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College Preparation Program

Courses for Credit

One of the best ways to prepare for college is to get a taste of college life and academics. Take this opportunity to explore different subjects or get a head start on the major of your dreams. The College Prep Program offers undergraduate courses for college credit taught by Northwestern faculty and instructors who assume the same level of commitment and involvement from you that they do from college students. The expectations are high, the rewards are long-lasting.

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College Credit Courses


More than 300 Northwestern courses in virtually every academic discipline are open to you...

  • Immerse yourself in Arabic, Chinese, or Italian – and learn what filmmaker Federico Fellini meant when he said that “a different language is a different vision of life.”
  • Find yourself discussing the science of climate change, analyzing the psychology of personality or researching the principles of genetics and evolution.
  • Explore a future major in chemistry or history or experiment with something you may not have tried before, like political science or philosophy.
  • Courses are flexibly scheduled, ranging from three-week intensive courses in the sciences or languages, and four to eight weeks for most other offerings. You must receive permission from the Summer Session director to enroll in three-week intensive science courses. Also, students may be able to enroll in upper-level courses, subject to prerequisites and permission.


As a College Prep student in the credit study option, you will take undergraduate courses with students from Northwestern and other universities. The course credit you earn can be transferred to undergraduate programs at many other universities. Your grades will be available on an official Northwestern transcript — a strong beginning to your academic career.

Course list is subject to change without notice.




Summer Session Courses - College Prep Courses

African Studies
AFST 276-0 African Literature in Translation: From Oral Tradition to Contemporary Film Studies

The course offers a comparative study of African arts performance media--live storytelling, writing and publishing, electronic media forms like radio, TV and film--and of different arts performance genres within African oral traditions. Oral traditions have an unbroken connection to contemporary written and electronic verbal arts productions in Africa--the whole world, for that matter. Theoretical-analytical approaches to the appreciation of verbal arts and film forms are focused on the writings of Prof. Harold Scheub of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Creative works explored in the course range from Yoruba divination poetry to stories from the "Arabian Nights" (African literature!) to epic traditions like that of the West African Mandekan hero Sunjata Keita. There will also be screenings of and work on six feature-length films: "Wend Kuuni," "Keita: Heritage of the Griot," "La vie est belle," "Guimba," "Sia: The Dream of the Python," and "Yeelen." Texts for study are offered in English translation, and the films with African-language sound tracks are subtitled in English. Course resources will be accessible, and all work will be submitted, using a dedicated Canvas web site (Canvas is Northwestern's web-based learning management system/LMS). A number of no-GPA-risk Canvas-based quizzes programmed for unlimited do-overs and display of feedback will serve as homework exercises. There are two major compositions that can be submitted as revisable drafts: a midterm on folktale analysis, and a final based on epic and hero tale analysis linked to one of the course films; these essays are between you and the instructor. There is also a major collaborative project: all participants will ask a question of the Sixteen Cowries, and compose a multimedia presentation on this Yoruba divination process that will be posted as a web page visible to all participants in the course on the Canvas site. Successful completion of the course satisfies one of the Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences' distribution (general education) requirements in the Literature and Fine Arts; it can be counted as a core elective in the African Studies major and minor, and a non-Western literature required course within the Comparative Literary Studies major. The course may also be of interest to students in the fields of Performance Studies and Digital Humanities research.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/31/15 MWF 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Anthropology
ANTHRO 211-0 Culture and Society

This course introduces students to the method and practice of cultural anthropology. Students will learn about using the ethnographic method, one of the core research tools of qualitative social science, to study contemporary society in the U.S. and globally. Themes of the course include gender, race, age and aging, the body, inequality, and national identity. Course readings range from classics to new works, and include films as well as books and articles.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
ANTHRO 213-0 Human Origins

This course will examine the evolution of the human species and explore the nature of human biological variation in the modern world. Principles of evolutionary theory and genetics will first be presented to provide a framework for the study of human evolutionary biology. The fossil evidence for human evolution will then be considered using comparative data from nonhuman primate ecology to help reconstruct prehistoric lifeways. Finally, the influence of environmental stressors (e.g, climate, nutrition, and disease) on modern human biological variation will be discussed. Particular attention will be given to how human populations utilized biological and behavioral mechanisms to adapt to their environments throughout evolutionary history. This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement. This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 1810 Hinman 104
Evanston Campus Open Caesar ID: 40148
ANTHRO 214-0 Archaeology: Unearthing History

The Pyramids, Stonehenge, Cahokia, and Great Zimbabwe: who built these monuments, and why? They are often associated with buried treasure, lost civilizations, and a forgotten past. But archaeologists look beyond a Romantic view and ask questions about why they were built, and what they tell us about humankind. By learning about past cultures, what made them different and what made them similar, we gain a better understanding of human history and the state of the world today. People in the past were very different, but they shared one thing In common—they left behind stones and bones, pottery fragments, great monuments and burial offerings. These vestiges of the past are used by archaeologists to build an understanding of what it means to be human.

In this class, you will be introduced to the questions, theories, and methods of archaeology. You will learn about how archaeologists locate, survey, and excavate the great monuments of the past; how they study artifacts in the lab; and how they use the stuff they find to piece together stories about the past, and test those stories against the evidence. You will learn about the diversity of ancient and modern peoples, their cultures, and the past they inhabited. You will also learn about the place of archaeology in the modern world—how archaeologists engage with questions such as long-term climate change and human response, sustainability, and inequality.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 1 – 3:30 p.m. 1810 Hinman 104
Evanston Campus Open
ANTHRO 232-0 Myth & Symbolism

This course is an introduction to three of the leading theories about the nature and meaning ofmy1h: psychoanalytic, functionalist and structuralist. Each of these three approaches will be considered primarily through the writings of their respective founders: Sigmund Freud, Bronislaw Malinowski, and Claude Levi-Strauss. Lectures will be primarily concerned with explaining these three theories. Examples of how these theories can be applied to the analysis of specific myths will largely be drawn from the Old Testament Book of Genesis. All students will compile a corpus ofmy1hs from a culture of their own choosing and, using background sources about that culture, analyze myths from their corpus from all three perspectives. The course will require several papers of 5 pages or more, but no exams.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 6:30 – 9 p.m. 1810 Hinman 104
Evanston Campus Open
Arabic
ARABIC 111-1 Elementary Arabic

This first segment of the three-quarter first-year course facilitates students' learning of the alphabet and sound system, and helps them develop basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. It also introduces students to the diglossic sociolinguistic environment of the Arab World, and provides exposure to basic, high frequency regional spoken variety elements. This course is designed for true beginners with no previous background in the language. Students with any background must take a placement test and consult with the Coordinator before enrolling.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
ARABIC 111-2 Elementary Arabic

This second course builds upon the material presented in the first term, introducing additional fundamental sentence structures, expanding vocabulary, and providing students an opportunity to further practice and expand the basic skills acquired in the first segment. As with 111-1, students should plan on significant homework outside of class, in addition to the daily class meeting.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
ARABIC 111-3 Elementary Arabic

This is the third part of our year-long elementary course which constitutes an introduction to Arabic. The main focus of the class is Modern Standard Arabic, used for reading and writing. Considerable exposure to spoken Arabic varieties is included to help prepare students for spoken interactions in Arabic speaking countries. The main emphasis will continue to be on learning the basic structures of the language, reading & writing simple texts and developing oral communication skills. Although students will begin to develop a useful knowledge of Arabic over the first year, the second year of Arabic is strongly recommended to those students desiring to acquire effective use of the language, and to students who need to fulfill the WCAS foreign language requirement.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
ARABIC 121-1 Intermediate Arabic

This first part of the three-quarter second-year course is a continuation of Arabic I, and moves students forward in all modes of language use, including additional exposure to representative regional spoken varieties, work on more sophisticated written expression and reading abilities for higher level/more abstract types of texts.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
ARABIC 121-2 Intermediate Arabic

This is the second part of a three-quarter course (121) which continues the path of Arabic I (111-1,2,3). This course deals with the next level of essential topics for daily and literary use of the Arabic language. The emphasis of this course will be on training students to read and understand a wider variety of Arabic texts and to work toward more efficient reading, to discuss orally text content and to write short paragraphs and translation (English/Arabic/English). In addition to the textbook used for instruction, there will be other selections for outside reading, predominantly taken from news sources, and use of audio-visual materials.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
ARABIC 121-3 Intermediate Arabic

This is the third part of the three-segment, second year (121) course which follows Arabic I (111-1,2,3). This course deals with the next level of essential topics and structures for daily and literary use of the Arabic language. The emphasis of this course will be on training students to read and understand Arabic texts and to work toward more efficient reading, to orally discuss text content, to write short paragraphs and sentences, understand basic spoken formal and less-formal speech in Arabic and engage in conversation on specific topics. In addition to the textbook used for instructions, there will be other selections for outside reading, predominately taken from news sources, and use of audio-visual materials, including sound files available through password protected websites.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Art
ART 150-0 Introduction to Photography

