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ONLINE COURSES - Summer 2014

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 # 1181
This course runs from May 23 to June 20, 2014.

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 # 2372
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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


Introduction to Multicultural Psychology (3 Units)

AAF 399 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2431
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Introduction to Multicultural Psychology. Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research.
Instructor: Paul Anderer   anderer@mail.uri.edu


AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES SCIENCE


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

AFS  190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1840
Also listed as: BCH 190
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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:  Staff


BIOCHEMISTRY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

BCH  190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1841
Also listed as: AFS 190
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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:  Staff


BUSINESS


Bus Computing Appl. (3 Units)

BUS  110 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2219
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 2474
Also listed as: COM 354
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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


Organizational Behavior (3 Units)

BUS  341 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1890
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Organizational Behavior. Introduction to organizational behavior; theory of human relations in industry; individual and group dynamics as well as motivational theories applied to current business issues, international business, and technological changes. (Pre-requisite: junior standing in a degree-granting college.
Instructor: Aimee Lee 
aimeeuri.edu



Human Resources Management (3 Units) BUS  342 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2691
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Human Resources Management. Role of the personnel department in an organization. Employer-employee problems at various internal levels and their impact on the organization and its environment. Covers such areas as manpower planning, the recruitment process, training, employee relations, pension planning, and occupational safety in the public and private sectors. Cases and lectures. Pre-requisite: junior standing in a degree-granting college.
Instructor: Aimee Lee 
aimeeuri.edu



Operations and Suply Chain Management (3 Units) BUS  355 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2692
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Operations and Supply Chain Management. Operations management problems in global and domestic environments. Operations strategy, service, and manufacturing; forecasting; inventory management; production and material requirements planning; scheduling; just-in-time; and quality management. Pre-requisite: BUS 110 or CSC 101, BUS 210 or STA 308, and junior standing in a degree-granting college or permission of instructor.
Instructor: Dara G. Schneiderjans 
schniederjans@mail.uri.edu


COMMUNICATION STUDIES


Persuasion - The Rhetoric of Influence (3 Units)

COM  210 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2364
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Persuasion - The Rhetoric of Influence. Analysis of communication influencing beliefs, attitudes, and/or behavior. Investigation of rhetorical elements of logical, emotional, and ethical appeals. Study of elements critical for effective producers and consumers of persuasion.
Instructor:  Yinjiao Ye 
yinjiao_ye@mail.uri.edu


Interpersonal Communication (3 Units)

COM  221 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1816
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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


Interpersonal Communication (3 Units)

COM  221 -- Section 1001 -- Course # 2701
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 25, 2014.

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 # 1107
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 # 1193
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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:  Sandra Ketrow  
sketrow@mail.uri.edu


Family Communication (3 Units)

COM  326 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1834
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


International Business Communication Exchange (3 Units)

COM  354 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1144
Also listed as: BUS 317
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 # 1110
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 in Communication (3 Units)

COM  381 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1806
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 # 1802
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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



Communication Theory (3 Units)

COM  382 -- Section 3001 -- Course # 2703
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1803
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 in Film (3 Units)

COM  414 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1797
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 3000 -- Course # 1829
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Mnging Cultural Diff in Organ (3 Units)

COM  461 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2367
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Managing Cultural Differences in Organizations. 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@mail.uri.edu



COMMUNITY PLANNING SCIENCE


Intro Urban Geo: Undstnd Cities (3 Units)

CPL  202 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1812
Also listed as: GEG 202
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1074
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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: Jessica W. Barrett  jwbarrett@mail.uri.edu


Computing Concepts (4 Units)

CSC  101 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1570
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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:  Jessica W. Barrett  jwbarrett@mail.uri.edu  


Computer Problem Solving (4 Units)

CSC  200 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1603
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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:  Gerard Baudet  baudet@cs.uri.edu


Fund of Programming Languages (4 Units)

CSC  301 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1129
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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: Suzanne Mello-Stark  zanmello@gmail.com


ECONOMICS


Introduction to Economics (3 Units)

ECN  100 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1113
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 1002 -- Course # 1065
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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: Microeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  201 -- Section 1003 -- Course # 1179
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 2001 -- Course # 1566
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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.
Insnstructor:  Arthur C. Mead  acmead@uri.edu


