Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Fall 2018 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 10/20/2018 07:20AM

Arts Administration

AADM 143 - Boston Arts in Action

Go behind the scenes of Boston's art world, and learn about the structure of cultural organizations around the globe. Em-phasizes firsthand experience of Boston's visual and per-forming arts institutions through site visits, concerts, and guest lectures. Examines theory and best practices in non-profits, including audience outreach, education, curation, and fundraising.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/10/2018 -
12/10/2018
Monday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
MCB
C416
Arthur Rishi Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

Accounting

ACCT 110 - Financial Accounting

Develops the ability to read, understand, analyze and interpret a company's financial statements. Also develops decision-making skills based on accounting information that may vary according to perspective, such as investor, creditor or manager. A required concurrent lab offers training and reinforcement in the use of Excel spreadsheets.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
SOMC
M105
Ms. Mindell R. Nitkin Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

ACCT 110L - Financial Accounting Lab

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
MCB
E114
Ms. Mindell R. Nitkin Open 20 No 0.00 Main Campus

ACCT 200 - Intermediate Accounting I

Intermediate financial accounting examines the processes that culminate in the preparation of financial reports relative to the enterprise as a whole for use by parties both internal and external to the enterprise. This course includes a comprehensive study of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and procedures underlying valuation, conceptual frameworks, information systems, and a deeper exploration of financial statement components such as income measurement and the preparation and evaluation of financial data. This course is relevant to preparation for the financial accounting sections of the CPA and CMA exams.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/13/2018
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
SOMC
M202
Charlene P. Spiceland Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus

ACCT 205 - Cost Accounting

Cost accounting provides information for planning, control, and decision making. Based on the concept of 'different costs for different purposes,' the course focuses on analyzing and using various types of costs. Students will develop quantitative and qualitative methods for analyzing cost data to support a wide variety of business decisions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/13/2018
Tuesday, Thursday

04:30PM-
05:50PM
SOMC
M202
Ms. Mindell R. Nitkin Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus

ACCT 301 - Accounting Information Systems

The course prepares students to be effective users, evaluators, developers, and auditors of accounting information systems. At its core, the course focuses on internal controls. A key objectives is to develop the ability to evaluate information systems and to design control systems that mitigate risks associated with information systems.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/13/2018
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
SOMC
M104
Charlene P. Spiceland Open 11 No 4.00 Main Campus

ACCT 308 - Auditing and Assurance

This course introduces selected topics pertaining to the objectives, theory and practices in engagements providing auditing and other assurance services. Topics include planning, conducting and reporting, with emphasis on the related professional ethics and standards. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the types of professional services, the related professional standards, and engagement methodology.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/13/2018
Tuesday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:20PM
SOMC
M201
Charlene P. Spiceland Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

ACCT 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required. Involves a course of study on a topic of interest to the student. The work culminates in a final paper or other substantial final project. In order to complete an independent study, students must identify a faculty member of the Program faculty who is willing to work with them on the topic.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/14/2018
N/A N/A N/A Charlene P. Spiceland Open 25 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

ACCT 370 - Accounting Internship I

Provides supervised work experience for accounting majors. Credit hours are typically based on the nature of the work and the number of hours, to be determined by accounting faculty coordinator. Internship sponsor must be approved by accounting faculty coordinator. Successful completion of work experience as well as a comprehensive portfolio required for credit. Consent of the instructor required.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/14/2018
N/A N/A N/A Charlene P. Spiceland Open 22 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

Art

ART 111 - Draw What You See

Introduces basic pictorial concepts and techniques while investigating or interpreting sources such as portraits, landscapes, still life, and interior and architectural space. Uses slides, critique, and homework assignments to expand on skills developed in class and provide insight into the cultural and historical context in which stylistic development takes place. Requires no previous studio experience.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
MCB
C412
Colleen M. Kiely Open 7 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/10/2018 -
12/10/2018
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
C412
Michael Zachary Open 5 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 112 - Introduction to Studio Art - Color

Investigates the role of color in perception and in pictorial structure through studio work in painting and mixed media. Uses slides to depict works of art from different periods and cultures and considers the relation between the cultural and historical situation of the artistic and stylistic development. Requires no previous experience.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
MCB
C403
Colleen M. Kiely Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/06/2018 -
12/13/2018
Thursday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
MCB
C403
Guhapriya Ranganathan Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 138 - The Poetry of Photography

Like a poem, the art photograph often uses metaphor, allusion, rhythm, and profound attention to detail. In this course, students will learn to create artful photographs, and acquire the skills and craft of using a 35mm camera, developing black and white film, and making prints in the darkroom.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2018 -
12/14/2018
Friday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
MCB
C415
Jaclyn R. Kain Wcls 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 138L - Photography Lab

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/10/2018 -
12/10/2018
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L310
TBA Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L310
TBA Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Wednesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L310
TBA Open 6 No 0.00 Main Campus

ART 139 - Color Photography CSI

Teaches the art and craft of contemporary color photography with emphasis on using the medium as a means of personal expression. Hands-on demonstrations demystify how manual and digital cameras work, Students learn effective Photoshop and Camera Raw techniques to produce color prints with impact.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/10/2018 -
12/10/2018
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L003
Edith Bresler Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Wednesday