This course is an introduction to photographic equipment, materials, and processes that includes extensive darkroom instruction in black-and-white printing and creative darkroom control. The aesthetics of camera vision are explored through classroom discussion and lectures. This is an intensive workshop-style class consisting of two six-hour sessions each week with 30-minute lunch breaks. Attendance at the first class meeting is required, and students must come equipped with a 35mm film camera that can be operated with all automatic settings off. Bring one roll of Kodak TriX film to the first class. No previous studio experience required. Enrollment is limited to 12. Students must bring a 35mm camera that can be operated manually and a roll of Tri-x 400 b&w, 36 exp. film to first class.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/16/15 TuTh 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Art History
ART_HIST 260-0 The Artist as Criminal: A Survey of Contemporary Art, 1950 to the present

The figure of the artist has long been associated with scandal, rebelliousness, and the task of breaking visual and social conventions. This slide-lecture and discussion-based course is designed to give both art majors and non-majors an introduction to the myriad forms and concerns that have been taken up and critiqued over the last half century by art critics, curators, and artists, which helped shape the notion of the artist as criminal or deviant. Beginning with the 1950s and the center of the international art world at the time, New York, we will examine how the traditions of painting and sculpture were increasingly challenged by a range of practices that have been loosely labeled as pop, minimalism, performance and conceptual art. Through case studies in which artists were arrested for their experimental practices, or whose work was criminalized by the art world, we will consider how artists' varied engagements with deviance sheds light on the social mechanics of the modernist art canon. By the end of this course students will be able to identify defining elements associated with specific art movements of the last century, as well as the various models and consequences of criminality in art. Through class visits to local art collections—the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Institute of Chicago—students will also cultivate visual analysis skills and a repertoire of interpretative methods that will help them make informed assessments about art and art history, and its intersections with politics and visual culture. No prior knowledge of art history or contemporary art is required to take this course.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Astronomy
ASTRON 101-0 Modern Cosmology

The modern Big Bang perspective on the origin, structure, evolution, and fate of the universe. Topics to be discussed include the extragalactic distance scale, the Hubble expansion, the large-scale clustering of galaxies, cosmic inflation and the early universe, Big Bang nucleosynthesis, the cosmic microwave background radiation, dark matter, dark energy, and the recent evidence for acceleration in the expansion of the universe. This course counts toward the Weinberg College Natural Sciences distribution requirement, Area I. This distribution course is designed for nonscience majors.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF 9 – 11 a.m.
Evanston Campus Open
ASTRON 120-0 Highlights of Astronomy

This course will explore our modern ideas about the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Topics to be discussed include extrasolar planets, supernovae, black holes, dark matter, the big bang theory and the search for life in the universe.

Learning Objectives:

Correlate understanding of basic physical principles to astrophysical applications in order to explain how we know what we know about the universe

Explain the development of fundamental theories such as the Nebular Hypothesis of solar system formation and the Big Bang theory of the universe\'s origin and evolution.

Analyze levels of certainty in the fundamental theories (Nebular Hypothesis, Big Bang theory, etc.) compared to alternative ideas.

Apply fundamental concepts in astronomy to current research results.

Analyze a scientific theory to determine whether it is a good theory.

 

Natural Sciences Distro Area


Additional Information:

Teaching Method: Three lectures per week. Observing sessions with the Dearborn telescope

Evaluation Method:

Final exam- 25%
Mid-term- 25%
Online work- 10%
Quizzes- 20%
Writing assignments- 20%

 

Class Materials (Required):  Universe, 10th Edition: Freedman & Kauffman, ISBN: 9781464124921.

Class Notes:

This class is intended for non-science majors and no previous background in physics or astronomy is needed. Although equations are introduced in class, no mathematical problem solving is required. We will cover foundational principles of gravity, light and motion that are needed to understand astronomy phenomena and astronomical theories.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 1 – 3:30 p.m. Tech. Institute
Evanston Campus Open
Biological Sciences
BIOL_SCI 170-CN Concepts of Biology

Fundamentals of biology. Chemical composition and organization of living material, cellular organization, energy conversion by organisms, genetics and reproduction, ecology, evolution, and other topics. Student-designed project work. Northwestern day-school students must obtain their dean's consent to enroll in this course.

Summer 2015 Sec #28
06/23/15 - 08/11/15 Tu 6 – 9:15 p.m.
Chicago Campus Open
BIOL_SCI 216-0 Cell Biology

 

Mechanisms that cells use to compartmentalize and transport cellular materials, to move, to regulate growth and death, to communicate and to respond to their environments.

Prerequisite: CHEM 103 or 172

This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.


Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 8 – 10:30 a.m. Tech Institute
Evanston Campus Open
Business Institutions
BUS_INST 239-0 Marketing Management

This course introduces students to the basic principles and framework of strategic marketing, with an emphasis on analytical skills useful in a business environment. Market segmentation, target marketing, brand positioning, consumer behavior, marketing research, basic quantitative analyses, distribution channels and internet/mobile marketing are among the topics discussed. You will gain experience applying the core concepts through short assignments and case studies. Small group case work will give you the opportunity to work collaboratively -- putting skills to use analyzing situations confronted by real managers. By the end of this term, you will have acquired a sound conceptual and theoretical "tool kit" for marketing analysis and gained experience analyzing real-world marketing problems.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, you will understand the basic processes involved in marketing management -- how to determine which customers your organization should serve, which products and services it should offer them, and how. You will know how to read and interpret marketing case studies, and have experience applying strategic frameworks to analyze business situations.

Summer 2015 Sec #36
06/22/15 - 07/31/15 MWF 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Chemistry
CHEM 101-0 General Chemistry

The first in a three-course sequence in college-level chemistry for science majors, serving as preparation for more advanced chemistry courses such as organic chemistry and physical chemistry and as the general chemistry preparation required for professional schools. Because of the intensive nature of these courses, it is recommended that students not register concurrently for other courses. Descriptive chemistry, elements and compounds; basic chemical calculations, mole problems, stoichiometry, and solution concentrations; gas laws; thermochemistry; quantum theory and electronic structure of atoms; periodic properties of the elements; nuclear chemistry; chemical bonding. Must be taken concurrently with Chem 121.


Chemistry 101-0 students MUST also enroll in the laboratory class (CHEM 121-0.) on Monday/Wednesday, 1-5pm. The Chemistry lab is worth .34 units of credit and has a lab fee of $250.


Prerequisite: one year of high school chemistry and algebra or consent of instructor.

This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I. Due to limited space in chemistry courses during Summer Session, priority is given to visiting, degree-seeking, and certificate (Professional Health Careers) students. SPS students-at-large may register starting on June 10 if space is available.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF
Lab: M/W
9 a.m. – noon
1-5:00pm
Evanston Campus Open
CHEM 102-0 General Inorganic Chemistry

The second in a three-course sequence in college-level chemistry for science majors, serving as preparation for more advanced chemistry courses such as organic chemistry and physical chemistry and as the general chemistry preparation required for professional schools. Because of the intensive nature of these courses, it is recommended that students not register concurrently for other courses. Descriptive chemistry, inorganic reactions; chemical bonding; condensed phases; introduction to chemical equilibria; phase equilibria; solutions and colligative properties; metal complexes. Must be taken concurrently with Chem 122. AP credit for Chem 101 does not allow registration for Chem 102. Prerequisite: Chem 101 (C– or better).

Chemistry 102-0 students MUST also enroll in the laboratory class (CHEM 122-0.) on Monday/Wednesday, 1-5pm. The Chemistry lab is worth .34 units of credit and has a lab fee of $250.


Prerequisite: Completion of Chemistry 101-0 or course deemed equivalent by department/instructor with a grade of C- or better.

This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I. Due to limited space in chemistry courses during Summer Session, priority is given to visiting, degree-seeking, and certificate (Professional Health Careers) students. SPS students-at-large may register starting on June 10 if space is available.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF
Lab: M/W
9 a.m. – noon
1-5:00pm
Evanston Campus Open
CHEM 103-0 General Physical Chemistry

The third in a three-course sequence in college-level chemistry for science majors, serving as preparation for more advanced chemistry courses such as organic chemistry and physical chemistry and as the general chemistry preparation required for professional schools. Because of the intensive nature of these courses, it is recommended that students not register concurrently for other courses. Chemical equilibrium; equilibria in aqueous solution; thermodynamics; chemical kinetics; electrochemistry and oxidation-reduction reactions; solid-state chemistry; industrial chemical processes. Must be taken with Chem 123. A grade of C– or better in Chem 103 required to enroll for any higher-level chemistry course. Prerequisites: Chem 102 (C– or better); MATH 220 or equivalent.

