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Summer Session

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

Visiting students may submit the NWU Summer Session Registration Form and an admissions counselor will ensure you are eligible to register for the courses you request. For the most current list of available summer session courses, please consult the course catalog

Current NWU students may contact their academic advisor to register for summer courses.

Summer session dates are:

  • First five-week session: May 15-June 17
  • Second five-week session: June 26-July 29
  • Eight-week session: June 5-July 29
Academic Level Course Term Location Credits Tuition Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate
ACCT-1310-01
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I
This is an introduction to the basic accounting model and the framework for developing financial statements. The major focus is on the study of generally accepted accounting principles as they apply to the measurement of income and the presentation of a firm's financial position.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ACCT-1320-01
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 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ART-1300-01
INTRODUCTION 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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ART-2300-01
INTERMEDIATE DRAWING
A class focused on the multifaceted importance of the figure in drawing. Through weekly life drawing sessions with a model and the study of the figure as a conceptual and formal foundation, students will begin to develop a drawing practice that is crucial in ideation and as a primary medium for expression. 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. Prerequisite(s): ART-1300
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ART-3300-01
ADVANCED DRAWING
A class focused on the intersection of the individual students' drawing practice with contemporary ideas and problems in drawing. The development of self-sufficient studio habits and tailoring drawing processes to individual projects will be paramount. 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. Prerequisite(s): ART-2300
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ART-4300-01
RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN DRAWING
A rehearsal for a professional studio drawing practice following graduation. Students will develop ideas through work in the studio and engagement with the local arts community and wider art worlds. A cohesive body of work is expected. 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. Prerequisite(s): Art 3300 Advanced Drawing or Permission of Instructor
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 1-4 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
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. Does not count toward a biology major. Pre or co-requisites: BIO-1080L; CHEM-1110.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1080L-01
MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY
Laboratory supporting BIO-1080. One three-hour lab per week. Corerequiste(s): BIO-1080.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1090-01
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
An introductory study of cellular physiology and tissues along with a comprehensive study of the integumentary skeletal, muscular, nervous systems, and special senses. Three lectures per week. Does not count toward a biology major. Pre or Corequisite(s): Biology 1090L.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1090L-01
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I LABORATORY
Laboratory experiments and investigative exercises supporting Biology 1090. Pre or Corequisite(s): Biology 1090.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Lincoln 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1100-01
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN ANATOMY AND 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 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
BIO-1100L-01
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II LAB
Laboratory experiments and investigative exercises supporting Biology 1100. Pre or Corequisite(s): Biology 1100.
Summer 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 1 Credit $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-4710-N
ENTREPRENEURSHIP PRACTICUM
Students will complete an entrepreneurial practicum with a local business owner related to an area of interest of the student. This course is designed to give each student experience and insight into the processes entrepreneurs use in finding practical managerial solutions to the problems/opportunities of a business venture. Pre or corequisite(s): BUSAD 4700.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5040-L1
MANAGERIAL FINANCE
This course exposes students to major financial principles, concepts and financial techniques of corporate finance as applied to management decision-making. Some of these concepts include the risk/return trade-off, time value of money, asset valuation, the cost of capital and the capital budgeting process. The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the financial principles and concepts, understand how they are used and their limitations, and to provide students with the analytical tools to make the decisions when managing a company's financial resources. Emphasis is placed on the application of this information and students' ability to analyze a company's financial condition and make recommendations for future actions. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 5010 and ECON 5030.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $540.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5040-L2
MANAGERIAL FINANCE
