Summer School 2014

Departments: A-C | D-F | G-J | K-M | N-Q | R-W | Changes/Adds/Deletes | Summer School Guidelines

Departments A-C

African Studies

220. Studies in Africa. (3) This summer study abroad course in Ghana is a theoretical and practical study of the history, politics, economy, society, and culture of an African country through formal lectures, field trips and excursions.

  First Term (50261)/Accra, Ghana Durotoye

  Travel Dates:  May- June




111. Peoples and Cultures of the World. (3) A representative ethnographic survey of world cultures, including hunting-gathering, kin-based, and agricultural societies, as well as ethnic groups in complex societies. (CD, D)

                  Second Term (50138)/9:25-10:40 ANTL SEM Bender

112. Introduction to Anthropology. (3) Overview of the field of archaeology and its place within anthropology. Includes coverage of methods, theory, history of the field, and discussions of major developments in world prehistory.  (CD, D)

               First Term (50897)/9:25-10:40 ANTL SEM Thacker

114. Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. (3) Investigates and interprets the historic cultural diversity of the world’s peoples, through an understanding of economic, social, and political systems; law and order, ritual, symbol, and religion; language and culture; kinship and the family; and modernization, and cultural change. (CD, D)

                 First Term (50899)/10:50-12:05 ANTL SEM Folmar

                  Second Term (50648)/10:50-12:05 ANTL SEM Bender

150. Introduction to Linguistics. (3) The social phenomenon of language: how it originated and developed, how it is learned and used, its relationship to other kinds of behavior; types of language (oral, writen, signed) and language families; analysis of linguistic data; and social issues of language use. Also listed as LIN 150. (CD, D)

                   First Term (xxxxx)/TBA TBA Staff – Not offered 2014

381, 382. Field Program in Anthropological Archaeology. (3) Integrated training in archaeological field methods and analytical techniques for researching human prehistory.  Students learn archaeological survey, mapping, excavation, recording techniques, and artifact and ecofact recovery and analysis. P-ANT 111 or 112 or 113 or 114 or POI (D)    Yadkin Valley, NC

                 First Term 381. (50159)/ OFFC Jones

                 First Term 382. (50160)/ OFFC Jones

383,384. Field Program in Cultural Anthropology. (3,3) Comparative study of culture and training in ethnographic and cultural analysis carried out in the field. P-ANT 111 or 112 or 113 or 114, or POI. (CD, D)  Program in Nepal: Daily Life in Nepal and Cultural Anthropology Field School. (3,3) This program consists of two courses. One is to learn the culture of daily life in Nepal, by combining the academic study of culture and society in Nepal with the experience of living with a Nepalese family in a home-stay environment. Students get a broad introduction to the major cultural themes in Nepali society, including agricultural and urban lifestyles, gender, caste and ethnicity, local politics, well-being and education, combined with local development efforts. Students participate by hearing lectures, having guided discussion and through daily experience. The second course, Cultural Anthropology Field School, introduces students to the process of conducting research in Nepal. Students learn to devise and plan a project, to gain entry into the community they will study, how to devise questionnaires or informal interviews, how to observe and record data and how to analyze data. Courses are taught in English and students have instruction in Nepal.

                  First Term (50642, 50643)/OFFC Folmar

Travel Dates May 15 - July 25. For more information, contact Steven Folmar, Anthropology: /336.758.6065.


398. Independent Study. (1-3) Reading or research course designed to meet the needs and interests of selected students, to be carried out under the supervision of a departmental faculty member. P—POI.

       First Term (50429) TBA  Staff

       First Term (50493) TBA  Staff


103. History of Western Art. (3) Learn the history of western visual arts while living in WFU’s own Flow House.  Nearly half of the class meetings will be on-site, either in museums of architectural monuments.  Fullfills divisional III requirement.  Bernadine Barnes, Art: (D)

                  First Term (50242)/Vienna Barnes

                  Travel Dates: May 17- June 14

110C. Topics in Studio Art: Printmaking. (3) Explores the mediums of relief, intaglio and lithography. Introduces students to the traditional tools and materials of fine art printmaking and is designed for beginners including those who may have had some very basic but not in-depth introductory printmaking experience. Replaces ART 117. Open to both degree-seeking and audit students. Studio fee $100. (D)

      First Term (50212)/2:00-5:00 SFAC 10 Faber

118. Introduction to Drawing. (3) Drawing fundamentals emphasizing composition, value, line, and form. (D)  Fee:  $125.00.

      First Term (50219)/9:00- 12:00  SFAC 12 Hallberg

119.Introduction to Photography. (3) Introduces black and white photography with a brief introduction to digital imaging.  Technical information serves the goal of understanding contemporary aesthetic and ctitical issues.   (D)  Fee:  $125.00.

