Summer School 2015

Programs: Special | Overseas

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Athletic Camps Wake Forest offers a number of summer athletic camps for boys and girls. For a complete listing, visit

Charlotte Campus

Conferences Wake Forest University Conference Services hosts educational, religious, and athletic camps and conferences. Visit for upcoming camps and conference opportunities. Housing for interns is also available.

Intensive Summer Language Institute (ISLI) Wake Forest University Campus

The Intensive Summer Language Institute offers (SPN 153S) Intensive Intermediate Spanish and (SPN 213) Encounters: Hispanic Literature and Culture, an accelerated five-week course. ISLI is designed to develop intermediate proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The revised program allows students to complete their divisional requirement by the end of the semester. Classes offer smaller enrollments to allow for more individualized instruction. Requirements include daily classes, six hours per day; one hour daily lunches with instructors in the target language; two-hour extracurricular activities two evenings per week; two Saturday mornings; and a pledge to speak the target language. Housing is possible in a language designated residence hall. The deadline for registration is April 15. Contact Encarna Turner by that date if you wish to be housed in a language designated residence hall. Visit For information, call 336.758.5540, or e-mail:

Summer Law School Program:

COM 348. (51005) 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 26 and end on June 18.  While not required, it is strongly suggested that students simultaneously enroll in COM 349 (51004) Advocacy, Debate and the Law.

COM 349 (51004)  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 26 and end on June 18.  While not required, it is strongly suggested that students simultaneously enroll in COM 348 (51005)  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:

Master of Arts in Education

The Department of Education offers the master of arts in education degree in the areas of biology, chemistry, English, French, mathematics, physics, social studies, and Spanish. These programs have been approved by the Board of Education of North Carolina as meeting state license requirements. One-half tuition scholarships are available to teachers currently teaching in Southern Association-certified public or private schools who wish to enroll for graduate courses in the summer. For courses offered this summer, see the education curriculum section of this bulletin. For those who wish to attend summer session as degree-seeking graduate students, application should be made to the dean of the Graduate School. The graduate bulletin and forms for admission and financial assistance can be obtained from the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS)

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies is designed for adults who wish to pursue advanced studies in the liberal arts to satisfy their intellectual curiosity and for their own pleasure. Application forms and further details can be found at the Graduate School Web site: For further information, call 336.758.5232.

Museum of Anthropology Day Camps  For Summer 2014, MOA will offer three one-week sessions of “Navajo, Hopi, Zuni: Who Are They?” for ages 6 to 12, and a one-day workshop, “Spirits of the Hopi,” for ages 12 to 16. Call 336.758.5282 or email, or visit the museum Web site at for more information.

Summer Management Program This intensive program (BUS 295, 8 hours/Pass-Fail) is designed for rising juniors and rising seniors (non-business majors) interested in acquiring an understanding of fundamental business concepts. The integrated curriculum involves study in accounting, finance, information systems, management, strategy, marketing, legal issues in business, operations, human resources, and entrepreneurship, and exposes students to critical issues in today’s business climate. The approach of the program incorporates lectures, team assignments, business simulation, and case studies. It is highly interactive. No specific technical requirements are required. Eight hours toward graduation will be granted upon successful completion of the program. The program occurs during Summer Session I. Admission to this program is by application only and is competitive. For more information, visit the Summer Management Program Web site ( or contact Ben King, The Schools of Business, P.O. Box 7285, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7285, 336.758.4903,

Summer Research Programs Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Bowman Gray Campus Four summer programs at the Wake Forest University Graduate School, Bowman Gray Campus, offer hands-on research experience in laboratories, a lecture series, and an inside preview of career opportunities in biomedical research and education. For those interested in graduate school in the biomedical sciences two programs are offered. Rising junior and senior undergraduates may apply to the Summer Research Opportunities Program in Biomedical Sciences. The Excellence in Cardiovascular Sciences Summer Research Program is open to minority and disadvantaged undergraduate students at any level. For individuals interested in medical or graduate school in translational research areas, there are two additional programs. The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) offers summer research experiences on a variety of research topics and the Translational Sciences Institute Scholars program provides exposure to research in a team setting. The deadline for applications is Feb. 15. Links to each program’s Web site (including program descriptions, eligibility requirements, contact information, and applications) are available at http://graduate.

WAKE Washington, D.C. Program

Using a separate, preliminary application and interview process, Wake Forest University students (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors) are selected to participate in a 10 1/2-week summer internship in Washington, D.C. Each student receives 8 hours credit from the combination of an internship (5h) and an academic course (3h). All portions of the WAKE Washington D.C. program occur in and around the nation’s Capitol between May 26 and August 10 and are coordinated onsite in affiliation with The Washington Center.

For further information about program costs, housing, credits, and application, contact Associate Dean Anne Boyle(

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