Biology

Course Overview

Computers are essential for many aspects of biology. Basic programming is required for everything from accessing and managing data to statistical analysis and modeling. This course will provide an introduction to data management, manipulation, and analysis, with an emphasis on biological problems. The course will be taught using R, but the concepts learned will easily apply to other programming languages that are common in the field of Bioinformatics.

Prerequisites and Notes

BIO 101 or BIO 102 

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Business Administration

Course Overview

Fundamental principles and theories of financial accounting. Emphasis placed on the preparation and use of financial statements for the corporation. Interpretation and use of financial statement information in business decisions, and a study of the system that produces this information. Open to Business majors and minors, Entrepreneurship minors and Arts Administration majors.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

Concepts and practices of managerial accounting. Topics include: cost behavior and cost-volume-profit analysis, contribution margin reporting, profit planning and budgeting, standard costs, performance analysis, decentralized operations, and relevant costs for decision making.

Prerequisite

BUS 203 (with a grade of C- or better).

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

The study of individuals and groups within the context of the organization. Topics include leadership, motivation, group processes, decision-making, workplace diversity, power, conflict and negotiation, communication, and organizational culture. Particular emphasis will be placed on relevant and important issues facing organizations today. Extensive use of teams, cases, skill-based exercises, and readings. Open to sophomore, junior and senior Business, Arts Administration and Public Administration & Public Policy majors and minors.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

This course introduces the students to the economic, political, and cultural environments affecting international business. In addition, the influence of government on trade, foreign direct investment, foreign exchange, export and import strategies, and the impact of multinational enterprises will be discussed. Students will also be exposed to the comprehensive set of dynamics that comprise international business decision environments and will learn to evaluate alternative courses of action in a global setting. Particular emphasis will be placed on areas of current importance. Extensive use of cases and readings. Open to Business majors and minors and Political Science & International Studies majors.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

Explores the role marketing plays within firms and within society. Describes fundamental principles and methods underlying the national and international system of providing goods and services for consumers and business users in the profit and nonprofit sectors. Studies the tasks and decisions facing marketing managers in planning, implementing, and controlling marketing programs, and the ethical implications of these decisions. Open to sophomore, junior and senior Business majors and minors, Entrepreneurship minors and Arts Administration majors. 

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Communication

Course Overview

The basic elements of interpersonal communication, with special emphasis on developing knowledge and skills applicable to face-to face interactions between individuals. The class facilitates an exploration of verbal and nonverbal communication.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

The topics of this seminar vary, but include a critical analysis of film-related subject matter. May be taken twice (COM majors and minors may count only one toward requirements).

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Criminology

Course Overview

The course examines crime and mental illness, including social-psychological theories of crime; co-occurring psychological disorders; problem-solving courts (drug treatment, mental health, and re-entry) comprising the emerging field of "therapeutic jurisprudence"; and mentally ill offenders in prison and community settings. Sociological issues of gender, class and race will be discussed wherever relevant.

Prerequisites and Notes

CRM 201

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

The Capstone course for the major, the Internship provides an academic experience in which the third- or fourth-year student (only) contribute to the ongoing organizational process while learning to apply criminology theories to observations of structure, function, and process in a criminal justice setting.

Prerequisites and Notes

 Senior or Second-Semester, Junior Criminology majors who have completed CRM 201, CRM 310 and at least one other Criminology course. Must complete the "U.S. Internship Request for Approval" process found under the myPlans tab in myHill to register for this Internship. May not take the Capstone twice. General Education Attribute(s): Capstone.

Note:

An Intern will typically spend at least 8-10 hours/week for a minimum of 112 hours on site plus the on-campus class to earn 4 credits.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

4.0

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Economics

Course Overview

Economic analysis of product and resource markets. The consumption behavior of households, the price and output decisions of firms under various forms of market structure, the distribution of income.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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English

Course Overview

Only open to students that have not completed the Literature Cornerstone requirement. The Literature Cornerstone courses are topical, with the topics changing each semester. To view the individual course topic descriptions please refer to the myAcademics tab in myHill.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Healthcare Administration

Course Overview

Examines the parts of the healthcare system in the U.S. and stresses the patient and family as the primary focus of the system. Who are the players in health services? What are the structures of the system and the behaviors of the system participants, and how does our present system prevent meaningful reform? 

