Upcoming Courses Listed by Term

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Fall 2019

ARTS 608
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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

HUMS 601
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
Story and Structure
Greene,Anne F.

This is a course for those who want to write with greater facility and with increased attention to the design of each piece. Students may choose to focus on narrative essays, memoir, or fiction. Exercises will focus on the organizational strategies... more

SCIE 601
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
TBA
-
12-OCT-2019 to
21-OCT-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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

SOCS 601
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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
09-SEP-2019 to
13-DEC-2019
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


Spring 2020

ARTS 613
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Studies in Photographic Portraiture & Self-Portraiture
Belanger,Marion

Photography is a medium perfectly suited to the portrayal of one another and of one's self. We will investigate the many approaches to the photographic portrait/self-portrait ranging from the traditional to the more experimental methods.... more

ARTS 627
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
History of Rock and R&B
Charry,Eric

In this course we will use the history of rock and R&B (rhythm & blues)--broadly defined as a conglomeration of loosely related American popular music styles--to explore American history of the 1940s through the early 1990s, and vice versa.... more

HUMS 603
Monday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Reading and Writing Memoir
Bonner,Jeanne M.

This course will be part literature course, part writing workshop. We will explore ways to select the most compelling details and scenes from the experiences we wish to share. Good memoir is true but it can read like fiction. Indeed, the memoir, as... more

HUMS 609
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Picture This: Content, Culture, and Social Relationships in Children's Picture Books
Epstein,Suanne

The picture book is more than an accessible genre for all ages and abilities. It offers a powerful means to educate, spark discourse, and explore new ideas. The goal of this course is to delve into contemporary themes through the examination of... more

SCIE 605
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Digestive Disease, Nutrition and Culture
Link,Richard J.

This course will explore recent advances in digestive disease and health as well as the relationships with nutrition, culture and the impact on our daily lives. Please note that knowledge in basic biology, though helpful, is NOT required. The... more

SCIE 678
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Self-Control and the Will
Protzko,John

The primary objective of the course is to give you familiarity and understanding of the science of control and how it pertains to debates about the nature of such control. This is a two-part class. One part of the class goes into the science of... more

SOCS 633
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Peace Versus Power: International Relations in the Modern Age
Gallarotti,Giulio

While globalization and international organizations have currently integrated the world into networks of peace; ethnic, religious and regional conflict have driven nations and groups further apart. This coexistence of conflict and cooperation marks... more

SOCS 643
Wednesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Death, Dying and the Dead in Medieval Europe
Shaw,Gary

This course will explore the character, social development and impact of death and commemoration in medieval Europe. Death was, if not ubiquitous, often sudden and sustained. It was dealt out by disease, as well as crime and punishment. Most... more

SOCS 678
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
27-JAN-2020 to
08-MAY-2020
Self-Control and the Will
Protzko,John

The primary objective of the course is to give you familiarity and understanding of the science of control and how it pertains to debates about the nature of such control. This is a two-part class. One part of the class goes into the science of... more


Printable Fall 2019 Course Catalog

Printable Spring 2020 Course Catalog

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Schedule

All courses subject to change

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.