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ONLINE COURSES - Summer 2013

Departments and Programs

Instructors are encouraged to provide additional course information, or links to department websites or Sakai sites with more course information. Send information and links to brutherford@mail.uri.edu.

AFRICAN & AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES


Intro Afro-American Culture (3 Units)

AAF  202 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 2263
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Introduction to Afro-American Culture. Interdisciplinary survey of the social origins of Afro-American culture.
Instructor:  Norman L. Barber 
nbarber@mail.uri.edu


Intro Afro-American Culture (3 Units)

AAF  202 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1703
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Afro-American Culture. Interdisciplinary survey of the social origins of Afro-American culture.
Instructor:  Earline R. Ferguson 
erferguson@mail.uri.edu


Urban Problems (3 Units)

AAF  466 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 2274
Also listed as: PSC 466
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Urban Problems. Contemporary and emerging problems of urban affairs. Discussion, reading, and assignments on the interaction among urban change, development of social institutions, and formation of public policy.
Instructor:  Marshall M. Feldman 
marsh@uri.edu


AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES SCIENCE


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

AFS  190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1932
Also listed as: BCH 190
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch 
akausch@etal.uri.edu


BIOCHEMISTRY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

BCH  190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1933
Also listed as: AFS 190
This course runs from .

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch 
akausch@etal.uri.edu


BUSINESS


Bus Computing Appl. (3 Units)

BUS  110 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1903
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Business Computing Applications. Applications and concepts relevant to computers and a management systems, including communication, spreadsheet, word processing, and internet software. Note: this online course is not taught using Sakai. Periodic visits to the Kingston campus will be required. Please click on the "Class Information" link below for information about how to locate and log on to the class.
Pre-requisite: Open only to students with BU code or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Stuart A. Westin 
westin@uri.edu
For more information about this class: more info button


Intl Bus Comm Exch (3 Units)

BUS  317 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1134
Also listed as: COM 354
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

International Business Communication Exchange. Examination of effective international business communication. Use of worldwide e-mail network to exchange views on business topics with counterparts abroad. Pre-requisite: junior or senior standing or permission of instructor. Sophomores or higher are eligible to enroll in this course.
Instructor:  Norbert Mundorf 
mundorf@uri.edu


COMMUNICATION STUDIES


Persuasion - The Rhetoric of Influence (3 Units)

COM  210 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1906
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Persuasion - The Rhetoric of Influence. Description to come.
Instructor:  Yinjiao Ye 
yinjiao_ye@mail.uri.edu


Interpersonal Communication (3 Units)

COM  221 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1886
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Interpersonal Communication. Examines basic theory and skills, including impact of perception, self-concept, listening, nonverbal messages, and language on interpersonal communication, including conflict, relationship development, friendship, family and romantic relationships. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Vincent R. Petronio 
petronio@uri.edu


Small Group Communication (3 Units)

COM  251 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1851
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Small Group Communication. The study of communicative functions in the small group setting. Includes group dynamics, leadership, problem solving, and decision-making. Emphasis on theory and application. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Crystal Fonseca 
cfons@mail.uri.edu


Small Group Communication (3 Units)

COM  251 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 1623
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Small Group Communication. The study of communicative functions in the small group setting. Includes group dynamics, leadership, problem solving, and decision-making. Emphasis on theory and application. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Crystal Fonseca 
cfons@mail.uri.edu


Topics in Communication (3 Units)

COM  310 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1132
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Topics in Communication. We live in an increasingly visual world. Commerce, politics, and entertainment rely on visuals to convey images across different languages. Global society is permeated by images that are the result of influences from diverse cultures. This course will explore the impact of visual communication in entertainment, information and advertising with special emphasis on globalization. We will analyze how meaning is created for visuals in TV, motion pictures, video, and the Internet, and how this meaning is transformed as a visual enters different cultures.
Case studies of the use of visuals for information, entertainment, and advertising across different cultures will be discussed. Students will analyze visual messages that are designed to be effective in a global environment.
Pre: Student must have an Academic Plan of Communication Studies, Public Relations or BGS Applied Communications.
Instructor:  Joanne Mundorf 
jmundorf@uri.edu


Gender and Communication (3 Units)

COM  322 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 2332
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Gender and Communication. Survey of theories and research on gender and communication. Examines interface of gender and human interaction in interpersonal, group (Including family), educational, organizational, mass media, and social movement contexts.
Instructor:  Kathleen Torrens 
kmtorrens@uri.edu


Family Communication (3 Units)

COM  326 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1916
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Family Communication. Examines family communication from a symbolic interaction and systems theory perspective. Focuses on primary family functions, including cohesion, and on case studies. Pre-requisite: COM 202 and 221, and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Rachel L. DiCioccio 
dicioccio@uri.edu


