study of Comic Book Art within the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts. This course has limited enrollment. The roster is formatted on the first day class by the instructor, who may allow additional registration for majors. It is necessary to attend the first class meeting to confirm your place on the class roster.

Fintech: the Money Revolution (BUSI 246)

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Sanchez Rodriguez, Manuel

Credits

3

CRN

32109

Are financial services the next industry to be brought to its knees by disruptors and blockchain technology? Analyze how the likes of Square, PayPal, Stripe, Lending Club, OnDeck or Robinhood are disrupting financial services. Look into the next wave of technologies which are likely to accelerate the disruption: blockchain, cryptocurrencies and robotics.

Race and Media (HUMA 250)

Area

Humanities Division

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

LaBove, Shannon D.

Credits

3

CRN

32167

This course offers a survey of media communication about race. We will examine media communication theories of identity formation, symbol creation, and influence. What media factors determine the discourse on race? The purpose of this course is to understand how notions of race have been defined and shaped in and through mass-mediated forms. Students will formulate informed recommendations on what could be done to promote greater cultural sensitivity and diversity in the media industry. Previously offered as HUMA 238 (Summer 2019). Repeatable for Credit.

Second Year French I (FREN 263)

Area

Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Emami, Maryam

Credits

3

CRN

32011

Continuation of FREN 142. Development of interactional competence in French (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of French. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for FREN 263 if student has credit for FREN 201. Prerequisites: FREN 106 OR FREN 142

Second Year Japanese I (JAPA 263)

Area

Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Ozaki, Naoko

Credits

3

CRN

32012

Continuation of JAPA 142. Development of interactional competence in Japanese (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Japanese. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for JAPA 263 if student has credit for JAPA 201. Prerequisites: JAPA 142

Second Year Spanish II (SPAN 264)

Area

Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Morones, Jessica Y.

Credits

3

CRN

32006

Continuation of SPAN 263. Development of interactional competence in Spanish (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Spanish. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for SPAN 264 if student has credit for SPAN 202. Prerequisites: SPAN 263

Leading with Service (SMGT 266)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Crossey, Diane M.

Credits

3

CRN

32067

This course will examine industry leaders in customer service, identifying the unique qualities that their employees exhibit. Students will learn the fundamentals of service delivery and various research and various research and analysis methods, then apply those in practical applications with local sports franchises. By the conclusion of this course, students will have created a customer service vision for a fictitious organization, developed training programs for employees and created measureable objectives for success. This course is for Freshmen and Sophomores only. Special Registration is required for Juniors and Seniors. Prerequisites: SMGT 260

Leading with Service (SMGT 266)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Crossey, Diane M.

Credits

3

CRN

32066

This course will examine industry leaders in customer service, identifying the unique qualities that their employees exhibit. Students will learn the fundamentals of service delivery and various research and various research and analysis methods, then apply those in practical applications with local sports franchises. By the conclusion of this course, students will have created a customer service vision for a fictitious organization, developed training programs for employees and created measureable objectives for success. This course is for Freshmen and Sophomores only. Special Registration is required for Juniors and Seniors. Prerequisites: SMGT 260

Business of Healthcare (BUSI 271)

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Kroger, Edward J.

Credits

3

CRN

32110

This course will serve as an introduction to the U.S. healthcare system from a business perspective. We will describe the providers and the financial system that comprise healthcare, and the challenges healthcare faces. We will explore opportunities to increase quality while decreasing costs and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on an already strained system.

Comics and Sequential Art (FILM 275)

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Sperandio, Christopher J.

Credits

3

CRN

32052

An introduction to the art of combining words and pictures: diverse applications such as storyboarding for stage and screen, comic books and graphic novels, and serial or multiples in a variety of media all fall under the umbrella of Sequential Art. Through instruction, demos, readings and practice, students will learn the history and implementation of linear visual narratives utilizing the Comics Art Teaching and Study Workshop as a resource. Students in this class will also participate in the construction and establishment of a permanent research center for the study of Comic Book Art within the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts. This course has limited enrollment. The roster is formatted on the first day class by the instructor, who may allow additional registration for majors. It is necessary to attend the first class meeting to confirm your place on the class roster.

