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We offer hundreds of summer courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For a comprehensive list of summer courses, visit the online schedule of courses and search by choosing your course career and selecting 2019 Summer Session. Then, add any additional search criteria to find the classes that are right for you.

Explore a sampling of our summer course offerings below:


Class Course Name

ACCTNG 2400

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

The primary emphasis is on the corporate financial statements of income, financial position and cash flow-their content and interpretation; and the impact of financial transactions upon them.

ACCTNG 2410

Managerial Accounting

This is an advanced course that goes beyond the scope of a second-semester course in fundamentals of accounting. The development, interpretation, and use of relevant cost behavior, control, and traceability concepts for management planning, controlling and decision making are emphasized.

ANTHRO 1011

Introduction To Cultural Anthropology (MOTR ANTH 201)

Cultural anthropology is the study of human beings as creatures and creators of society. This course is an introduction to that study which aims to demonstrate how the basic concepts and techniques developed by cultural anthropologists help us to understand societies of various degrees of complexity, including our own.

ANTHRO 2191

Special Topics in Non-Western Culture

This course focuses on a specific non-western culture, or geographically related groups of cultures. Ethnographic and/or archaeological cultures are chosen and their ecological economic, social, religious, cosmological, political, ethnic, linguistic and other cultural domains are examined.

BIOL 1920

Introductory Topics in Biology

The topics will vary each semester. See online course schedule for topics. Credit arranged. May be taken more than once for credit if topics are different. The applicability toward a Biology degree is dependent on the topic.

CHEM 2612

Organic Chemistry I

An introduction to the structure, properties, synthesis, and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic carbon compounds. Three hours of lecture per week.

CHEM 2622

Organic Chemistry II

A systematic study of organic reactions and their mechanisms; organic synthetic methods. Three hours of lecture per week.

CHEM 2633

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

An introduction to laboratory techniques and procedures of synthetic organic chemistry including analysis of organic compounds. One hour of lecture and four and one-half hours of laboratory per week.

CRIMIN 1100

Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice

Introduction to the basic concepts and approaches in the study of criminology and criminal justice. The major components of the criminal justice system are examined.

ENGLISH 1100

First-Year Writing (MOTR ENGL 200)

Integrates critical reading, writing, and thinking skills and studies actual writing practices. Sequenced reading and writing assignments build cumulatively to more complex assignments. Includes formal and informal writing, drafting and revising, editing for correctness, synthesizing source material, and documenting sources accurately. Fulfills 3 hours of the General Education requirement for Communicating Skills.

INFSYS 1800

Computers and Information Systems

This course develops skills in technology awareness, computer fluency, computing devices, ethical use of the Internet, and business applications for problem solving, communicating, and making informed decisions, including word processors, presentation software, electronic spreadsheets, and database management systems.

INFSYS 2800

Information Systems Concepts and Applications

This course provides an overview of the field of information systems including concepts of systems analysis and design, ethics in information systems usage, electronic business, database management, enterprise systems, information security, and JavaScript programming concepts.

MATH 1020

Contemporary Mathematics (MOTR MATH 120)

Presents methods of problem solving, centering on problems and questions which arise naturally in everyday life. May include aspects of algebra and geometry, the mathematics of finance, probability and statistics, exponential growth, and other topics chosen from traditional and contemporary mathematics which do not employ the calculus.

MATH 1030

College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)

Topics in algebra and probability, polynomial functions, the binomial theorem, logarithms, exponentials, and solutions to systems of equations.

MATH 1100

Basic Calculus

This course introduces plane analytic geometry and basic differential and integral calculus with applications to various areas. No credit for Mathematics majors.

PHYSICS 1011

Basic Physics I (MOTR PHYS 150)

A course specifically designed for students in health and life sciences covering the topics in classical mechanics such as kinematics, Newton's laws, energy, momentum and oscillations. This course will not fulfill the PHYSICS 2111 requirement for physics, chemistry, and engineering majors.

PHYSICS 1012

Basic Physics II

A continuation of PHYSICS 1011. A course specifically designed for students in health and life sciences covering electricity, magnetism, light, optics and waves. Three classroom hours and two hours of laboratory per week.

PSYCH 2245

Abnormal Psychology

This course examines the historical views and current perspectives on the possible antecedents, symptoms, and treatments of major psychological disorders, including anxiety, dissociative, mood, somatoform, eating, schizophrenia and substance-related disorders.
Class Course Name

ACCTNG 3421

Accounting Information Systems

Examines the fundamentals of accounting information systems, including hardware and software considerations, internal controls, and transaction processing cycles. Also focuses upon the development of efficient spreadsheets as applied to financial and managerial accounting concepts.

BIOL 3622

Cell Biology

Examination of the organization and basic processes of cells including tissues, organelles, glycolysis, respiration, photosynthesis, trafficking, cytoskeleton, signal transduction, and cell division.

CMP SCI 4220

Introduction to iOS Programming and Apps

This course will use Swift for building iOS apps. It also introduces Xcode, Interface Builder, basic design patterns like MVC and delegation, and core libraries for Swift and iOS. Additional topics may include network communication, data persistence, basic animation, and mapping. This is a project-oriented class that will require significant use of a Mac with Xcode installed.

FINANCE 3500

Financial Management

The study of a firm's need for funds; the institutions, instruments and markets concerned with raising funds; and the techniques of analysis used to determine how effectively these funds, once raised, are invested within the firm.

