Fall, 2011 Courses by Concentration

Arts

ARTS 611
Wednesday
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Fully Enrolled

Basic Drawing: The Still Life
Waite,Peter
This basic foundation drawing course will focus on the still life as subject matter. All are welcome, from the most experienced; those who love to draw; to the beginners who ... more

ARTS 624
Monday
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Fully Enrolled

Connecticut State Parks: A Collaborative Photographic Project
Belanger,Marion
Using film or digital still cameras, students will spend the semester making pictures at Connecticut State Parks. Students should come to class with a specific park or group of parks ... more

ARTS 681
Tuesday
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Cancelled
Shakespeare's Couples: Romeo and Juliet, Antony and Cleopatra, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
Smith,Gay
"To bed, to bed, to bed . . . ," Lady Macbeth whispers and later cries as she exhorts her husband to come to bed. The bed on stage, in ... more

Humanities

HUMS 609
Thursday
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Fully Enrolled

Children's Literature
Karamcheti,Indira
Stories told to children have an ancient history, dating back to orally transmitted folktales, myths, and legends. They have many different aims: they are variously intended to teach, amuse, and ... more

HUMS 622
Monday
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
New Trends in Fiction and Nonfiction: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.
This writing course considers traditional fiction and creative nonfiction as well as new elements such as graphics and mixed media forms. The expanding publishing world, including blogs, will also be ... more

HUMS 638
Wednesday
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Romantic Poetry
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk
This course explores major poets and themes of the Romantic period in English poetry: nature; memory, imagination, and creativity; the poetic "I"; form and prosody; responses to the French Revolution ... more

HUMS 638W
Wednesday
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Romantic Poetry - Foundational Course Option
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk
Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more extensive and detailed feedback on their work through more frequent writing assignments and individual meetings with the ... more

HUMS 639
Thursday
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
The Great American Novel
McCann,Sean
In this survey of classic works of American fiction, we will focus on texts celebrated not just for their literary achievement but also for their aspiration to define the nature ... more

HUMS 639W
Thursday
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
The Great American Novel - Foundational Course Option
McCann,Sean
Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more extensive and detailed feedback on their work through more frequent writing assignments and individual meetings with the ... more

Mathematics

MTHS 683W
Monday
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Applied Data Analysis - Foundational Course
Dierker,Lisa C.
Foundational Course: This course is considered a foundational course for students concentrating in mathematics and sciences. It is designed to help students hone the quantitative analysis and scientific thinking ... more

Sciences

SCIE 634
Tuesday
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Fully Enrolled
Strange New Worlds: Planets, Exoplanets & Stars that Host Them
Herbst,William
The course begins with an overview of the planets, moons, comets and asteroids that comprise our Solar System. Modern issues such as why Pluto is no longer designated as a ... more

SCIE 683W
Monday
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Applied Data Analysis - Foundational Course
Dierker,Lisa C.
Foundational Course: This course is considered a foundational course for students concentrating in mathematics and sciences. It is designed to help students hone the quantitative analysis and scientific thinking ... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 612
Tuesday
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Fully Enrolled
The Constitution
Finn,John E.
This course introduces students to the Constitution of the United States, as interpreted and understood by the Supreme Court of the United States. It begins with a simple premise: Understanding ... more

SOCS 635
Cancelled
Problems and Prospects of Social Engineering
Eisner,Marc A.
This is a course on public policy covering a host of substantive policy areas. The course begins with an examination of Progressivism and the initial efforts to use public policy ... more

SOCS 635W
Thursday
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Cancelled
Problems and Prospects of Social Engineering - Foundational Course Option
Eisner,Marc A.
Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more extensive and detailed feedback on their work through more frequent writing assignments and individual meetings with ... more

SOCS 639
Wednesday
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Inside Nazi Germany, 1933-1945
Grimmer-Solem,Erik
This course analyzes the processes that led to Hitler's rise to power, the nature of the National Socialist regime, and the origins and implementation of its policies of aggression and ... more

SOCS 642
Wednesday
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Cinema and Society across Cultures
Ostor,Akos A.
Films from around the globe have captured our attention as compelling glimpses of other worlds. Masterworks of cinema, they are firmly anchored in their own societies and histories, yet they ... more



 

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