Undergraduate College

Summer '14 Undergraduate Courses

Summer Schedule: May 20 - June 26

Registration Instructions

Current Rosemont students: After receiving approval, you may register on the iWay (choose Summer 2014).

Visiting Students: Click on the "Register Now" link to register for your chosen course(s).

Note: Visiting students should check with their academic adviser at their home institution to ensure transferability of summer course(s).

*The College reserves the right to cancel summer classes or make schedule adjustments.

Drawing I

Drawing I ( ARS 0100 ) | 3 Credits
This course in an introduction to the basic techniques and exercises used in drawing.  In order to develop and enhance perceptual and manual skills, direct observation of the subject and visual problem solving will be stressed. Students considering an art major take this course in the fall semester of their first year. This course fulfills the Creative Expression requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Prerequisite:  None

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.


Introduction to Watercolor

Introduction to Watercolor ( ARS  0130 ) | 3 Credits

This course is intended to introduce students to the techniques in traditional and non-traditional watercolor media.  In addition to studio practice, course work will include weekly demonstrations of techniques and lectures by the instructor.  Emphasis will be placed upon direct observation of the subject, including figure, still life and landscape. This course fulfills the Creative Expression requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.

Prerequisite:  None.

Organizational Theory of Management

Organizational Theory of Management ( BUS  0300) | 3 Credits
A course providing a conceptual framework for planning, organizing, leading, and controlling through an examination of the theories and principles of management. Emphasis will be on group dynamics, motivation, communication, leadership, and conflict resolution and their application in the work environment.This course fulfills the Developing the Core/Social Science requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Pre-requisite: None

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - Online 

Business Plan I

BUSINESS PLAN I (BUS  0405) | 3 Credits

This is part one of two highly interactive classes which will guide students in building their own business plan. Important concepts such as recognizing opportunities and testing feasibility will be covered, along with planning in the following areas: management, the organization, and the product or service. The Small Business Association, created to counsel small businesses, will be utilized to provide articles and templates. In addition, videos, integrated case studies and corporate examples will be used in the place of a required text.

Pre-requisite: Requires permission from the UC Academic Dean

*Offered online - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Business Plan II

BUSINESS PLAN II (BUS 0410) | 3 Credits

Students will apply the entrepreneurial concepts that they have learned throughout this course to create a detailed entrepreneurial business plan. The Small Business Association articles and templates will continue to be utilized to research and project the financial aspect of the business, including start-up expenses, break-even analysis, and cash flow.

Prerequisite: BUS-0405.

*Offered Online - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

 

Global Environmental Issues

GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (CHE 0135) | 3 Credits

The study of selected current environmental issues and their scientific, social, economic and philosophical origin and implications for the global community as it works toward a sustainable future. This course fulfills either the Sustainability requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program or the Developing the Core/Science requirement.  NOTE – it cannot fulfill both requirements.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 12:00 to 2:20 p.m.

Fundamentals of Special Education

FUNDAMENTALS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION (EDU 0280) | 3 Credits

This is an introductory survey course. Students will learn about the development of special education in the United States. Key laws (e.g. 94-142 and ADA/504) as well as major litigation will be covered in detail. In addition, students will be introduced to the various categories of disability. Students will learn introductory material about educational accommodation for these disabilities and will learn how to write an IEP. 

Prerequisites:  EDU-0200, EDU-0201 and EDU-0240. 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 to 11:20 a.m.

 

Studies in Fiction

STUDIES IN FICTION (ENG 0201) | 3 Credits
The techniques and types of fiction taught by close reading and analysis of a variety of short stories, novels, and film. Studies in Fiction is a Multicultural Course that predominantly focuses on American and British texts from the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries. This course fulfills the Developing the Core/Humanities requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

Internship

INTERNSHIP (ENV 0480) | 3 Credits Minimum

Supervised experience in an institution, corporation, or agency that focuses on environmental issues. Interns in the Philadelphia metropolitan area will work with an on-site supervisor in cooperation with the director of experiential education. Interns placed at off-campus sites will be supervised and evaluated according to the conditions of the particular internship. Open to senior majors and juniors at the discretion of faculty.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - TBD to TBD

Introductory Algebra

INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA (MAT  0112) | 3 Credits

Math basics and  Algebraic equations, graphs and procedures with modeling (reading problems).  The course is tailored to the needs of Rosemont’s students in preparation for College Algebra.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 12:00 to 2:20 p.m.

College Algebra

COLLEGE ALGEBRA (MAT  0115) | 3 Credits

Topics include properties of real numbers; linear, quadratic and higher degree polynomials; logarithmic and exponential functions.  There is an emphasis on the graphs of these functions. This course partially fulfills the Critical Thinking requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Prerequisite:  MAT-0104,MAT-0112 or placement.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 12:00 to 2:20 p.m.