This course exposes students to major financial principles, concepts and financial techniques of corporate finance as applied to management decision-making. Some of these concepts include the risk/return trade-off, time value of money, asset valuation, the cost of capital and the capital budgeting process. The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the financial principles and concepts, understand how they are used and their limitations, and to provide students with the analytical tools to make the decisions when managing a company's financial resources. Emphasis is placed on the application of this information and students' ability to analyze a company's financial condition and make recommendations for future actions. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 5010 and ECON 5030.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $540.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5330-L1
BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
This class provides a framework for understanding the importance of business ethics and corporate responsibility. The aspects of leadership, compliance and decision making in organization will be studied, along with the potential conflicts between, and impacts on the stakeholders of an organization. This course will examine the relationships between business and society, considering the ethical questions and implications involved.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $540.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5330-L2
BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
This class provides a framework for understanding the importance of business ethics and corporate responsibility. The aspects of leadership, compliance and decision making in organization will be studied, along with the potential conflicts between, and impacts on the stakeholders of an organization. This course will examine the relationships between business and society, considering the ethical questions and implications involved.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $540.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-5330X-L1
BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
See BUSAD-5330. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, 3.25 or higher GPA, and permission of the MBA program director and Business, Accounting and Economics department chair.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
BUSAD-5330X-L2
BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
See BUSAD-5330. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, 3.25 or higher GPA, and permission of the MBA program director and Business, Accounting and Economics department chair.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5350-L1
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Social Entrepreneurship is an intense introduction and immersion into the development and implementation of social entrepreneur enterprises. We will introduce students into the development of managing and expanding social entrepreneurial projects/enterprises.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $540.00
Graduate
BUSAD-5350-L2
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Social Entrepreneurship is an intense introduction and immersion into the development and implementation of social entrepreneur enterprises. We will introduce students into the development of managing and expanding social entrepreneurial projects/enterprises.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $540.00
Undergraduate
COMM-2360-01
EXPERIENCING THE CULTURE OF ITALY
This course will provide students a direct encounter with the culture of Tuscany in Italy. Specifically, students will study cultural indicators of Florence such as verbal and nonverbal communication, food, transportation, business climate, politics, religious beliefs, and interpersonal relationships. Students live in Florence, read texts, listen/give presentations, view art, attend concerts, experience the culture of Florence through walking, watching, eating, shopping and navigating the city and reflecting on these experiences. Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission and sophomore standing.
Summer 23 Dates Vary (5/13/2023-6/2/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
COMM-2550-01
HEALTH COMMUNICATION
Health Communication is the study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health. We will be exploring a wide range of messages and media in the context of health maintenance and promotion, disease prevention, treatment and advocacy. Through readings, discussion, written assignments, along with shadowing and interviewing a variety of health care professionals, you will learn theories focusing on the communication patterns and practices that shape health care in the U.S. as well as in other cultures.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ECON-1530-N
MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES
An examination of the macroeconomic theories, problems, and policies of the U.S. economy. Topics include supply and demand, a description of the main sectors of the economy, and the role of government in stabilizing the economy with monetary and fiscal policies.
Summer 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
EDUC-2850-01
EDUCATION IN A PLURALISTIC SOCIETY
This course helps future teachers and coaches recognize and understand biases experienced by groups and individuals due to race, ethnicity, gender, social class, religion, exceptionality, sexual orientation, and language background to help them work effectively with a diverse student or student-athlete population. This course meets the Nebraska Human Relations Training requirement for teacher certification and for the NSAA coaching certification Pre or Corequisite(s): EDUC 1010 or declared Coaching minor, or permission of instructor.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
EDUC-2870-01
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY
See Special Education 2870.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
EDUC-3860-01
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND DISCIPLINE
This course focuses on various attitudes, behaviors, and techniques which lead to effective classroom management. Students will engage in critical thinking and reflection as they review and develop effective classroom management practices. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program or approval of the department chair.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
ENG-2190-01
INTRODUCTION TO POETRY WRITING
An introduction to the writing of poetry with an emphasis upon a variety of forms and techniques. Discussion of student writing will take place in a workshop setting. Prerequisite(s): First Year Writing or permission of the instructor.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ENG-2190-02
INTRODUCTION TO POETRY WRITING
An introduction to the writing of poetry with an emphasis upon a variety of forms and techniques. Discussion of student writing will take place in a workshop setting. Prerequisite(s): First Year Writing or permission of the instructor.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
ENG-2220-01
TOPICS IN WORLD LITERATURE: NATIONALISM AND IDENTITY
Each course in the Topics in World Literature group will study literary works that engage the chosen topic--texts of different genres, from historical eras, and from different cultural traditions. The selected readings will present both abstract principles involved in the topic and its immediate, lived realities. Prerequisite(s): Any First Year Writing course.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Graduate
HCMGT-5880-LOMA
IRB SUBMISSION
This course requires students to develop the major project proposal and submit the proposal to the Institutional Review Board. Projects may be implementation of evidence-based practice, quality improvement or research projects. MSN/MBA students register for HCMGT-5880. MSN students register for NURS-5880. Prerequisites: Successful completion of NURS-5010, 5020, 5050, 5150, 5100 or permission of the Program Director.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $497.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1040-01
WEIGHT TRAINING
A course designed to help students develop a healthier lifestyle through weight training. The course includes information on proper technique and training program organization. Safety is emphasized and there are no strength standards. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credit hours. P/F only.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1260-N1
HUMAN HEALTH AND WELLNESS
A course designed to give the students a better understanding of how the body functions. Health and wellness involves the study of factors affecting the physical, emotional and mental well-being of individuals. Health is a state of body and mind viewed within the context of the individual, community, society, and environment. This class will offer a holistic view of how ones external and internal factors affect health.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1270-01
ADVANCED EMERGENCY CARE
A study and application of the principles and techniques involved in the advanced administration of first aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated electronic defibrillators (AEDs). Students will earn American Red Cross certifications. Cross listed with AT 1270.
Summer 23 Dates Vary (5/9/2023-5/26/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1300-01
PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
A study of injuries common to athletic participants and the prevention and care of such injuries. Cross listed with AT 1300.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1320-01
INTRODUCTION TO ALLIED HEALTH
This course is designed to introduce students to the world of allied health. The course will explore careers in the allied health fields. Additionally, students will begin to develop the personal and professional skills needed to work in these fields.
Summer 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1810-01
SPORT STUDIES - AN INTRODUCTION TO TRACK/CROSS COUNTRY
A class that investigates the science and coaching methods of track and field and cross country. Areas of study include sport psychology, training theory, biomechanics, physiology and philosophy. Classroom work will be supplemented by actual practice coaching.
Summer 23 Dates Vary (5/29/2023-6/16/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-1910-N1
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
This course focuses on the systematic approach to word building and term comprehension of medical terms. Includes definitions, spellings, pronunciations and common abbreviations of medical terms.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
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 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-2500-N1
BASIC HUMAN NUTRITION
This is a course designed to provide students with the basic scientific principles of nutrition focusing on their personal choices and experiences. The student will develop a definition of nutrition, and learn how nutrition has evolved. The student will be introduced to the concepts of: essential nutrient classifications, defining and developing a healthy diet, recommendations for specific nutrients, eating disorders, energy balance and obesity, body composition, lifetime nutrition (infancy to older adults), and food/beverage choices and the influence on chronic disease and optimal wellbeing.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-2760-01
SPORT AND 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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-2850-01
STRUCTURAL KINESIOLOGY
This course integrates musculoskeletal anatomy with human movement. Students will learn and apply musculoskeletal anatomy and joint actions to upper extremity, lower extremity, and trunk movements.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-3120-01
