Summer Session

Nebraska Wesleyan welcomes visiting undergraduate and new degree-seeking students to take undergraduate or graduate classes with us this summer.

At NWU, you’ll work with friendly staff who will support you every step of the way, from answering your questions to helping you register for classes. And you’ll be in those classes with top professors who will engage, challenge and mentor you.

Admission is open. Submit the NWU Summer Session Registration Form and a counselor will ensure you are eligible to register for the courses you request.

Choose from more than 80 online and in-person courses in two dozen academic fields. Summer session dates are:

  • Second five-week session: June 27-July 30
  • Eight-week session: June 6-July 30

 

Academic Level Course Term Location Credits Tuition Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate
ACCT-1320-N
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II
The role of accounting in the formation and capitalization of corporations is studied. Other topics include cash flow, analysis and interpretation of financial statements, and basic managerial accounting. Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C-" or better in ACCT-1310.
Summer 22 2nd 5wk (6/27/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Graduate
ACCT-5010-L
ACCOUNTING DECISION MAKING
This course provides the skills needed to understand the financial reports of organizations. The objective is to develop the ability to make the decisions in the financial reporting process and to develop the ability to evaluate and use accounting data. Emphasis is placed on understanding the breadth of accounting measurement practices and on being able to make the adjustments necessary for careful analysis. The course highlights the linkages between accounting information and management planning, and decision making. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the graduate program.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - T 6:00-10:00 PM - SC 235 (LEC) 3 Credits $642.00
Undergraduate
ART-1300-01
INTRO TO DRAWING
A studio art investigation into drawing as a tool for thinking, observing and questioning. Students will become familiar with fundamental techniques and concepts such as line, value, form and perspective. A variety of dry media and surfaces will be used. Formal and in-progress critiques will be held throughout the semester. Attending and/or participating in local art exhibitions and artist lectures is required. Various levels (1-4) of this studio art medium may meet together. The course requirements of each level are different.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - M 6:00-9:00 PM - LUC 216 (S) 4 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
ART-1600-01
INTRO TO CERAMICS
This course provides a basic foundation and understanding of clay - its nature, attributes, possibilities, and limitations. Students will be introduced to basic throwing and hand-building techniques in clay, including pinching, coiling, and slab construction, as well as surface ornamentation and firing. Beyond the technical, students are expected to work to develop conceptual problem solving within the context of the contemporary ceramic field. Various levels (1-4) of this studio art medium may meet together. The course requirements of each level are different. No Pass/Fail.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - T, Th 6:00-9:00 PM - LUC 108 (S) 4 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
ATTR-1300-01
PREVENTION/CARE ATHLETIC INJURY
A study of injuries common to athletic participants and the prevention and care of such injuries. Cross listed with AT 1300.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1010-N
PERSPECTIVES IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Designed for non-science majors, this general education course will examine the principles of biology within the context of the human experience and covers cell biology, physiology, genetics, evolution, ecology, and the interaction of humankind and the environment. Course content will be offered in a variety of formats including but not limited to: lectures in person or online; laboratory experience; group activities and discussion-based activities. Does not count toward a biology major.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) - T 6:00-8:00 PM 4 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1080-01
MICROBIOLOGY
An introductory study of the structure, physiology, and pathogenicity of microorganisms, with an emphasis on bacteria and viruses that cause infectious diseases in humans. Three lectures per week. One 3-hour lab per week. Does not count toward a biology major. Pre or co-requisites: BIO-1090/1090L and BIO-1100/1100L.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) - M, W 1:00-4:00 PM 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1080L-01
MICROBIOLOGY LAB
Laboratory supporting BIO-1080. One three-hour lab per week. Corerequiste(s): BIO-1080.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - T, Th 1:00-4:00 PM - ACK 112 (LAB) 1 Credit $385.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1100-01
INTRO HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
An introductory study of the blood, cardiovascular lymphatic, respiratory, endocrine, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems in addition to metabolism, fluid and electrolyte balance and acid-base balance of the body. Three Lectures per week. Does not count toward a biology major. Prerequisite(s): Biology 1090 or permission of the instructor. Pre or Corequisite(s): Biology 1100L.
Summer 22 2nd 5wk (6/27/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1100L-01
INTRO HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II LAB
Laboratory experiments and investigative exercises supporting Biology 1100. Pre or Corequisite(s): Biology 1100.
Summer 22 2nd 5wk (6/27/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - T, Th 9:00 AM-12:00 PM - ACK 213 (LAB) 1 Credit $385.00
Undergraduate
BIO-3300-01
CADAVER DISSECTION