Elementary Applied Statistics (STAT 280)

Area

Statistics

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Taylor, Joshua J.

Credits

4

CRN

32171

Topics include basic probability, descriptive statistics, probability distributions, confidence intervals, significance testing, simple linear regression and correlation, association between categorized variables.

Paradigms in Biochm & Cell Bio (BIOC 300)

Area

Biosciences

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Catanese, Daniel J.

Credits

3

CRN

31937

Examination of paradigms in Biochemistry and Cell Biology with a focus on the "central dogma" of molecular biology. Recommended strongly for students with Advanced Placement in Biology and designed for prospective BIOC majors. This course is strongly recommended as preparation for BIOC 341 (Cell Biology). Enrollment is restricted to students who have not yet taken BIOC 301 or BIOC 341. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Recommended strongly for students with Advanced Placement in Biology and designed for prospective BIOC majors. For students with AP credit for BIOS/BIOC 201, this course is strongly recommended as preparation for BIOC 341 (Cell Biology).

Environmental Justice (ENST 301)

Area

Environmental Studies

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Heffes, Gisela

Credits

3

CRN

32078

The impacts of environmental turmoil, climate change, toxicity, pollution, biodiversity loss, and more increasingly impact all but rarely equally. To consider environmental justice in this course is to consider these differential impacts (and their relationship to race, gender, ethnicity, economics, region, and other factors) and possible responses and remedies to these inequities with respect to a range of communities and regions through a range of arts, media, cultural documents, and social phenomena.

Human Physiology (KINE 301)

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Kabiri, Laura S.

Credits

3

CRN

31960

This course will address the fundamental principles of human physiology at the cell, tissue, organ, organ system, and organism levels. Emphasis will be placed on mechanisms of function and homeostasis as achieved through the coordinated function of homeostatic control systems.

Foundations of Leadership (LEAD 301)

Area

Center for Civic Leadership

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Worth, David S.

Credits

3

CRN

32188

The focus of this course is to construct a historically informed philosophy of leadership that encompasses not just what leadership is but why it is valued, when it is legitimate, what its moral purpose is, and how it both shapes and reflects societal norms.

Intro to Fiction Writing (ENGL 301)

Area

English

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Schimmel, Ian B.

Credits

3

CRN

32148

A course that teaches the fundamentals of fiction writing, and includes a mixture of reading and writing assignments. The goal is for each student to produce two short stories possessing imaginative ingenuity, structural integrity, and literary merit by the end of the semester.

Introduction to Theatre (THEA 303)

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Breikjern, Heather R.

Credits

3

CRN

32018

A survey course of the art and theory of the theatre through an examination of dramatic literature and theatrical venues from the Greeks through the modern era. The course will also explore the craft of the theatre from a practitioner's point of view as it is realized today. Requires attending several theatre productions in local Houston venues.

Data Visualization (DSCI 304)

Area

Data Science

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Perry, Steven

Credits

3

CRN

32231

This course teaches fundamental data visualization skills to undergraduate students in the Data Science minor. Students will learn how to create data visualizations in Python or R, how to design effective visualizations that account for visual perception, and how to explain and present data to technical and non-technical audiences. Prerequisites: (DSCI 301 OR ECON 307 OR STAT 310 OR STAT 315) AND DSCI 302

Probability & Statistics (ECON 307)

Area

Economics

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Zito, John C.

Credits

3

CRN

32181

Probability and the central concepts and methods of statistics including probability, random variables, distributions of random variables, expectation, sampling distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 212. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 307 if student has credit for DSCI 301/STAT 315. Prerequisites: MATH 102 OR MATH 106

Probability & Statistics (ECON 307)

Area

Economics

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Bertolusso, Roberto L.