                First Term (50650)/9:00 – 12:00 SFAC  7  Willner Cancelled 5-5-14

290S. Intermediate and Advanced Printmaking Workshop. (3)  An in-depth course exploring post-introductory and advanced techniques of relief, intaglio, lithography, and monotype for students who have had either 110C or 117, or other previous and significant printmaking experience. Open to art majors and non-art major degree-seeking students. Credit studio fee $100. P—POI

     First Term (50213)/2:00-5:00 SFAC 10 Faber

291. Individual Study. (1.5, 3)

      First Term (50216) Staff

      Second Term (50215) Staff

293. Practicum. (3) Internships in local cultural organizations, to be arranged and approved in advance by the art department. Pass/fail only. P—POI.

      First Term (50217) TBA

      Second Term (50218) Staff

295. Studio Seminar: Intermediate and Advanced Printmaking Workshop for Auditors. (1.5, 3) In-depth course exploring advanced techniques of relief, intaglio, lithography, and monotype for auditors who have had either 110C, 117, 290S, or other previous and significant printmaking experience. Artists from the community are welcome as audit students. Audit studio fee $200. P—POI.

      First Term (50214)/2:00-5:00 SFAC 10 Faber


114, 114L. Comparative Physiology. (4) Introduction to the form and function of organisms, with emphasis on physical principles, structural organization, and critical functions of plants and animals. Intended as a beginning course in biology for prospective majors and for any students with adequate high school preparation in biology. (D) Lab—3 hours.

    First Term (50851, 50852) Gibson,C.

    Lecture M-F 9:25-10:40 WINS 125

    Laboratory T R 2:00-5:00 WINS 103

214, 214L. Cellular Biology. (4) Introduces the principles and processes of cellular biology and their impact on organismal function.  Topics include molecular organization of cellular structures, regulations of cellular functions, bioenergetics, and metabolism.  Introduces cancer, immunology, and developmental biology. Lab-3 hours P-BIO 114 and CHM 111, or POI.

              First Term (50593, 50594) Gibson, C.

              Lecture M-F 9:25-10:40 WINS 125

              Laboratory T R 2:00-5:00 WINS 103


326,626. Microbiology. (4,4) Structure, function, and taxonomy of microorganisms with emphasis on bacteria.  Topics include microbial ecology, industrial microbiology, and medical microbiology.  Lab emphasizes microbial diversity through characterizations of isolates from nature. P-BIO 213 and 214; CHM 122.

                First Term (50555, 50556)/M-F 9:00-11:25 WINS 104 Curran

349, 649S. Tropical Biodiversity. (4, 3) Intense field course in tropical biodiversity. Students travel to major tropical biomes, including deserts, glaciated peaks, and rain forests. Lectures emphasize the basic ecological principles important in each ecosystem; laboratories consist of student designed field projects. P—BIO 112 and 113 and POI.

     First Term (xxxxx, xxxxx)/ Peru, South America Silman

     Travel dates: June 1 – June 28

356. Ecology and Resource Management of Southeast Australia. (4) Intensive field-oriented course focusing on ecosystems, natural resource management and environmental conservation of southeastern Australia. Students travel to major biomes including sub-tropical rain forests, coral reefs and the Australian urban environment. Laboratories are field based, with some consisting of student-designed field projects. Lab—3 hours. P—BIO 113 or POI.

    First Term (50258)/Australia/ Browne, R.

    Travel dates: May 28-June 22


Business and Accountancy


101S. Introduction to Business Software. (1.5) Provides students with basic skills in business software. Focuses on software for presentations, spreadsheets, and databases. In addition, students are familiarized with databases provided through the library and through the Internet that facilitate their ability to do research. Does not count towards a business school major. Summer only.

  First Term (50661) June 12-June 30/8:00-9:15 TBA Hoppe

  Second Term

  A—(50233) July 8-24/9:25-10:40 TBA Hoppe

  B—(50234) July 8-24/10:50-12:05 TBA Hoppe

  D-(50686) July 8-24/12:15-1:30 FARR 35 Hoppe

111. Professional Life Skills. (1.5) Provides students with the basics of managing their personal finances and employee benefits. Focuses on topics such as: personal banking and budgeting fundamentals; individual credit and tax issues; employee investment and insurance options; and home rental or purchase considerations. Open to business school and non-business school students. Pass/Fail only.