Students will have the unique experiential-learning opportunityto dissect, within a small group, a region of a cadaver and present visible structures to their peers. At the end of this course, students will have prepareda prosection suitable for use as a teaching resource for the Anatomy and Physiologycourses.Participants are required to: Prepare a "dissection strategy" to be presented to the course instructor. Maintain open communication with the course instructor regarding any issues that may make themselves evident during dissection sessions and accurately log each session's progress. Permission of the instructor is required to enroll. Prerequisites(s): Junior standing, major in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Athletic Training, or Exercise Science, and instructor permission. P/F Only.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln 2 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BIO-4700-LOMA
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
A survey of the mechanisms of diseases and fundamental disease processes of each organ system. Special topics related to the study of diseases will be assigned. Prerequisite(s): Biology 1090 and 1100, or 3200 and 3210, or permission of the instructor.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-3000-N
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
This course will review modern quantitative methods used in decision making. The intent is to expose the student to various modeling techniques and to apply these techniques using Excel. Topics include productivity and capacity analysis, forecasting, regression analysis, linear programming, PERT/CPM, and statistical process control. Prerequisite(s): Grades of "C-" or better in BUSAD-1200, ECON-2100, MATH-1300 or MATH-3300; and MATH-1100 or MATH-1600; or department chair permission.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-3100-N
MANAGING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
This course will provide an introduction and overview to the managing of information systems (MIS) in today's organizations, focusing on the use of strategic information systems related to decision making processes and activities in the functional areas of organizations, including operations, management, and marketing. Prerequisite(s): BUSAD 2500 or permission of the instructor.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-3200-N
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
An in-depth study of current policies and problems in human resource management. Subjects include human resource planning, recruiting, selection, training, management development, compensation, discipline, labor relations, equal employment opportunity laws/regulations, and human resource management policies. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of the instructor.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-3300-N
QUANTITATIVE METHODS
This course will review modern quantitative methods used in decision making. The intent is to expose the student to various modeling techniques and to apply these techniques using Excel. Topics include productivity and capacity analysis, forecasting, regression analysis, linear programming, PERT/CPM, and statistical process control. Prerequisite(s): Grades of "C-" or better in BUSAD-1200, ECON-2100, MATH-1300 or MATH-3300; and MATH-1100 or MATH-1600; or department chair permission.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) - M 8:00 AM-5:30 PM - ACK 218 (LEC) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-4600-N
BUSINESS ETHICS
This course investigates ethical issues and moral dilemmas found in the modern business arena. The conflict between an organization's economic performance and its social obligations are studied. Various economic theories, legal regulations and philosophic doctrines are discussed. Contemporary Western moral philosophy, historic and contemporary Christian ethics, and social theory provide a context for the course. Case studies are integrated throughout the semester. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-4700-N
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Students use multidisciplinary business skills to identify, analyze, and execute practical management solutions to the various problems and opportunities of a small business enterprise. The major projects preparation of an actual business plan. Lectures and guest speakers from the community help provide students a clearer understanding of the link between theoretical studies and the practical world of business. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing and grades of "C-" or better in ACCT-1310, BUSAD-2500 and BUSAD-2000, or permission of the instructor.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5110-L
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
Applies major elements of the marketing process, strategic planning, and the development of an effective marketing mix to create customer value. Analyzes key marketing concepts, such as consumer/buyer behavior, market research, brand management, product development, pricing strategies, and the design of marketing channels. Examines the integration of marketing with other functions in a business organization.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $642.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5250-L
LEADERSHIP
In this course students will examine the history of leadership theory to understand its development and to explore the future of leadership study. Additionally, students will also explore the nature and charactership of leadership addressing the key question, What is leadership? This course utilizes an interdisciplinary approach in its survey of leadership issues, incorporating historical, political, literary, scientific, sociologically, and theological prospectives.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - Th 6:00-10:00 PM - SC 242 (LEC) 3 Credits $642.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1300-01
PREVENTION/CARE ATHLETIC INJURY
A study of injuries common to athletic participants and the prevention and care of such injuries. Cross listed with AT 1300.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
HHP-2050-N1
PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS I
