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Online Summer Session

Courses run asynchronously and are conducted exclusively within Fordham University's online learning space, Fordham Blackboard, between May 26 and August 4. Visitors must register by May 10 to ensure timely receipt of login materials. 

Fordham students (FCRH, FCLC, GSB) should refer to the registration policies for more information.

 

ARHI 1102 PW1 - Introduction to Art History: Asia
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

An introduction to the study of the art of Asia. This course covers architecture, sculpture, and paintings in China, Japan, and India from the ancient to the contemporary period. Fulfills the Global Studies requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11208
Instructor: Ikeda
3 credits


CBBU 1006 PW1 - Special Topic: Leadership IP
Session I, May 26-June 25, 2020
Online

Being an effective leader in any organization will require individuals to be self-aware, as well as to understand how they impact the world around them. Mounting evidence suggests that a significant determinant of leadership effectiveness is having an accurate perception of one's own behavior (e.g., decision-making tendencies, approaches to resolving conflict, motivational effectiveness, etc.). Students will learn about leadership theories and explore their own behaviors. This 1-credit course fulfills the Leadership IP requirement for the Gabelli School of Business and is limited to full-time Gabelli School of Business students graduating in summer or fall 2020. By instructor's permission only.

CRN: 11406
Instructor: Jason
1 credits


CLAS 3030 PW1 - Athenian Democracy
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

A historical overview and morphological description of democracy as it was practiced in Athens from 508 BCE until 322 BCE. In addition to surveying how Athenian democracy evolved in an overview of its most salient features, we will also investigate how classical Athenian democracy was imagined and criticized by leading thinkers contemporary with it. Fulfills the EP3 and Advanced History requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11407
Instructor: Foster
4 credits


CMBU 2665 PW1 - Business Communication
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Improved competence in written and verbal business communication skills. Corporate cultures, international communication, conversational strategies, interviewing, problem solving, and business style are discussed.

CRN: 11408
Instructor: D'Agustino
3 credits


COMC 2117 PW1 - Language, Culture, and Consciousness
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

An examination of how we use words and symbols as tools for thought and guides for action, how the structures of language and symbolic communication can relate to the structures of consciousness and culture. Analysis of the role of language in understanding our world, constructing reality, and evaluating messages and information. Pragmatic strategies for avoiding misevaluation and misunderstanding, resolving conflict, and improving clarity of communication through awareness of language habits in interpersonal, organizational, and mediated contexts are emphasized.

CRN: 11409
Instructor: Strate
4 credits


ECON 1100 PW1 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Investment, GDP, interest rates, the budget deficit, inflation, unemployment, banking, monetary and fiscal policies, and exchange rates appear frequently in the media but are often little understood. Macroeconomics studies these aggregates and their inter-connection and looks as well at the influence of the Federal Reserve and the government.

CRN: 11410
Instructor: Anderson
3 credits


ECON 1200 PW1 - Basic Microeconomics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Microeconomics focuses on the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly, and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

CRN: 11411
Instructor: Del Giacco
3 credits


ECON 2140 PW1 - Statistics I
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

The primary objective of this course is to develop an understanding of elementary statistical theories and concepts. This course has a prerequisite of one semester of Calculus and/or Finite Mathematics. The examples used throughout the lectures will be geared toward economic and business thinking.

CRN: 11412
Instructor: Migliaccio
4 credits


ECON 2142 PW1 - Statistical Decision Making
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

This computer-assisted course develops the student's ability to collect data, postulate a hypothesis or a model, select the appropriate statistical technique, analyze the data using statistical software, draw correct statistical inferences, and clearly summarize the findings. Specific topics include chi-squares, analysis of variance, simple and multiple regression and correlation models, time series analysis, and quality control. (Prereq: Statistics I)

CRN: 11413
Instructor: Burke
4 credits


ECON 3971 PW1 - Urban Economics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Urban Economics is the study of location choices by firms and households. the technological changes and economic factors driving the process of urbanization, and the shift from a "downtown"-centered city to the suburbanized metropolises prevalent in the U.S. today is the central focus of the course. Throughout the course, New York City's history and current situation is used as an example of the economic forces operating on cities.

CRN: 11414
Instructor: Sun
4 credits


ENGL 2000 PW1 - Texts and Contexts: The Fashion System
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

In many great works of nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, fashion isn't trivial at all -- r rather, fashion upsets conventional binaries of triviality and seriousness, private and public, art and commodity, feminine and masculine, social performance and individual expression. In this course, we'll examine works that are obsessed with fashion: with its cult codes and systems of meanng; its fetishistic power; its role in economics, politics, and social organization; and its subversive potential. Topics of study will include modernity and urbanism, capitalism and consumerism, colonialism and race, and gender and sexuality. As a 'Texts and Contexts' course, 'The Fashion System' will also focus on critical reading and writing, as students learn to think comparatively about works of literature.