 

Chemistry 103-0 students MUST also enroll in the laboratory class (CHEM 123-0.) on Monday/Wednesday, 1-5pm.  The Chemistry lab is worth .34 units of credit and has an a lab fee of $250.


Prerequisite: Completion of Chemistry 102-0 or course deemed equivalent by department/instructor with a grade of C- or better.

This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement. Due to limited space in chemistry courses during Summer Session, priority is given to visiting, degree-seeking, and certificate (Professional Health Careers) students. SPS students-at-large may register starting on June 10 if space is available.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF
Lab: M/W
9 a.m. – noon
1-5:00pm
Evanston Campus Open
CHEM 121-0 General Chemistry Lab

Chemical analysis of real samples using basic laboratory techniques, including titration, colorimetric analysis, density measurements, and atomic spectroscopy. Planning, data collection, interpretation, and reporting on these experiments. Must be taken concurrently with Chem 101.

General Chemistry Lab. Students enrolled in Chem 101-0 must also register for Lab 121-0 section 33. The Chemistry lab is worth .34 units of credit and has a lab fee of $250.

Summer 2015 Sec #33
06/22/15 - 07/08/15 MW 1 – 5 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open Caesar ID: 40365
CHEM 122-0 General Inorganic Chemistry Lab

Chemistry laboratory techniques applied to materials science and nanotechnology. Planning, data collection, interpretation, and reporting on experiments. Must be taken concurrently with Chem 102. Prerequisite: Chem 101 and Chem 121 (C– or better).

General Inorganic Chemistry Lab. Students enrolled in Chem 102-0 must also register for Lab 122-0 section 33. The Chemistry lab is worth .34 units of credit and has a lab fee of $250.

Summer 2015 Sec #33
07/13/15 - 07/29/15 MW 1 – 5 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
CHEM 123-0 General Physical Chemistry Lab

Chemistry laboratory techniques applied to biosensor technology using concepts of acid-base chemistry, kinetics, and the like. Design of a biosensor. Planning, data collection, interpretation, and reporting on experiments. Must be taken concurrently with Chem 103. Prerequisite: Chem 102 and Chem 122 (C– or better).

General Physical Chemistry Lab. Students enrolled in Chem 103-0 must also register for Lab 123-0 section 33. The Chemistry lab is worth .34 units of credit and has an additional lab fee of $250.

Summer 2015 Sec #33
08/03/15 - 08/19/15 MW 1 – 5 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Chinese

Introduction to the Summer Course

This three-course sequence (111-1, 2, 3) presents the material of the first year of the beginning Chinese curriculum in an intensive format over nine weeks, introducing the Pinyin system, grammar, and about 500-600 characters. The 150-minute-class meets 5 times per week, and provides a practical learner-centered curriculum, with the aim to help true beginners develop their communicative competence in the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, while gaining competence in Chinese culture, making connections to their daily life, and building links among communities.

Students who successfully complete Summer Elementary Chinese 111-3 with the final course grade of C- or above may continue with the second-year Chinese (CHINESE 121-1) at Northwestern University.

CHINESE 111-1 Elementary Chinese

Introduction to the Summer Course
This three-course sequence (111-1, 2, 3) presents the material of the first year of the beginning Chinese curriculum in an intensive format over nine weeks, introducing the Pinyin system, grammar, and about 500-600 characters. The 150-minute-class meets 5 times per week, and provides a practical learner-centered curriculum, with the aim to help true beginners develop their communicative competence in the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, while gaining competence in Chinese culture, making connections to their daily life, and building links among communities.

Students who successfully complete Summer Elementary Chinese 111-3 with the final course grade of C- or above may continue with the second-year Chinese (CHINESE 121-1) at Northwestern University.

The first course in the Elementary Chinese sequence introduces the standard Chinese phonetics system-Pinyin, the Chinese writing system, basic grammar, and simple sentence structures. Speaking, listening, character, grammar, and communicative exercises are included throughout the course.

 

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
CHINESE 111-2 Elementary Chinese

The second course in the Elementary Chinese sequence focuses on the sound and writing of Chinese characters, expands vocabulary, introduces additional fundamental grammar and sentence structures, and encourages students to practice the basic skills of the language. Speaking, listening, character, grammar, and communicative exercises are included throughout the course. Chinese calligraphy and other forms of Chinese arts will be introduced.
Prerequisite: Chinese 111-1 with C- or above.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
CHINESE 111-3 Elementary Chinese

The third course in Elementary Chinese aims to help students obtain an adequate grasp of basic language skills in both spoken and written Chinese and lay a good foundation for further study of this language. Speaking, listening, character, grammar, and communicative exercises are included throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Chinese 111-1, 2.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Information Systems
CIS 212-CN Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

This course focuses on developing complex programs using the Java object-oriented language. The course is the first of two courses in object-oriented programing for the School of Professional Studies Information Systems major. The course begins with a quick introduction to the basics of the Java language: variables, conditionals, looping and user-defined methods. Students write programs that utilize methods, arrays and array lists and exception handling for solving problems. Information hiding, inheritance, polymorphism, aggregation and interfaces as principles of object-oriented programming will be introduced. This course includes interactive lectures and labs. Students will be required to complete multiple computer programs and quizzes. A final assignment is required for students to illustrate their understanding of all programming topics covered in the course. May not be audited or taken P/N. Information Systems majors or those with previous programming experience should enroll in this introductory 212 course. Non-majors or students with no previous programming experience should enroll in CIS 110-CN Introduction to Computer Programming. Northwestern day-school students must obtain their dean's consent to enroll in this course.

Summer 2015 Sec #28
06/22/15 - 08/10/15 M 6 – 9:15 p.m.
Chicago Campus Open
Classics
CLASSICS 260-0 Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology: Then and Now
From Homer's Odyssey and Athenian tragedy to reinventions of the classical world in modern literature and film, Western cultures have always adapted myth to reflect current ideas and questions. In this course we will examine Greek and Roman literary sources in translation, augmented by ancient visual arts, to explore how various media dynamically reflect classical mythology. We will extend our engagement by discussing contemporary adaptations.

 

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Communication Studies
COMM_ST 205-0 Theories of Persuasion

Survey of major theories that explain how to change another person's attitudes and behaviors. Applications to persuasion within a variety of contexts, including relationships, organizations, legal campaigns, and the mass culture. Fulfills a core requirement of the communication studies department. First class attendance is mandatory.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Economics
ECON 201-0 Introduction to Macroeconomics

Scarcity and choice; elements of demand and supply; determinants of aggregate output, employment, inflation, growth, and balance of payments. Prerequisites: ability to do algebra and draw graphs. This course counts toward the Weinberg College social and behavioral sciences distribution requirement, Area III.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/31/15 MWF 3 – 4:50 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
ECON 202-0 Introduction to Microeconomics

Consumers' and producers' influences on structure of output and prices and distribution of income. Social efficiency in resource allocation. Government impact on allocative efficiency and distributive equity. Prerequisite: ECON 201. This course counts toward the Weinberg College social and behavioral sciences distribution requirement, Area III.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/01/15 - 07/31/15 MWF 11 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
ECON 281-0 Introduction to Applied Econometrics

Estimation and analysis of a variety of empirical econometric models. Descriptive statistics, univariate regression, multiple regression, simultaneous equations, and forecasting. Prerequisite: ECON 201, 202; MATH 220; STAT 210; or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MTuW 9 – 10:50 a.m. Jacobs 3245
Evanston Campus Open
English
Composition courses ENGLISH 110 and ENGLISH 111 are only open to School of Continuing Studies students and visiting students. Please see English Requirements for information about prerequisites and placement exam procedures for these courses.
ENGLISH 105-0 Expository Writing

Expository Writing is designed for any student who wants a strong introductory course in college-level writing. Students write three essays, developing each through a process of planning, drafting, revising, and editing. Through this process, students learn techniques for writing essays that are clear, concise, interesting, and well-supported. Class meetings are conducted as seminar discussions and workshops.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open Caesar ID: 40305
ENGLISH 113-CN Introduction to Literature

Introduction to the vocabulary, techniques, and pleasures of literature through close study and discussion of poems, plays, short stories, and novels. Short critical papers develop ability to analyze and interpret literature. Prerequisite: ENGLISH 111 or equivalent writing skills highly recommended. Northwestern day-school students must obtain their dean's consent to enroll in this course.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Chicago Campus Open
French
FRENCH 111-1 First-Year French