Credits

3

CRN

32254

Probability and the central concepts and methods of statistics including probability, random variables, distributions of random variables, expectation, sampling distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 212. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 307 if student has credit for DSCI 301/STAT 315. Prerequisites: MATH 102 OR MATH 106

Rigid Body Dynamics (MECH 310)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Marquez, Eleazar

Credits

3

CRN

32138

Mechanics is the branch of the physical sciences that deals with the response of bodies to the action of forces and is based on the implementation of Newton’s laws. Statics is the study of bodies in equilibrium and is based on Newton’s first and third laws, while Dynamics focuses on bodies in motion and is based on Newton’s second and third laws. This class focuses on Rigid Body Dynamics. Prerequisites: PHYS 101 AND PHYS 102 AND (MATH 101 OR MATH 105) AND (MATH 102 OR MATH 106)

Probability & Statistics (STAT 310)

Area

Statistics

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Zito, John C.

Credits

3

CRN

32172

Probability and the central concepts and methods of statistics including probability, random variables, distributions of random variables, expectation, sampling distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Recommended prerequisite(s): MATH 212. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 310 if student has credit for DSCI 301/STAT 315. Prerequisites: MATH 102 OR MATH 106

Probability & Statistics (STAT 310)

Area

Statistics

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Bertolusso, Roberto L.

Credits

3

CRN

32250

Probability and the central concepts and methods of statistics including probability, random variables, distributions of random variables, expectation, sampling distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Recommended prerequisite(s): MATH 212. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 310 if student has credit for DSCI 301/STAT 315. Prerequisites: MATH 102 OR MATH 106

Foundations of Leadership (HUMA 312)

Area

Humanities Division

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Worth, David S.

Credits

3

CRN

32168

The focus of this course is to construct a historically informed philosophy of leadership that encompasses not just what leadership is but why it is valued, when it is legitimate, what its moral purpose is, and how it both shapes and reflects societal norms.

Stats For Health Professional (KINE 319)

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Rodriguez, Augusto X.

Credits

3

CRN

31962

Topics include displaying and describing data, the normal curve, regression, statistical inference including parametric and non-parametric analyses, and hypothesis testing. Students also have the opportunity to analyze data using SPSS and Excel software.

Stats For Health Professional (KINE 319)

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Rodriguez, Augusto X.

Credits

3

CRN

32203

Topics include displaying and describing data, the normal curve, regression, statistical inference including parametric and non-parametric analyses, and hypothesis testing. Students also have the opportunity to analyze data using SPSS and Excel software.

Business of College Athletics (SMGT 320)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Rackley, Steven P.

Credits

3

CRN

32065

This course will focus on developing an understanding of college athletics and its role in higher education. Students will develop a research project and presentation as well as learn from guest speakers and case studies. Prerequisites: SMGT 260

Business of College Athletics (SMGT 320)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Rackley, Steven P.

Credits

3

CRN

32064

This course will focus on developing an understanding of college athletics and its role in higher education. Students will develop a research project and presentation as well as learn from guest speakers and case studies. Prerequisites: SMGT 260

Span For Intercultural Comm I (SPAN 321)

Area

Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Stasevicius, Maria L.

Credits

3

CRN

32034

This course helps students develop an advanced level of proficiency in Spanish through the analysis and use of the target language in the context of specific topics of interest that will vary. Prerequisites: SPAN 264

Cell & Mol Biol For Engineers (BIOE 341)

Area

Bioengineering

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Li, Jiang

Credits

3

CRN

32201

Understanding the behaviors of cells and biomolecules in health and disease is a prerequisite to appropriately applying modern bioengineering principles. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of cell and molecular biology and how transformative new technologies permit measuring and engineering these alterations to improve human health and uncover biological insights. Prerequisites: BIOE 252 AND BIOC 201

Financial Management (BUSI 343)