CRN: 11415
Instructor: Enelow
3 credits


ENGL 2000 PW2 - Texts and Contexts: Winners and Losers in American Literature
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

This course examines the role

CRN: 11416
Instructor: Cosacchi
3 credits


ENGL 4403 PW1 - Extraordinary Bodies
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

From freak shows to the Americans with Disabilities Act, people with non-normative bodies have received special, and not always welcome, attention from their peers. This course will study the experience of people with anomalous bodies from a variety of personal and social perspectives. Fulfills the Values seminar/EP4 requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11417
Instructor: Sanchez
4 credits


ENGL 4403 PW2 - Extraordinary Bodies
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

From freak shows to the Americans with Disabilities Act, people with non-normative bodies have received special, and not always welcome, attention from their peers. This course will study the experience of people with anomalous bodies from a variety of personal and social perspectives. Fulfills the Values seminar/EP4 requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11315
Instructor: Sanchez
4 credits


HIST 1100 PW1 - Understanding Historical Change: American History
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

A course focusing on significant periods in the development of the United States and considering them in the light of certain elements shaping that history. Among these elements are the constitutional and political system; the society's ideals, structure, economic policy, and world outlook. Fulfills the Pluralism requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11419
Instructor: Gauthier
3 credits


HIST 1210 PW1 - Understanding Historical Change: Ancient Greece
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

A political, social, and intellectual history of ancient Greece from its origin to the death of Alexander the Great.

CRN: 11418
Instructor: Foster
3 credits


LPBU 3223 PW1 - Principles of Management
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Special emphasis on the role of the first-line supervisor in balancing, coordinating, and integrating individual and organizational needs. Subjects covered are the development of management thought, the supervisor as a decision-maker, and the process of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational activities.

CRN: 11420
Instructor: D'Agustino
3 credits


MATH 1203 PW1 - Applied Calculus I
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Calculus for non-science majors. Topics include derivatives of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; curve-sketching and optimization problems; and the definite integral.

CRN: 11421
Instructor: Wisniewski
3 credits


MEST 3620 PW1 - Islam in America
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

This course will examine the history of Islam and the experience of Muslims in America from the time of the slave trade to the present day. Through a close analysis of both primary and secondary materials, students will explore - through speaking and writing exercises - the rich diversity of U.S. Muslim communities and their multifaceted contributions to the global umma and the formation of an "American Islam". Fulfills the Pluralism requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11422
Instructor: Kueny
4 credits


ORGL 2704 PW1 - Interpersonal Behavior within Organizations
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

 

CRN: 11476
Instructor: Horowitz
credits


PHIL 1000 PW1 - Philosophy of Human Nature
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Introduction to the philosophical study of human existence, including consideration of freedom, mind-body, knowledge, etc. Texts include Plato, Augustine or Aquinas, and Descartes.

CRN: 11425
Instructor: Begun
3 credits


PHIL 3000 PW1 - Philosophical Ethics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Exploration of diverse approaches to the understanding of morality, including the study of value and obligations, the good and happiness, right and duty. Texts include Aristotle and Kant.

CRN: 11426
Instructor: Metzger
3 credits


PHIL 3000 PW2 - Philosophical Ethics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Exploration of diverse approaches to the understanding of morality, including the study of value and obligations, the good and happiness, right and duty. Texts include Aristotle and Kant.

CRN: 11427
Instructor: Bresee
3 credits


PSYC 2600 PW1 - Social Psychology
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

An examination of how others shape an individual's behavior. A review of selected topics of interpersonal behavior, including antisocial and prosocial behavior, prejudice, attraction, social influence, attitudes and persuasion, research methods.

CRN: 11492
Instructor: Sose Selimotic
4 credits


SPAN 2500 PW1 - Approaches to Literature
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

A basic course in Spanish literature. Close readings in the major forms - prose fiction, poetry, and drama - and an introduction to the varieties of critical strategies for reading them.

CRN: 11430
Instructor: Lehman
3 credits


THEO 1000 PW1 - Faith and Critical Reason
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced.

CRN: 11431
Instructor: Camosy
3 credits


THEO 3724 PW1 - Classic Buddhist Texts
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

This course is an in-depth study of the Buddhist textual tradition starting with the early sectarian canon in South Asia and progressing through Chinese Buddhism to Japan, with a strong emphasis on Zen Buddhism. We will explore these religious texts in terms of their historical, cultural, and artist contents. Fulfills the Global Studies requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11432
Instructor: Schapiro
3 credits