Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions 2014

Summer Sessions are a great opportunity, in just a few short weeks, to complete a Foundations, Core, or Trek requirement, a class that always seems to be full, or a class that could help improve your GPA! There is also an immersive foreign language experience that allows you to complete two semesters of French in one summer term.

Centenary Summer School 2014 classes begin Wednesday, June 4 and meet every weekday. Last class day is Thursday, July 31.

Tuition is $350 per credit hour.

For more information about registering for Summer School classes, please contact the Registrar's Office.

June 4-27, 2014

English 341—Ernest Hemingway and Modern American Fiction

Prerequisite: ENGL 101. An intensive study of authors whose work has significantly affected the traditions of literature written in English. A class might focus on one author – for instance, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Austen, or Faulkner – or might examine several authors whose works are historically linked or mutually illuminating—for example, Johnson and Boswell, Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group, or Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelites

Hendricks, 8:30am - 10:30am JAC 113

Career 253—Career Strategies

This course is designed to increase awareness of the career planning process, explore career choices and expand understanding of the relation- ship between formal education and the workplace. Emphasis will be placed on self-assessment, career decision-making, undertaking the job search, issues related to hiring and the workplace, and the graduate school admissions process.

Staff, 3:00pm - 5:00pm JAC 211

Chemistry 105—Chemistry and Society

A course designed for students with little or no science background which examines the role of science, chemistry in particular, in society. Topics include energy sources, consumer chemistry, nutrition, and drugs.

Blakeney, 10:30am - 12:30pm MKL 314

French 101—Elementary French I

A communicative approach to French with emphasis on all four language skills: comprehension, speaking, writing, reading.

Kress, 8:30am - 3:00pm JAC 304

French 102—Elementary French II

A communicative approach to French with emphasis on all four language skills: comprehension, speaking, writing, reading.

Kress, 8:30am - 3:00pm JAC 304

Psychology 304—Statistics for Behavioral Science

Prerequisite: MATH 104 or higher. The logic and application of standard statistical tests in the analysis of data. Topics include: descriptive statistics, statistical inference, correlation and regression, t-test, and simple analysis of variance. The laboratory will reinforce lecture material and provide practical experience with the statistical techniques using computer applications.

M. Weeks, 8:30am - 12:30pm LIB 10

Psychology 325—Learning and Memory

Prerequisite: PSY 101. An examination of theory and data in the study of learning in humans and in non-humans.


July 8-31, 2014

English 301—Literature and Film

Hendricks, 8:30am - 10:30am JAC 113

French 201—Intermediate French I

Prerequisites: FREN 101-102 or consent of the instructor. Normally requires concurrent enrollment in French 201-202. Intensive conversational practice in a small-group setting conducted by native speakers of French. Conversation classes will involve discussion of French customs, and will stress the development of situational vocabulary.

Kress, 8:30am - 3:00pm JAC 304

French 202—Intermediate French II

Prerequisites: FREN 101-102 or consent of the instructor. Normally requires concurrent enrollment in French 201-202. Intensive conversational practice in a small-group setting conducted by native speakers of French. Conversation classes will involve discussion of French customs, and will stress the development of situational vocabulary.

Tournebize, 8:30am - 3:00pm JAC 304

Geology 103—Atmosphere, Climate, and the Earth's Surface

A study of the physical environment at and near the earth’s surface including the atmosphere, oceans, and landforms. The course emphasizes the relationships between processes and spatial distributions. Laboratory work includes practical studies of climatic data and weather maps, topographic maps and landforms, built around understanding our local watersheds.

Beiler, 1:00pm - 3:00pm MKL 116

For more information, contact:

Dr. Edward Ragan
email • 318.869.5039

Last updated May 2, 2014

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