Intl Bus Comm Exch (3 Units)

COM  354 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1198
Also listed as: BUS 317
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

International Business Communication Exchange. Examination of effective international business communication. Use of worldwide e-mail network to exchange views on business topics with counterparts abroad. Pre-requisite: junior or senior standing or permission of instructor. Sophomores or higher are eligible to enroll in this course.
Instructor:  Norbert Mundorf 
mundorf@uri.edu


Intercultural Communication (3 Units)

COM  361 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1135
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Intercultural Communication. Study of cultural similarities and differences as they affect communication within and across cultural boundaries. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Instructor:  Joanne R. Mundorf 
jmundorf@uri.edu


Research Methods Communication (3 Units)

COM  381 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1874
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Research Methods in Communication. Basic concepts and techniques of communication research. Emphasis on analysis of existing communication research and on application of research processes to communication problems or phenomena. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class.
Pre-requisite: 202(101) and 221(103), or permission of instructor. Only Communication Studies, Applied Communications or Public Relations majors are eligible to enroll in this class and COM 202 (101) and COM 221 (103).
Instructor:  Norbert Mundorf 
mundorf@uri.edu


Communication Theory (3 Units)

COM  382 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1870
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Communication Theory. A critical survey of social science-based communication theories; an examination of the nature, processes, and functions of communication theory in a variety of contexts.
Instructor:  Abran J. Salazar 
abran_salazar@uri.edu


Rhetorical Theory (3 Units)

COM  383 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1871
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Rhetorical Theory. Surveys and analyzes rhetorical communication theories and theorists from classical to contemporary times and focuses on rhetoric’s relationship with philosophy, knowledge, reason, science, technology, and culture. Pre-requisite: 202 and 221 or 210 recommended.
Instructor:  Kevin R. McClure 
kmcclure@uri.edu


Rhetoric of Sports (3 Units)

COM  414 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1862
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Rhetoric of American Sports in Film. Students identify and analyze rhetorical messages embedded in films that deal with sports as reflections of the film-maker's vision by applying film and rhetorical theory.
Instructor:  Stephen C. Wood 
docwood@uri.edu


Ethics of Persuasion (3 Units)

COM  415 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 1905
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

The Ethics of Persuasion. Exploration of the complex dynamics of race relations and political discourse as contexted in the media. Rhetorical methods of analysis are used to study contemporary media coverage of race issues.
Instructor:  Adam D. Roth 
adamroth@uri.edu


Propaganda (3 Units)

COM  416 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1918
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Propaganda. Examines the history, theory, and practice of propaganda.
Instructor:  Kevin R. McClure 
kmcclure@uri.edu


Communication & Global Society (3 Units)

COM  462 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1864
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Communication & Global Society. Exploring how to manage cultural differences in organizations and to adapt to culturally diverse organizations by applying the skills of intercultural sensitivity and intercultural competence.
Instructor:  Guo-Ming Chen 
gmchen@uri.edu


COMMUNITY PLANNING SCIENCE


Intro Urban Geo: Undstnd Cities (3 Units)

CPL  202 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1882
Also listed as: GEG 202
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Urban Geography: Understanding Cities. Introduction to urbanization processes, primarily in North America; national settlement systems; intra urban form; migration, racial, ethnic, gender, and class segregation; urban economics; environmental issues; planning and governance; urban applications of GIS.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash 
fatash@mail.uri.edu


COMPUTER SCIENCE


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1092
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Computing Concepts. Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer.
Instructor:  Staff 
email to come


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1654
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Computing Concepts. Capabilities and limitations of computers. Applications of computers in today’s society. Overview of computing systems and programs. Students will complete several projects using a computer.
Instructor:  Staff 
email to come


Computer Problem Solving (4 Units)

CSC  200 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1701
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Computer Problem-Solving for Science and Engineering. An integrated symbolic, numerical, and graphical approach to computer problem solving. Structured design; fundamental programming techniques. Computer algebra systems. Scientific, engineering, and mathematical applications. Prerequisite: credit or concurrent enrollment in MTH 131 or 141. Not for major credit in computer science. May not be taken for credit by students with credit in 201 or 211.
Instructor:  Timothy Henry 
thenry@cs.uri.edu


Fund of Programming Languages (4 Units)

CSC  301 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1170
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Fundamentals of Programming Languages. Organization of programming languages, data and control structures, syntax and semantics, compilers and interpreters. Block structured languages, recursion, parameter passing, run-time storage management. Procedural, functional, object-oriented, and logical languages. Prerequisite: CSC 212.
Instructor:  Timothy Henry 
thenry@cs.uri.edu