This course is for students who wish to complete all or part of the first year of college French. Any one of the three courses may be taken separately. The three-course sequence aims to build skills in speaking, understanding, writing, and reading French through study, practice, and class activities. Classes include a variety of activities designed to help students acquire knowledge of basic French vocabulary and structures along with the ability to use what they have learned in situations of communication. Classes are conducted in French except when explanation of grammar or other material may necessitate the use of English.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon 112
Evanston Campus Open
FRENCH 111-2 First-Year French

See FRENCH 111-1 for course description. Prerequisite: FRENCH 111-1.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
FRENCH 111-3 First-Year French

See FRENCH 111-1 for course description. Prerequisite: FRENCH 111-2.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF Time: TBA
Evanston Campus Open
FRENCH 121-1 Second-Year French

For students who wish to complete all or part of the second year of college French. Any one of the three courses in this sequence may be taken separately. Using Le Français Internautique, an interactive online program, students review and practice basic grammar and improve their listening comprehension while exploring contemporary French culture. This first course in the sequence stresses oral communication and requires a minimum of two hours of work per day outside of class in the Multimedia Learning Center computer lab or on a computer with high-speed Internet access and a current browser. Classes are conducted in French. Prerequisite: first-year college French or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
FRENCH 121-2 Second-Year French

This second course in the sequence develops writing skills and requires a minimum of two hours of work per day outside of class in the Multimedia Learning Center computer lab or on a computer with high-speed Internet access and a current browser. Classes are conducted in French. Prerequisite: FRENCH 121-1 or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
FRENCH 121-3 Second-Year French

This third course in the sequence focuses on reading (short stories and excerpts from literary texts) and requires a minimum of two hours of work per day outside of class in the Multimedia Learning Center computer lab or on a computer with high-speed Internet access and a current browser. Classes are conducted in French. Prerequisite: FRENCH 121-2 or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
General Communication
GEN_CMN 102-0 Public Speaking

This course involves the theory, composition, delivery, and criticism of public speeches. Students learn effective public presentation strategies, to be implemented in four to five class assignments ranging from impromptu speaking to persuasion and argumentation. Students develop critical listening skills by evaluating their own public speaking style as well as the effectiveness of their peers and famous public speakers. The course objective is to build confidence in public speaking in a laboratory setting, to learn the power of public rhetoric in a social and professional forum, and to provide practical experience for those desiring to become better speakers in a variety of public communication environments.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
GEN_CMN 102-0 Public Speaking

This course involves the theory, composition, delivery, and criticism of public speeches. Students learn effective public presentation strategies, to be implemented in four to five class assignments ranging from impromptu speaking to persuasion and argumentation. Students develop critical listening skills by evaluating their own public speaking style as well as the effectiveness of their peers and famous public speakers. The course objective is to build confidence in public speaking in a laboratory setting, to learn the power of public rhetoric in a social and professional forum, and to provide practical experience for those desiring to become better speakers in a variety of public communication environments.

Summer 2015 Sec #36
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Music: Courses for Nonmajors
GEN_MUS 170-0 Introduction to Music

In this course, students will discover Western classical music by studying musical fundamentals, exploring the history of music from its origins to the present, and acquiring skills for focused and intelligent listening. During the quarter, we will learn the musical forms, techniques, and terms that make up the grammar of music, and also investigate the curious relationship between the composers who create music and the performers who share it with listeners. By discussing both music's relationship to society and its role as a creative tool for the individual's imagination, we will consider how music provides a means of self-expression and offers a unique glimpse of who we are as human beings. Finally, through studying works ranging from Mozart's operas, Beethoven's symphonies and Chopin's nocturnes to Stravinsky's ballets, Bernstein's musicals and John Williams' film scores, we will learn how music has changed over the years and discuss the powerful influence of the art form in our own lives. No prior music background required.
(VI. Literature and Fine Arts)

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MCB LL 111
Evanston Campus Open
GEN_MUS 175-0 Selected Topice in Music Literature: Music, Media and Technology

In this course, we examine the ways musical practices shape and are shaped by technological developments, focusing primarily on electric and digital innovations of the 20th century. We will investigate questions such as: how have the recording and reproducibility of music changed the way we listen? What is music's role in TV commercials, streaming media services, and mobile apps? How is music deployed in contemporary media industries? We will consider film scores, music and video games, music-making software, and mass media, among other topics. Through readings, attentive listening to recordings, and discussion, students will prepare for short writing assignments and a technologically mediated project. There are no prerequisites.
(VI. Literature and Fine Arts)

Summer 2015 Sec #21
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
GEN_MUS 176-0 Selected Topics in Applied Music: Pop Songwriting and Analysis

This class is divided into two main frameworks: analysis and songwriting. Students will learn compositional strategies by studying a variety of pop-influenced traditions. We will look in detail at songs by George Gershwin, Marvin Gaye, the Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Radiohead, among other influential artists. The acquisition of such analytical tools will enhance the students' songwriting abilities. Students will have the chance to present their compositions in class as a means to receive feedback from both the instructor and their colleagues. Projects include the composition of two songs as well as a short analytical presentation. Basic music background is welcomed but not required

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/31/15 MWF 10 – 11:50 a.m. MCB LL 113
Evanston Campus Open
GEN_MUS 176-0 Selected Topics in Music Literature: Jazz, Blues and Rock in Chicago

This course is designed for all levels of students interested in learning about Chicago’s rich musical history and contemporary scenes. Utilizing historical readings, close listening, concert attendance, and discussion, we will explore the blues and jazz traditions as they emerged in Chicago in the early 20th century, the influences they had on each other, as well as on the development of rock music. Focal points will be artists such as Muddy Waters and King Oliver and influential record companies such as Chess Records. We will then take a leap forward, looking at how jazz, blues, and popular music co-exist in the city today, considering historical connections as well as economic and cultural impacts on contemporary musical practices in Chicago.
(VI. Literature and Fine Arts)

Summer 2015 Sec #21
06/22/15 - 07/31/15 MWF 2 – 3:50 p.m. MCB LL 111
Evanston Campus Open
German
GERMAN 101-1 Beginning German

This is a three-course foundation sequence in elementary German. The sequence uses a communicative approach to provide students with all four language skills -- speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing -- to ensure that students acquire a basic command of German. Classes are conducted largely in German, except when explanation of grammar or other material may require the use of English. This is an intensive approach, requiring a minimum of two hours of homework preparation per class, but the small class size affords summer students many opportunities to practice their German. Students completing the sequence should be well prepared for any intermediate-level German program. Students may enroll in individual courses (subject to skill level) or the entire sequence.

Teaching Method: Class Participation, Group Work, Language Lab, Listening Exercises, Readings, and Writing Assignments

Course Requirements and Evaluation: Final Oral Interview, Class Participation, Homework, Lab, Listening Exercises, Exams, Quizzes, Readings, and Writing Assignments

Class Materials: Kontakte 7th Edition- McGraw Hill

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
GERMAN 101-2 Beginning German

This is a three-course foundation sequence in elementary German. The sequence uses a communicative approach to provide students with all four language skills -- speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing -- to ensure that students acquire a basic command of German. Classes are conducted largely in German, except when explanation of grammar or other material may require the use of English. This is an intensive approach, requiring a minimum of two hours of homework preparation per class, but the small class size affords summer students many opportunities to practice their German. Students completing the sequence should be well prepared for any intermediate-level German program. Students may enroll in individual courses (subject to skill level) or the entire sequence.

Teaching Method: Class Participation, Group Work, Language Lab, Listening Exercises, Readings, and Writing Assignments

Course Requirements and Evaluation: Final Oral Interview, Class Participation, Homework, Lab, Listening Exercises, Exams, Quizzes, Readings, and Writing Assignments

Class Materials: Kontakte 7th Edition- McGraw Hill

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF Time: TBA
Evanston Campus Open
GERMAN 101-3 Beginning German

This is a three-course foundation sequence in elementary German. The sequence uses a communicative approach to provide students with all four language skills -- speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing -- to ensure that students acquire a basic command of German. Classes are conducted largely in German, except when explanation of grammar or other material may require the use of English. This is an intensive approach, requiring a minimum of two hours of homework preparation per class, but the small class size affords summer students many opportunities to practice their German. Students completing the sequence should be well prepared for any intermediate-level German program. Students may enroll in individual courses (subject to skill level) or the entire sequence.

