Summer School 2016

Departments: A-C | D-F | G-J | K-M | N-Q | R-W | Charlotte Campus | Online Courses

Departments G-J

German and Russian

001. 002. (0, 0) Designed for graduate students and motivated undergraduate students who will need a reading knowledge of German in their academic fields or professions (religion, Divinity School, philosophy, music, English, etc.).  Extensive training in understanding and translating German texts into English ranging from simple to challenging (short texts, essays, journal articles, book chapters).  Broad overview of German grammar and important vocabulary. Preparation for German proficiency tests. No prior knowledge of German necessary. Taught in English.

First Term (50200)/10:50-12:05 GRNE 338 Knight
Second Term (50201)/10:50-12:05 GRNE 338 Knight

  1. Intensive Elementary German. (3) One semester course covering the material of GER 111 and 112.  For students whose preparation for GER 153 is inadequate or who have demonstrated proficiency in another language.  Not open to students who have had GER 111 or 112.

Second Term (50879)/12:15-1:30 GRNE 341 Knight

  1. Intermediate German. (4) The principles of grammar are reviewed; reading of selected prose and poetry.  P-GER 112 or 113

First Term (50885)/12:15-1:30 GRNE 338 Knight

  1. Introduction to German Short Fiction. (3) Introduction to short works of German literature; includes one youth literature novel. P—GER 210.

Second Term (51090)/McAllister Travel Dates: July-August
                                               Location: Jena, Germany

  1. Internship in German Language. (.5-3) May be repeated for a total of 6 hours, only 3 hours of which may count towards the major or minor. Pass/Fail only. P—GER 317 or POI.

First Term (51130)/TBA TBA Staff
Second Term (51131)/TBA TBA Staff

  1. (GES) German Masterworks in Translation. (3) Examines selected works of German, Austrian, and Swiss fiction in English translation by such writers as Goethe, Schiller, Kafka, Mann, and Schnitzler. Literary periods, genres, and authors vary according to instructor. Also listed as HMN 340. (D)

First Term (50199)/12:15-1:30 GRNE 341 Wiggers
Second Term (50881)/9:25-10:40 GRNE 340 Howards
Full Term (50886)/Online Knight

Health and Exercise Science

  1. Clinical Externship. (2) Application of theory and methods of solving problems in a specialized area according to the student’s immediate career goals. Open only to majors. Pass/Fail only. P—POI.

First Term (50102)/TBA TBA Katula
Second Term (50108)/TBA TBA Katula

  1. Clinical Internship. (2) A summer experience in the campus rehabilitation or clinical research programs. Work includes active participation with individuals and groups with clinical conditions such as heart disease, pulmonary disease, osteoarthritis, and obesity. Focus is on multiple intervention strategies, in conjunction with participation in physiologic monitoring of patients during therapeutic sessions. Open only to majors. Pass/Fail only. P—POI.

First Term (50103)/TBA TBA Katula
Second Term (50109)/TBA TBA Katula

  1. Human Physiology. (3h) Lecture course which presents the basic principles and concepts of the function of selected systems of the human body, with emphasis on the muscular, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and nervous systems. P—BIO 111, 114, or 214, or POI.

First Term (xxxxx)/Brubaker Travel Dates: May-June
                                         Location: Venice, Italy

  1.  Physiology of Exercise. (3) Lecture course which presents the concepts and applications of the physiological response of the human body to physical activity.  Acute and chronic responses of the muscular and cardiorespiratory systems to exercise are examined. Topics include exercise and coronary disease, nutrition and performance, strength and endurance training, body composition, sex-related differences, and environmental influences.  P-HES 350 or POI.

First Term (50600)/10:50-12:05 WOPC 1167 Ross

  1. Assessment Techniques in Health Sciences. (3) Lecture/laboratory course to develop clinical skills and knowledge in the assessment of health in areas of exercise physiology, nutrition/ metabolism, biomechanics/neuromuscular function, and health psychology. Labs emphasize use of instrumentation and analysis/interpretation of data collected on human subjects. P—HES 262 or MTH 109, HES 350 and 352; or POI. (QR)

First Term (50869)/9:25-10:40 WOPC 1167 Ross

  1. Individual Study. (1-2) Independent study directed by a faculty adviser. The student must consult the adviser before registering for this course. HES majors only. P—POI.

First Term (50105)/TBA TBA Katula
Second Term (50110)/TBA TBA Katula

  1. Special Topics in Health and Exercise Science: Global Perspectives in Food, Activity and Health. (3) Study the role of the science and social aspects of foods and physical activity for shaping community and global health. 2 weeks will take place on the WFU campus with the remaining 3 weeks in Spain, France and Switzerland.

