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Hybrid Summer Classes

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Hybrid courses are open to students in all Fordham colleges. They meet once or twice a week in person; the discussion and learning continue online.

 


CHEM 1110 R21 - Forensic Science
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: Th (hybrid), 1-4 p.m.

An introductory lecture and laboratory course designed for non-science majors who have not taken chemistry. A study of the methods and techniques in forensic toxicology: glass and soil, paints, fibers, hair, blood, body fluids, fingerprints, toolmarks, and firearms. Several short lab experiments will be required. This course will meet on Thursdays with online participation required.

CRN:
Instructor: Beer
3 credits


COMC 3114 L21 - Effective Speaking
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Lincoln Center: W (hybrid), 6-9 p.m.

A study of principles of effective communication with emphasis on the role of public speaking skills in professional life, the importance of critical thinking to communication and its significance in a democratic political system. This course will meet on Wednesdays with online participation required.

CRN:
Instructor: Terrigno
4 credits


DTEM 4440 R11 - Privacy and Surveillance
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: (hybrid), 1-5 p.m.

An exploration of the theory and practice of electronic writing, writing for websites and blogs, nonlinear and multidimensional computer-based documents, and the linking and networking of text and other media.

CRN:
Instructor: Klang
4 credits


FITV 3571 R21 - Science Fiction, Film, and Television
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: M (hybrid), 6-9 p.m.

Sociological, cultural, and psychoanalytic analysis and criticism of the science fiction genre in cinema, television, radio, print, and other media. Course fee. This course will meet on Mondays with online participation required.

CRN:
Instructor: Strate
4 credits


JOUR 2789 R21 - Sports Broadcasting
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: (hybrid), 6-9 p.m.

This class will provide a detailed study in all aspects of the sports broadcasting industry. Students will be introduced to a wide array of techniques and philosophies for sports broadcasting, from fundamentals and essentials to advanced learning methods. The course will consist of discussions, critiques, learning exercises, take home assignments and hands-on practice and participation. The course assumes no prior experience in sports broadcasting.

CRN:
Instructor: Ciafardini
4 credits


NMDD 3450 L11 - UX Design for Empowerment
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: W (hybrid), 1-5 p.m.

This course focuses on how human-centered design and participatory design methods can be used as approaches to empowerment. Students will gain hands-on experience with conducting user research, synthesizing findings into insights, ideating, sketching, rapid prototyping, and validating concepts with users. Course readings, discussions, and activities will be organized into a user-experience project to help students get out and interact with real users, needs, and challenges. This course meets on Wednesdays with online participation required.

CRN:
Instructor: Vacca
4 credits


ENGL 2000 L21 - Texts and Contexts: The Phenomenon of Oprah's Book Club
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Lincoln Center: (hybrid), 6-9 p.m.

CRN:
Instructor: Tyler
3 credits


HIST 3430 L11 - World of Queen Elizabeth I
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: hybrid, 9 a.m.-Noon

This course focuses on significant periods in the development of the United States and considers them in the light of certain elements shaping that history. Among these elements are the constitutional and political system and the society's ideals, structure, economic policy, and world outlook. Fulfills the EP 3 and Advanced History requirements in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:
Instructor: Maginn
4 credits


HIST 3975 R11 - A History of the Caribbean: From Slave Ships to Cruise Ships
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: (hybrid), 6-9 p.m.

This course will study the history of colonialism, slavery, emancipation, and nationalism in the Caribbean, using both primary sources and scholarly studies. The African and European backgrounds to Caribbean history will receive particular attention. Fulfills the Globalism requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:
Instructor: Alcenat
4 credits


POSC 3231 L11 - Judicial Politics: SCOTUS Watch
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: MW (hybrid), 6-9 p.m.

Scheduled for the month when the Supreme Court typically makes landmark decisions, this course provides an introduction to the study of law and courts as political institutions and judges as political actors. Topics include judicial behavior and policymaking, the politics of Supreme Court nominations, the role of public opinion in shaping judicial doctrine, and the impact of judicial doctrine, the impact of courts on society. A major objective of the course is to increase knowledge of how reform groups have used the courts to combat discrimination based on race, sex, and sexual orientation. The course also explores how the structure of the legal system systematically advantages some litigants more than others based on class. Fulfills the Advanced Social Science and Pluralism requirements in Fordham's core curriculum. This course will meet Mondays and Wednesdays with online participation required.

CRN:
Instructor: Hume
4 credits


SOCI 2960 L11 - Popular Culture
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: TTh (hybrid), 6-9 p.m.

Popular culture looks at the phenomenon of American popular culture and asks how Americans use their leisure time and what these activities suggest about contemporary society. Do sports events provide models for social engagement? Does the popularity of cooking and home improvement shows serve to compensate for diminished time with family and friends? Are museums and other elite cultural institutions sites of a secular religion of high culture? What does it mean that makeover "before and after" culture has come to dominate television and print media? How are video games and online contexts reshaping our social worlds? Through in person lectures, in person and online discussions, and field trips that explore the best of New York City's cultural life, we'll explore the meanings and impact of the many ways we spend our leisure time. Fulfills the Advanced Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum. This course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays with online participation required. Open to all. This course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays with online participation required.

CRN:
Instructor: McGee
4 credits