Teaching Method: Class Participation, Group Work, Language Lab, Listening Exercises, Readings, and Writing Assignments

Course Requirements and Evaluation: Final Oral Interview, Class Participation, Homework, Lab, Listening Exercises, Exams, Quizzes, Readings, and Writing Assignments

Class Materials: Kontakte 7th Edition- McGraw Hill

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
History
HISTORY 201-1 European Civilization: High Medieval thru mid-18th C

This course surveys the development and rise of pre-industrial European civilization, and examines Europe’s culture, politics, religion, social life,
and relations with neighboring societies. The course will take students from the first Crusade at the end of the 11th century through the Age of Absolutism and the enlightened monarchies of the mid-18th century, and will focus on the changing self-perception of the West over this period. Key topics will include the legacy of Rome on the medieval and Early Modern West, the Agricultural Revolution, High Middle Ages, Renaissance, Commercial Revolution, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment. We will seek satisfying answers to questions such as, how did the ethnically and politically diverse peoples of Europe forge a common culture during the Middle Ages? How did this culture survive the
catastrophe of the Black Death? Did the Renaissance invent the modern individual? How did nation-states come into existence? Was the Enlightenment really a source of enlightenment?

This course counts toward the Weinberg College historical studies distribution requirement, Area IV.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Chicago Campus Open
International Studies
INTL_ST 290-0 From Nationalism to Revolution: Upheavals Across the World in a Comparative Perspective

From the American War of Independence and the French Revolution in the 18th century through Marx and to the Irnaian Revolution in 1979 and the Arab Spring in 2013-14 revolution has been a part of every political generation. One major component of revolution in the last fifty years has been nationalism or the idea that the nation state takes a lead role in the restructuring of the revolutionary society. For Marx, nationalism and revolution were incompatible yet they seem now to go hand in hand. This class will address the major themes of revolution looking both back to the US and France and to the present. We will address the major causes, arguments for and against, and outcomes. There will be three take home assignments (two exams and one short review). This class will count for a WCAS Area III Distribution Requirement. Readings will be drawn from a course pack and possibly one book on the Arab Spring.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 6 – 9 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Italian
ITALIAN 101-1 Elementary Italian

This three-course sequence in elementary Italian covers a full year of the language. At the end of the sequence, students are able to ask and answer simple questions in Italian, write a grammatically correct sentence, and follow the drift of a simple conversation. The emphasis is on person-to-person communication. Students build grammar skills by working on simple situations - greetings, introductions, asking directions - that grow in complexity as the course proceeds. Classes are conducted entirely in Italian and include a wide range of exercises, small-group projects, video, and Internet sites. Students also gain knowledge of fundamental aspects of Italian culture, history, and geography. Weinberg students with some experience in Italian may take an exam to place out of any or all of the first-year sequence. Courses may be taken individually (subject to prerequisites) or in sequence.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/01/15 - 08/31/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
ITALIAN 101-2 Elementary Italian

See ITALIAN 101-1 for course description. Prerequisite: ITALIAN 101-1.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/01/15 - 08/31/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
ITALIAN 101-3 Elementary Italian

See ITALIAN 101-1 for course description. Prerequisite: ITALIAN 101-2.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/01/15 - 08/31/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
Japanese
JAPANESE 111-1 Japanese l

JAPANESE 111-1 is the first quarter of Japanese I (JAPANESE 111-1, 2 and 3), a yearlong course that covers the first half of the elementary Japanese. JAPANESE 111-1 covers speaking, aural comprehension and reading and writing, and introduces the Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries and Kanji characters. Upon the satisfactory completion of this course, students will be able to greet, introduce themselves, discuss their daily routines, and write short letters to teachers and friends. In order to continue to JAPANESE 111-2, which is offered in Winter Quarter, students must pass JAPANESE 111-1 with a grade of C- or above.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF 10 – 11:50 a.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Journalism
Journalism courses are open to all students; however, Northwestern day school students must obtain their dean's approval to enroll in these courses. Journalism laboratory courses JRN WRIT 201-A and JRN WRIT 380 may not be audited.
JRN_WRIT 201-A Writing for Media

This course focuses on fundamental journalistic writing techniques -- skills that work well in any academic or vocational setting and result in clear, crisp, concise writing. Taught by an award-winning teacher at the world famous Medill School of Journalism, the course provides the framework for clear communication. It emphasizes conciseness in expressing thoughts and facts. By blending in-class meetings with remote-site interactive instruction, students develop capability to compose quickly and meet real-world deadlines. This course combines classroom lecture and discussion with an online component. Northwestern day-school students must obtain their dean's consent to enroll in this course.

MP

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/22/15 - 07/20/15 M 6 – 9 p.m.
Chicago Campus Open
Linguistics
LING 260-0 Formal Analysis of Words and Sentences

In this course we will examine the formal structure of sentences in natural language. We will analyze data from a variety of languages (but especially English) in order to construct a theory of syntax. The goal will be to build a (partial) model of the (speaker’s internal) grammar and at the same time to determine what aspects of that grammar might be universal (true of all languages). The primary focus of this class is on learning how to do syntax. You will learn terminology, facts, and a particular theory of syntax, but more importantly, the aim is for you to learn the basic concepts, skills, methodology, and analytical and abstract thinking that are necessary to do formal linguistics.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 2:30 – 5 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Mathematics
MATH 220-0 Differential Calculus of One-Variable Functions

Elements of differential and integral calculus. Definition of a function; trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse functions; graphs, limits, continuity, derivative of a function, product, quotient and chain rule, implicit differentiation, linear approximation and differentials, related rates, mean value theorems, curve plotting, optimization problems, Newton's method, and antiderivatives. Taken consecutively, 220 and 224 are equivalent to two-thirds of a year in calculus. Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics, including trigonometry. This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #24
06/22/15 - 07/16/15 MTuWTh 1 – 3 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
MATH 224-0 Integral Calculus of One-Variable Functions

Elements of differential and integral calculus. Integral calculus in one variable. Definite integrals and the fundamental theorems of calculus. Techniques of integration, including integration by parts, trigonometric integrals, trigonometric substitutions, partial fractions, numerical integration, and improper integrals. Applications of integration; computation of volumes, arc length, average value of functions. The mean value theorem for integration, work, and probability. Sequences and series; the integral and comparison tests, power series, ratio test, introduction to Taylor's formula, Taylor series, and using the series to solve differential equations. Taken consecutively, MATH 220 and 224 are equivalent to two-thirds of an academic year in calculus. Prerequisite: MATH 220 or equivalent. This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #24
07/20/15 - 08/13/15 MTuWTh 1 – 3 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
MATH 230-0 Differential Calculus of Multivariable Functions

Vectors, dot and cross products, equations of lines and planes; polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates; differentiation of vector functions; velocity and acceleration, arc length, parametric surfaces, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, tangent plane and linear approximations, chain rule for partial derivatives, directional derivative and gradient, max-min problems for functions of several variables, Lagrange multipliers. Prerequisite: MATH 224-0 or equivalent. This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #28
06/22/15 - 08/12/15 MW 3 – 5 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
MATH 234-0 Multiple Integration and Vector Calculus

Cylindrical and spherical coordinates, double and triple integrals, line and surface integrals. Change of variables in multiple integrals; gradient, divergence, and curl. Theorems of Green, Gauss, and Stokes. Prerequisite: 230. Students may not receive credit for both 234 and 281-1, 285-3, 290-3, or 291-3. This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #28
06/23/15 - 08/13/15 TuTh 3 – 5 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
MATH 240-0 Linear Algebra

Basic concepts of linear algebra. Solutions of systems of linear equations; vectors and matrices; subspaces, linear independence, and bases; determinants; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; other topics and applications as time permits. Math 230-0 or its equivalent is prerequisite for Math 240-0. This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #28
06/22/15 - 08/12/15 MW 10 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
Philosophy
PHIL 110-0 Introduction to Philosophy

This course will introduce students to some of the most fundamental philosophical problems. The abilities to think, read, and write critically, to develop and defend arguments, and to appropriately justify one’s views will be emphasized. Topics to be discussed are chosen from philosophy of religion, epistemology, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, ethics, and political philosophy.

 This course counts toward the Weinberg College ethics and values distribution requirement, Area V.

Summer 2015 Sec #24
06/22/15 - 07/16/15 MTuWTh 10 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
PHIL 150-0 Elementary Logic I

In this course we learn the basics of mathematical proofs through the study of first-order logic. With the help of interactive software included with the textbook, we will learn a first-order natural deduction system.

 

This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #28
06/23/15 - 07/23/15 TuTh 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
PHIL 260-0 Introduction to Moral Philosophy

This course is an introduction to moral philosophy. Over the term, we will explore the nature and scope of morality. What does it mean to evaluate an action as good or bad, right or wrong? Is there a universal, objective truth about morality, or are moral assessments more like judgments of taste? Is it enough to do the right thing, or must we also have the right motive? In order to answer these questions, we will think carefully and critically about arguments found in the works of historical and contemporary moral thinkers.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
PHIL 261-0 Introduction to Political Philosophy

Many of the most important debates in political philosophy and in everyday political discourse center around what the government ought to do. Should it raise taxes or lower them? Should it subsidize healthcare or allow people to buy it themselves? Should it intervene in the domestic affairs of other nations or remain isolationist? Answering any of these questions is made (slightly) easier once we have an answer to a broader question: what is government for. In this class, we will try to answer this question by examining and critiquing answers offered by various political thinkers over the past two millennia in the West. We will examine selections from Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Jefferson, Madison, Marx, Schmitt, Nozick, Rawls, and others.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MWF 1 – 4 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
PHIL 269-0 Bioethics

An analysis of the ethical issues that arise as a result of developments in medicine and biotechnology. Topics considered will include cloning and stem cell transplantation, human and animal research, new reproductive technologies, the definition of death, abortion, euthanasia, and the allocation of resources.

