Winter Intersession Courses

Biology | Chemistry | Economics | English | Health | Legal Studies | Philosophy | Political Science | Psychology

For additional information on the University Core Requirements, please see www.uml.edu.

Did You Know... You can take some of your courses during Winter Intersession in a blended format? Scroll through the courses below to see the Blended courses.

Biology

LIFE.1010-001 Life Science I

Open

Presents environmental and organismal structural interrelationships and relates these to the chemical evolutionary basis of life. Suitable as a Natural Science Elective for a degree in the Division of Sciences.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1168
  • There will be a half hour break from 11:00 am to 11:30 am.
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:30 PM
  • Instructor: Johanna Choo
  • Credits:
  • Tuition: $1020

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Chemistry

CHEM.1010-002 Applied Chemistry for Non-Scientists

Open

Provides an understanding of basic chemical principles -- atomic structure, bonding and interparticle forces, physical and chemical properties of matter through hands-on examination of matter and the application of principles to understanding the chemistry of current issues (e.g., environmental chemistry, biochemistry, food and drug chemistry) and the analysis of problems dealing with these issues. This course is not available for credit for Science or Engineering majors.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1131
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Gene Davis
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Economics

ECON.2010-001 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: 1129
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Harjeet Khosla
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

ECON.2020-001 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: 1130
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Lord Andzie-Quainoo
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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English

ENGL.2110-001 Poetry

Open

Studies selections from the Renaissance through contemporary periods.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1119
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Anthony Szczesiul
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

ENGL.2170-002 The Horror Story

Open

Explores the genre from Poe to the present.

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1128
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Gregoire Turgeon
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Health

HSCI.3080-001 Global Health

Open

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: 1140
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Ramraj Gautam
  • Credits:
  • Tuition: $-

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Legal Studies

LGST.2620-002 Introduction to Business Law

Open

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: 1118
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Walter Toomey/David Summer
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Philosophy

PHIL.2010-002 Introduction to Philosophy

Closed

Examines some of the typical approaches to philosophical questioning and the issues raised in such inquiry: what is true knowledge, what is reality, what is the good, what is the right political order, what is the nature of religious faith? Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1141
  • Evening: TBD
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 3
  • 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: 1142
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Christopher Phillips
  • Credits:
  • Tuition: $-

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Political Science

POLI.1010-001 Introduction to American Politics

Open

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: 1132
  • Day: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Morgan Marietta
  • Credits: 3
  • 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: 1133
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: George Anthes
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

POLI.1210-002 Introduction to International Relations

Open

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: 1134
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Jason Carter
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Psychology

PSYC.1010-002 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: 1121
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Alexandria Weida
  • Credits:
  • Tuition: $-

PSYC.2550-001 Community Psychology

Open

Surveys the nature and practice of community psychology, including principles of community organization and change as seen in such areas as education, mental health, the workplace, health care, justice system, corrections and social services. Students may participate in field research or projects in the community, and classroom work will include discussion of the field experiences of the participants. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA).

  • SIS Class Nbr: 1122
  • Day: Mon-Sat 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Christopher Allen
  • Credits:
  • Tuition: $-

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

Open

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: 1124
  • Face to Face Mon-Wed. Online Thurs-Sat.
  • Day: Mon-Wed 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Patricia Trela/Krista Butland
  • Credits: 3
  • 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: 1123
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Dennis Kinney
  • Credits: 3
  • 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: 1125
  • Evening: Mon-Fri 6:00 PM-9:00 PM/Sat 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
  • Instructor: Peter Hantzis
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.3350-001 Psychology and Women
Blended Course: Combination Face-to-Face and Online Course

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: 1126
  • Face to Face Mon-Wed. Online Thurs-Sat.
  • Day: Mon-Wed 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Mary Francis Drake
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

PSYC.4730-001 Seminar in Social 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: 1127
  • Face to Face Tues/Thurs. Online Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat.
  • Day: Tue,Thu 12:30 PM-3:45 PM
  • Instructor: Meredith Stanford-Pollock
  • Credits: 3
  • Tuition: $1020

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Classes Begin on Tuesday, January 2nd and run through Thursday, January 18th


Day Classes: Meet Monday-Saturday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Evening Classes: Normally meet Monday-Friday from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm plus two Saturdays, January 6 and January 13 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Final Exam: Thursday, January 18, unless a make-up class is necessary; then the exam will be held on Friday, January 19.

Contact Information

Questions? Call the Faculty and Student Support Center at (978) 934-2474 or email Continuing_Education@uml.edu

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