 

Geometry in Art

GEOMETRY IN ART (MAT 0140) | 3 Credits

This course concentrates on discovering geometry in nature and art. Students will work with geometrical constructs such as lines, angles, triangles, and circles, and explore in depth polygons and three dimensional polyhedra. Students will evaluate geometry in art through artists that incorporate circle and knot designs, optical art, and symmetry such as that found in Islamic tile designs or in nature. For the final project students will produce an art piece with a strong geometrical foundation. This course is cross-listed with ARS-0140. This course fulfills the Creative Expression requirement or partially fulfills the Critical Thinking and Problem Solving requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program but it cannot be used for both.

Prerequisite:  None.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 to 11:20 a.m.

Introduction to Philosophy

INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (PHI 0100) | 3 Credits

An introduction to the methods and problems of philosophy and to important figures in the history of philosophy. Topics include the nature of knowledge and reality, free will and determinism, the mind/body problem, the existence of God, and the meaning of life. Readings from classical and contemporary sources. This course fulfills the Developing the Core/Humanities requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 to 11:20 a.m.

Internship

INTERNSHIP (PSC 0455) | 1-6 Credits

Supervised experience in a legal or governmental agency or organization concerned with political issues. Students may intern in the Rosemont-American University collaborative or a number of other internship possibilities in Washington and other locations across the country. Available during the school year or during the summer. Credit depends on particular internship and school year or summer options. Open to junior and senior Political Science majors.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - TBD to TBD

Principles of Sociology

PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY (SOC 0100)  | 3 Credits

A study of the interaction in the major social institutions: the family, military, economy, religion, education, government / legal, leisure, mass media, peer group, community, and social stratification. How everyday life is influenced by culture, status, and role constructs. Sociology as an applied / problem solving discipline is emphasized. This course fulfills the Developing the Core/Social Science requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 12:00 to 2:20 p.m.

Seminar: Marriage/Family/Intimate Relationships

SEMINAR: MARRIAGE/ FAMILY/INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS (SOC  0360) | 3 Credits

Topics: universality of the family; trends in marriage; class differentials in spousal selection; conflict resolution; alternative family styles; intimacy patterns; modification of husband-wife roles; social interventions with families; the effects of separation/divorce on children and new custodial arrangements; decision making in intimate relationships. This course fulfills the Multiculturalism and Gender requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 to 11:20 a.m.

Independent Study

INDEPENDENT STUDY (SOC  0410) | 3 or 6 Credits

This course is for advanced students pursuing a particular research (qualitative or quantitative) interest. A faculty sponsor must give approval prior to registration.

Prerequisites: SOC-0100, SOC-0200 and/or SOC-0205, SOC-0210, and at least one other social science course or project related to the topic selected for independent study.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - TBD 

 

Internship

INTERNSHIP (SOC  0455) | 3 - 15 Credits

Supervised experience in an outside practice / agency or institution. Faculty-student conferences and evaluation sessions will be held periodically. An on-campus supervisory class will be held based on the professor’s discretion and student need. Open to juniors and seniors in the Sociology B.S. degree.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - TBD

Immersion Experience in Spanish - Salamanca

IMMERSION EXPERIENCE IN SPANISH - SALAMANCA (SPA 0202) | 3 Credits
An opportunity to combine travel and intensive language practice in a Spanish-speaking country.  The experience includes a pre-departure orientation and reentry session on campus, a stay of two weeks in the country selected by the Spanish coordinator, and a written paper on a topic selected by the student and researched while abroad. Students take classes according to their language abilities. This course partially meets the language requirement or fulfills the culture requirement for GE; but it may not fulfill both categories. 

 

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and above.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - June 6 to June 21

More Information

Registrar: 610.527.0200 x2305 or

Student Accounts (Tuition): 610.527.0200 x2591 or

Financial Aid: 610.527.0200 x2221 or

Housing: 610.527.0200 x2401 or

Tuition Information

Rosemont Students:

  • Cost per credit: $530
  • 1st course: 25% off
  • Subsequent courses: 50% off

Visiting Students:

  • Cost per credit: $530
  • 3-credit course: $1,590

DATES TO REMEMBER

May19

Final Payment for Summer Courses Due

May20

Summer Classes Begin

May22

End of the Drop/Add Summer Period

Last day to withdraw from summer course without academic penalty

May26

Last Day of Summer Classes

Memorial Day – No Summer Classes

Jun03

"T" Grades Convert to "F" from Spring '13

Jul03

Final Summer Grades Due from Faculty