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Summer 2023 Sessions & Courses

Undergraduate College summer courses are offered online and in two separate sections:

  • Summer 1, which runs from May 15th to July 2nd
  • Summer 2 which runs from July 3rd to August 20th

Courses are provided at a reduced rate which ONLY applies to the courses listed here.  This DOES NOT include courses offered through the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.  To learn more about tuition rates and your available financing, please contact the Billing and Financial Aid Office at juliann.ewing@shadleysoapstone.com

Speak with your Academic Advisor if you have questions on which courses align with your goals.

 

Session 1 Courses – 5/15/2023   to 7/2/2023

CRS

CDE

Course Title

Location

ARS

0100

DRAWING I

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. Prerequisite:  None.

On Campus

BUS

0250

SPORT MANAGEMENT

This course is an analysis of effective management strategies and the body of knowledge associated with pursuing a career in sport management. The course introduces the student to sport management career opportunities in the sport industry and to sport principles as they apply to management, leadership style, communication, and motivation.

Online

BUS

0350

MARKETING

An introduction to the basic marketing theories and practices used to create and build profitable business relationships. These include analyses of marketing planning, segmentation, consumer behavior, product policies, pricing, promotion, and channels of distribution strategies. The course emphasizes the application of these concepts in a socially responsible environment, in addition to including the use of marketing technology in a digital age. Prerequisite:  Sophomore status or above.

Online

BUS

0395

ADVERTISING

An introduction to the theories and principles of advertising with a focus on current practice in advertising agencies. Topics include advertising foundations, planning and strategy, advertising media, advertising campaign strategy and an evaluation of commercials (print, television, radio, and Internet). Prerequisite:  BUS 0350.

Online

COM

0283

MEDIA ETHICS AND LAW

This course explores various approaches to ethical decision-making and applies that process to diverse aspects of every day, contemporary life.  Students learn to discern a wide variety of ethical issues concerning communication behavior, apply systematic ethical analysis to various communication situations and explain their analyses clearly.

Online

MAT

0112

INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA

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.

Online

MUS

0220

MUSIC APPRECIATION:  GLIMPSE/MUSIC

A GLIMPSE OF MUSIC FROM THE YEAR 590 - PRESENT

A music appreciation course designed to introduce the student to a variety of genres of music (Gregorian Chant, Classical, Jazz, Motown, Present Day).  This course will enhance the skill of listening and provide exposure to composers and music literature.  The enjoyment of listening will be a bridge using these five (5) periods of music to your daily life situations using therapeutic music activities.

Online

REL

0122

RELIGION IN AMERICA

This course examines the origins of the American national character, the religious and secular roots that have nourished it, and the myths-especially those of being a chosen people, of progress, and of unlimited freedom.  The dominant Protestant traditional in its Calvinist, Evangelical, and Fundamentalists forms will be examined, as well as the religious "outsiders" who came to be Americans:  Catholics, Jews, Native Americans, Blacks, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, and East Asians. The secular tradition will be explored as a religion of possessive individualism and consumerism as a new way of being religious.  Finally, the apocalyptic strain in American thought will be considered as feeding the desire for an American world empire.

Online

SOC

0210

SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND MOBILITY

A study of power relationships in society. Socio-economic status variables and everyday life.  Ruling class, elite, and pluralistic theories. Social mobility patterns of religious-ethnic groups.  Changes in American class structure due to globalization. U.S. social class impact on third  world countries. “Rags to riches” and other belief patterns. Prerequisite: SOC-0200 or SOC-0205 or POI.

Online

SOC

0385

ANIMALS, SOCIETY, & HUMAN INTERACTION

The course will explore the study of the relationship between animals and humans throughout social history; how domestication has coincided with social evolution; the role of animal companions in the lives of individuals and families; treatment of animals as a reflection of culture; animals and physical/social/emotional help; visits to settings where animals are employed as therapeutic agents; the role of animals in personal and societal security; animal communication patterns and capacities.

Online

WRT

0205

INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING

Introduction to Creative Writing gives the student an opportunity to explore personal voice and style and experiment with different modes of creative writing.  In this course, you will study an overview of the art and craft of writing poems, fiction and creative non-fiction stories.  We will read, analyze, and write works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to understand better the ways creative writers think about and utilize their craft.  Students will share their own work and read the work of other course participants.

Online

Session 2 Courses - 7/3/2023 to 8/20/2023

CRS

CDE

Course Title

Location

ARS

0130

INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR

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.

On Campus

BUS

0320

LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

This course provides a basic overview of the sources and nature of American law and regulations that influence business decisions and how organizations operate. Topics include the study of contracts, including elements of contracts and the rights, remedies, and obligations of contract enforcement. No prerequisite.

Online

BUS

0367

SPORT MARKETING

The course is an application of Marketing Principles to sports products and services.  Covered will be all topics in the sports marketing curriculum, including consumer behavior, market research, promotions, products, pricing, sponsorship and e-marketing.

Prerequisite: BUS 0350

Online

COM

0160

PUBLIC SPEAKING

This course introduces students to the art and science of public speaking.  It explores both the theory and practical applications of oral communication.  It also aims to develop and refine speaking skills in a variety of settings, while reviewing organization and research methods and cultivating critical thinking.  Students research, write, and present several speeches during the semester.  Prerequisite: WRT-0110 or permission of instructor.

Online

ENG

0201

STUDIES IN FICTION

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.

Online

ENG

0395

MODERN AMERICAN LITERATURE

This seminar will survey American writing between the wars, considering the works but not limited to  Frost, Cummings, Stevens, Williams, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Faulkner. We will aim to identify and study key literary movements and the texts within these movements which help to define “American literature” for years to come. More so, students will critically read and discuss these texts and authors to research the major roles each has played in shaping modern American literature to our current day. In addition, the course attempts to place these writers and their works within the context of the most important literary movements of the time. Students will be able to pinpoint similarities in style, technique, as well as trace literary themes.

Online

MAT

0115

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

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.  Offered fall and spring semesters.  3 credits.  This course partially fulfills the Critical Thinking requirement  in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Prerequisite:  MAT-0112 or placement.

Online

RST

0250

CHRISTIAN ETHICS

This course is a study of Christian ethics—its nature and character, historical background, and contemporary questions—with a focus on issues of social justice. We will examine ways in which the dignity of individuals and communities is honored and empowered. Areas to receive particular attention include: the environment, racism, and gender.

Online

SOC

0105

CULTURAL AND GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY

An introduction to the areas of anthropology; archaeology, physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics. Topics include: methods of dating archaeological finds; origins of humankind; theories of culture; relationship between language and culture, modern societies and anthropological concepts.

Online

THE

0201

CATHOLIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION

This course is a study of Catholicism through an examination of several key questions: What is the journey of faith? Who is God? Who is Jesus Christ? What is the meaning of the human person, salvation, the Church, the moral life, and Christian spirituality?

Online

WRT

0170

ADVD.  COMP.  & ORAL COMMUNICATION

In Advanced Composition and Oral Communication, students will build upon the writing, research, and analytical skills he/she developed in First-Year Writing. Through a consideration of a range of genres, styles, and audiences, students will use their critical thinking and research skills to craft both written and oral arguments. Assignments will include papers, short writing assignments, oral presentations, and a final group project. Prerequisite: WRT 0110. This course fulfills a Core Skills requirement in the Undergraduate College’s General Education program.

Online

WRT

0220

CREATIVE WRITING POETRY

Students will write and discuss their own projects in poetry.

Online