MOTOR LEARNING AND CONTROL
A course that will introduce students to current understandings of how complex motor skills are initially learned, and how they are controlled and refined with practice, from a behavioral point of view. A variety of activities will provide students with practical examples to deepen understanding. This course has applications to general exercise science, physical therapy, and coaching.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-3400-01
ADVANCED HUMAN NUTRITION
This is a course designed to study foods and their effects upon health, development, and performance of the individual. The student will build on materials and knowledge learned from HHP-2500: Nutrition I. The student will be introduced to the concepts of: link between food and energy, proper water balance and electrolytes, science of supplementation, manipulation of macronutrient intake, nutrient timing, customized nutrition plans, and the key concepts of sport nutrition relative to both exercise and nutrition for optimal health and physical performance. Prerequisite(s): HHP-2500, BIO-1090 or BIO-3200, BIO-1100 or BIO-3210, or permission of the instructor.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-3850-01
BIOMECHANICS
This course integrates physics with human movement to provide understanding of human movement from a kinetic and kinematic perspective. Students will exlore and apply these principles to a human movement or exercise of their choice. Prerequisite: BIO-1090 or BIO-3200.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-3990-01
PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT
This class is designed to prepare students who are entering the professional field of health and human performance. Real-life, hands on tools for career advancement will be examined and then applied including the creation of goals and objectives, a personal statement, a cover letter, and a professional resume with references. An investigation into graduate schools (and the requirements for applying) or the job market for your intended career will be explored, as well as searching for alternative career paths. No Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing or permission of the instructor.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-4000A-01
LEARNING ABROAD
This is a short term faulty-led learning abroad course. Topics and travel will vary. Students should check with the HHP department to inquire about travel options for current trips. Students will be introduced to a mixture of history, culture,economics, academic systems, health care, political policies,challenges,and opportunities unique to that country. The course is open to all Nebraska Wesleyan students. Credits vary by program. No Pass/Fail.
Summer 23 Dates Vary (5/14/2023-5/31/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
HHP-4000B-01
LEARNING ABROAD
This is a short term faulty-led learning abroad course. Topics and travel will vary. Students should check with the HHP department to inquire about travel options for current trips. Students will be introduced to a mixture of history, culture, economics, academic systems, health care, political policies, challenges, and opportunities unique to that country. The course is open to all Nebraska Wesleyan students. Pass/Fail only.
Summer 23 Dates Vary (5/14/2023-5/31/2023) Distance (online) No Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
IDS-1200-01
IDENTITY: AN INTRODUCTORY EXPLORATION
This course serves as a required step in the Identity Thread of the Integrative Core. In the course, we will explore fundamental premises about human identity within different world cultures, and study ways in which the development of modernity has challenged and remolded those views. The ultimate aim of the course is to present major questions that the study of identity poses, and explore a variety of approaches to investigating these questions. The course will prepare students for other courses they will take within the thread. Credit may not be earned for more than one of the "Identity" courses of IDS-1200, IDS-1200FYW, or IDS-1210.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
IDS-1500-01
INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HUMAN HEALTH
This course introduces students to the most important worldwide human health issues, and examines possible solutions. These issues will be examined from multiple perspectives, including biological, environmental, socioeconomics and political. Specific topics will include infectious diseases, nutrition, reproductive health, and non-communicable diseases from childhood to old age. Students will work with case studies that explore global health metrics, ethics and human rights, policies, and practices in a variety of countries. IDS-1500 will complete a reflective assignment related to their evolving perspective on global human health.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
IDS-3210-01
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - DEMOCRACY THREAD
See Thread Coordinator.
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 1 Credit $400.00
Undergraduate
IDS-3240-01
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - ENVIRONMENTAL THREAD
No Description Available
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 1-2 Credits $400.00
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 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MLANG-2500-01
FACULTY LED TRIP
Our faculty regularly lead short-term study trips abroad during the summer. Locations include Spain, Mexico, Japan, Germany, and Austria. Credits available vary by program and student language level. Detailed information about current trips and credits is available through the Modern Language Department of the Office of Global Engagement.