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Kazem Pour, Seyed Mohammad

Credits

3

CRN

32056

Develops the core concepts of corporate financial management and introduces a set of analytical tools to evaluate financial decisions. Employs concepts of time value of money, risk and return, and market efficiency are to examine how capital market investors value risky assets. Develops a framework for evaluating corporate investment and financing decisions. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BUSI 343 if student has credit for ECON 343. Prerequisites: (STAT 280 OR STAT 305 OR STAT 310 OR STAT 312 OR STAT 315 OR DSCI 301 OR ECON 307 OR POLI 395 OR PSYC 339) AND (ECON 100 OR ECON 200) AND BUSI 305

City/Culture (ANTH 344)

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Gunel, Gokce

Credits

3

CRN

32068

The course treats both the theorization and the ethnographic exploration of the urban imaginary; urban spaces and practices; urban, suburban, and post-urban planning; city-states, colonial cities, and capital cities; and the late 20th century metropolis. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 344 if student has credit for ANTH 544.

Molecular Techniques in Bioe (BIOE 348)

Area

Bioengineering

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Ghosn, Bilal

Credits

3

CRN

32204

Introduction to the fundamental physical principles of light interaction with matter, separation (by charge, size, confirmation) and detection techniques utilized in the field of bioengineering. These include absorbance and fluorescence spectroscopy, light and fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, electrophoresis, PCR, Blotting, and ELISA. BIOE 342/BIOC 320 may be taken concurrently with BIOE 348. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOE 348 if student has credit for BIOE 648. Prerequisites: (BIOC 341 OR BIOE 341) AND (BIOE 342 OR BIOC 320)

Sport Ethics (SMGT 350)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Haptonstall, Clark D.

Credits

3

CRN

32063

This course is designed to assist students in self-evaluating, examining and developing a philosophy, values, and moral reasoning skills. Major moral/ethical issues and theoretical frameworks inside and outside of sport will be researched and discussed. Students will experience the ethical decision-making process through opportunities for critical analysis drawing upon their philosophical bases. All major theories of ethics will be examined with special application made to the sport management environment.

Mechanical Elements (MECH 350)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Elliott, Matthew

Credits

3

CRN

32157

The principles of mechanics are applied to the design of machine elements, including load path and stress analysis, selection of mechanical components, and materials selection. A semester design project requires using the analysis tools learned in the course. Required for mechanical engineering majors in B.S. program. Prerequisites: MECH 315 OR MECH 311 OR CEVE 311

Linear Algebra (MATH 355)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

James, Austen

Credits

3

CRN

32125

Linear transformations and matrices, solution of linear equations, inner products eigenvalues and eigenvectors, the spectral theorem for real symmetric matrices, applications of Jordan canonical form. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 355 if student has credit for MATH 354.

Linear Algebra (MATH 355)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Ouyang, Charles

Credits

3

CRN

32186

Linear transformations and matrices, solution of linear equations, inner products eigenvalues and eigenvectors, the spectral theorem for real symmetric matrices, applications of Jordan canonical form. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 355 if student has credit for MATH 354.

Linear Algebra (MATH 355)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Gwaltney, Ethan W.

Credits

3

CRN

32042

Linear transformations and matrices, solution of linear equations, inner products eigenvalues and eigenvectors, the spectral theorem for real symmetric matrices, applications of Jordan canonical form. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 355 if student has credit for MATH 354.

Linear Algebra (MATH 355)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Stagner, William

Credits

3

CRN

32230

Linear transformations and matrices, solution of linear equations, inner products eigenvalues and eigenvectors, the spectral theorem for real symmetric matrices, applications of Jordan canonical form. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 355 if student has credit for MATH 354.

Sport Marketing (SMGT 362)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Haptonstall, Clark D.