Prin of Econ: Macroeconomics (3 Units)

ECN  202 -- Section 2002 -- Course # 1567
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1478
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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


Competing Traditions in Economics (3 Units)

ECN  305 -- Section 2001 -- Course # 2676
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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 1800 -- Course # 1800
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Staff


Creative Writing: Fiction (4 Units)

ENG  205B -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1801
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Staff



Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction (4 Units)

ENG  305B -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1826
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Staff


FILM STUDIES


Intro to Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1672
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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


Intro to Film Media (3 Units)

FLM  101 -- Section 2001 -- Course # 1698
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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: Rebecca F. Romanow rromanow@uri.edu


History of Film I (3 Units)

FLM  204 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1178
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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: Lauri D. Mullens lauri_mullens@mail.uri.edu


History of Film II (3 Units)

FLM  205 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1673
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1094
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

Topics in Film Media Production: The Art and Craft of Low-Tech Cinema. Our phone has become a portable movie studio. We can distribute content seen by thousands through YouTube and Vimeo. Filmmakers, like the creators of Comedy Central's Broad City and Workaholics, are using low-tech means to create shorts and web series that are vehicles for landing shows on networks. In this production class, students explore the limits and possibilities of filmmaking with readily accessible technologies, such as mobile devices, inexpensive digital still and video cameras. Through readings and assignments students learn to make well-crafted work with the simplest devices. 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 # 1117
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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: Rebecca Romanow  rromanow@uri.edu


FRENCH


19th Cent Lit in Translation (3 Units)

FRN  393 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 2411
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

20th Century Literature in Translation. Reading in translation of selected literary works from representative 19th-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: Karen De Bruin  debruin@mail.uri.edu 


20th Cent Lit in Translation (3 Units)

FRN  393 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1082
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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: Karen De Bruin  debruin@mail.uri.edu


Topics In French Culture & Lit (3 Units)

FRN  412 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1572
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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: Karen De Bruin  debruin@mail.uri.edu 


GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES


Intro to Women's Studies (3 Units)

GWS  150 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1895
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Nancy A. Caronia ncaronia@mail.uri.edu


Special Topics in Women Stdy I (3 Units)

GWS  350 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 2520
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

Special Topics in Women's Studies I: Topic to be announced.. Course description to come.
Instructor: Staff 




Men and Masculinities (3 Units)

GWS  360 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1897
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Sex Trafficking (3 Units)

GWS  370 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1898
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1813
Also listed as: CPL 202
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 the Economy (3 Units)

HDF  225 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1579
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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 Relationships (3 Units)

HDF  230 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1116
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 # 1580
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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


INTERNSHIPS AND EXPERENTIAL EDUCATION


Career Planning: Concepts and Skills (1 Unit)

ITR 300 -- Section 5001 -- Course # 2532
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

Career Planning: Concepts and Skills. Identify personal strengths, interests, and professional values related to career exploration. Develop professional job and internship search skills. Pre-requisite: sophomore standing; NOT for BUS or Wanting BUS students. Instructor: John Rooney
john_rooney@mail.uri.edu


Career Planning: Concepts and Skills (1 Unit)

ITR 300 -- Section 5002 -- Course # 2533
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

Career Planning: Concepts and Skills. Identify personal strengths, interests, and professional values related to career exploration. Develop professional job and internship search skills. Pre-requisite: sophomore standing; NOT for BUS or Wanting BUS students. Instructor: John Rooney
john_rooney@mail.uri.edu


KINESIOLOGY


Foundations of Health (3 Units)

KIN  123 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1583
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1807
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1810
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 3001 -- Course # 1820
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 3002 -- Course # 1824
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 1001 -- Course # 2416
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 1002 -- Course # 2417
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 2002 -- Course # 2419
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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


Introduction to Information Literacy (3 Units)

LIB  120 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1788
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Issues of the Information Age (3 Units)

LIB  220 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2376
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Issues of the Information Age. Critical current issues concerning the use of information are examined and explored through the use of the research process. Students will use information literacy skills and concepts to collaborate and create projects detailing research in areas of global concern. Emphasis will be placed on the interdisciplinary nature of information and on the use of research techniques as a foundation for informed citizenship.
Instructor: Mary Macdonald 
marymac@uri.edu


