Fall 2019 Courses

Arts

ARTS 608
Monday
06:30PM - 09:15PM
Acting on Camera
Sorenson,Corey

This is a practical studio course, emphasizing learning through doing, and embodied knowledge. Performance exercises will be supported with assigned readings. Students will be required to participate in in-class exercises, rehearse outside of class... more

ARTS 627
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Miles Davis and John Coltrane: The Lives and Music of Two Jazz Giants
Baerman,Noah

Miles Davis (1926-1991) and John Coltrane (1926-1967) stand out as the most influential jazz musicians of the last fifty years. Each of them had a profound influence on the evolution of the music and each has become an enduring cultural icon at a... more

Humanities

HUMS 601
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Reverse Engineering the Research Process
Epstein,Suanne

Do you wish to better understand what we see in the media? Do you need to engage in evaluation of research or conduct your own research for work? Are you seeking to publish? Everyone engages with research. Whatever one's motivation, a solid... more

HUMS 621
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
A Nation of Immigrants?
Silber,Lauren

America is a nation of immigrants. This ideological epithet has come to define the American experience as one of opportunity, advancement, and national incorporation. This course will approach this narrative from the perspective of im/migrants,... more

HUMS 627
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Story and Structure
Greene,Anne F.

This course welcomes both experienced writers and new writers. Our goal is the help each student write with greater facility and focus more closely on the design of each piece. The course readings range widely and include personal and journalistic... more

Sciences

SCIE 601
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Reverse Engineering the Research Process
Epstein,Suanne

Do you wish to better understand what we see in the media? Do you need to engage in evaluation of research or conduct your own research for work? Are you seeking to publish? Everyone engages with research. Whatever one's motivation, a solid... more

SCIE 637
Note: Special Schedule
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The Natural History of Autumn
Hammerson,Geoffrey

Special Schedule: October 12, 13, 19, 20, and 21; Time - 9:00am-5:00pm Room: SCIE 109 Our goal in this course is to examine the dramatic changes that occur in the natural world as the long, warm days of summer come to an end, and plants and... more

SCIE 681
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Learning, Memory and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as photographic memory? Why do people experience déjà vu? Is it possible to repress traumatic... more

SCIE 681W
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Fully Enrolled
Learning, Memory and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as photographic memory? Why do people experience déjà vu? Is it possible to repress traumatic... more

SCIE 683
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Applied Data Analysis
Dierker,Lisa C.

This hands-on laboratory course is aimed at empowering students to manage and analyze large data sets. The course provides experience in data management and applied statistics. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills in several aspects... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 601
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Reverse Engineering the Research Process
Epstein,Suanne

Do you wish to better understand what we see in the media? Do you need to engage in evaluation of research or conduct your own research for work? Are you seeking to publish? Everyone engages with research. Whatever one's motivation, a solid... more

SOCS 625
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
International Organization in the Modern Age: Managing International Relations in a Complex World
Gallarotti,Giulio

Nations have increasingly attempted to manage their interdependence collectively through the use of international organizations. This course represents a systematic study of these organizations and the problems they have faced. Emphasis will be... more

SOCS 681
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Learning, Memory and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as photographic memory? Why do people experience déjà vu? Is it possible to repress traumatic... more

SOCS 681W
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Learning, Memory and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as photographic memory? Why do people experience déjà vu? Is it possible to repress traumatic... more

SOCS 683
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Applied Data Analysis
Dierker,Lisa C.

This hands-on laboratory course is aimed at empowering students to manage and analyze large data sets. The course provides experience in data management and applied statistics. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills in several aspects... 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
within 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.