   First Term (50221) May 27-June 11/8:00-9:15 TBA Hoppe

   Second Term (50232) July 8-24/8:00-9:15 TBA Hoppe

295. Summer Management Program. (8) A study of the various functions of business including accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, organizational behavior, and strategic planning. Special application and admission procedures. Students may not receive credit for both BUS 295 and BUS 297S. Offered only in the summer and open only to rising junior and senior liberal arts majors. Pass/Fail only. See Special Programs. P—POI.

   First Term

   A—(50223)/9:25-2:45 KRBY 101 King

   B—(50224)/9:25-2:45 KRBY 104 King

   C—(50225)/9:25-2:45 KRBY 1 King

Business and Enterprise Management

201. Quantitative Analysis I. (3) Emphasizes the understanding and application of quantitative tools used in the business decision-making process. Issues covered include collection and presentation of data, sampling, and inferences. (QR)

   First Term

   A—(50226)/12:15-1:30 FARR 34 Staff

251. Management Information Systems. (3) Introduction to the business issues associated with information systems, designed to provide a broad perspective for utilizing and managing an organization’s information resources.  Frameworks are presented for understanding the placement and relationship of different types of information systems within an organization.  Includes an overview of computing technology currently used in business organizations, techniques for developing and implementing information systems, advanced applications of information technology, and the strategic implications of information systems and technology for business.

               First Term (xxxxx)/TBA – Not offered 2014


111. Introductory Financial Accounting. (3) Introduction to financial accounting and reporting, including the role of financial information in business decisions, the basic financial statements, and the processes used to prepare these financial statements. Students are introduced to the accounting and reporting issues associated with an organization’s financing, investing, and operating activities. Minimum grade of C required for admission. P—Sophomore standing.

   First Term (50227)/9:25-10:40 FARR 35 Cianci

211. Financial Accounting Theory and Problems I. (4) Study of the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting in the U.S. as well as the financial accounting standards setting process and the basic corporate financial statements. Financial accounting and reporting issues associated with receivables, inventories, property, plant and equipment, and intangible assets are also examined. P—Minimum of C in ACC 111.

   First Term (50228)/9:00-10:40 FARR 15 Petzel

212. Financial Accounting Theory and Problems II. (4) Examination of financial accounting and reporting issues associated with current liabilities and contingencies, long-term liabilities, stockholders’ equity, dilutive securities and earnings per share, income taxes, pensions, postretirement benefits, leases, financial statement errors, and the statement of cash flows. P—Minimum of C in ACC 211.

     Second Term (50230)/12:15-2:00 FARR 25 Martin

221. Introductory Management Accounting. (3) Study of the concepts fundamental to management accounting which aid in decision making, performance evaluation, and planning and control. Topics covered include product costing systems, budgeting, differential and break-even analysis, responsibility accounting, cost allocation, and management accounting reports. P—Minimum of C in ACC 111.  POI

    Second Term (50241)/TBA  Bordeaux, France  Baker – Not Offered 2014

    Travel Dates:  July 2 – August 18, 2013 

237. Taxes and Their Role in Business and Personal Decisions. (3) Review of legal and accounting concepts associated with the federal taxation of personal income. Topics examined include the regular and alternative minimum tax models as well as gross income, capital gains, property transactions, deductions, and credits. P or C—ACC 211 or POI.

     Second Term (50231)/9:25-10:40 FARR 24 Knight


231. Principles of Finance. (3) Survey course examining the fundamentals of financial decision-making and including topics such as the time value of money, security valuation (corporate debt and equity pricing), risk and return, financial statement analysis, capital budgeting, and the cost of capital. Financial decision-making is developed within the context of domestic and international institutions and markets. P—ACC 111, P or C—ECN 150.

     First Term (50229)/10:50-12:05 FARR 35 McNabb


108, 108L. Everyday Chemistry. (4, 0) Introduction to chemistry for non-science majors. Laboratory covers experimental aspects of topics discussed in lecture. Does not count towards the major or minor in chemistry. (D, QR).

     First Term (50543)/MTWR 9:30-11:30 SALM 207 Wren

     Laboratory/(50544)/MTW 11:30-1:15  SALM 101 Wren 

111, 111L. College Chemistry I. (3, 1) Fundamental principles and concepts in chemistry. (D, QR)
                First Term

                Lecture (50165)/MTWR 9:30-11:30 SALM 10 Jones

                Laboratory (50166)/MW 2:00-5:00 SALM 207 Jones

122, 122L. Organic Chemistry I. (3, 1) Principles and reactions of organic chemistry. P—CHM 111.

