Summer Session '08 Newsletter

OSU Summer SessionPublished by: OSU Summer Session
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon; Vol. 1, #3
June 4, 2008
summer.oregonstate.edu
800-375-9359

Spotlighted Courses and Sequences

For a complete listing of Summer Session courses and sessions, visit the Catalog and Schedule of Classes.

Summer Bacc Core opportunities

Perspective Courses Skills Courses
ENG 245 The New American Cinema (3) WR 222 English Composition (3)
ENG 255 Survey of American Lit: WWI to Present (3)
WR 323 Englist Composition (3)
ES 101 Intro to Ethnic Studies (3)
HDFS 240 Human Sexuality (3) Difference, Power and Discrimination Courses
HST 381 History of Africa (3) SOC 312 Sociology of the Family (4)
JPN 331 Japanese Culture (3)
PS 201 Intro to U.S. Gov't and Politics (4) Synthesis Courses
PS 204 Intro to Comparative Politics (4) HDFS 447 Families and Poverty (4)
PS 205 Intro to International Relations (4) HDFS 471 The World Consumer (3)


OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center summer course schedule

Students at all levels can complete a wide range of unique marine and environmental studies courses while experiencing the beautiful Oregon Coast at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center this summer.

July 23 - July 4 BI 299 - Intro to Marine Biology (4)
July 7 - July 18 BI 302 / FW 302 - Biology & Conservation of Marine Mammals (4)
July 21 - Aug. 8 BI 421 / FW 421 / 521 / 808 - Aquatic Biological Invasions (4)
July 21 - Aug. 1 SED 431 / 531 / 808 - Understanding Free Choice Learning for Ed and Outreach (3)
Aug. 18 - Aug. 29
FW 499 / 599 / 808 - Aquaculture & Aquarium Science (3)


Accelerated Course Sequence highlights

Complete three terms in one this summer in a variety of science and language subjects.

General Science topics include many first-, second- and third-year levels:

Biology BI 101 / 102 / 103 - General Biology
BI 211 / 212 / 213 - Principles of Biology
Chemistry
CH 121 / 122 / 123 or 221 / 222 / 223 - General Chemistry
CH 331 / 332 - Organic Chemistry
Physics PH 201 / 202 / 203 - General Physics
Zoology Z 331 / 332 / 333 - Human Anatomy and Physiology

Foreign Language topics include many first- and second-year levels:

Chinese CHN 111, 112, 113
French FR 111, 112, 113
FR 211, 212, 213
German GER 111, 112, 113
GER 211, 212, 213
Italian IT 111, 112, 113
Japanese
JPN 111, 112, 113
Spanish SPAN 211, 212, 213

 

Intersession / Zero Week course highlights - June 16-20

Take advantage of summer's flexible schedules and finish an entire course in one week! Take a look at all Zero Week courses available.

COMM 320 - Introduction to Rhetorical Theory - Introduces basic theories of rhetoric, as well as the background of rhetoric as a discipline in speech communication.

NMC 260 - New Media Futures - Historical context and current perspectives on the various aspects of new multimedia communications, including linear and nonlinear or time-based and interactive media. Primary topics include digital cinema (compositing and nonlinear access), visual music, information visualization, interactive narrative and virtual space.

WS 223 - Women: Self & Society - Multidisciplinary introduction to women studies that focuses on the lives and status of women in society and explores ways institutions such as family, work, media, law and religion affect different groups of women. Also explores issues of gender, race, class, age, sexual orientation, size and ability.

 

Additional course highlights

Expand your interests this summer by taking a course that may not necessarily in your major's curriculum.

ART 101 - Intro to the Visual Arts - Art majors and minors can use summer to complete this introductory lecture course featuring visual materials and focusing on methods and motivations that generate the visual experience, both past and present. (6/23 - 7/18)

NMC 484- New Media Animation - Jump into motion capture this summer while experimenting hands-on with advanced 3D digitizing and other innovative animation approaches. (6/23 - 7/18)

SOC 204 - Intro to Sociology - Gain insight in this thought-provoking class by learning what shapes human behavior in today's society. Examine topics such as cults, military life, images of women in the media, the 'McDonaldization' of society, and social inequalities. (6/23 - 7/18)

SPAN 317 - Directed Reading in Spanish - Offered twice this summer, this course offers convenience and flexibility to students studying Spanish language and culture. You will read and study selected modern literary works of Spain and Spanish America, and develop your writing skills in Spanish. (6/23 - 7/18 and 9/3 - 9/15)

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