Mgt Library & Info Services (3 Units)

LSC  502 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1832
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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



Reading Interests of Young Adults (3 Units)

LSC 531 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1889. This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014

Building, maintaining, evaluating, and promoting collections to serve the special interests and information needs of adolescents in public and secondary school libraries. Focus on books; graphic novels, Internet, etc. included.
Instructor: Renee Hobbs  hobbs@uri.edu


LIS Professional Field Experience (6 Units)

LSC  595 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1786
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION


Organizational Behavior ( Units)

MBA  502 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1906
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1811
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Managing with Information Resources (3 Units)

MBA  550 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1804
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 2154
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Lynne Finnegan 
ltfinnegan@uri.edu


Internship in Business Admin (3 Units)

MBA  594 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2154
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Lynne Finnegan 
ltfinnegan@uri.edu


MATHEMATICS


Elementary Mathematical Codebreaking (3 Units)

MTH  105 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1139
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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 # 1125
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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


Topics in Mathematics (3 Units)

MTH  108 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1721
This course runs from June 23 to June 25, 2014.

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: Prasanth George 
pgeorge@mail.uri.edu


Applied Calculus I ( Units)

MTH  131 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1039
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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


Applied Calculus I ( Units)

MTH  131 -- Section 2001 -- Course # 1676
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2015.

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 # 1842
Also listed as: AFS 190
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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:  Staff


MUSIC


Introduction to Music (3 Units)

MUS 101 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1010. This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

Introduction to Music. Fosters a better understanding and appreciation of the world’s great music. Consideration of musical styles, techniques, and forms from the listener’s standpoint.
Instructor:  Susan H. Thomas sthomas@mail.uri.edu


Introduction to Music (3 Units)

MUS 101 -- Section 1001 -- Course # 1011. This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

Introduction to Music. Fosters a better understanding and appreciation of the world’s great music. Consideration of musical styles, techniques, and forms from the listener’s standpoint.
Instructor:  Susan H Thomas sthomas@mail.uri.edu


History of Jazz (3 Units)

MUS 106 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1099. This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

History of Jazz. The nature and origin of jazz and its development as an American folk idiom: European and African heritages, blues, ragtime, Dixieland, boogie-woogie, swing, bop, cool, funky, gospel, jazz-rock, free-form, and progressive.
Instructor: Jared M. Sims jnsims@mail.uri.edu



History of Jazz (3 Units)

MUS 106 -- Section 1001 -- Course # 2452. This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

History of Jazz. The nature and origin of jazz and its development as an American folk idiom: European and African heritages, blues, ragtime, Dixieland, boogie-woogie, swing, bop, cool, funky, gospel, jazz-rock, free-form, and progressive.
Instructor: Jared N. Sims jnsims@mail.uri.edu


Basic Musicianship (3 Units)

MUS 111 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 1624. This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

Basic Musicianship. Use of folk, classical, and popular music to learn essentials of music reading and music theory.
Instructor: Elaine Aberdam eliane@uri.edu


NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCE


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

NRS  190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1844
Also listed as: AFS 190
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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:  Staff


NONVIOLENCE AND PEACE STUDIES


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

NVP  425 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1900
Also listed as: PSY 425
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Human Sexuality (3 Units)

NUR  150 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 2700
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014

Human Sexuality. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of individual and societal determinants in the development, integration, and expression of human sexuality and a code of sexual behavior.
Instructor: Tiffani S. Kisler tkisler@uri.edu


Advanced Pathophysiology (3 Units)

NUR  535 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2658
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Advanced Pathophysiology. Clinical decision making based on synthesis of in-depth study of pathophysiological phenomena across the life span.
Instructor: Denise A. Coppa dcoppa@uri.edu 



Informatics in Health Care Settings (3 Units)

NUR  680 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 2658
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Informatics in Health Care Settings. Theory and application of nursing science, computer science and information science for decision making, practice management and communication in health care settings. Pre-requisitement: DNP enrollment or permission of instructor.
Instructor: Patricia M. Schwirian.  Email to come


PHILOSOPHY


Critical Thinking (3 Units)