     First Term

     Lecture (50167)/MTWR 10:00-12:00 SALM 8 Wright

     Laboratory (50168)/MTR 1:30-5:30 SALM 8 Wright

     Second Term

     Lecture (50552)/MTWR 10:00-12:00 SALM 8 Steff

     Laboratory (50553)/MTR 1:30-5:30 SALM 8 Staff

223, 223L. Organic Chemistry II. (3, 1) Principles and reactions of organic chemistry and introductory biochemistry. P—CHM 122.

     First Term

     Lecture (50169)/MTWR 12:00-2:00 SALM 10 Tomlinson

     Laboratory (50170)/MTW 2:15-6:00 SALM 10 Tomlinson

     Second Term

     Lecture (50185)/MTWR 9:30-11:30 SALM 10 Harrison

     Laboratory (50186)/MTW 12:00-3:45 SALM 10 Harrison

280. College Chemistry II. (3) Advanced study of fundamental chemical principles. P—CHM 111.

     Second Term (50177)/MTRF 9:30-11:30 SALM 207 Rives

280L. Theory and Methods of Quantitative Analysis Laboratory. (1) Emphasizes technique development for accuracy and precision. C or P— CHM 280.

    Second Term (50178)/MTR 12:30-4:30 SALM 207  Rives

301, 302. Elective Research. (0) P—POI.

              First Term (50171)/To be arranged Staff
              Second Term (50179)/To be arranged Staff

370. Biochemistry:  Macromolecules and Metabolism. (3) Lecture course introducing the principles of biochemistry including structure, function, adn biosynthesis of biological molecules, analysis of enzyme function and activity, bioenergetics, and regulation of metabolic pathways.  Also licted as BIO 370.  P – CHM 223 or 280 or BIO 214

               First Term (50678)/MTWR 11:30-1:30 SALM 207 Rudock

391, 392. Undergraduate Research. (1.5, 1.5) Undergraduate research. Lab—eight hours. May be repeated for credit.

    First Term (50172)/To be arranged Staff

    Second Term (50180)/To be arranged Staff


100. Introduction to Communication and Rhetoric. (3) Introduction to the theories, research, and analysis of verbal and nonverbal processes by which human beings share meanings and influence one another. (D)

  Second Term (50135)/9:25-10:40 CARS 305 Faust

102. Debate and Advocacy. (3) The use of argumentative techniques in oral advocacy: research, speeches, and debate. (D)

             Second Term (50127)/9:25-10:40 CARS 302 Green

110. Public Speaking. (3) Study of the theory and practice of public address.  Lab experiences in the preparation, delivery, and critique of informative and persuasive speeches. (D) POI

              First Term (50158)/10:50-12:05 CARS 302  Neighbors

220. Empirical Research in Communication. (3) Introduction to methodological design and univariate statistics as used in communication research. (QR)

    First Term (50126)/12:15-1:30 CARS 005 Hazen

    Second Term (50134)/9:25-10:40 CARS 005 Johnson

225. Historical/Critical Research in Communication. (3) Introduces students to the historical and critical analysis of rhetoric. Examines current methods of rhetorical criticism with a view to researching and composing a critical paper in the field.

   Second Term (50136)/10:50-12:05 CARS 005 Zulick

245. Introduction to Mass Communication. (3) Historical survey of mass media and an examination of major contemporary media issues. Also listed as JOU 275. (D)

             First Term (50130)/9:25-10:40 CARS 302 Mitra

246. Itnroduction to Film. (3) Introduction to the aesthetics of motion pictures through a study of the basic elements of film such as cinematography, editing, sound, lighting, and color. (D)

               First Term (50133)/10:50-12:05 CARS 005 Jarrett Cancelled 5-5-14

Second Term (50778)/9:25-10:40 CARS 301 Jarrett

317. Communication and Popular Culture. (3) Explores the relationship between contempory media and popular culture from a cultural studies perspective usinf examples from media texts.

              First Term (50596)/9:25–10:40 CARS 305 French

342. Expanding Washington to the Public. (3) Study of electoral communication, including candidate and media influences on campaign speeches, debates, and advertising.

                First Term (50498)/TBA – TBA Staff – Not offered 2014

346. Sport, Media and Communication. (3) Examines the role of sports in society, cultural, and institutional practice. Surveys the values represented by interpersonal and mediated messages regarding key dimensions of sport including competition, thics, gender, and race.

   Second Term (50597)/10:50-12:05 CARS 305 Llewellyn

370B. Special Topics: Superheroes, Cinema and American Mythology. (3)

   First Term (50595)/9:25-10:40 CARS 005 Piercy

370A. Special Topics: Popular Culture (3)

  First Term (50129)/12:15-1:30 CARS 305 French – Not offered 2014

370.  Communicating for Health Behavior Change (3) Explores the utility of well-known health behavior change theories as well as theories of development communication to help students identify strategies for improving health conditions in Nicaragua.