ECONOMICS


Introduction to Economics (3 Units)

ECN  100 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1140
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Introduction to Economics. General overview of concepts economists employ to address issues of public policy. Description of major institutions of present-day American economy. Historical approach to subject matter.
Instructor:  Richard McIntyre 
mcintyre@uri.edu


Prin of Econ: Microeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  201 -- Section 1200 -- Course # 1082
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Principles of Economics: Microeconomics. Principles underlying resource allocation, production, and income distribution in a market economy. Topics include demand and supply, consumer behavior, firm behavior, market structure, and elementary welfare analysis. Institutional foundations explored.
Instructor:  Robert D. Van Horn 
vanhorn_nd@hotmail.com


Prin of Econ: Macroeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  201 -- Section 1300 -- Course # 2255
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics. Principles underlying aggregate demand and aggregate supply in a market economy. Topics include national income determination, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, and international trade. Institutional foundations explored.
Instructor:  Robert D. Van Horn 
vanhorn_nd@hotmail.com


Prin of Econ: Macroeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  202 -- Section 2100 -- Course # 1650
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics. Principles underlying aggregate demand and aggregate supply in a market economy. Topics include national income determination, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, and international trade. Institutional foundations explored.
Instructor:  Arthur C. Mead 
acmead@uri.edu


Prin of Econ: Macroeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  202 -- Section 2200 -- Course # 1651
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics. Principles underlying aggregate demand and aggregate supply in a market economy. Topics include national income determination, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, and international trade. Institutional foundations explored.
Instructor:  Arthur C. Mead 
acmead@uri.edu


Competing Traditions in Economics (3 Units)

ECN  305 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1145
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Competing Traditions in Economics. Introductory exposure to economic thought within modern economics. Connections between present-day controversies and competing traditions are explored. Prerequisite: ECN 201 and ECN 202. May be taken concurrently with ECN 202.
Instructor:  Robert D. Van Horn 
vanhorn_nd@hotmail.com


ENGLISH


Creative Writing: Poetry (4 Units)

ENG  205A -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1868
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Creative Writing: Poetry. Writing and analysis of works written by class members and professional writers. Students may repeat for a total of 12 credits but may not repeat the same letter.
Instructor: Kevin McLellan 
kevinmc66@earthlink.net


Creative Writing: Fiction (4 Units)

ENG  205B -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1869
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Creative Writing: Fiction. Writing and analysis of works written by class members and professional writers. Students may repeat for a total of 12 credits but may not repeat the same letter.
Instructor: Kathryn Kulpa 
kathrynka@yahoo.com


Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry (4 Units)

ENG  305A -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1898
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry. For students with talent and experience in creative writing and a good reading background in the genre(s) they wish to write in, whether short fiction, drama, or poetry. May be repeated.
Instructor: Talvikki Ansell 
talvi3@yahoo.com


Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction (4 Units)

ENG  305B -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1899
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction. For students with talent and experience in creative writing and a good reading background in the genre(s) they wish to write in, whether short fiction, drama, or poetry. May be repeated.
Instructor: Robert Leuci 
bleuci@mail.uri.edu


FILM STUDIES


Intro to Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 2248
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Film Media. Introduction to techniques of film practice, film history, genres, analysis of film texts, and reading of film images in their aesthetic, cultural, and literary context.
Instructor: Keith Brown 
kbro@uri.edu


ntro to Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 2100 -- Course # 2391
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Film Media. Introduction to techniques of film practice, film history, genres, analysis of film texts, and reading of film images in their aesthetic, cultural, and literary context.
Instructor: Ashish Chadha
avikunthak@uri.edu


Intro to Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1878
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Film Media. Introduction to techniques of film practice, film history, genres, analysis of film texts, and reading of film images in their aesthetic, cultural, and literary context.
Instructor: Mary Healey Jamiel 
maryhealey@uri.edu


History of Film I (3 Units)

FLM  204 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 2249
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

History of Film I. A survey of world cinema from its invention in the 1890s to the early 1950s, examining the production, distribution, and exhibition of narrative, documentary, and experimental among other forms of film.
Instructor: Michelle LeBrun 
mlebrun@mail.uri.edu


History of Film II (3 Units)

FLM  205 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 2252
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

History of Film II. A survey of world cinema from the 1950s to the present time, examining the production, distribution, and exhibition of narrative, documentary, and experimental among other forms of film.
Instructor: Michelle LeBrun 
mlebrun@mail.uri.edu


Topics in Film Media Prod (4 Units)