Credits

3

CRN

32062

This course covers the essentials of sport marketing which includes planning, promotions, operations, and market analysis. Students will examine the fundamental principles used in the marketing of sport, products, events, and the importance of service quality. Recommended Prerequisite(s): SMGT 260 and (HUMA 201 or LEAD 321 or BUSI 296)

Cognitive Neuroscience (NEUR 362)

Area

Neurosciences

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Flynn, Jonathan R.

Credits

3

CRN

32108

Survey of theory and research on how mental processes are carried out by the human brain, with an emphasis on relating measures of brain activity to cognitive functioning, methods surveyed included electro physiological recording techniques, functional imaging techniques and methods that involve lessoning or disrupting neural activity. Prerequisites: PSYC 203

Cognitive Neuroscience (PSYC 362)

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Flynn, Jonathan R.

Credits

3

CRN

32107

Survey of theory and research on how mental processes are carried out by the human brain, with an emphasis on relating measures of brain activity to cognitive functioning, methods surveyed included electro physiological recording techniques, functional imaging techniques and methods that involve lessoning or disrupting neural activity. Prerequisites: PSYC 203

Number Theory (MATH 365)

Area

Mathematics

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Petok, Jack

Credits

3

CRN

32090

Prime numbers and factorization, modular arithmetic, Diophantine equations, quadratic reciprocity, and other topics such as cryptography or continued fractions. Prerequisites: MATH 220 OR MATH 221 OR MATH 302 OR MATH 354 OR COMP 182

Science, Local and Global (ANTH 366)

Area

Anthropology

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Storer, Eliot

Credits

3

CRN

32024

This course explores science as a transnational phenomenon, focusing on the pathways along which it flows around the world. Topics include differences in local styles of reasoning, dynamics of international scientific collaborations, transnational migration of knowledge workers, the role of science in nationalist projects, and the commodification of science. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 366 if student has credit for ANTH 566.

Monster (BIOC 368)

Area

Biosciences

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Gustin, MichaelRichardson, Laura K.

Credits

3

CRN

32095

However various the forms of life, we draw boundaries between normal, not normal, and monstrous. From the Biosciences to the Arts, our conceptions of the "monstrous" illuminate our identity, perceptions, and fears.

Monster (HUMA 368)

Area

Humanities Division

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Gustin, MichaelRichardson, Laura K.

Credits

3

CRN

32097

However various the forms of life, we draw boundaries between normal, not normal, and monstrous. From the Biosciences to the Arts, our conceptions of the "monstrous" illuminate our identity, perceptions, and fears.

Internship in Health Sciences (HEAL 379)

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Perkins, Heidi Y.

Credits

1 TO 3

CRN

32256

Internship experience for upper-level health sciences majors only. Repeatable for Credit.

Internship in Health Sciences (HEAL 379)

Area

Kinesiology

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Perkins, Heidi Y.

Credits

1 TO 3

CRN

32225

Internship experience for upper-level health sciences majors only. Repeatable for Credit.

Neurosystems (BIOC 380)

Area

Biosciences

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Lefeldt, Nele

Credits

3

CRN

32096

This course will provide a broad overview of the brain's neural systems that subserve perception, learning, and behavior. The course will be highly integrative with thematic content including functional organization of the nervous system, neural encoding and decoding, sensory systems, motor systems, and high-level concept processing. Recommended Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.

Neurosystems (NEUR 380)

Area

Neurosciences

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Lefeldt, Nele

Credits

3

CRN

32098

This course will provide a broad overview of the brain's neural systems that subserve perception, learning, and behavior. The course will be highly integrative with thematic content including functional organization of the nervous system, neural encoding and decoding, sensory systems, motor systems, and high-level concept processing. Recommended Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.

Neurosystems (PSYC 380)

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Lefeldt, Nele

Credits

3

CRN

32099

This course will provide a broad overview of the brain's neural systems that subserve perception, learning, and behavior. The course will be highly integrative with thematic content including functional organization of the nervous system, neural encoding and decoding, sensory systems, motor systems, and high-level concept processing. Recommended Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PSYC 380 if student has credit for PSYC 584.