This course is designed to provide an extensive framework of knowledge through the introduction to pharmacologic principles. A basic knowledge of the subject of drugs, their sources, and their uses will be introduced. Medication preparation, supplies, and specific information on each route of administration are covered. Prerequisite(s): NURS/HHP-1910.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 2 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
HHP-2760-01
SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY
This course examines psychological theories and practices related to sport and exercise behavior. The course is designed to introduce you to the field of sport and exercise psychology by providing a broad overview of the major topics in the area.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 2 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
HHP-3730-01
SPORT MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
This course will introduce students to the application of basic principles of marketing to the sport industry with an emphasis on intercollegiate athletics, professional sport and multisport club operations. The function of the course is threefold: 1) to provide students with a broad appreciation of marketing; 2) to provide students with an up-to-date understanding of marketing concepts as they are currently being applied in various sport management contexts; and 3) to provide a foundation for those students who plan to do advanced study and work in marketing, consumer behavior, and related fields. Prerequisite(s): BUSAD-2000 or permission of instructor.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
MATH-1100-N
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
A study of functions from algebraic, graphical, numerical and modeling perspectives. The functions are chosen from among linear, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic. Recommended: Math ACT score of at least 21.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
MATH-1300-N
STATISTICS
An introduction to statistics concepts with an emphasis on applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous probability distributions, the central limit theorem, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and linear regression.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) - W 6:00-10:00 PM 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
MSPAN-2050-N
SPANISH FOR HEALTHCARE
This intermediate-level Spanish course teaches the use of the Spanish language in health, wellness, and healthcare settings, focusing on building vocabulary and intercultural competence. Prerequisite: MSPAN-2010 or equivalent, or permission of the Department Chair.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
NURS-2330-L
HEALTH ASSESSMENT
An introduction to basic knowledge and skills necessary to obtain a detailed health assessment of individuals across the age continuum. The biological, sociological, and psychological aspects of human beings are addressed. Emphasis is placed on obtaining a systematic health history and physical exam using the techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Supervised laboratory and clinical allow the student the opportunity to practice the assessment skills introduced in class. Prerequisite(s): Admission to BSN program.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - Th 9:00 AM-1:00 PM - OLIN 017A (LEC) 3 Credits $376.00
Undergraduate
NURS-4400-LOMA
MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP
This course will emphasize the integration and application of theories, principles, and practices of nursing management and leadership into a variety of healthcare settings. The course includes a 45-contact hour practicum. The practicum provides an opportunity for students to evaluate and assimilate management and leadership theories and principles for integration in the practice of professional nursing. 3 hours lecture; 1 hour practicum. Prerequisite(s): NURS-3050 and NURS-3310 with grades of "C+" or better.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 4 Credits $376.00
Graduate
NURS-5460-LOMA
NURSING LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT II
This course examines the leadership role of the nurse executive in a variety of health care organizations. Content includes leadership theories, motivation, conflict resolution, workforce planning, implementing planned change and effective administration of culturally diverse health care systems. Prerequisite(s): NURS 5400.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $497.00
Graduate
NURS-5570-LOMA
PROGRAM PLANNING IN NURSING
Program Planning in Nursing provides instruction and practice in designing and implementing health education/health promotion programs. This course focuses on the analysis, application and evaluation of program planning. Prerequisite(s): NURS-5560 or permission of the Nursing Department Chair or Program Director.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $497.00
Undergraduate
POLSC-1100-01
INTRO TO INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
This course provides an introduction to the concepts, theories and methods of international politics. It highlights the similarities and differences between political systems, as well the nature of relations between these political systems. By examining political violence, democratization, security, trade, and development, this class will equip students to analyze current problems and experiences.
Summer 22 2nd 5wk (6/27/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 4 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
PSYCH-2700-N
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
An investigation of the symptoms, etiology, and treatment of mental disorders including those associated with anxiety, moods, psychosis, dissociation, somatoform reactions, personality, substance use, sexual dysfunctional/deviance, eating, aging, child/adolescent development, and brain dysfunction. Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1010/1010FYW or permission of the instructor.
Summer 22 2nd 5wk (6/27/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 4 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
RELIG-1150-N
WORLD RELIGIONS