JM ENGR 3250

Material Science

Introduces the chemistry and physics of engineering materials. Emphasis on atomic and molecular interpretation of physical and chemical properties, the relationships between physical and chemical properties, and performance of an engineering material.

MGMT 3680

International Management

A study of international business and management practices. Topics covered include an introduction to international management and the multinational enterprise, the cultural environment of international management, planning in an international setting, organizing for international operations, directing international operations, international staffing, preparing employees for international assignments, and the control process in an international context.

MGMT 4219

Strategic Management

This is a capstone course drawing on the subject matter covered in prerequisite courses. Emphasis is on the formulation and implementation of corporate, business and functional strategies designed to achieve organizational objectives. Topics include the role of top management, globalization of business and ethical perspectives.

NURSE 3120

Foundations of Nursing

This course introduces the student to the theoretical concepts and foundations of professional nursing practice. Utilizing an integrated approach, health promotion and protection throughout the lifespan are explored and supported using theories of nursing practice, health assessment of well individuals, and general principles and concepts of pharmacology and critical thinking.

NURSE 3807

Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

This course prepares nurses to provide evidence-based care to patients among the rapid advances in the science and technology of healthcare. This course provides a basic understanding of how evidence is developed, including the research process, clinical judgment, interprofessional perspectives, and patient preference as applied to nursing practice.

NURSE 4520

Population Focused Nursing

This course provides a conceptual foundation for nursing that recognizes populations in society. The course examines the effect of socioeconomic and environmental, epidemiological factors, and the impact of health beliefs and practices on health promotion and protection in populations.

PSYCH 3280

Psychology of Death and Dying/strong>

An exploration of end-of-life issues integrating the scholarly, social, and individual dimensions of death and dying. This course provides a solid grounding in theory and research, as well as practical application to students' lives.

SCMA 3300

Business Analytics and Statistics

This course covers basic statistical analysis (descriptive and predictive analytics) for business management. Tools include matched sample tests, chi-square tests, rank sum tests, simple linear regression and correlation, multiple linear regression, and extrapolative techniques such as moving averages and exponential smoothing.

SCMA 3301

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

This course provides an understanding of fundamental concepts of supply chain management. All functional areas of supply chain management are explored in an integrated view of procurement, manufacturing and operations management, transportation and logistics, inventory and warehousing, demand planning, scheduling, network design, collaboration and performance measurement.
Class Course Name

CNS ED 6050

Individual Inventory

Uses of educational and psychological appraisal techniques in counseling, develops counselor's abilities in assisting clients toward self-awareness through the use of test and non-test data. Ethical practices in the use of tests and the maintenance of personnel records are stressed.

ED PSY 6545

Consultation in Schools and Related Settings

Examines the theories, research, and legal/ethical issues related to consultation in schools and related settings. Emphasis on understanding he process of consultation using a problem-solving approach. Includes instruction in interviewing, observation, and development and evaluation of interventions.

FINANCE 6500

Financial Management

This course provides an in-depth analysis of corporate finance including asset pricing, risk and return, short- and long-term investment decisions, capital structure choices, dividend policy, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, and a host of other current topics. The material is taught through lectures and problem solving.

MGMT 5621

Managing Human Resources

In-depth examination of selected of human resource management issues from a contemporary manager's viewpoint. Topics examined include: personnel planning; employee selection; performance appraisal, training, and development; compensation; legal issues; discipline; and labor relations. The course examines these topics as they relate primarily to operational activities in organizations.

MKTG 5700

Contemporary Marketing Concepts

Designed for students with no prior course work in the field of marketing. A wide spectrum of marketing institutions and activities is covered. The impact of marketing on the total firm, the economy, and society in general is assessed. The course is intended to develop and organize the fundamental marketing concepts necessary to an analytical study of consumer behavior, the economic environment and four managerial aspects of marketing.

NURSE 7209

Advanced Nursing Roles and the Role of the DNP

This course provides students with the opportunity to synthesize and analyze knowledge of the advanced nursing role and the DNP role within a specified population focus and role. The overview of selected theories and frameworks that can be used to guide advanced practice nurses and nursing leaders in facilitating the use of evidence-based practice, understanding cultural aspects of care, and framing situational awareness.

NURSE 7230

Epidemiology

This course covers epidemiology, logistic modeling, and public health surveillance in primary healthcare. It provides an introduction into investigation of outbreaks. The course will enable the healthcare professional to develop a knowledge base to address issues of health and illness of a population.

TCH ED 6010C

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

An introduction to laboratory techniques and procedures of synthetic organic chemistry including analysis of organic compounds. One hour of lecture and four and one-half hours of laboratory per week.

TCH ED 6200

Building Character and Competence with Diverse Learners

This course introduces theories and offers research-based strategies, materials, and resources designed to meet the needs of diverse learners in elementary school settings, including those with special needs and English language learners. Students will also learn ways to promote character and citizenship development, cross-cultural communication, and positive behavior supports.

TCH ED 6910

Teacher Action Research Capstone

Students apply research knowledge, skills, and dispositions developed in TCH ED 6909 to an Action Research project, reflecting on and evaluating an aspect of one's own practice within a situated context. Students identify focused questions, collect and analyze data, using both analytic and practice tools, and review literature to research multiple factors in order to improve student learning.


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