With the spring semester beginning to wind down, summer classes are just around the corner. A number of new courses will be offered this summer, adding to an already extensive selection. Several departments have introduced new online sections of courses or added new sections since summer registration began.
Morning and night classes will be available throughout the semester, taking place over either one of two six-week sessions or throughout a single 12-week session, providing a great opportunity to speed up the graduation process.
Sessions begin on May 14 and June 25. Registration is already open but be sure to contact your advisor to receive your alternate PIN in order to register.
Long Term (May 14 – August 5)
Introduction to Public Policy – POLS 2260 – 3 credits
The first time it has been offered entirely online, the course introduces students to different types of public policies and the dominant frameworks for describing, formulating, and evaluating public policies.
First Short Term (May 14 – June 24)
Global Macros Analysis – FIN 4999 – 1 credit
The new online course offered by the College of Business takes place over just one week (May 19-23) and is open to any student. The course will cover the influence of business, finance, politics, and public policy on the global financial world, as well as strategies for interpreting global trends and geopolitical risks to make intelligent investment choices. There are no prerequisites for the course and all course materials will be provided.
Biochemistry – CHEM 4510 – 3 credits
This will be the first time the course has ever been offered in the summer. The class will survey the chemical aspects of protein and enzyme function, bioenergetics, metabolism, photosynthesis, nucleic acid function, and protein biosynthesis. Student must have completed CHEM 3020 with a minimum grade of C in order to enroll.
Adventure Tourism – HHP 1999 – 1-4 credits
The field-intensive course takes place every day from May 5-17. Designed as an entry level outdoor class to introduce students to the topics of tourism while utilizing the amazing natural resources the Chattanooga area affords, nearly every class meeting will held outside. There is an additional $35 course fee to cover activities such as bouldering, climbing, hiking, rappelling, caving, hang gliding, biking, and boating. For more information, visithttps://sites.google.com/site/adventuretourism1999/
Introduction to Architecture – INTD 1200 – 3 credits
The course provides an overview of architectural throughout history meant to heighten the student’s perception and appreciation of the role architecture has played in the development of society and culture.
Introduction to Literary Analysis – ENGL 2010 – 3 credits
With an emphasis on close reading and critical writing, the course introduces critical concepts and skills required in the field of literary studies. Different approaches to analyzing and interpreting literary texts, genre forms and critical terminology, and research methods are also examined. Emphasis on close reading and careful critical writing. The course must be completed within the first 21 hours of major course work and also has the co-requisite of ENGL 1020 or department head approval.
Rhetoric, Food, and Culture– ENGL 4870.0 – 3 credits
Open to English major only, with department head approval for others, the upper-level course presents an intensive seminar which delves into the origins and impact of various cultures seen across a wide range of people and places.
Autobiography in American Literature – ENGL 4870.2 – 3 credits
A study of the art of autobiography and its role in American literature
Writing Beyond the Academy – ENGL 3830.0 and 3830.2 – 3 credits
A new section of this class has been added since summer registration began.
A writing course designed to offer theory and practice in writing in a variety of non-academic settings. The course focuses on audience awareness, document design, and clarity of prose. Students need to have competed ENGL 1020 or have received department head approval to enroll.
Introduction to Statistics – MATH 2100.0 and 2100.2 (as well as 2100.1 during the Second Short Term)
The general education course will teach students to develop and use statistical and probabilistic models of real world phenomena, and develop the concepts of uncertainty, probability, and statistical significance. Students will learn how to solve practical problems using statistical vocabulary, notation, and appropriate technology.
Second Short Term (June 25 – August 5)
The Sociology of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse/Group Studies Special Issues of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – SOC 4999/SOCW 4999r – 3 credits
This cross listed course will examine the concepts, theories and empirical evidence surrounding the use, abuse, addiction treatment and legality/illegality of alcohol and drugs in America and globally.
Show Me the Money – FIN 1999 – 3 credits
The new online course will look to teach basic money management skills for college students. Students will be taught how to how to save, budget, avoid and reduce debt, apply for financial aid, negotiate for bargains, and much more. The course will count as a lower level elective for any student outside of a Business major.
Composition Studies as Cultural Critique – ENGL 4870.1 – 3 credits
This course examines the role of the composition—and the writer—in understanding and critique culture.
Victimology: Theory, Research and Policy Issues – CRMJ 4010 – 3 credits
The course studies the definitions and rates of victimization, its influence on the criminal justice system, and how different movements and organizations impact society’s understanding of the issue. With required attendance at the Senator Tommy Burks Victim Assistance Academy from June 9-15, the remainder of the class is held online. Prerequisites include CRMJ 1100, completion of social science general education requirement, or department head approval, and the class is open to all students regardless of major.