FLM  351 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1118
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Topics in Film Media Production. Application of one or more production technologies in film media genres and analysis of their aesthetic implications. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or permission of instructor. FLM 110 or video or filmmaking course from ART, COM, or JOR recommended. May be repeated once with permission of instructor and change of topic.
Instructor: Reshad Kulenovic 
reshad@mail.uri.edu


Topics in Film Media Critical Study (4 Units)

FLM  352 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1146
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Topics in Film Media Critical Study. Critical examination of historical, theoretical and aesthetic topics in world cinema. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or permission of instructor. FLM 101, 204 or 205 recommended. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits with permission of the director and change of topic.
Instructor: Karen DeBruin 
debruin@uri.edu


FRENCH


20th Cent Lit in Translation (3 Units)

FRN  393 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1105
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

20th Century Literature in Translation. Reading in translation of selected literary works from representative 20th-century authors. No knowledge of French is needed in this course. All readings, assignments and online discussions are conducted in English. This course counts toward the Literature, Cross-Cultural Competence, and Letters GenEd requirements (including for English majors), a 300+ graduation elective, and it counts as a Diversity [D] course. If you have problems enrolling through ecampus, contact apdemarseille@gmail.com for a permission number. Not for major credit in French.
Instructor:  Staff 
Email to come


Topics In French Culture & Lit (3 Units)

FRN  412 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1656
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Topics in French Culture and Literature. Topics in French literature and culture. Pre-requisite: FRN 309 or 310 or permission of instructor. May be taken more than once for credit on different topics.
Instructor:  Staff 
Email to come


GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES


Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2312
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies. Images of women in American culture, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change.
Instructor:  Anna L. Vaccaro 
avaccaro@uri.edu


Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 2313
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies. Images of women in American culture, the theories and processes of socialization, historical perspectives, and implications for social change.
Instructor:  Staff 
Email to come


Women's Prof. Dev. & Leader. (3 Units)

GWS  301 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2314
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Women's Professional Development & Leadership. Theory, data, and skill development for career building and leadership. Gender issues in organizational settings, developing professional skills and responses to challenges in the workplace, and strategies for positive change.
Instructor:  Natascha F. Saunders 
tascha20@yahoo.com


Women's Prof. Dev. & Leader. (3 Units)

GWS  301 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 2315
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Women's Professional Development & Leadership. Theory, data, and skill development for career building and leadership. Gender issues in organizational settings, developing professional skills and responses to challenges in the workplace, and strategies for positive change.
Instructor:  Aimee P. Lee 
aphe7763@mail.uri.edu


Intro to Fem. Theories & Meth. (3 Units)

GWS  315 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2316
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Intro to Feminist Theories & Methodology. Development of feminist thought, exploration of contemporary feminist theories and research methods, including African-American, lesbian, Western and non-Western perspectives, and the future role of feminist theories and methodologies.
Instructor:  Alana M. Bibeau 
alana.bibeau@gmail.com


International Women's Issues (3 Units)

GWS  325 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2318
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

International Women's Issues. Focuses on women's rights in a global context; ideologies and practices that deny women equal status in society, including violence against women; freedom and democracy movements and women's rights. Pre-requisite: 150 or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Donna M. Hughes 
donnahughes@mail.uri.edu


Special Topics in Women Stdy I (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2311
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Special Topics in Women's Studies I: Topic to be announced.. Course description to come.
Instructor:  Elzabeth I. Russell 
annierussell@mail.uri.edu


Men and Masculinities (3 Units)

GWS  360 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2319
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Men and Masculinities. Examines from a feminist perspective the values, beliefs, myths, realities, research, and writings about men and masculinities in contemporary United States life.
Instructor:  Keith R. Labelle 
klabelle@mail.uri.edu


Sexual Violence (3 Units)

GWS  365 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2320
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Sexual Violence. Analysis of range of victimizations, based on gender and sexualities. Consideration of heterosexist and homophobic reactions through such acts as bullying, harassment, abuse and assault; intersections with age, race and gender. Pre-requisite: WMS 150 or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Donna Hughes 
donnahughes@mail.uri.edu


Sex Trafficking (3 Units)

GWS  370 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2321
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Sex Trafficking. Focuses on the commercial sexual exploitation and slavery of women and girls and the impact on their health, rights, and status in society. Pre-requisite: WMS 150 or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Donna Hughes 
donnahughes@mail.uri.edu


GEOGRAPHY


Intro Urban Geo: Undstnd Cities (3 Units)

GEG  202 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1883
Also listed as: CPL 202
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Urban Geography: Understanding Cities. Introduction to urbanization processes, primarily in North America; national settlement systems; intra urban form; migration, racial, ethnic, gender, and class segregation; urban economics; environmental issues; planning and governance; urban applications of GIS.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash 
fatash@mail.uri.edu


HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES


Consumer In Economy (3 Units)

HDF  225 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1665
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Consumer in the Economy. Application of basic economic principles to consumer problems in a complex marketplace, buyer-seller relationships, effective consumer decision making, effects of government policies on consumers. Pre-requisite: 205 or course in economics.
Instructor:  Jing-Jian Xiao 
xiao@uri.edu


Marriage & Family Rel (3 Units)

HDF  230 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1144
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Marriage and Family Relations. Male-female and other close relationships in courtship and family systems as influenced by personality and culture in a changing society. Professional and functional orientation.
Instructor:  Jerome Adams 
jadams@mail.uri.edu


Consumer Protection (3 Units)

HDF  428 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1666
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Consumer Protection. Effectiveness of diverse approaches to consumer protection. Analysis of techniques such as information disclosure, standards for products and services, government and private agencies, redress channels, and legislation. Pre=requisite: HDF 205 or HDF 225 or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Jing-Jian Xiao 
xiao@uri.edu


KINESIOLOGY


Foundations of Health (3 Units)

KIN  123 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1917
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Foundations of Health. Development of attitudes and practices that lead to more healthful living. Personal and community health problems studied.
Instructor:  Allison J. Harper 
allisonharper@mail.uri.edu


Intro to Exercise Science (3 Units)

KIN  275 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1875
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Exercise Science. Principles of exercise, components of health-related fitness, weight control, and stress management. Basic exercise prescription for cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and endurance and flexibility.
Instructor:  Disa L. Hatfield 
dhatfield@mail.uri.edu


LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE


Survey Landscape Architecture (3 Units)

LAR  201 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1880
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Survey of Landscape Architecture. Introduction to landscape design theory and composition as an applied art form.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash 
fatash@mail.uri.edu


Survey Landscape Architecture (3 Units)

LAR  201 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 1890
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Survey of Landscape Architecture. Introduction to landscape design theory and composition as an applied art form.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash 
fatash@mail.uri.edu


Survey Landscape Architecture (3 Units)

LAR  201 -- Section 3200 -- Course # 1897
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Survey of Landscape Architecture. Introduction to landscape design theory and composition as an applied art form.
Instructor:  Farhad Atash 
fatash@mail.uri.edu


LETTERS


Topics in Letters (3 Units)

LET  151 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1024
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Topics in Letters. Study of the history of thought, of the search for values, of the attempt to define the human condition, as reflected in written texts, both past and present. Topic to be announced. May be repeated for credit with different topic. May be taken once for General Education credit.
Instructor:  Norbert Hedderich 
hedderich.uri@gmail.com


Topics in Letters (3 Units)

LET  151 -- Section 1100 -- Course # 1150
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Topics in Letters. Study of the history of thought, of the search for values, of the attempt to define the human condition, as reflected in written texts, both past and present. Topic to be announced. May be repeated for credit with different topic. May be taken once for General Education credit.
Instructor:  Lars O. Erickson 
lars@uri.edu


Topics in Letters (3 Units)

LET  151 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1669
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Topics in Letters. Study of the history of thought, of the search for values, of the attempt to define the human condition, as reflected in written texts, both past and present. Topic to be announced. May be repeated for credit with different topic. May be taken once for General Education credit.
Instructor:  Norbert Hedderich 
hedderich.uri@gmail.com


Topics in Letters (3 Units)

LET  151 -- Section 2100 -- Course # 1741
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Topics in Letters. Study of the history of thought, of the search for values, of the attempt to define the human condition, as reflected in written texts, both past and present. Topic to be announced. May be repeated for credit with different topic. May be taken once for General Education credit.
Instructor:  Lars O. Erickson 
lars@uri.edu


LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES


Intro Info Literacy (3 Units)

LIB  120 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1852
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Information Literacy. In-depth exploration and practice of information literacy skills designed to support college-level research and lifelong learning.
Instructor:  Joanna M. Burkhardt 
jburkhardt@uri.edu


Intro Info Literacy CANCELED (3 Units)

LIB  120 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 2225
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Information Literacy. In-depth exploration and practice of information literacy skills designed to support college-level research and lifelong learning.
Instructor:  James F. Kinnie 
jkinnie@uri.edu


Mgt Library & Info Services (3 Units)

LSC  502 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1912
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Management of Library and Info Services. Introduction to the process, principles, practices, theories, and case studies in the administration, management, and supervision of libraries and information services. Focus on management functions: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.
Instructor:  Cheryl McCarthy 
chermc@mail.uri.edu