Summer 23 Dates Vary (5/8/2023-7/14/2023) Lincoln No Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MSPAN-2050-01
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MSPAN-3630-01
LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE AND FILM
This course is designed for students at the intermediate/advanced level and explores contemporary Hispanic America through Spanish-language feature films and authentic cultural texts. Topics covered include politics, education, diversity of people and geography, immigration, religion, indigenous traditions, economic issues (both advantages and challenges), music, art, and family life. Each of the units focuses on a central theme and a feature film and includes interviews providing current perspectives on the topic, one or more articles from periodicals, a literary selection, cultural notes, and a variety of activities. Through this cinematographic encounter, we will begin to see and understand Latin America in a new way. This course is conducted in Spanish. This course is conducted online and requires students to be self-motivated to keep up with the weekly assignments. Most work is done independently, but there is significant collaboration with other students required as well. Work is done asynchronously.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MSPAN-4630-01
LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE AND FILM
This course is designed for students at the intermediate/advanced level and explores contemporary Hispanic America through Spanish-language feature films and authentic cultural texts. Topics covered include politics, education, diversity of people and geography, immigration, religion, indigenous traditions, economic issues (both advantages and challenges), music, art, and family life. Each of the units focuses on a central theme and a feature film and includes interviews providing current perspectives on the topic, one or more articles from periodicals, a literary selection, cultural notes, and a variety of activities. Through this cinematographic encounter, we will begin to see and understand Latin America in a new way. This course is conducted in Spanish. This course is conducted online and requires students to be self-motivated to keep up with the weekly assignments. Most work is done independently, but there is significant collaboration with other students required as well. Work is done asynchronously.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MUSIC-1300-01
TRUMPET
Private instruction in trumpet. No P/F. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 1-2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MUSIC-2200-01
PIANO
Private instruction in piano. No P/F. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 1-2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MUSIC-3200-01
PIANO
Private instruction in piano. No P/F. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 1-2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
MUSIC-4200-01
PIANO
Private instruction in piano. No P/F. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 1-2 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
NURS-1910-N1
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
This course focuses on the systematic approach to word building and term comprehension of medical terms. Includes definitions, spellings, pronunciations and common abbreviations of medical terms.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
Graduate
NURS-5120-LOMA
ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE
This course will emphasize the integration and application of advanced health assessment techniques, evidence-based pharmacology practices and knowledge of pathophysiology to promote excellent direct patient care.?The course is organized using the top mortality and morbidity categories for the United States of America, as well as the social determinants of health. This course incorporates ethical and cultural considerations across the life span. The 45-contact hour Clinical Practicum provides an opportunity for students to deliver direct patient care at the master's level to strengthen his/her patient care delivery skills. Faculty and preceptors facilitate clinical practice experiences that focus on complex assessment and treatment of clients. Students will present direct patient care findings from a variety of settings. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSN or MSN/MBA program or permission of Nursing Program Director. Pre or corequisite: NURS-5010.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $497.00
Graduate
NURS-5460-LOMA
NURSING LEADERSHIP AND 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): Admission to the MSN or MSN/MBA program or permission of the Nursing Department Chair or Program Director. Pe or Corequisite(s): NURS-5010.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) 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): Admission to the MSN or MSN/MBA program or permission of the Nursing Department Chair or Program Director. Pe or Corequisite(s): NURS-5010.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $497.00
Graduate
NURS-5880-LOMA
IRB SUBMISSION
This course requires students to develop the major project proposal and submit the proposal to the Institutional Review Board. Projects may be implementation of evidence-based practice, quality improvement or research projects. MSN/MBA students register for HCMGT-5880. MSN students register for NURS-5880. Prerequisites: Successful completion of NURS-5010, NURS-5020, NURS-5050, and NURS-5150, or permission of the Program Director.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 1 Credit $497.00
Undergraduate
PHIL-2020-N
ETHICS
This course examines several normative ethical principles and examines how these principles are used to argue for and justify ethical conclusions. Students will study normative principles from the western philosophical tradition and examine applied ethical issues including, but not limited to animal ethics, abortion, euthanasia, economic justice, and capital punishment. Students will develop their critical thinking and writing skills by evaluating real-world case studies in light of what they learned.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
POLSC-1010-01
INTRO TO U.S. GOVT/POLITICS: CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