This course counts toward the Weinberg College Ethics and Values distribution requirement, Area V.

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/22/15 - 07/22/15 MW 6 – 9 p.m.
Evanston Campus Open
Physics
PHYSICS 130-1 College Physics: Mechanics

Overview of class:  Mechanics. Algebra-based physics primarily for biology majors and premedical students who do not need to take calculus-based physics.

Topics:
Motion in One Dimension
Vectors, Motion in a Plane
Motion in a Plane
Particle Dynamics
Work and Energy
Conservation of Energy
Conservation of Linear Momentum
Collisions
Rotational Kinematics
Rotational Dynamics and Conservation of Angular Momentum
Oscillations
Gravitation
Fluids

Laboratory Excercises:
Kinematics I: Uniform Acceleration. The study of an object sliding down a frictionless incline.
Kinematics II: Acceleration-deceleration. The study of the interrelation between displacement, velocity, and acceleration for an object with changing acceleration.
Newton\'s 2nd Law. Study of the relationship of mass and acceleration
Conservation of Energy. Study of the transformation of energy from one form to another.
Conservation of Momentum. Conservation of momentum and energy is verified for an elastic collision.

Conservation of Momentum in 2-D. Conservation of momentum and energy is verified for an elastic collision in a plane. Rotation of a Rigid Body around a Fixed Axis I. Study of the relationship between torque, force, and moment of inertia.
The Pendulum. The simple pendulum and the physical pendulum are compared.

 

 This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.


Additional Information:

Registration Requirements:  Algebra and trigonometry.

Teaching Method:  Five 2 hour lectures, five discussion, and 2- 3 two-hour laboratories per week. Turning Point Classroom Clickers will be used.

Evaluation Method:  Daily quizzes, one midterm examination, lab grade, and a final examination.

Class Materials (Required):

Physics by Giancoli, 7th ed, publisher- Pearson
1st quarter lab manual by Stipes (available at Norris)
scientific calculator
.pdf viewer (Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent)
Laboratory Notebook (Quadrille ruled and permanent binding)
Blackboard Course Management: https://courses.northwestern.edu/webapps/login/

 

Class Materials (Suggested):  Turningpoint clickers

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF
Lab must be scheduled
9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
PHYSICS 130-2 College Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

Overview of class:

Algebra-based physics primarily for premedical students who do not need to
take calculus-based physics. Topics covered are similar to those of 135-2.

1. Static electricity
2. Electric fields
3. Electrical potentials
4. D.C. Circuits
5. Capacitors
6. Magnetic fields
7. Inductance
8. Inductors
9. A.C. Circuits

This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.


Additional Information:

Registration Requirements:

High-school algebra
Preferred Physics 130-1

Teaching Method:

Daily 2-hour lectures with demonstrations, daily discussion section, two-hour laboratory 3 times per week.

Evaluation Method:

1 midterm, a final exam, daily quizzes, and a lab grade.

Class Materials (Required):

Physics by Giancoli, 7th ed, publisher- Pearson
2nd quarter lab manual by Stipes (available at Norris)
scientific calculator
.pdf viewer (Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent)
Laboratory Notebook (Quadrille ruled and permanent binding)
Blackboard Course Management: https://courses.northwestern.edu/webapps/login/

 

Class Materials (Suggested):

 

Turningpoint clickers

 

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF
Lab must be scheduled
9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
PHYSICS 130-3 College Physics: Wave Phenomena and Modern Physics

Overview of class:

Wave phenomena, optics, quantum physics and special topics. Credit 1 quarter -course. Algebra-based physics primarily for Biology majors and premedical students who do not need to take calculus-based physics. Prerequisites: algebra and trigonometry.

Topics:

1. Waves in Elastic Medium
2. Sound Waves
3. Electromagnetic Waves
4. The Nature and Propagation of Light
5. Reflection and Refraction - Plane Waves and Plane Surfaces
6. Reflection and Refraction - Spherical Waves and Spherical Surfaces
7. Interference8. Diffraction
9. Gratings and Spectra
10. Polarization
11. Light and Quantum Physics
12. Waves and Particles
13. Special Relativity
14. Nuclear Physics

Laboratory Exercises:

1. Sound - Speed of sound is measured and standing wave patterns observed.
2. Snell\\\'s Law - the law of refraction is verified, and applications in optical fibers studied.
3. Geometric Optics - real and virtual objects and images are studied for convergent and divergent lenses.
4. Double Slit Diffraction - study of the diffraction and interference patterns for various double slits and grating.
5. Single Slit Diffraction - the study of the diffraction and interference patterns for various single slits and round apertures.
6. Intensity Distribution in a Diffraction Pattern - the intensity distribution of a single slit diffraction pattern is observed using a photo sensor array.
7. Intensity of polarized light.
8. Spectral Nature of Light- a grating spectrometer is used to study the light spectra from an incandescent source as well as the line spectra of several gases.

 

 This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.


Additional Information:

Learning Objectives:

We intend to teach the physical models of several natural phenomena at the level that students familiar with algebra and trigonometry can solve some of the simpler problems associated with the phenomena. We will demonstrate detailed strategies for solving these problems, point out how each strategy satisfies the assumptions of the models, and why other strategies might fail to satisfy some of these assumptions.

Teaching Method:

Each lecture will detail the physical phenomenon under consideration and its mathematical model will be presented. Example problems will be presented for these phenomena along with relevant classroom demonstrations. Additional examples are provided in the textbook. During the daily discussion period, the TA will demonstrate solutions to problems, answer questions about subject matter, and proctor a quiz.

Evaluation Method:

Quizzes (best 9 out of 10)=1/5
Midterm: 1/5
Final Exam=2/5
Laboratory=1/5

Class Materials (Required):

Physics by Giancoli, 7th ed, publisher- Pearson
3rd quarter lab manual by Stipes (available at Norris)
scientific calculator
.pdf viewer (Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent)
Laboratory Notebook (Quadrille ruled and permanent binding)
Blackboard Course Management: https://courses.northwestern.edu/webapps/login/

 

Class Notes:

Class supporting material will be posted to Blackboard and students are expected to make use of this resource. Lecture slides, solutions to selected homework problems along with exam and quiz keys will be made available.

 

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF
Lab must be scheduled
Time: TBA
Evanston Campus Open
PHYSICS 135-1 General Physics: Mechanics

Particle kinematics, Newtonian dynamics, work and energy, collisions and momentum, torque and angular momentum, rigid-body statics and dynamics, harmonic oscillations, gravitation. Concurrent registration in PHYSICS 136 laboratory is required. Prerequisites: differential and integral calculus. This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.


Additional Information:

Class Materials (Required):

Fundamentals of Physics 10th edition extended by Jearl Walker
Physics Laboratory Manual, 1st Quarter (available at Norris)
scientific calculator
Quality laboratory notebook with permanent binding and Quadrille ruled for recording data in lab.

Class Materials (Suggested):

Fundamentals of Physics 10th edition extended-Student Solutions Manual and Student Study Guide, by Jearl Walker

 

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF
Lab must be scheduled
9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
PHYSICS 135-2 General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

Electrostatics, magnetostatics, DC and AC circuits, time-varying fields, Ampere's Law, Gauss's Law. Concurrent registration in PHYSICS 136 laboratory is required. Prerequisites: differential and integral calculus and PHYSICS 135-1 or equivalent. This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.


Additional Information:

Class Materials (Required):

Fundamentals of Physics 10th edition extended by Jearl Walker
Physics Laboratory Manual, 2nd Quarter (available at Norris)
scientific calculator
Quality laboratory notebook with permanent binding and Quadrille ruled for recording data in lab.

Class Materials (Suggested):

Fundamentals of Physics 10th edition extended -Student Solutions Manual and Guide, by Jearl Walker

 

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF
Lab must be scheduled
9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
PHYSICS 135-3 General Physics: Wave Phenomena and Modern Physics

Mechanical waves, sound waves, geometric optics, interference and diffraction, the quantum nature of particles and light, atomic and nuclear phenomena. Concurrent registration in PHYSICS 136 laboratory is required. Prerequisites: differential and integral calculus and PHYSICS 135-2 or equivalent. This course counts toward the Weinberg College natural sciences distribution requirement, Area I.


