Winter Intersession Courses

Art | Business | Criminal Justice | Economics | English | Health | Legal Studies | Philosophy | Political Science | Psychology | Sociology

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Art

ARHI.1010-061 Art Appreciation

Open

The course introduces the student to the technical, aesthetic and historical aspects of architecture, sculpture, and painting. An analysis of the visual elements used in fine arts such as color, line, shape, texture, and principles of design are developed through slide lectures, museum visits and assigned readings. In addition, students investigate the purposes of art and visual communication and develop a heightened sense of critical thinking that allows them to investigate successfully different modes of representation, styles and media in a multicultural society.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1186
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Julie Sawyer
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1140

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Business

ECON.2010-061 Economics I (Microeconomics)

Open

Studies the principles of production and exchange. An introduction to demand, supply, pricing, and output under alternative market structures. Derived demand and resource markets are introduced. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1198
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Lord Andzie-Quainoo
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1140

ECON.2020-061 Economics II (Macroeconomics)

Open

Studies the principles governing the level of national income and employment. Also examines the commercial banking system, monetary and fiscal policy, the international economy, and alternative economic systems.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1199
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Brendan Epstein
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1140

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Criminal Justice

CRIM.1010-061 The Criminal Justice System

Open

This course presents a brief history of the Criminal Justice System and an analysis of its structure and function. This course required of all CJ majors and is a prerequisite for all other courses in criminal justice. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1201
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Kimberly Kras
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $-

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Economics

ECON.2010-001 Economics I (Microeconomics)

Closed

Studies the principles of production and exchange. An introduction to demand, supply, pricing, and output under alternative market structures. Derived demand and resource markets are introduced. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1044
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

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English

ENGL.2110-001 Poetry

Closed

Studies selections from the Renaissance through contemporary periods.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1035
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

ENGL.2170-002 The Horror Story

Open

Explores the genre from Poe to the present.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1043
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Gregoire Turgeon
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

ENGL.2320-061 Turning Fiction into Film

Open

Often when we encounter narratives (in the movies or in books) we tend to practice a "suspension of disbelief" letting the story unfold, following the conventions of film and fiction without question This course will direct our critical focus on the mechanisms through whic writers and filmmakers convey meaning to their audiences.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1184
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Thomas Hersey
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1140

ENGL.2430-061 Contemporary Women Writers

Open

Contemporary Women Writers introduces students to American women writers of the last fifty years. We examine the historical,socio-cultural, political, and personal influences on these writers' work by studying trends and events in recent American history and themes reflected in the works. By studying contemporary women's writing in this contextualized fashion, students can appreciate larger trends in our society, the role writing plays in examining such trends, and the value of literature as an exploration of human growth and struggle. Through discussion, group collaboration, critical analysis, and by designing their own graphic organizers, students gain a breadth of knowledge in the following areas: the themes and stylistic concerns of contemporary American women writers; the key historical events that influence contemporary American women's writing; the critical reading of literary texts. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1185
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Jill Pruett
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1140

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Health

HSCI.3080-001 Global Health

Closed

The focus of this course is on examining health issues from a global perspective including issues related to maternal and child health, aging, infectious diseases, sanitation, and health inequality. Nutritional and environmental health issues in diverse societies are analyzed. Social determinants of health and access to health care in developing and developed countries are emphasized. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1049
  • Web enhanced.
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

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Legal Studies

LGST.2610-001 Introduction to Legal Concepts

Closed

This course serves as an introductory legal course. It is a survey of many specific topics, such as constitutional law, contracts, intellectual property law, and current legal topics of interest. More importantly, the course emphasizes critical legal thinking, legal ethics, and human values.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1163
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

LGST.2620-002 Introduction to Business Law

Closed

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of business law. The main emphasis is on key aspects of contract law, including the agreement, consideration, writings, third-party rights, illegality, performance, breach, defenses, and remedies The course also covers agency law, employment law, sections of the Uniform Commercial Code, and a variety of other legal issues and topics that influence and intersect with modern business practices. This course is highly recommended for pre-law students, CPA students, and paralegal students.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1034
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

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Philosophy

PHIL.2020-001 Introduction to Logic and Critical Reasoning

Open

Studies the methods used to distinguish correct from incorrect reasoning. This course will aim at developing (1) an ability to express one's ideas clearly and concisely; (2) an increased skill in defining one's terms; and(3) a capacity to formulate arguments vigorously and to scrutinize them critically. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1164
  • Day: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-12:00 PM/Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Aaron Shepherd
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

PHIL.2030-001 Introduction to Ethics

Open

Examines the basic issues and problems of ethics and values and a survey of some important alternative answers to the questions raised, on both an individual and a social level, by our necessity to act and to live in a rational and human way. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Social Responsibility & Ethics (SRE).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1050
  • Day: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-12:00 PM/Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Christopher Phillips
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