First Term (51096)/Miller Travel Dates: May-June
                                     Location: Spain, France, & Switzerland

 History

  1. Europe and the World in the Modern Era. (3) Survey of modern Europe from 1700 to the present. Focus varies with instructor. Credit cannot be received for both 102 and 104. (CD, D)

Second Term (51221)/9:25-10:40 TRIB A102 Rupp

  1. World Civilizations to 1500. (3) Survey of the ancient, classical, and medieval civilizations of Eurasia with a brief look at American and sub-Saharan societies. Focus varies with instructor. Credit cannot be received for both 101 and 103, or 103 and 106, or 103 and 111. (CD, D)

First Term (51218)/9:25-10:40 TRIB A208 Lerner

  1. Health, Disease and Healing in World History. (3) Examines political, economic, and cultural responses to sickness and disease in global historical context, paying particular attention to the intersection of religion and healing, as well as race, class, and gender in ancient, medieval, early modern, pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial societies. (D)

First Term (51216)/9:25-10:40 TRIB A104 Caron

  1. U.S, History since the New Deal. (3)  Political, social, and economic history of the U.S. since 1933 with emphasis on the Depression, wars at home and abroad, unionism, civil rights movements, countercultures, environmentalism, religion, the Imperial Presidency, and liberalism and conservatism.

First Term (51217)/12:15-1:30 TRIB A104 Caron

  1. 608. The World of Alexander the Great. (3, 3) Examination of Alexander the Great’s conquests and the fusion of Greek culture with those of the Near East, Central Asia, and India. Emphasis is on the creation of new political institutions and social customs, modes of addressing philosophical and religious issues, and the achievements and limitations of Hellenistic civilization.

First Term (51219)/12:15-1:30 TRIB A208 Lerner

Humanities

  1. Introduction to Humanities: Themes in Literature, Culture, and Film. (3) An introduction through literature and film to the history, principles, and concepts of the Humanities. This course will use as its framework the examination of such topics as dystopia and utopia, the influence of Classical principles on contemporary Western cultures, social justice and human rights in literature and film, and other topics central to the humanities. Literary and film analysis will explore how cultural values and beliefs are expressed in media and writing, as well as how these beliefs are manifested in popular culture. The course will include creative writing exercises that explore various literary tropes and humanistic themes. (D)

Second Term (51268)/June 8-June 28, 9:25-12:05 GRNE 340 Phillips

  1. Contemporary Fiction. (3h) Texts studied are by such authors as Mann, Sartre, Unamuno, Fuentes, Moravia, and Voinovich. (D) (This course offered as a part of the EuroTour: Visit 10 cities in 8 countries over 34 days and get WFU divisional credit. Explore some of Europe’s greatest cities while using famous galleries and museums as your classrooms.)

First Term (xxxxx)/Barnes & Welsh Travel Dates: May-June
                                                  Location: EuroTour

  1. Germanic and Slavic Literature. (3) Texts studied are by such authors as Von Eschenbach, Hoffman, Turgenev, Dostovsky, Ibsen, and Kafka. (D)

First Term (51264)/9:25-10:40 GRNE 341 Wiggers
Second Term (50638)/1:40-2:55 GRNE 338 Carollo    

  1. Romance Literature. (3h) Texts studied are by such authors as Boccaccio, Calderón, Flaubert, Machado de Assis, Gide, and Lampedusa. (D)

First Term (51095)/Lanzoni Travel Dates: May-June
                                        Location: Sorrento, Italy

  1. Introduction to Japanese Literature. (3) Major works of poetry, drama, and fiction from the classical and modern periods.  Also listed as EAL 219. (D)

First Term (50945)/TBA TBA Staff

  1. German Masterworks in Translation. (3) Examination of selected works of German, Austrian, and Swiss fiction in English translation by such writers as Goethe, Schiller, Kafka, Mann, and Schnitzler. Literary periods, genres, and authors vary according to instructor. Students may not receive credit towards the German major or minor for both GES 340 and GES 331.

First Term (50199)/12:15-1:30 GRNE 341 Wiggers
Second Term (50881)/9:25-10:40 GRNE 340 Howards
Full Term (50886)/Online Knight

Italian

  1. 112. Elementary Italian. (3, 3) Beginners course covering grammar essentials and emphasizing speaking, writing, and the reading of elementary texts. Lab required. These two courses count for students in the Venice program.

First Term (xxxxx)/Lanzoni Travel Dates: May-June
                                       Location: Sorrento, Italy

  1. Intermediate Italian. (4) Continuation of 113 with emphasis on speaking, developing students’ reading and writing skills and preparing them for oral and written discussion of literary texts in ITA 212 or 213. Lab required. P—ITA 112 or 113.

First Term (xxxxx)/Lanzoni Travel Dates: May-June
                                       Location: Sorrento, Italy

  1. Introduction to Italian Literature. (3) Reading of selected texts in Italian. Satisfies basic requirement in foreign language. Students cannot receive credit for both 212 and 213. P—ITA 153 or equivalent.

First Term (xxxxx)/Lanzoni Travel Dates: May-June
                                       Location: Sorrento, Italy

Journalism

  1. Special Topics in Journalism:  Travel Writing – Rome (1.5-3) Learn the art of travel writing in one of the world’s most popular destinations.  Explore Rome with a journalist’s eye and conduct research and interviews throughout the city.  Journalism:  catanoli@wfu.edu.

First Term (50742, 51093)/Catanoso Travel Date: May-June
                                                     Location: Rome, Italy

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