This course will examine the context, processes, institutions, and outcomes of the U.S. political system. Through writing, building, social science skills,and examining democratic principle, this course will introduce students to basic concepts and theories central to the study of political science. A special focus will be placed on the concept of civic engagement, and the importance of citizen participation to a robust democracy.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
POLSC-1100-01
INTRODUCTION 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 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
PSYCH-1010FYW-N
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
The Introduction to Psychological Science course will engage students in a learner-centered approach to the science of behavior and mental processes by synthesizing these areas of psychology: Scientific Inquiry, Biopsychology, Development, and Learning, Sociocultural Context, Individual Variations, and Applications of Psychological Science.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
PSYCH-2350-N
LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT
This class will provide a perspective on the changes that take place during an individual's life from infancy to old age/death. Participants will study and describe the developing person at different periods in the lifespan. The processes of growth and change taking place in early, middle, and late adulthood will be considered as well as the more traditional concern with development in childhood. Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1010/1010FYW.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
PSYCH-2450-N
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
An introduction to the field of health psychology, which is devoted to understanding how people stay healthy, why they become ill, and how they respond to illness and disease. Topics will be discussed from local, national, and global perspectives, and will include the behavioral aspects of the health care system, exercise and nutrition, health-compromising behaviors, stress, AIDS, and the etiology and correlates of health, disease, and dysfunction. Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1010/1010FYW.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
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 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $520.00
Graduate
SOCWK-5300-L
NATURE OF TRAUMA & TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE
In this advanced course students will be introduced to different types of traumatic events and the variety of social contexts these traumatic events take place. Students will gain a basic understanding of concepts associated with the neurobiology of trauma and recognize the importance of the social context in which trauma occurs. Students will learn how this knowledge informs one's social work practice.? Students will evaluate how diversity and difference impact the experiences of trauma and resilience on clients at the micro and mezzo levels. ?Specifically, students will understand the impact of systemic oppression, discrimination, and the abuse of power and authority on individuals, families, and generations of individuals living within cultures over time. ?Students will understand trauma is an experience of disconnection from self and others. Students will value the role of affect regulation and self-awareness as key to experiencing connection to oneself and others.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $520.00
Graduate
SOCWK-5340-L
SOCIAL ADVOCACY IN SOCIAL WORK
In this advanced practice course students will increase their abilities in their analytical and critical thinking skills related to policy analysis. Students will recognize the impact of trauma as a result of oppressive policy practices that limit access to basic human rights. Students will learn policy practice theories and skills to assist them in obtaining experience in policy advocacy at the local, state, and/or federal level. Students will explore policy change processes that will help to better meet the needs of those who have experienced trauma at the micro, mezzo, and/or macro level. Students will build and practice skills in advocating for client needs and overall well-being in order to create change at the policy level within communities, agencies and/or society. Students will also demonstrate skill in empowering oppressed client populations in advocating for their own needs. This course will focus on social, economic and environmental justice and their impact on the provision of services to all client populations. Prerequisite(s): SOCWK-5300.
Summer 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $520.00
Graduate
SOCWK-5580-L
ADVANCED INTEGRATIVE CAPSTONE I
In this advanced practice course, students have the opportunity to integrate and apply previous learning (academic and field) through the creation and implementation of a project to demonstrate mastery of knowledge, skills, ethics and values necessary for evidence-based trauma conscious advanced social work practice. This course will provide students with the opportunity to contribute to the knowledge base of the social work profession as well as develop and enhance professional presentation skills through creating and implementing trauma conscious evaluative practices at the individual and organizational level, including a self-evaluation. Prerequisite(s): SOCWK-5330.
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 2 Credits $520.00
Graduate
SOCWK-5590-L
ADVANCED INTEGRATIVE CAPSTONE II
In this advanced practice course, students have the opportunity to integrate and apply previous learning (academic and field) through the creation and implementation of a project to demonstrate mastery of knowledge, skills, ethics and values necessary for evidence-based trauma conscious advanced social work practice. This course will provide students with the opportunity to contribute to the knowledge base of the social work profession as well as develop and enhance professional presentation skills through creating and implementing trauma conscious evaluative practices at the individual and organizational level, including a self-evaluation. Prerequisite(s): SOCWK-5580.