Intro to Information Sci & Tech (3 Units)

LSC  508 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1804
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Introduction to Information Science and Technology. Introduction to the organization, retrieval and analysis of information, and the underlying technologies used to control the manipulation and dissemination of information in library and information settings.
Instructor:  Yan Ma 
yanma@uri.edu


LIS Professional Field Experience (6 Units)

LSC  595 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1849
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

LIS Professional Field Experience. Directed field experience in approved LIS placement; required capstone for MLIS. 45 hours on-site per credit hour. Guided online discussion; face-to-face orientation and final poster session. Reflective portfolio. 593 and 595 may be repeated for a combined total of 6 credits. Prerequisite: 18 hours of LSC with a B average and permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Yan Ma 
yanma@uri.edu


MASTER'S IN ACCOUNTING


International Accounting (3 Units)

MAC  507 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1920
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

International Accounting. Covers interpretation of international financial statements, focusing on foreign currency exchange, comparative accounting principles and disclosures, and audit reports. Uses actual financial statements in case analysis.
Pre: MBA 503 or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Alejandro Hazera 
hazera@uri.edu



MASTER'S IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION


Organizational Behavior ( Units)

MBA  502 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2357
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Organizational Behavior. Examination of the theory, research, and practice of organizational behavior in work settings, focusing on individual differences, communications, group dynamics, motivation, and leadership in the workplace.
Instructor:  Roy Twaddle 
twaddle@uri.edu
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Financial Management (3 Units)

MBA  504 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1881
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Financial Management. Functions and responsibilities of financial managers. Examination of financial issues, both internal to the firm and arising from interaction with the financial system. Financial statement analysis, structure, valuation, markets, capital budgeting, working capital. Waiver exam available Graduate credit for students matriculated in the MBA and MS in Accounting programs Pre-requisite: MBA 500, MBA 503, ECN 590 or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Bing-Xuan Lin 
bingxuan@mail.uri.edu


Managerial Accounting (3 Units)

MBA  510 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1860
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Managerial Accounting. Determination of accounting information for the purposes of decision making, control, and evaluation with emphasis on decision models using accounting information. Pre-requisite: MBA 500, 503.
Instructor:  Henry R. Schwarzbach 
henrys@uri.edu


Managing with Inform Resources (3 Units)

MBA  550 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1872
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Managing with Information Resources. Concepts of information technologies and systems as they relate to the information-age organization. Major focus is on how the various information resources can be managed to facilitate organizational effectiveness. Topics include information and communication technologies, decision support and information systems, technology-enabled process re-engineering, and information architecture. (Lec. 3) Pre: permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Bjorn O. Carlsson 
bjornc@mail.uri.edu


Internship in Business Admin (3 Units)

MBA  593 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2157
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Internship in Business Administration. Participation in business administration under the field supervision of a sponsoring organization with evaluation by the College of Business Administration. (Independent Study) Pre-requisite: proposal approved by the College of Business Administration. S/U credit.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Internship in Business Admin (3 Units)

MBA  594 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2022
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Internship in Business Administration. Participation in business administration under the field supervision of a sponsoring organization with evaluation by the College of Business Administration. (Independent Study) Pre-requisite: proposal approved by the College of Business Administration. S/U credit.
Instructor:  Staff 
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MATHEMATICS


Elem Mathematical Codebreaking (3 Units)

MTH  105 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1191
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Elementary Mathematical Codebreaking. Use of technology to break codes, including those enciphered by substitution, polyalphabetic, polygraphic, and transposition ciphers. Mathematical topics include modular arithmetic, linear systems, probability. Only high school mathematics required.
Instructor:  Thomas Bella 
tombella@mail.uri.edu


Topics in Mathematics (3 Units)

MTH  108 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1160
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Topics in Mathematics. Introduces the nonmathematics student to the spirit of mathematics and its applications. Presupposes no mathematical background beyond University admission requirements. Emphasis is on development of reasoning ability as well as manipulative techniques. Pre-requisite: passing a placement test. Not open to mathematics majors.
Instructor:  James Baglama 
jbaglama@mail.uri.edu


Applied Calculus I ( Units)

MTH  131 -- Section 2100 -- Course # 2260
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Applied Calculus I. MTH131 is a calculus course primarily intended for students in life or social sciences, such as biology, pharmacy, and economics. Much emphasis will be placed on the practical interpretation of calculus in mumerical, graphical, and algebraic terms. The main topics of the course are functions, differentiation, integration and applications.
Instructor:  Li Wu 
liwu@math.uri.edu


MICROBIOLOGY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

MIC  190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1934
Also listed as: AFS 190
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch 
akausch@etal.uri.edu


NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCE


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

NRS  190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1936
Also listed as: AFS 190
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Issues in Biotechnology. Introduction to modern biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, forensic, agricultural, marine, and environmental applications. Consideration of ethical, environmental, health, and social issues.
Instructor:  Albert P. Kausch 
akausch@etal.uri.edu


NONVIOLENCE AND PEACE STUDIES


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

NVP  425 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2341
Also listed as: PSY 425
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Peace Psychology. Peace Psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior. Prerequisite: Prior coursework in Psychology, or permission of instructor. Prior coursework in another social science is recommended.
Instructor:  Charles Collyer 
collyer@uri.edu


NURSING


Advanced Pathophysiology (3 Units)

NUR  535 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1889
Also listed as: PHT 535
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Advanced Pathophysiology. Clinical decision making based on synthesis of in-depth study of pathophysiological phenomena across the life span.
Instructor:  Staff 
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PHILOSOPHY


Critical Thinking (3 Units)

PHL  101 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2349
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Critical Thinking. Identification, formulation, and evaluation of both inductive and deductive patterns of reasoning. Consideration of topics such as probability, reasoning about causes, fallacies, foundations of argument, and the issues in logical theory.
Instructor:  William H. Krieger 
krieger@mail.uri.edu


Social Philosophy ( Units)

PHL  217 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2354
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Social Philosophy. A systematic introduction to the philosophical problems of contemporary social relations: models of community, sources of alienation, property and ownership, the meaning of work and technology, human rights and freedom.
Instructor:  Zahra I. Meghani 
meghaniz@mail.uri.edu


Ethical Prob in Society & Med ( Units)

PHL  314 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2355
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Ethical Problems in Society and Medicine. Ethical analysis of topics such as war, capital punishment, sexual morality, suicide, animal rights, honesty and deception, world hunger, discrimination, abortion. Pre-requisite: PHL 101 or PHL 103 or one 200-level PHL course or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Zahra I. Meghani 
meghaniz@mail.uri.edu



PHYSICAL THERAPY


Advanced Pathophysiology (3 Units)

PHT  535 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2338
Also listed as: NUR 535
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Advanced Pathophysiology. Clinical decision making based on synthesis of in-depth study of pathophysiological phenomena across the life span.
Instructor:  Staff 
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POLITICAL SCIENCE


Criminal Justice System (3 Units)

PSC  274 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 2262
Also listed as: SOC 274
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Criminal Justice System. The American system of criminal justice, general processing of cases, principal actors, study of theories of criminal law, and pretrial detention and sentencing. Pre-requisite: 113.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Challenge of Nuclear Arms (3 Units)

PSC  300 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1914
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Challenge of Nuclear Arms. Nuclear weapons addressed from a range of perspectives. Emphasis on the strategic, political, social, and moral issues and controversies raised by the potential for nuclear war. Prerequisite: 3 credits in the social sciences recommended or permission of instructor.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Urban Problems (3 Units)

PSC  466 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 2275
Also listed as: AAF 466
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Urban Problems. Contemporary and emerging problems of urban affairs. Discussion, reading, and assignments on the interaction among urban change, development of social institutions, and formation of public policy.
Instructor:  Marshall M. Feldman 
marsh@uri.edu


PSYCHOLOGY


Toward Self-Understanding (3 Units)

PSY  103 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1873
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Toward Self-Understanding. Individual and social problems of normal persons. Personality development, social behavior, and adjustment reactions with emphasis on increasing awareness of personal and interpersonal functioning.
Instructor:  Mary Zahm 
mzahm@etal.uri.edu


Health Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  255 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1884
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Health Psychology. Investigates the relationship between behavior and health; emphasizes the theory and science of health behavior change; explores specific behaviors and behavior change strategies from an individual and public health perspective.
Instructor:  Milena Anatchkova 
manatchkova@yahoo.com


History and Systems of Psych (3 Units)

PSY  310 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1853
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

History and Systems of Psychology. Origins of psychological inquiry and theories of psychology. Transformations of theories and methods of inquiry through the history of our culture including contemporary systems and models of psychological functioning. Pre-requisite: PSY 113.
Instructor:  David Miller 
dmiller@mail.uri.edu


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  425 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1885
Also listed as: NVP 425
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Peace Psychology. Peace Psychology combines aspects of cognitive, social, clinical and cross-cultural psychology that bear on the prevention of violence and the promotion of constructive nonviolent behavior. Prerequisite: Prior coursework in Psychology, or permission of instructor. Prior coursework in another social science is recommended.
Instructor:  Charles Collyer 
collyer@uri.edu