Govt & Politics in Texas (POLI 381)

Area

Political Science

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Jones, Mark P.

Credits

3

CRN

32200

The course examines Texas government, politics and society from the formation of the Texas Republic to the present. In addition to historical overviews, students will consult primary sources and utilize data from the Texas Legislative History Project to better understand key events, trends and dynamics in the Lone Star State.

Global Fictions (ENGL 383)

Area

English

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Wood, Alden S.

Credits

3

CRN

32014

This course has two components: one, it looks at recent fiction in English by U.S., British, and international writers that deal with global and transnational issues; and two, it studies the work of recent cultural critics who provide new understandings of an increasingly networked world as well as the imaginative and narrative tools --fictional, artistic, cinematic , electronic and visual--that we use to process the fast-paced realities of contemporary globalization.

Introduction to Theatre (ENGL 390)

Area

English

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Breikjern, Heather R.

Credits

3

CRN

32054

A survey course of the art and theory of the theatre through an examination of dramatic literature and theatrical venues from the Greeks through the modern era. The course will also explore the craft of the theatre from a practitioner's point of view as it is realized today. Requires attending several theatre productions in local Houston venues.

Strategic Management (BUSI 390)

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Kwon, Yoon Jung

Credits

3

CRN

32057

Examines the strategic management of businesses in market and non-market environments. Key topics include competitive and industry analysis, strategy formulation and implementation, and strategic planning. Case discussions of real companies are combined with readings. Recommended Prerequisite(s): ECON 100 or ECON 200 Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BUSI 390 if student has credit for BUSI 471. Prerequisites: BUSI 305

The Olympics-Business&History (SMGT 396)

Area

Sport Management

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Haptonstall, Clark D.

Credits

3

CRN

32183

The Olympic Games is most watched and internationally-recognized sporting event. This course will examine the history of the Olympic Games but also the political, cultural, financial, and social aspects as well.

Issues in Financial Reportng I (BUSI 405)

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Lansford, Benjamin N.

Credits

3

CRN

31997

Building on subject matter introduced in BUSI 305, this course provides students with a deeper knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures so that they properly account for and present information in financial statements prepared for external users. The student will acquire an understanding of the accounting issues relating to complex revenue recognition issues, inventory costing, long-lived tangible and intangible assets, and discontinued operations. The student should be able to evaluate alternative accounting methods and choose the methods which will best convey the financial information related to the above areas. The student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the transaction analysis, recording, classification, summarization, and reporting procedures in the accounting cycle, and an understanding of the information contained in the financial statements. Finally, students should be able to demonstrate written communication skills required of accountants. BUSI 305 Financial Accounting is a pre-requisite for this course. Prerequisites: BUSI 305

R For Data Science (STAT 405)

Area

Statistics

Session

Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Bertolusso, Roberto L.

Credits

3

CRN

32141

This course introduces students to the statistical programming language, R, and how to use it in statistical and data science problems. The course traces the data science pipeline from importing data into R, exploring and visualizing data, applying a variety of statistical methods, and communicating results. Important computational tools for data science (e.g. databases, web scraping, and big data) and good programming practice are integrated throughout the course. No programming experience is required. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 405 if student has credit for STAT 605. Prerequisites: STAT 305 OR STAT 312 OR STAT 310 OR ECON 307 OR STAT 385 OR STAT 315 OR DSCI 301

Vibrations (MECH 412)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Smith, Scott A.

Credits

3

CRN

32139

Analysis of discrete and continuous linear vibrating systems, with emphasis on multi-degree-of-freedom systems. Includes approximate methods. Coverage of statistics (e.g. Gaussian and other distributions; and power spectra) as a foundation for random vibrations analysis. Required for mechanical engineering majors in B.S. program. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MECH 412 if student has credit for MECH 502. Prerequisites: MECH 343

Separation Technologies (CHBE 415)

Area

Chemical & Biomolecular Engr

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Cokar, Marya

Credits

3

CRN

32134

This course covers general separation principles by equilibrium, diffusion and convective mass transport. Topics covered mass transport, distillation, solid-liquid and liquid-liquid extraction, crystallization, absorption, adsorption, stripping and membrane processes. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CHBE 415 if student has credit for CHBE 515. Prerequisites: CHBE 301

Film Genre: The Western (ARTS 432)

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Huberman, Brian M.

