Spring 2019 Courses

Arts

ARTS 611
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
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 think they never could, never will draw. The course will cover such... more

ARTS 670
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
The Photographic Book
Belanger,Marion

This class is both an introductory survey of the photographic book and a hands on studio course where students will make simple book sequences. Along with the readings, the photographic book will be studied while visiting collections in the... more

Humanities

HUMS 629
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Voice and Style: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.

This course offers practice in a range of prose styles, drawn from works of both fiction and nonfiction, and invites students to try short or long pieces that suit their own interests. We focus on helping each writer develop a distinctive voice. No... more

HUMS 646
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
The Arthurian Legend on Film
Rider,Jeff

This course will serve both as an introduction to the Arthurian legend and to its cinematographic representation since the 1940s. Medieval texts will be paired with films that are "based"--more or less closely--on them. We will consider the ways in... more

HUMS 646W
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Fully Enrolled
The Arthurian Legend on Film
Rider,Jeff

This course will serve both as an introduction to the Arthurian legend and to its cinematographic representation since the 1940s. Medieval texts will be paired with films that are "based"--more or less closely--on them. We will consider the ways in... more

Sciences

SCIE 614
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Classic Studies in Animal Behavior
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

Our focus is on the major contributors to the field of animal behavior. We will discuss the selection pressures that shape animal behavior and whether the study of primate social and mating systems can provide insight into human behavior. Other... more

SCIE 655
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Life-Span Development
Arsenio,William

This class will provide an overview of developmental issues across the life span. One theme involves how we are all similar at a particular age - what does it mean to be a 1-year-old, a 7-year-old, or a 42-year-old? And how do we change over time,... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 634
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
The Advent of the Global Village: Globalization in the Modern World System
Gallarotti,Giulio

Globalization is considered by many to be the most powerful transformative force in the modern world system. Modernization and technology have effectively made the world a smaller place with respect to the interdependence and interpenetration among... more

SOCS 642
Monday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
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 have a universal appeal. Are films from distant lands... more

SOCS 655
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Life-Span Development
Arsenio,William

This class will provide an overview of developmental issues across the life span. One theme involves how we are all similar at a particular age - what does it mean to be a 1-year-old, a 7-year-old, or a 42-year-old? And how do we change over time,... more

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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.