June MiniMester 2017 | May 30-June 10Earn 3-4 credits in a two week course or sign up for your summer internship! Courses
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June MiniMester | May 30-June 10
June MiniMester runs Mondays through Saturdays, May 30 – June 10 = 11 class days
Three 10 minute breaks are built in to each class day. Last day to enroll in this term is May 31 at Noon.
Last day to withdraw from this term with a “W” grade is Friday, June 2.
3 credit class – $885
4 credit class – $1,180
6 credit internship – $1,770
12 credit internship – $3,540
Room and Board for residents during June MiniMester: $675
Room and Board for residents from the end of May MiniMester on May 27 to the beginning of June MiniMester on May 30 is $100. This break housing is available by application only here.
Students needing BLC assistance in the June Term will have an additional cost of: $500
|AR104||Intro to Painting||McKee||8:30am - 12:15pm||Meets Fine Arts Requirement||Explores the materials and techniques to compose, tone, and paint both representational and nonrepresentational subjects. Offers first-hand experience controlling and manipulating watercolors, and teaches a basic knowledge of color-field theory.|
|AR280||Digital Photography||Riley||8:30am - 12:15pm||Meets Fine Arts Requirement||This course will provide students with an understanding of techniques and trends in contemporary digital photography, as both a medium for self-expression and a tool for use in capturing image. The basic concepts and terminology of traditional photography, composition, color theory, lighting methods, and equipment are covered in the context 111 of planning and capturing images. Students learn to plan, compose, and optimize image captures destined for digital media, and print. The student must possess a digital camera, preferably with through the-lens viewing|
|BS443||Research Methods II (online)||Broccoli||ONLINE||*End date for this class is July 11; Prerequisite: BS331 (C- or better in BS331)||This course is designed to help students further their exploration and investigation of the specialized theories and issues that began in research methods I. As such, the course affords the senior student the opportunity for more extensive research and study in a selected area of behavioral sciences after receiving written approval of their capstone topic. The focus of this semester is twofold: students continue the development of a detailed and in-depth research paper and then prepare to present their findings to the academic community.|
|EL223||Young Adult Literature||Adler||8:30am - 12:15pm||Meets EL requirement; Prerequisite: CW102||Novels geared towards readers in middle school and high school have gained extraordinary popularity with this age group in recent years. Also, during the past two decades, literary critics and cultural theorists have focused more attention on the psychological, social and political implications of your adult fiction. In this course, we will read classic and contemporary works for young adults by writers such as C.S. Lewis, J.D. Salinger, S.E. Hinton, Judy Blume, J.K. Rowlings, Suzanne Collins and others.|
|FC120||Info/Tech Literacy||Wall||1:00pm-4:45pm||Required core class||This course is designed to introduce students to 21st Century technology literacy skills. By leveraging the knowledge and skills students have in using technology, this course, through a collaborative project based approach, will focus on developing an awareness and knowledge of how to critically analyze and determine the meaningfulness, relevance and applicability of acquired information. In addition, this course will help students enhance their technology literacy skills through the use of resources including Microsoft Office Suite, Presentation Software and Cloud Technologies/Services, and Advanced Technologies and Applications. NOTE: A minimum grade of C- is required to meet graduation requirements.|
|PE199||Leisure Sports||Peretz||1:00pm-4:45pm||Meets PE requirement||This course will incorporate some waterfront activities, such as paddle-boarding along with a variety of leisure sports such as badminton, pickle ball and corn-hole to name a few. The course will also focus on overall wellness behavior for longevity including weight control, diet and exercise.|
|SC199||Special Topic: Science of Your Campus (4cr)||Ramsay||8:30am - 1:30pm||meets lab science requirement||Explore your campus in a whole new way -- from a scientist’s eye. From the beach to the woods and everything in between, this class will look at the many different environments on campus and the impacts humans are having on these ecosystems. Outdoor activities will fully immerse students in these habitats, while complementing classroom learning. Other topics to be covered include food sustainability, energy and water usage, as well as management of these resources to become well-informed critical thinkers around your campus.|