Applications of Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  478 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1876
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Applications of Psychology. Applications of psychological research and theory to contemporary problems, with an emphasis on scholarly bases. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Instructor:  Pamela Elizabeth 
pelizabeth@rwu.edu


Psychology of Women (3 Units)

PSY  480 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1866
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Psychology of Women. Discussion of psychological research and theories on the psychology of girls and women from a multicultural perspective. Topics include personality theories, gender similarities and differences, biological aspects of sex and gender, cultural images of women, sexuality, relationships, motherhood, work and achievement, physical and mental health.
Instructor:  Mailee Kue 
maileekue@uri.edu


SOCIOLOGY


Families in Society (3 Units)

SOC  212 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1156
This course runs from May 20 to June 21, 2013.

Families in Society. Examines the role of families in maintaining and changing society. Emphasis on demographic and historical changes in family life, the diversity of family structures, and connections between the family and the political economy.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Crime and Deliquency (3 Units)

SOC  230 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 2328
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Crime and Deliquency. The American system of criminal justice, general processing of cases, principal actors, study of theories of criminal law, and pretrial detention and sentencing. Pre-requisite: 113.
Instructor:  Judy Van Wyk 
vanwyk@uri.edu


Criminal Justice System (3 Units)

SOC  274 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1679
Also listed as: PSC 274
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Criminal Justice System. The American system of criminal justice, general processing of cases, principal actors, study of theories of criminal law, and pretrial detention and sentencing. Pre-requisite: 113.
Instructor:  Staff 
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TEXTILE FASHION MERCHANDISING AND DESIGN


Apparel Production (3 Units)

TMD  222 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1011
This course runs from June 24 to July 26, 2013.

Apparel Production. Analysis of apparel construction and production; current industrial and technological developments. Discussion of sizing and quality standards with emphasis on identification of fabrics, garment styles, findings, and trims.
Instructor:  Susan L. Hannel 
susanhannel@uri.edu


Fashion Retailing (3 Units)

TMD  232 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2226
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Fashion Retailing. A comprehensive study of fashion retailing as an operating system. Examination of the strategies and the organizational structure that support the fashion retail system.
Instructor:  Yvette Harps-Logan 
ylogan@uri.edu


URI101


Traditions/BGS 100 (1 Units)

URI  101B -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2270
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Traditions/BGS 100. Traditions and Transformations in Lifelong Learning for BGS 100 Students.
Instructor:  Staff 
ken@etal.uri.edu


WRITING


Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1854
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Business Communications. Basic business communications forms, group reports and presentations, effective use of electronic mail systems, and design of graphic aids for successful visual communication.
Pre-requisite: Open to business majors only. Students in UC_BU, BUS or UC_UN with wanting Business as a plan
Instructor:  Staff 
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Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 1855
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Business Communications. Basic business communications forms, group reports and presentations, effective use of electronic mail systems, and design of graphic aids for successful visual communication.
Pre-requisite: Open to business majors only. Students in UC_BU, BUS or UC_UN with wanting Business as a plan
Instructor:  Staff 
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Writing In Electronic Environm (3 Units)

WRT  235 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1900
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Writing in an Electronic Environment. Includes writing with computers; e-mail; Internet; text on screen, graphic- and audio-enhanced text; desktop publishing; study of document design and the history of writing as shaped by technologies.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Writing In Electronic Environm (3 Units)

WRT  235 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 1901
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Writing in an Electronic Environment. Includes writing with computers; e-mail; Internet; text on screen, graphic- and audio-enhanced text; desktop publishing; study of document design and the history of writing as shaped by technologies.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Writing Culture (3 Units)

WRT  302 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2279
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Writing Culture. Experience with non-canonical writings that sustain or reshape culture. May include profiles and biographies, reviews, food and fashion writing, liner and exhibition notes.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Writing Culture (3 Units)

WRT  302 -- Section 3100 -- Course # 2280
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Writing Culture. Experience with non-canonical writings that sustain or reshape culture. May include profiles and biographies, reviews, food and fashion writing, liner and exhibition notes.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Public Writing (3 Units)

WRT  303 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1902
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Public Writing. Writing in the public sphere. Emphasizes civic literacy, democratic discourse, and writing for social change. May include letters, public documents, electronic forums, activist publications, legislative texts.
Instructor:  Staff 
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Travel Writing (3 Units)

WRT  305 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1907
This course runs from May 20 to July 26, 2013.

Travel Writing. Writing about places both new and familiar. Emphasis on descriptive techniques, the use of facts, and different critical and cultural perspectives. May include place journals, book reviews, proposals, non-fiction essays.
Instructor:  Staff 
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