Summer School Courses

SUMMER SESSION I (May 26-June 25, 2015)

AST-120/120L: The Solar System, with lab (online)
Instructor: Paul Wallace
A survey of the solar system, including the planets, minor bodies and the sun. An overview of orbital motion, the properties of light and fundamentals of astronomical instrumentation. Includes a required laboratory component in which students learn introductory observational methods, including telescope alignment and calibration and visual, photographic and CCD observations of the sun, the moon, planets and stars.

BIO-222: Human Anatomy and Physiology I, with lab (on campus)
Instructor: Stacey Dutton
Covers the basics of human anatomy and physiology including anatomical terminology, cells and tissues, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, and cardiovascular.

MAT-115: Elementary Statistics (online)
Instructor: Alan Koch
Statistical measures and distributions, probability and its application to statistical inference, linear correlation, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals and applications in the natural and social sciences. A scientific calculator is required for this course.

PSY-101: Introductory Psychology: Biological Foundation and Cognitive Processes (online)
Instructor: Bonnie Perdue
This is one-half of a two-semester introduction to psychology. The course is about the nervous system as it pertains to behavior and cognition. Students may take PSY-101 or PSY-102 first and each course is independent of the other.

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SUMMER SESSION II (June 29-July 30, 2015)

ANT-101: Cultural Anthropology (online)
Instructor: Martha Rees
Overview of cultural universals and cultural diversity, using comparative analysis of African, American, Asian and other cultures. Examination of the impact of contact between cultures and the contemporary condition of indigenous peoples, using case studies (ethnographies), ethnographic film and class activities.

BIO-223: Human Anatomy and Physiology II, with lab (on campus)
Instructor: Stacey Dutton
Covers the basics of human anatomy and physiology including the lymphatic/immune,respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Introduces common human disease processes.

ENG-230: Topics in Film Studies: Women and Film (online)
Instructor: Willie Tolliver
Approaches to film from the viewpoints of history, genre and technique.

FRE-202: Intermediate French II (online)
Instructor: James Terry
Continuation of FRE-201 with emphasis on selected readings.

FRE-232: French/Francophone Civilization and Culture (online)
Instructor: Julia Knowlton
Course content will focus on the relationships between sociopolitical change and artistic expression in France and in the Francophone world. Emphasis will be placed on historical development, post-colonial identities, and contemporary cultures. Taught in English.

PSY-102: Introductory Psychology: Development, Social Behavior, and Individual Differences (online)
Instructor: Carrie Brown
This is one-half of a two-semester introduction to psychology. This course will cover topics such as social psychology, development, personality, and psychopathology. Students may take PSY-101 or PSY-102 first and each course is independent of the other.