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Interdisciplinary

Course Overview

This introductory course will explore the concepts of health behavior and general nutrition as it applies to helping individuals adopt healthy lifestyles. Theories of health behavior will be introduced to help explain how and why decisions are made regarding preventative health behaviors. We will discuss topics such as healthy diets, stress management, physical activity, eating disorders, mental health issues and tobacco and learn how to address these behaviors through current theories and research. May not receive credit for both BIO 118 and IND 201. Does not count as a course towards Biology, Biochemistry and Neuroscience majors.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

Information ethics concerns the relationship between the creation, dissemination of use of information and the standards and norms governing its use. Information ethics provides a critical framework for exploring moral issues including privacy, environmental and issues, and journalism. Additional Information: • Fulfills the Moral Inquiry General Education Requirement.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Mathematics

Course Overview

Calculus of a single variable: functions, limits, derivatives, differentiation rules, applications of derivatives, integrals, fundamental theorem of calculus, u-substitution. Students may not receive credit for both MTH 125 and MTH 119.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

4.0

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Course Overview

Calculus of a single variable: techniques of integration, applications of integration, infinite sequences and series, Taylor series, first order differential equations, parametric curves, polar coordinates, polar curves. 

Prerequisites and Notes

MTH 125

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

4.0

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Music

Course Overview

In “Music in Disney’s Animated Features,” students will focus their work on a Disney animated film of their choice from the last fifty years. Through researched writing, students will investigate the origin of the film, a composer involved in creating the music, and the reception of the movie. The course will focus on interpreting the role that songs and music play in the films at hand.

Additional Information

Course may be applied to the American Studies and Cinema Studies programs.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Philosophy

Course Overview

Discussion and resolution of ethical problems associated with the practice of medicine and the pursuit of biomedical research. Topics include: ethical issues in human experimentation; euthanasia; abortion; fetal research; and reproductive technologies.

Prerequisites and Notes

One 100-Level Philosophy Cornerstone Course

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Photonics

Course Overview

This course, which includes both online and in-class components, gives an overview of modern photonic manufacturing processes and covers necessary background material for subsequent courses. The course discusses basic safety and ethics considerations, employment opportunities, communication skills, and a review of basic technical mathematics, problem solving skills, and software (Microsoft Excel and Office). The course includes several visits to MIT for photonic manufacturing “bootcamp” days that involve demonstrations and hand-on experiences introducing a sampling of advanced topics.

Prerequisite(s)/Restrictions

Restriction: Must be enrolled in integrated photonics certificate program

Dates

1st 5 weeks (May 26 – June 25, 2020)

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

The working operations of DC and AC analog electrical components as discrete devices and as part of larger electrical circuits and systems will be covered in parallel with hands-on experimentation in the lab employing basic measure and test equipment. Basic ideas and applications of ADC and DAC computer-based data acquisition will also be used. Troubleshooting and lab-based problem solving will be emphasized coordinating skills interpreting data sheets, schematics and systems specifications.

Prerequisite(s)/Restrictions:

Restriction: Must be enrolled in integrated photonics certificate program.

Dates

2nd 6 weeks (June 30 – August 6, 2020)

Credits

2.0

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Religious Studies & Theology

Course Overview

Literature of the New Testament in its religious and historical context. Life and ministry of Jesus, origins of earliest Christianity, the role of Paul, and the development of the Church. 

Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s):

One 100-Level Religious Studies & Theology Course

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Course Overview

This course will examine the growth of the early Christian movement during Late Antiquity. Discussions will focus on several important themes including persecution and martyrdom, monasticism and asceticism, the development and refutation of heresies (Gnosticism, Arianism, Nestorianism), and the creation of orthodoxy in belief, creed, and ritual.

Prerequisites and Notes

Note: Formerly offered as REL 351 (F.2019). Students may not take both RST 351 & REL 351.

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Sociology

Course Overview

The Capstone course for the major, the Internship provides an academic experience in which the third- or fourth-year student (only) contributes to the ongoing organizational process while learning to apply sociological theories to observations of structure, function, and process in a social service agency or institution.Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s): SOC 210 and SOC 312. Must complete the "U.S. Internship Request for Approval" process found under the myPlans tab in myHill to register for this Internship. 

Prerequisites and Notes

Prerequisites: SOC 210 and SOC 312

Note: An Intern will typically spend at least 8-10 hours/week for a minimum of 112 hours on site plus the on-campus class to earn 4 credits. Capstone course may not be taken twice. 

Dates

Meetings will be held on Tuesdays from 7-9 pm on the following dates: 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 7/7, 7/28 and 8/18.

Credits

4.0

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Studio Arts

Course Overview

Teaches very basic use of watercolor and explores its potential. Each class will focus on skills such as: materials preparation, wet-on-wet and dry brush techniques, lifting color, basic color theory, value, glazing and composition. A visual survey of current artists working in the medium will be presented throughout the course. 

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0

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Writing

Course Overview

Provides students with an advanced writing-intensive experience focused on individual disciplines and professional writing within particular fields. Students explore the rhetorical, genre conventions, and ways of knowing relevant field, topic, or question featured in the course.

Prerequisites and Notes

Completion of a First-Year Seminar. 

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.

Credits

3.0 to 4.0

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