Credits

3

CRN

32051

Survey of the essential American film experience spanning all the years of U.S. cinema, with emphasis on the western and its mythic function in society. Space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.

Film Genre: The Western (FILM 432)

Area

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Huberman, Brian M.

Credits

3

CRN

32009

Survey of the essential American film experience spanning all the years of U.S. cinema, with emphasis on the western and its mythic function in society. Space in studio classes is limited. Registration does not guarantee a place in class. The class roster is formulated on the first day of class by the individual instructor.

Auditing (BUSI 440)

Area

Business

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Drakey, Kelly M.

Credits

3

CRN

32003

The principles and procedures used by public accountants and internal auditors in examining financial statements and supporting data to verify the accuracy and fairness of the information presented. Specific topics covered include: financial statement, regulatory and contract compliance, internal and operational audits, professional standards and ethical conduct; statistical and judgmental sampling; the audit-impact of information technology; audit risk and internal control structure evaluation; application of procedures in transaction cycles; audit reporting; the importance of professional skepticism; role of the PCAOB in setting and enforcing auditing standards for U.S. publicly traded companies, as well as the issue of mandatory audit firm rotation; role of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board in setting International Standards of Auditing. Prerequisites: BUSI 305

Fluid Mechanics of Computing (MECH 444)

Area

Mechanical Engineering

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Tezduyar, Tayfun E.

Credits

3

CRN

32202

The objective is to learn and develop a good understanding of the fluid mechanics concepts and tools that are essential to know for successful computational flow analysis. For successful computational flow analysis, we first have to know the problem we want to solve, set up the computational conditions correctly, have a good idea about what results to expect, and properly interpret and evaluate the computed results. This course will help us learn the fluid mechanics concepts and tools required for that. The course will have both an easy to follow mathematical approach and an easy to relate to physical-interpretation approach. The topics covered include the basic mathematical framework, key fluid mechanics mechanisms, scaling and nondimensional variables and equations, and simple fluid mechanics formulas that can be used in obtaining analytical estimates to the problems solved. Recommended Prerequisite(s) MECH 200 and MATH 212

Positive Psychology (PSYC 480)

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block B1 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Parsons, Sandra V.

Credits

3

CRN

32069

Topics will vary. Please see individual instructor for prerequisite requirements. Repeatable for different topics. Repeatable for Credit. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 AND (PSYC 202 OR PSYC 203)

Stress Management (PSYC 480)

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block C2 (6 Wk)

Instructor

LeRoy, Angie S.

Credits

3

CRN

32217

Topics will vary. Please see individual instructor for prerequisite requirements. Repeatable for different topics. Repeatable for Credit. Prerequisites: PSYC 101 AND (PSYC 202 OR PSYC 203)

Advanced Numerical Methods (CHBE 505)

Area

Chemical & Biomolecular Engr

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Asthagiri, Dilipkumar N.

Credits

3

CRN

32177

This course will introduce students to advanced numerical methods in chemical engineering. Topics include: systems of linear and nonlinear equations, quadratures, ODEs and PDEs. Monte Carlo methods, optimization, fast Fourier transforms and statistical description of data Students will be expected to learn and use a high-level programming language as MATLAB or Python.

Separation Technologies (CHBE 515)

Area

Chemical & Biomolecular Engr

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Cokar, Marya

Credits

3

CRN

32135

This course covers general separation principles by equilibrium, diffusion and convective mass transport. Topics covered mass transport, distillation, solid-liquid and liquid-liquid extraction, crystallization, absorption, adsorption, stripping and membrane processes. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CHBE 515 if student has credit for CHBE 415.