Summer 23 Summer-Long Arranged (5/9/2023-8/12/2023) Lincoln 1 Credit $520.00
Undergraduate
SPAN-1030-01
EXPLORING 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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
SPED-2190-01
LEARNING STRATEGIES II: STRATEGY TRAINING
Students will learn to develop and deliver specific academic and social curriculum using Cognitive Strategy methodology. Demonstration of competence of instructional design and evaluation within a Cognitive Strategy framework is emphasized for students with mild/moderate disabilities. Students may complete fieldwork experience that will allow them an opportunity to assist a preschool, elementary, or middle school special education teacher for a designated period of time using these instructional methods.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 4 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
SPED-2870-01
INSTRUCTIONAL AND ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY
This course is the study of the various forms of instructional technology available to today's educators. Instructional technologies include computers, data bases, wireless telecommunication, augmentative communication software, literacy, and mathematic support software. Specific emphasis is placed on those forms of adaptive technology that will assist the teaching and learning of students with disabilities. Cross listed with EDUC-2870.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
SPED-3070-01
METHODS FOR TEACHING SECONDARY STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
A course designed to acquaint secondary education students with appropriate teaching strategies and methodologies for the regular classroom when teaching students who are gifted or have mild/moderate disabilities. Legal responsibilities and obligations concerning both populations are also discussed. A field experience is included as part of this course. Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-1020FYW-01
SCRIPT ANALYSIS
This is a fundamental course in the systematic analysis of dramatic texts. It is designed to equip theatre arts majors and minors with the textual expertise and vocabulary needed for academic discussion and artistic collaboration. Students will read and research a series of scripts in order to investigate the process in which a play develops from page to performance. Emphasis will also be given to how directors, designers, performers, and spectators individually and collaboratively engage with and utilize a dramatic text during each phase of the pre-rehearsal, rehearsal, and performance process. The content and meeting times of THTRE-1020FYW and THTRE-1030 are the same and students may not receive credit for both courses.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-1030-01
SCRIPT ANALYSIS
This is a fundamental course in the systematic analysis of dramatic texts. It is designed to equip theatre arts majors and minors with the textual expertise and vocabulary needed for academic discussion and artistic collaboration. Students will read and research a series of scripts in order to investigate the process in which a play develops from page to performance. Emphasis will also be given to how directors, designers, performers, and spectators individually and collaboratively engage with and utilize a dramatic text during each phase of the pre-rehearsal, rehearsal, and performance process. The content and meeting times of THTRE-1020FYW and THTRE-1030 are the same and students may not receive credit for both courses.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-2080-01
MUSICAL THEATRE LITERATURE
This discourse-instructive course will study the diverse and varying collection of the musicals that encompass the Broadway stage. Musicals to be studied will vary each semester and students will engage in multiple discussions on topics such as performance trasitions, styles, time periods, subject matter, historical contribution, composers, and even audience appeal. Students will experience such musical either visually or aurally and complete a variety of assignments to identify the unique characteristics and contributions of each.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 8wk (6/5/2023-7/29/2023) Distance (online) 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-2500-01
DIRECTING I
A study of the theories and techniques of directing. Students will direct several short scenes. Prerequisite(s): Theatre 1020FYW or Theatre 1030.
Summer 23 1st 5wk (5/15/2023-6/17/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
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 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00
Undergraduate
THTRE-4500-01
DIRECTING IV
Theatre 4500 is a directing practicum in which students apply theory and techniques to the task of directing, under supervision, a full length play. The class also continues to introduce students to more advanced directing theories and techniques. All students are expected to actively participate in a series of exercises that emphasize the development of critical thinking, research, communication and organization skills associated with effective stage direction. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): Theatre 2500, 3500, and 3510 and/or permission of the instructor or department chair.
Summer 23 2nd 5wk (6/26/2023-7/29/2023) Lincoln 3 Credits $400.00