Additional Information:

Class Materials (Required):

Fundamentals of Physics 10th edition extended by Jearl Walker
Physics Laboratory Manual, 3rd Quarter (available at Norris)
scientific calculator
Quality laboratory notebook with permanent binding and Quadrille ruled for recording data in lab.

Class Materials (Suggested):

Fundamentals of Physics 10th edition extended -Student Solutions Manual and Guide, by Jearl Walker

 

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF
Lab must be scheduled
9 a.m. – noon
Evanston Campus Open
PHYSICS 136-1 Physics Laboratory

This is the required physics laboratory for both the PHYSICS 130-1,2,3 and the PHYSICS 135-1,2,3 sequences. This is a .34 credit earning lab. This is a $250 lab fee attached to this lab. It may not be waived or taken separately. Students must register separately for each course of the laboratory (136-1, 136-2, 136-3) if they are taking more than one course in either physics sequence. The enrollment in each laboratory section is strictly limited to 20 students. Students must not assume that they are able to take a section at a specific time. Part-time work or other commitments must be arranged so that students can be in alternate laboratory sections should their first choice be closed. The nine-week sequence comprises a total of 24 laboratories, 8 for each course. Laboratories meet on a rotating schedule, meaning that they meet on MTWThF, but not every M, not every T, etc. There are an average of three labs per week. At the start of classes, students receive a syllabus showing the exact days on which laboratories meet. The times for each section are as follows and are the same for each session of the sequence:136-1, 2, 3 Sec. 38: 7-9 am; 136-1, 2, 3 Sec. 48: 1-3 pm; 136-1, 2, 3 Sec. 58: 3-5 pm

Summer 2015 Sec #38, 48, 58
06/22/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF Time: TBA Tech Institute
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Political Science
POLI_SCI 220-0 American Government and Politics

This course introduces students to topics related to the development and maintenance of the U.S. system of government. It surveys the nature of American political institutions, behavior, and ideas while understanding the importance of these features for sustaining American democracy. Topics include the Constitution, federalism, civil rights, civil liberties, Congress, the Presidency, the Courts, political parties, interest groups, public opinion, the media, and campaigns and elections. Contemporary issues and debates in American politics and elections are discussed throughout. (This course counts toward WCAS Distribution Requirements, Division III; fulfills Major and Minor requirements in Political Science; and satisfies requirements in other majors and schools as well, e.g., Medill distribution requirement.)

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 2 – 4:30 p.m.
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POLI_SCI 240-0 Introduction to International Relations

This course is an introduction to history, concepts, and problems of international politics. Where do international order and disorder come from? What are the powers and limits of nation-states? What is 'globalization'? What power do multinational corporations have? When and how does UN intervention take place? Can international law be used to prosecute war criminals? Much of our attention will be focused on the concepts needed to think about and work in international politics. Concepts such as sovereignty, interests, statehood, and identity are central. The course is divided into four sections. After a brief introduction, the first section outlines several different perspectives that are useful for analyzing international relations; these perspectives will then be used throughout the course for thinking about substantive areas of international life and about the key concepts that make up our views about world politics. The substantive areas we then cover are: national and international security, international political economy, and international law and organization. For each of these issue-areas, we will examine a set of contemporary problems or debates in international politics and think about responses to them.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/16/15 TuWTh 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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POLI_SCI 259-0 Contemporary African Politics

This class will be an introduction to contemporary politics in the continent of Africa. We will cover the nature of the African state, development, emerging democracies, humanitarian crises, the role of Africa in international relations, etc. Particular attention will be paid to civil wars and the paradoxes of humanitarian assistance. There will be three take home assignments (two exams and one short paper) and this class will count for a WCAS Area III Distribution Requirement. Readings will be a combination of one or two short books and some articles.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 6 – 8:30 p.m.
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Psychology
PSYCH 110-0 Introduction to Psychology

The purpose of this course is to give an overview of the field of psychology. Class lectures, readings, demonstrations, and discussions will combine to give you a sense of the scientific study of psychology across many areas of inquiry. Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide you with an enhanced evidence-based understanding of the fundamentals of behavior, thought, and human nature. Prerequisite: none. This course counts toward the Weinberg College social and behavioral sciences distribution requirement, Area III.

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/23/15 - 07/23/15 TuTh 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
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PSYCH 201-0 Statistical Methods in Psychology

This course is designed to introduce you to statistics, including both descriptive statistics (summarizing data obtained from a sample) and inferential statistics (drawing inferences about a population based on data obtained from a sample drawn from that population). The assigned readings have been selected to familiarize students with basic concepts relating to the analysis and interpretation of data. Class activities will focus on how the concepts can be applied. Through completion of the course, students should become more sophisticated and critical consumers of statistical information. Prerequisite: high school algebra and PSYCH 110 or equivalent. This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/22/15 - 07/22/15 MW 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
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PSYCH 204-0 Social Psychology

This course is designed to give students an overview of the field of social psychology, the discipline that investigates how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are shaped by their social world. Topics covered will include - but are not limited to - social influence, conformity, interpersonal attraction, close relationships, helping, aggression, group processes, stereotyping and prejudice. This course will rely heavily on how the scientific method helps to provide empirical answers to questions about humans and their social world. After completing this course, students will be able to apply theories, concepts, and findings from social psychology to addressing issues in their own lives and the world around them. This course counts toward the Weinberg College social and behavioral sciences distribution requirement, Area III.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 6 – 8:30 p.m.
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PSYCH 205-0 Research Methods in Psychology

This course provides an introduction to psychological research techniques and methodology. Topics to be covered include the logic of research, the issues that must be considered in deciding how to study various psychological phenomena, and ways to address the difficulties posed by the limitations of specific studies. Ways for assessing threats to the internal and external validity of studies will be examined. These issues will be illustrated through reference to examples of research on various topics in psychology. In addition to lectures and readings, students will participate actively in the design and analysis of several research projects. Students will also learn to write research reports in the style used by research psychologists. Prerequisite: Psych 110 or equivalent and Psych 201 or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/22/15 - 07/22/15 MW 2 – 5 p.m.
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PSYCH 218-0 Developmental Psychology

This course introduces students to the broad field of developmental psychology which seeks to explain how behavior, cognition, emotion and social interactions develop across the lifespan. The first goal is to provide an introduction to major theories and perspectives in developmental psychology in domains such as conceptual change, language acquisition, social development and school achievement. Students will learn classic paradigms and basic methodologies that developmental psychologists deploy to investigate various topics in developmental science. The second goal is to help students develop skills for analyzing and evaluating research findings, such as how to choose appropriate research designs to address different questions related to developmental changes. It will provide students with opportunities to understand, describe, and analyze major issues in developmental psychology through reading and class discussions. NOTE: Prerequisite: PSYCH 110 or equivalent. This course counts toward the Weinberg College social and behavioral sciences distribution requirement, Area III.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 6 – 8:30 p.m.
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PSYCH 228-0 Cognitive Psychology

COURSE DESCRIPTION: A survey of theories and research in Cognitive Psychology, covering topics such as perception, attention, memory, representation of knowledge, language, reasoning and problem solving, judgment and decision-making , and consciousness. Classes will consist of lectures, demonstrations and discussion. Students will be required to think critically about the assumptions and methods underlying research on class topics.
PREREQUISITE: Psychology 110
TEACHING METHOD: Lecture and some discussion.

EVALUATION METHOD: Grades will be based on weekly quizzes and a final exam.

 This course counts toward the Social and Behavioral Sciences distribution requirement, Area III.

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
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Religion
RELIGION 210-0 Introduction to Buddhism

This course will be an introduction, suitable for beginners and others, to Buddhism, the philosophy and religion that began in India some 2500 years ago and now exists in almost all parts of the world. Buddhism has shaped the thought and culture of Asia and has also influenced Western thought and culture in significant ways. In this class we will examine some of the forms of this diverse tradition. One emphasis will be on investigating the philosophical and religious teachings of Gautama the Buddha in India as well as the history and thought of later Buddhists in other parts of Asia. We will explore Buddhism’s system of values, its interpretation of existence, and its several systems of meditation and practices that the Buddhists have employed to find meaning in life.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 6:30 – 9 p.m.
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RELIGION 230-0 Introduction to Judaism

This course attempts to answer the questions "What is Judaism?" and "Who is a Jew?" by surveying the broad arc of Jewish history, reviewing the practices and beliefs that have defined and continue to define Judaism as a religion, sampling the vast treasure of Jewish literatures, and analyzing the unique social conditions that have made the cultural experience of Jewishness so significant. The class will employ a historical structure to trace the evolutions of Jewish literature, religion, and culture through the ages.