PHIL.3340-002 Engineering and Ethics

Closed

A philosophical analysis of the ethical dimensions and responsibilities of the engineering profession. Specific case studies and ethical issues are analyzed through the application of some of the basic concepts and principles of traditional and contemporary ethical theories. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Social Responsibility & Ethics (SRE).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1165
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

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Political Science

POLI.1010-002 Introduction to American Politics

Closed

An introduction to the politics, structure, and behavior of the American National Political Community. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Social Responsibility & Ethics (SRE).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1046
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

POLI.1100-001 Introduction to Politics

Open

An introductory exploration of basic political concepts, ideologies, and themes. Stresses the importance of understanding politics for everyday life.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1047
  • Day: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-12:00 PM/Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: John Cluverius
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

POLI.1210-002 Introduction to International Relations

Closed

Surveys some recent methods and approaches used in the study of international politics and provides an introduction to current problems of foreign policies of major world powers. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1048
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

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Psychology

PSYC.1010-002 Introduction to Psychological Science

Closed

An introduction course that focuses on application of the scientific method to major areas of psychology: biological, cognitive, developmental, social and personality, and mental and physical health. The course addresses the importance of social and cultural diversity, ethics, variations in human functioning, and applications to life and social action both within these areas and integrated across them. The research basis for knowledge in the field is emphasized.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1036
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.1010-061 Introduction to Psychological Science

Open

An introduction course that focuses on application of the scientific method to major areas of psychology: biological, cognitive, developmental, social and personality, and mental and physical health. The course addresses the importance of social and cultural diversity, ethics, variations in human functioning, and applications to life and social action both within these areas and integrated across them. The research basis for knowledge in the field is emphasized.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1200
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Sara Cappello
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1140

PSYC.2600-001 Child and Adolescent Development
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

Closed

The study of childhood and adolescence. The course begins with an overview of major theoretical perspectives, research methods, and ethical issues in human development. Based on a chronological approach, the course covers prenatal development and birth, infancy, childhood and adolescence, and the transition to adulthood.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1039
  • Blended Course
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.2720-002 Abnormal Psychology

Open

Presents an introduction to the study of various patterns of mental, behavioral, and personality disorders with consideration of issues of diagnosis, etiology, and treatment in terms of contemporary theory, research, and practice.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1038
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Dennis Kinney
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.3280-002 Dynamics of Interpersonal Relations

Open

Presents an analysis of psychological dynamics in interpersonal behavior, emphasizing such topics as interpersonal communication, self-disclosure, personal styles of interaction and techniques of change. The primary focus is on the behavior of the students themselves.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1040
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Peter Hantzis
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.3350-001 Psychology and Women

Open

Considers such topics as: the psychology of sex differences; biological bases of psychological sex differences; the nature of female sexuality; clinical theory and practice concerning women; women as mental patients and mental health consumers; implications for psychology and for women's status.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1169
  • Day: Mon-Wed 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Mary Francis Drake
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.4730-001 Seminar in Social Psychology: Positive Psychology
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

Open

An advanced seminar to consider special topics in social psychology, with special focus on critique of the theoretical and empirical literature, identification of future research pathways, and the potential for application with consideration of ethics and social responsibility. Specific topics will vary and may include such topics as social aspects of health and illness; inequalities in education; the impact of globalization; attitude formation and prejudice; and psychology of sex roles. This is a writing intensive course.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1042
  • Blended Course
  • Day: Mon,Wed 12:30 PM-3:45 PM
  • Instructor: Meredith Stanford-Pollock
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

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Sociology

SOCI.1010-002 Introduction to Sociology

Closed

Serves as the basic course in sociology. Emphasis is directed at the ways in which social institutions such as government, schools, the economy, social class, and the family develop and influence our lives. It is concerned not only with presenting various ways to understand our relationship to society but also with ways to change it. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1170
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1020

SOCI.1010-061 Introduction to Sociology

Open

Serves as the basic course in sociology. Emphasis is directed at the ways in which social institutions such as government, schools, the economy, social class, and the family develop and influence our lives. It is concerned not only with presenting various ways to understand our relationship to society but also with ways to change it. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1183
  • Day: Online Course
  • Instructor: Michael Slone
  • Credits: 3
  • When Offered: Winter 2019: Dec 27 to Jan 16
  • Tuition: $1140

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Register Now for Courses that Start December 27, 2019

View Winter Intersession Courses

No classes will be held on 12/31/18 or 1/1/19

Day Classes: Meet Monday-Friday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, plus Saturday, December 29 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Evening Classes: Normally meet Monday-Friday from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm plus Saturday, December 29 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Online Classes: Meet online

Final Exam: Wednesday, January 16th, unless a make-up class is necessary. January 17 & 18 are reserved for makeup days, if needed.

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