This course is a study of the cultural settings, lives of founders when appropriate, oral or written traditions and literature, worldviews, myths, rituals, ideals of conduct, and development of some of the world's religions. Religions studied will typically include tribal religions, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confuciansim, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, and Bahai. Readings, videos, and websites will help introduce and illustrate not only the cultural settings in which these religions appear, but also the voices and faces of contemporary religious practitioners.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
SOCWK-2900-N
SELF-CARE & WELLNESS
A course designed to treat subject matter not covered in other departmental courses or to provide study of subject matter introduced in other courses. The title, content, and credit hours will be determined by current mutual interests of faculty and students.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) - T 6:00-7:30 PM 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
SOCWK-3080-L
MICRO PRACTICE
Emphasis on social work theory and practice skills. Study of communication patterns, empathic response and assessment of client situations. Experiential learning through role playing, observation, and discussion. Prerequisite(s): SOCWK-1150 and declared Social Work major.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - T 6:00-9:00 PM - SC 110 (LEC) 3 Credits $385.00
Graduate
SOCWK-5200-L
MICRO PRACTICE
In this generalist practice course students will explore and apply theories of human behavior and the social environment, the strengths perspective, and person-in-environment perspective when working with diverse clients and constituencies. Role plays, as a form of experiential learning, will be used to help students practice basic attending skills, empathic responses, and apply the generalist intervention model, with a focus on analyzing and implementing evidence-informed interventions with diverse clients and constituencies. In addition to role plays, students will observe, discuss, and provide feedback to each other about the application of micro-practice skills as an integral aspect of learning throughout the course. Students will develop skills in inter-professional collaboration to achieve beneficial practice outcomes for their clients and constituencies. Finally, students will examine how a person's life experiences is often an intersection of multiple factors. Self-reflection and evaluation of the student's own life experiences will facilitate this understanding. Prerequisite(s): SOCWK-5000, SOCWK-5100, SOCWK-5230.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - T 6:00-9:00 PM - SC 110 (LEC) 3 Credits $520.00
Graduate
SOCWK-5300-L
NATURE OF TRAUMA
In this advanced course students will be introduced to the different types of traumatic experiences ranging from private terrors to public traumas, creating an understanding that the impact of trauma is experienced both collectively and individually, historically and racially. Additionally, the role of affect regulation as a key component to understanding our thinking and our body based responses to our biases and perceptions in the treatment of trauma. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of neuroscience and how experiences shape the developing, embodied brain.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln - T 6:00-9:00 PM - SC 320 (LEC) 3 Credits $520.00
Undergraduate
SPAN-1030-N
LATINO LANGUAGE & CULTURES
In this course, students will be introduced to the historical background necessary to understand the contemporary Latino population in the United States and learn basic phrasal Spanish (e.g. greetings, hospitality, phone etiquette) to retrieve and exchange essential information with Spanish-speaking Latinos whom students may encounter in their professional lives. Students will learn to be sensitive to the communication needs of others and understand how to improve their intercultural communicative competence.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) - W 6:00-8:30 PM 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-2230-01
U.S. CINEMA/U.S. CULTURE
U.S. Cinema/U.S. Culture is a Creative and Performing Arts class that investigates the long-standing historical and contemporary ties between the cinema industry in Hollywood and the U.S. Government. By doing so, it provides a historical perspective on the culture of the U.S. through the study of its cinema from Edison's early experiments in the 1890s to the present. The class also asks students to consider what distinguishes U.S. cinema from other national cinemas. Through viewing and discussion of such classic Hollywood films as Birth of a Nation, Citizen Kane, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Casablanca, On the Waterfront, Tax Driver, etc. students will consider how the "defining features of a democracy" and "what it means to be a citizen of a democracy" have been represented in cinema. Throughout the semester, students will learn introductory video making vocabulary, principles and techniques and will make their own videos that communicate the principles, ideals, and theories of democracy. Note: There will be weekly viewing assignments outside of class.
Summer 22 8wk (6/6/2022-7/30/2022) Distance (online) 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-3500-01
DIRECTING II
Students will direct under supervision a one-act play or (with instructor's permission) a full-length play. This course may be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Theatre 2500.
Summer 22 2nd 5wk (6/27/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln 3 Credits $385.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-3510-01
DIRECTING III
Theatre 3510 is a directing practicum in which students apply theory and techniques to the task of directing a play of a one hour's length or, with instructor's permission, a full-length play. The class also continues to introduce students to more advanced directing theory and technique. All students are expected to actively participate in a series of exercises that emphasize the development of critical thinking, research, communication and organizational skills associated with effective stage direction. This course may be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite(s): Theatre 2500 and 3500 and/or permission of the instructor or department chair.
Summer 22 2nd 5wk (6/27/2022-7/30/2022) Lincoln 3 Credits $385.00