              First Term (xxxxx) Nicaragua Giles  Not Offered in 2014

              Travel Dates: 

370C. Special Topics: Culture and Communication in India: Sustainability vs. Globalization. (3) This course offers a life-changing experience by complete immersion in India while learning about the historical, cultural, economic, political and religious practices of America’s principal strategic partner in South Asia.

  Second Term (50292) India  Mitra

  Travel Dates:


Wake Forest Law School Summer:

370D. (50281) Special Topics: Legal Theory, Practice, and Communication. (3) This course is designed to introduce students to legal education, the legal system and legal analysis. Co-taught by Wake Law professors and Communications professors from the College, students will experience what law school is like and learn what lawyers actually do, whether trying a case or drafting legal documents.  The course will simulate the first year of law school, emphasizing case analysis and the Socratic Method of teaching.  It will focus on learning legal analysis and how various theories of rhetoric advance legal arguments.  This course is scheduled for the first 4 weeks of Summer Session I.  It will meet from 9:00 to 12:00, Monday – Thursday in Room 2321 of the Worrell Professional Center.  It will begin on May 27 and end on  June 19.  While not required, it is strongly suggested that students simultaneously enroll in COM 370E (50280) Advocacy, Debate and the Law. (3)  Please contact Prof. Wilson Parker ( or Prof. Chris Coughlin ( if you have questions.

370E (50280) Special Topics: Advocacy, Debate and the Law. (3)  Co-taught by Wake Law professors and Communications professors from the College, students will participate and receive critique in interactive exercises such as speeches, debate, trial practice, and moot court arguments.  This course is scheduled for the first 4 weeks of Summer Session I.  It will meet from 1:30 to 4:30, Monday – Thursday in Room 2321 of the Worrell Professional Center.  It will begin on May 27 and end on June 19.  While not required, it is strongly suggested that students simultaneously enroll in COM 370D (50281) Special Topics: Legal Theory, Practice, and Communication. (3)  Please contact Prof. Wilson Parker ( or Prof. Chris Coughlin ( if you have questions.

For more information please go to:  Wake Forest Law School Summer Program





Computer Science

101, 101L. Overview of Computer Science. (4) Lecture and laboratory. An introduction to the organization and use of computers. Topics include computer architecture, systems, theory, logic, programming, the Internet, multimedia, and ethical, legal, and social issues. Does not count toward the computer science major or minor. Lab—two hours. (D)

             First Term

             A—Lecture (50034)/9:25-10:40 MANC 241 Thomas

             Laboratory/8:45-9:15 MANC 241 Thomas


111A. Introduction to Computer Science: General Purpose Computing (4) Lecture and laboratory.  Introduction to the basic concepts of computer programming and algorithmic problem solving for students with little or no programming experience.  Recommended as the first course for students considering a major or minor in computer science, also appropriate for students who want computing experience applicable to other disciplines.  The programming language used and the focus will vary. May not be repeated for credit.  Lab–2 hours. (D)

              First Term (50649)/9:25-10:40 MANC 241 Thomas

              Laboratory 8:45-9:15 MANC 241 Thomas

112.  Fundamentals of Computer Science. (4) Lecture and Laboratory.  Problem solving and program construction using top-down design, data abstraction, and object-oriented programming.  Linear data structures, recursion, software development tools are introduced. Lab-2hours. P-CSC111 or POI (D)

              Second Term (50690)/9:25-10:40 MANC 241 Turkett

              Laboratory 8:45-9:15 MANC 241 Turkett

795. Computing Science Project (3)

              First Term (50777) TBA TBA


337. Skills in Human Services. (3) Introduction to communication skills of listening, reflecting, questioning, and problem-solving. These skills will be examined and practiced using role play and simulations.

            Second Term (50307)/12:15-1:30  TBA Ivers

340. Professional Orientation to Health and Human Services. (3) Provides an overview of health and human services including history, roles, organizational structures, ethics, standards, specializations, and credentialing.  Public Policy processes and contemporary issues are also considered.

            Second Term (50306)/1:40-2:55 TBA Villalba

749. School Guidance and Counseling. (3) Counseling students only.

First Term (50285)/TBA Henderson

750. Vienna Theorists: Freud, Adler, et. al. (3) Counseling students only.

Second Term (50287)/TBA Newsome

760. Issues in School Counseling. (3) Counseling students only.

First Term (50286)/TBA Henderson

762. Issues in Clinical Mental Health. (3) Counseling students only.

First Term (50284)/TBA Clarke

771. Clinical Mental Health. (3) Counseling students only.

First Term (50283)/TBA TBA Newsome

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