Spring 2018 Courses

Arts

ARTS 625
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Monotype Printmaking
Shinohara,Keiji

The monotype print is a free form of printmaking more akin to painting than to the traditional woodcut or etched print. It is also a process in which the artist encounters fewer technical difficulties than in other traditional printmaking methods.... more

ARTS 639
Monday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Monster Drawings: Large Scale Rendering
Waite,Peter

The opportunity of working on a much larger scale than the usual drawing board size can be an invigorating experience. For this course participants will focus on a series of drawings that will be in the 4 to 6 foot range, working on rolls of paper... more

Humanities

HUMS 603
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Fully Enrolled
The Art of Memoir
Locascio,Lisa Alana

Options: CERT. The word memoir comes from medieval Anglo-French memorie - "note, memorandum, something written to be kept in mind" (Etymology Online, emphasis mine). In this still-developing form of creative nonfiction, lived experience is parsed... more

HUMS 606
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Arc of the Story: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.

Options: CERT. This writing course focuses on the arc of energy or tension that propels forward many memorable pieces of writing. We will explore a wide range of readings, from Victorian novels such as Trollope's Eustace Diamonds to... more

HUMS 636
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Mark Twain's America: Satire and Society in the Gilded Age, 1865-1905
Golden,James Joseph

Options: Crosslist. This course will use works by Mark Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) as a lens into the culture and politics of America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Few authors are as iconic as Mark Twain, as central to... more

Sciences

SCIE 623
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004).... more

SCIE 623W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004).... more

SCIE 634
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
The Human Animal
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

Options: Online. The 'Human Animal' is a course that examines the concept of human evolution through the lens that we -- the human species -- are also a type of animal, roaming the landscape harvesting food, avoiding predators, and... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 623
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004).... more

SOCS 623W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations (Ryckman, 2004).... more

SOCS 625
Monday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
International Organization in the Modern Age: Managing International Relations in a Complex World
Gallarotti,Giulio

In the modern world of the global village, nations can no longer use their boundaries to isolate themselves from problems in the world at large. Technology and globalization have made the planet a very intimate place indeed. In such an environment,... more

SOCS 636
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Mark Twain's America: Satire and Society in the Gilded Age, 1865-1905
Golden,James Joseph

Options: Crosslist. This course will use works by Mark Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) as a lens into the culture and politics of America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Few authors are as iconic as Mark Twain, as central to... more

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Spring 2018 Course Schedule

Upcoming Courses - Summer 2018

Course Options

GLS courses have a 
variety of scheduling and
study options. 

The options available for
each course are indicated
in the first line of the 
course's description.

Here is the Key:

CERT: This course will 
count toward the req-
uirements for the 
Graduate Certificate 
in Writing.

Crosslisted: Students may 
enroll in the concentration 
option that best 
meets their academic 
needs.

FDN: This course is offered 
with a Foundational 
Writing Option

FDN-CERT: The 
Foundational Writing 
Option of this course 
will count toward the 
Graduate Certificate 
in Writing.

Hybrid: This course 
includes online class
meetings with other 
special scheduling 
features.

Immersion: This course 
will have fewer class 
meetings that will meet 
for longer periods of 
time (e.g., weekends-only,
five-day immersion, etc.).

Online: A limited number 
of seats will be offered 
for students to attend the 
course online, from 
off-campus. 
Online meetings 
are synchronous, 
meaning that students 
must be available at the 
time that class sessions 
are held so that they 
can fully participate 
in discussions.