Assessment (EDUC 516)

Area

Education

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Whitford, Sheila D.

Credits

3

CRN

31979

In this course, students will use formative and summative assessment to drive instructional decisions. Disaggregation of student data growth in the classroom and on standardized tests will foster academic achievement. Additional requirements are required beyond those for EDUC 316. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 516 if student has credit for EDUC 316.

Teaching Diverse Learners (EDUC 520)

Area

Education

Session

Summer Block C1 (6 Wk)

Instructor

Crawford, Margaret F.

Credits

3

CRN

31970

This course offers pedagogies for learners who have different ways of seeing the world, different experiences, and different learning needs. A variety of teaching methods and strategies help special needs students, gifted and talented students and English language learners succeed in the classroom. This course also addresses effective communication in ARDS, LPACS, and staffing within classrooms. Students learn about the support personnel who can assist the classroom teacher. Required for certification. This course requires five hours of observation in a local secondary school. Additional assignments are required beyond those for EDUC 320. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 520 if student has credit for EDUC 320.

Contemporary Moral Issues (MLSC 526)

Area

School of Continuing Studies

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Jablecki, Lawrence T.

Credits

3

CRN

31971

The cardinal objective of the course is to stimulate students to analyze and evaluate the opposing viewpoints of some scholars who have expressed their views on some of the most disputed moral issues in contemporary American culture. Specifically, the required readings for the class focus on abortion, the death penalty, euthanasia, world hunger and poverty, sexual morality, drugs and addiction and affirmative action. Arrangements will be made for a tour of a prison unit and the opportunity to discuss the death penalty with several inmates.

Literature from Heaven & Hell (MLSC 556)

Area

School of Continuing Studies

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Campana, Joseph A.

Credits

3

CRN

31972

The ultimate end of human life resides in landscapes defined by aspiration or terror, punishment or reward. Thus heaven and hell are places frequently conjured by the literary imagination. This course looks closely at the implications of such imaginings from Dante’s Divine Comedy to Milton’s Paradise Lost to the present.

Proposal Writing (BIOC 587)

Area

Biosciences

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Purugganan, Mary

Credits

3

CRN

31974

Preparation for professional scientific communication with an emphasis on writing research proposals, describing work in progress, and presenting data in context of research goals.

Instructional Leadership (EDUC 590)

Area

Education

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Radigan, Judy A.

Credits

1 TO 3

CRN

31973

A focus on professional student-centered coaching techniques empowers students in this course to become catalysts for instructional improvement and student achievement. As current practitioners in the field, students use their personal experiences while adding foundational and progressive research, advanced methodologies, and curriculum tools to enhance the capacity of leaders in the educational arena. Repeatable for Credit. Prerequisites: EDUC 516 AND EDUC 519 AND EDUC 520 AND EDUC 522 AND EDUC 545

HCI & HF Prof Masters Internship (PSYC 595)

Area

Psychological Sciences

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Byrne, Michael D.

Credits

1

CRN

31963

Supervised internship in Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors Professional Master's Program. Prerequisites: PSYC 503

Organizational Leadership (EDUC 596)

Area

Education

Session

Summer Block B2 (7 Wk)

Instructor

Amstutz, Steven

Credits

3

CRN

31966

Students will be challenged in workshops that test a leader's ability to solve problems that include school finance management, student demographics and test scores, teachers' effectiveness, and the community's needs.

Advanced Independent Readings (MLSC 797)

Area

School of Continuing Studies

Session

Summer Block D1 (10 Wk)

Instructor

Boyd, Newell D.

Credits

3

CRN

32210

Independent study under faculty supervision and open only to students in the Diploma in Liberal Studies Program. The primary purpose of this course is to allow for study centrally relevant to the two disciplines chose by the DLS student not covered by existing coursework in liberal studies curriculum. Repeatable for Credit.

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