PHL  101 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1901
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Critical Thinking (3 Units)

PHL  101 -- Section 3001 -- Course # 2369
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Introduction to Philosophy (3 Units)

PHL  103 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1910
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Introduction to Philosophy. Pursues such basic questions as: What is a person? What is knowledge? Are we free? What is moral right and wrong? Does God exist? What is the meaning of death? Not open to students with 9 or more credits in philosophy.
Instructor: Bethany Vaccaro
bvaccaro@mail.uri.edu


Ethical Prob in Society & Med ( Units)

PHL  314 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1905
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Rachel T. Walshe rtwalshe@mail.uri.edu


PLANT SCIENCES AND ENTOMOLOGY


Issues in Biotechnology (3 Units)

PLS 190 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1843
Also listed as: AFS 190
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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:  Staff


POLITICAL SCIENCE


Criminal Justice System (3 Units)

PSC 274 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 2483
Also listed as: SOC 274
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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: SOC 113.
Instructor: Leo Carroll 
lcarroll@uri.edu


Challenge of Nuclear Arms (3 Units)

PSC  300 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1833
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Kristin Johnson  kristin_johnson@uri.edu




PSYCHOLOGY


Toward Self-Understanding (3 Units)

PSY  103 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1805
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Toward Self-Understanding (3 Units)

PSY  103 -- Section 3001 -- Course # 1909
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1814
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1789
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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



History and Systems of Psych (3 Units)

PSY  310 -- Section 3001 -- Course # 2430
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Introduction to Multicultural Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  399 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1902
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Introduction to Multicultural Psychology. Introductory course focusing on multiculturalism as a major paradigm. Emphasizes the meaning of multiculturalism and associated principles, concepts, and sociocultural factors as related to assessment, intervention, and research.
Instructor: Paul Anderer   anderer@mail.uri.edu


Peace Psychology (3 Units)

PSY  425 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1815
Also listed as: NVP 425
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Psychology of Women (3 Units)

PSY  480 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1799
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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


Crime and Deliquency (3 Units)

SOC  230 -- Section 1000 -- Course # 2353
This course runs from May 19 to June 20, 2014.

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.
Instructor: Barbara Costello   costello@uri.edu


Crime and Deliquency (3 Units)

SOC  230 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1690
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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.
Instructor:  Judy Van Wyk 
vanwyk@uri.edu


Criminal Justice System (3 Units)

SOC  274 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1589
Also listed as: PSC 274
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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.
Instructor: Leo Carroll 
lcarroll@uri.edu


TEXTILE FASHION MERCHANDISING AND DESIGN


Apparel Production (3 Units)

TMD  222 -- Section 2000 -- Course # 1477
This course runs from June 23 to July 25, 2014.

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 # 1887
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 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


Development of Contemporary Fashion (3 Units)

TMD  240 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1888
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2013.

Development of Contemporary Fashion. History of contemporary fashion from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Influence of designers, buyers, consumers, and technology on fashion in the marketplace. Pre-requisite: TMD 103 and sophomore standing.
Instructor: Linda Welters 
lwelters@uri.edu



WRITING


Business Communications (3 Units)

WRT  227 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1790
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Joseph B. Szpila jszpila@etal.uri.edu


Writing In Electronic Environments (4 Units)

WRT  235 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1827
This course runs from May 19 to June 25, 2014.

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: Matthew McKnight   mmacknight@mail.uri.edu


Writing Culture (4 Units)

WRT  302 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1892
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Genoa Shepley   genoa_shepley@mail.uri.edu


Public Writing (4 Units)

WRT  303 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1828
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Joannah Portman-Daley joannahportman@mail.uri.edu


Travel Writing (4 Units)

WRT  305 -- Section 3000 -- Course # 1831
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

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: Elizabeth Miles
lmiles@uri.edu


Writing Health and Disability (3 Units)

WRT  306-- Section 3000 -- Course # 1191
This course runs from May 19 to July 25, 2014.

Writing Health and Disability. Explores the ways we experience, label, and politicize health and disability in our culture. Writing may include narratives, cultural critiques, persuasive essays, and policy proposals.
Instructor: Karen A. Franko kfranko@mail.uri.edu


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