Summer 2017 Courses

Arts

ARTS 615
Tuesday & Thursday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Jazz Intersections: Rock, Soul, Latin and More
Baerman,Noah

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT. In Jazz Intersections we will be exploring the ways that jazz has cross-pollinated with other styles of music. The very origins of jazz come from diverse cultural sources. African, European and many other musical styles... more

ARTS 615W
Tuesday & Thursday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Jazz Intersections: Rock, Soul, Latin and More
Baerman,Noah

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT. In Jazz Intersections we will be exploring the ways that jazz has cross-pollinated with other styles of music. The very origins of jazz come from diverse cultural sources. African, European and many other musical styles... more

ARTS 616
Tuesday & Thursday
01:00PM - 04:00PM
Screenwriting: The Art of Visual Storytelling
Cornell,Julian I.

Options: CERT. The foundation of any film, whether it be a special effects-dominated blockbuster or an intimate character study, is the screenplay. Before production begins on any movie, the screenplay writer must be cognizant of the unique... more

ARTS 644
Monday & Wednesday
01:00PM - 04:00PM
The Water-Based: Color Through Water
Waite,Peter

Watercolor and related water-based media have long been associated in art with the ephemeral and gestural: fleeting movements captured. Paper--the ever present background--and its interrelationship with color pigment, plays an important role as it... more

Humanities

HUMS 609
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Narrative Trends and New Audiences: Writing Fiction and Nonfiction Today
Greene,Anne F.

Options: CERT. The shape and structure of narrative shifts with culture and history: it is easy to identify the differences in narrative that distinguish Melville from Ellison, Tolstoy from Joyce. How writers both use and defy the narrative trends... more

HUMS 622
Tuesday & Thursday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Fully Enrolled
Writing and Revision
Skyhorse,Brando

Options: CERT, Online. Revision is considered the final stage of writing; but what is revision, exactly? What does the process entail? How do other writers revise? What are the rules writers can follow to make revision a cornerstone of the their... more

HUMS 644
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Incarceration and American Literature
McCann,Sean

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT. We live in an age of mass incarceration when many people have begun to wonder why the United States locks up so many of its citizens. But American writers have been fascinated by prisons since the origins of the modern... more

HUMS 644W
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Incarceration and American Literature
McCann,Sean

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT. We live in an age of mass incarceration when many people have begun to wonder why the United States locks up so many of its citizens. But American writers have been fascinated by prisons since the origins of the modern... more

HUMS 654
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
The Armchair Adventurer: Popular and Literary Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. At the turn of the twentieth century, stories of travel, action, and adventure enjoyed enormous market success and cultural prominence. This course examines the interaction between the adventure stories told in... more

HUMS 654W
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
The Armchair Adventurer: Popular and Literary Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. At the turn of the twentieth century, stories of travel, action, and adventure enjoyed enormous market success and cultural prominence. This course examines the interaction between the adventure stories told in... more

Mathematics

MTHS 619
Tuesday & Thursday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Linear Algebra
Mulvey,Irene

Options: Online. This course will cover all the standard topics in a Linear Algebra class at a very fast pace: vectors and vector operations, lines and planes in R, systems of linear equations and Gaussian elimination, matrix theory, subspaces of... more

MTHS 683
Note: Special Schedule
-
Applied Data Analysis
Dierker,Lisa C.

Options: Crosslist. This course offers professionals and students in all fields and disciplines the opportunity to strengthen their analytical skills. Students will be trained in SAS, a major statistical analysis software aimed at empowering... more

Sciences

SCIE 634
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Animal Reproduction
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

As organisms pursue reproduction, what are the mating strategies? Are all genes selfish (individual selection vs. group selection)? What are the chemicals of sex (pheromones and hormones)? As we study the biology of sex and reproduction in the... more

SCIE 635
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Fully Enrolled
The Connecticut River: Natural History and Human Imprints
Hammerson,Geoffrey

The Connecticut River has been a focal area of human activity throughout history. Most of these activities affect a great diversity of plants and animals: bald eagles, herons and other water birds; dozens of fish species, ranging from darters and... more

SCIE 682
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Adolescent Psychology
Garrett,Noel R

Options: Crosslist, FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. Adolescent Psychology examines the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in the contexts of family, peers, school, work, and the media. It discusses major theories, methods of... more

SCIE 682W
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Adolescent Psychology
Garrett,Noel R

Options: Crosslist, FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. Adolescent Psychology examines the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in the contexts of family, peers, school, work, and the media. It discusses major theories, methods of... more

SCIE 683
Note: Special Schedule
-
Applied Data Analysis
Dierker,Lisa C.

Options: Crosslist. This course offers professionals and students in all fields and disciplines the opportunity to strengthen their analytical skills. Students will be trained in SAS, a major statistical analysis software aimed at empowering... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 633
Tuesday & Thursday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Solving the World's Problems: Diplomacy and Decision-making in International Politics
Gallarotti,Giulio

This course represents a hands-on approach to decision-making and diplomacy. Students will take part in diplomatic and decision-making exercises in the context of international political issues and problems, essentially functioning as a working... more

SOCS 639
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
History of Europe since 1945
Greene,Nathanael

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. After six years of relentless and merciless combat, Europe in 1945 was a scene of human and material devastation. Demoted in world affairs and faced with staggering economic costs of recovery, Europe's... more

SOCS 639W
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
History of Europe since 1945
Greene,Nathanael

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. After six years of relentless and merciless combat, Europe in 1945 was a scene of human and material devastation. Demoted in world affairs and faced with staggering economic costs of recovery, Europe's... more

SOCS 682
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Adolescent Psychology
Garrett,Noel R

Options: Crosslist, FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. Adolescent Psychology examines the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in the contexts of family, peers, school, work, and the media. It discusses major theories, methods of... more

SOCS 682W
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
Adolescent Psychology
Garrett,Noel R

Options: Crosslist, FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. Adolescent Psychology examines the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in the contexts of family, peers, school, work, and the media. It discusses major theories, methods of... more

SOCS 683
Note: Special Schedule
-
Applied Data Analysis
Dierker,Lisa C.

Options: Crosslist. This course offers professionals and students in all fields and disciplines the opportunity to strengthen their analytical skills. Students will be trained in SAS, a major statistical analysis software aimed at empowering... more

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Summer 2017 Course Schedule

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.