 This course counts toward the Weinberg College ethics and values distribution requirement, Area V.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/17/15 MWF 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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Radio/ Television/ Film
RTVF 260-0 Foundations of Screenwriting

In this course, students will learn and practice essential screenwriting techniques. Focusing on structure, character, tone, theme, and content, this course will challenge students to find their own perspectives and hone their unique voices. Through reading assignments, film screenings, discussion of the real-world filmmaking landscape, and creative exercises, this class will encourage creativity and risk, built on the foundations of cinematic storytelling.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 6:30 – 9 p.m.
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RTVF 298-0 Studies in Media Topics: Disney Studies

Despite the Walt Disney Company's massive media presence today, little attention is paid to the rich history which built it, dating all the way back to its origins as Laugh 0 Gram Studios in Kansas City during the 1920s What visible glimpses we have today tend to be shaped by the market Imperatives of corporate re branding and the sentimental simplicity of nostalgic hazes. As such, this course will focus on the many ups and downs over the decades of Disney's slow aesthetic, economic, and cultural growth, providing a foundation for better understanding the company today.

In addition to analyzing particular Disney texts (some well -known and many not well known), special emphasis will be paid to the many facets or the studio's first critical and commercial success in the 1930s, its struggles with bankruptcy throughout the 1940s, and its hugely successful re -branding as a prominent component of a new post-war leisure culture in the 1950s and 1960s. Extensive attention will also be paid to the company's considerable revival and expansion under the "Team Disney" leadership of the 1980s and 1990s, as well as some reflection on the recent investment in once-competing brands such as Pixar, Marvel and Lucas film. This course is designed as a smaller scale class for a limited number of freshmen and sophomores, which thus will require active and informed participation from all students who enroll. For instance, every student will be expected to lead discussion on a designated course reading during an assigned day Students should also note that less attention will be paid to the Disney theme parks which will be more fully explored in a separate course on "vacation" narratives in the spring quarter.

 

 

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 6:30 – 9 p.m.
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RTVF 298-0 Media Topics: Summer at the Movies

This course introduces students to the basics of film language and provides them with the critical tools to analyze film. Students are expected to attend a weekly movie playing at a local Chicago theater and to write a weekly film critique. Through watching and discussing both classic gems of film history in class and newer works on their own, students gain an understanding of how film technique influences cinematic meaning. Films studied in 2013 included Francis Ha and Man of Steel.

 

Summer 2015 Sec #28
06/25/15 - 08/13/15 Th 1 – 4:30 p.m.
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Sociology
SOCIOL 110-0 Introduction to Sociology

Essential characteristics of group life. Interrelations of society, culture, and personality. Basic institutions and processes.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
07/21/15 - 08/13/15 TuTh 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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SOCIOL 216-0 Gender and Society

This course introduces students to core themes in the social-scientific analysis of gender. This course examines the creation and reproduction of gender identities, gender ideologies, and gender-based social institutions in American society. A central focus of the course is on the construction of gender and sexuality as meaningful social categories. We will explore the varieties of ways that social scientists have analyzed gender roles and relations, including socialstructural, cultural, and biological perspectives; the intersections of gender, race, and class as social identities; gender and bodies; gender, power, and sexual violence; gender and sexuality; and the economic and political circumstances of family life in contemporary society.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/22/15 - 07/29/15 MW 1 – 3:30 p.m.
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SOCIOL 220-0 Health, Biomedicine Culture and Society

Present-day medicine and health care are flashpoints for a bewildering array of controversies-about whose interests the health care system should serve and how it should be organized; about the trustworthiness of the medical knowledge we rely on when we are confronted with the threat of illness; about the politics and ethics of biomedical research; about whether health care can be made affordable; about how the benefits of good health can be shared equitably across lines of social class, race, and gender; and about the proper roles of health professionals, scientists, patients, activists, and the state in establishing medical, political, and ethical priorities. By providing a broad introduction to the domain of health and biomedicine, this course will take up such controversies as matters of concern to all. We will analyze the cultural meanings associated with health and illness; the political controversies surrounding health care, medical knowledge production, and medical decision-making; and the structure of the social institutions that comprise the health care industry. We will examine many problems with the current state of health and health care in the United States, and we will also consider potential solutions.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 9:30 a.m. – noon
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SOCIOL 226-CN Sociological Analysis

This course explores the logic and methods of social research, qualitative and quantitative analysis of social data, and ethical, political, and policy issues in social research, and provides foundation for further work in social research. This course combines classroom lecture and discussion with an online component. Students must have ready access to the Internet. This course is open to Leadership and Organization Behavior year two cohort students only. First class attendance is mandatory. LOB students only

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/27/15 - 07/25/15 Sa 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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Spanish
SPANISH 101-1 Elementary Spanish

The first course in a three-course sequence based on the communicative method. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary building, listening comprehension, speaking, and gaining grammar skills through context.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
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SPANISH 101-2 Elementary Spanish

The second course in a three-course sequence based on the communicative method. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary building, listening comprehension, speaking, and gaining grammar skills through context. Prerequisite: SPANISH 101-1 or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
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SPANISH 101-3 Elementary Spanish

The third course in a three-course sequence based on the communicative method. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary building, listening comprehension, speaking, and gaining grammar skills through context. Prerequisite: SPANISH 101-2 or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF 9 a.m. – noon
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SPANISH 121-1 Intermediate Spanish

The first course in the intermediate level three-course sequence. This course emphasizes communication in meaningful contexts and further development of grammar and vocabulary through reading modern Spanish prose, speaking and writing. An audio-visual component further develops listening comprehension. Prerequisite: Spanish 101-3, 115-2, or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
06/22/15 - 07/10/15 MTuWThF noon – 3 p.m.
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SPANISH 121-2 Intermediate Spanish

The second course in the intermediate level three-course sequence. This course emphasizes communication in meaningful contexts and further development of grammar and vocabulary through reading modern Spanish prose, speaking and writing. An audio-visual component further develops listening comprehension. Prerequisite: Spanish 121-1 or equivalent.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
07/13/15 - 07/31/15 MTuWThF noon – 3 p.m.
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SPANISH 121-3 Intermediate Spanish

The third course in the intermediate level three-course sequence. This course emphasizes communication in meaningful contexts and further development of grammar and vocabulary through reading modern Spanish prose, speaking and writing. An audio-visual component further develops listening comprehension. Prerequisite: Spanish 121-2 or equivalent. Completion of 121-3 with a C- or better fulfills the WCAS language requirement.

Summer 2015 Sec #23
08/03/15 - 08/21/15 MTuWThF noon – 3 p.m.
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Statistics
STAT 202-0 Introduction to Statistics

Data collection, summarization, correlation, regression, probability, sampling, estimation, tests of significance. Does not require calculus and makes minimal use of mathematics.

Summer 2015 Sec #24
06/22/15 - 07/17/15 MWF 10 – 11:50 a.m.
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STAT 202-CN Introduction to Statistics

This course covers data collection and summarization, random variables, correlation, regression, probability, sampling, estimation, tests of significance, and two-sample comparisons. Does not require calculus and makes minimal use of formal mathematics. Examples are taken from newspapers and other real-world sources. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel is recommended. The computer is used as a tool to enhance students' ability to analyze and interpret data collected. This course combines classroom lecture and discussion with an online component. Northwestern day-school students must obtain their dean's consent to enroll in this course.

Summer 2015 Sec #25
06/22/15 - 07/26/15 Days: TBA Time: TBA
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STAT 210-0 Introduction to Statistics for The Social Sciences

This introduction to statistics covers elementary probability theory, descriptive statistics, sampling, point estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing--all frequently used in many social science, physical science, and engineering disciplines. This course counts toward the Weinberg College formal studies distribution requirement, Area II.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/22/15 - 07/17/15 MWF 10 a.m. – noon
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Theatre
THEATRE 242-0 Stage Makeup

This class is a lecture demonstration course in which students learn the principles of makeup design and execution for the stage. Students are not required to have any prior makeup training or knowledge, only a willingness to learn. This class has a course fee of $10. This course will meet in Barber Theatre Makeup Room. Enrollment limited to 14.

Summer 2015 Sec #26
06/23/15 - 07/30/15 TuTh 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. TIC Barber Makeup
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THEATRE 249-1 Introduction to Stage Management

Basic stage management tools taught in theory: communication, leadership, organization, delegation, assembling a prompt book, blocking, scheduling, and calling a production. Students are not required to stage manage a production as part of the course. Student teachers may use this course to organize and plan your production. Students will have the opportunity to observe professional stage managers and student stage managers in the process. This course fulfills a design class credit for Northwestern Theatre Majors.

Summer 2015 Sec #20
06/23/15 - 08/13/15 TuTh 10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
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