05:00PM-
07:50PM
LEF
L003
Edith Bresler Wcls 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 139L - CSI Digital Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/10/2018 -
12/10/2018
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L003
TBA Wcls 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L003
TBA Open 2 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L003
TBA Open 6 No 0.00 Main Campus
04 09/06/2018 -
12/13/2018
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L003
TBA Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus

ART 141 - Introduction to Art Hisory: Egypt to The Renaissance

Explores the idea of art as a visual language, why people make art, what purpose art serves, and how art reflects values and ideas. Discusses painting, sculpture, and architecture ranging from the Egyptian pyramids to Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling. Students develop their ability to recognize and analyze art from a wide range of cultures, and to understand the variety of contexts in which art was made. They study firsthand and write about the collections at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Gardner Museum.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
MCB
C416
Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard Open 5 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 154 - Contemporary Art

Examines art from 1945 to the present with emphasis on the changing nature of the art object, role of the artist, and audience for art in the second half of the 20th century. Emphasizes primarily, but not exclusively, American art with attention to emerging awareness of feminism, multiculturalism, and postmodern critical influences.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/06/2018 -
12/13/2018
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
C106
Randi L. Hopkins Open 4 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 183 - Life Drawing

Offers a more animated perspective to a spatial environment than ART 111. Requires no previous studio experience and covers techniques and concepts that may overlap basic drawing. Includes work with a live model in numerous contexts and explores a broad range of media and techniques. Relates the figure to other figures, an environment, or more conceptual interpretations.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Wednesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
MCB
C412
Frances Hamilton Open 6 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 213 - Painting I: Observation and Expression

Students are introduced to a wide range of basic approaches to painting, emphasizing the development of perceptual, organizational, and critical abilities. Studio projects will utilize traditional and non-traditional methods and will work from observational sources (still life, figure) and with abstraction. Emphasizes color as it relates to both individual expressive concerns and pictorial structure. Stresses technical and conceptual understudying of painting practices.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
C412
Colleen M. Kiely Open 5 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 215 - Screen Printing

Teaches various methods of screen printing, including paper and photo emulsion stencils, direct application of screen painting fluid, as well as screen preparation and reclamation. Students learn the operation of an exposure unit, various registration techniques, and good studio practice.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/10/2018 -
12/10/2018
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
MCB
C404
Helen Anna Popinchalk Wcls 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 243 - Moving to Modernity: Impressionism and Beyond

Students study the significant changes in art in the mid-19th century, including the influence of photography on art after 1840 and a modern approach to subject matter and surface. Through class discussion and site visits, students become fa-miliar with the superb painting collection at the Museum of Fine Arts to study in person the works of Bonheur, Cassatt, Manet, Degas, Monet, and others.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
C415
Margaret A. Hanni Open 9 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 247 - Women, Art and the Italian Renaissance

Asks the question, 'Was it a renaissance for women?' as it examines the experience of women in Italian Renaissance art and culture. Students will consider how women and men were educated in the arts, how artists were trained, what factors were essential to the success of women artists and patrons, and how women were represented in art of the period. The course makes frequent use of the collections at the Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/05/2018 -
12/12/2018
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
MCB
C415
Margaret A. Hanni Open 10 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 261 - Photography: Art of the Open Road

For photographers, 'road trip' is synonymous with freedom, escape and personal discovery. No matter what road you travel, close observation be-tween the here and there is an opportunity to connect with your surround-ings and yourself. Students work on long-term projects, while learning about historical and contemporary photographers who have contributed to the art of the open road. 35mm and DSLR cameras available.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/06/2018 -
12/13/2018
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
C415
Edith Bresler Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

ART 349 - Directed Study

Consent of instructor required. Directed study addresses coursework required for the major or degree not being offered formally that semester. Students work under the close supervision of a faculty member. Consent is required for a directed study, which does not count toward the independent learning requirement.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/14/2018
N/A N/A N/A TBA Open 20 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

ART 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/14/2018
N/A N/A N/A TBA Open 1 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

ART 370 - Internship

Consent of instructor required. Offers students 'hands-on' experience in an arts organization such as a gallery, museum, music program, concert hall, or arts nonprofit. Internship sites are selected in consultation with advisor based on interest and learning goals.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/14/2018
N/A N/A N/A TBA Open 18 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

Africana Studies

AST 211 - Urban Medical Communities

The course focuses on the cities of Baltimore and Boston as two comparative case studies in which racial disparities in health care have been the subject of recent public dialogue. Students will explore institutional policies and interpersonal dynamics underlying these inequalities. The Boston Globe recently discussed racial and ethnic distributions among patients at the major Boston hospitals. Baltimore is included both because of its large black community, and because of John Hopkins Hospital's longstanding (if troubled) position in the city.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
LC 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

12:00PM-
01:50PM
SOMC
M223
Janie V. Ward Wcls 0 No 3.00 Main Campus

AST 232 - Race, Gender & Health

Examines the unique perspective of health care from the cultural lens appropriate to women of color. Historical, social, environmental, and political factors that contribute to racial and gender disparities in health care are analyzed. Students will develop cultural competency tools for more effective health care delivery.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/10/2018 -
12/10/2018
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SOMC
M101
Dawna Thomas Wcls 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

AST 307 - Black History At the Movies: Truth Telling or Story Telling

Examines the ways commercial films construct the memory and history of critical events in African American cultural life and history. The course interrogates representations of enslavement, the Black Freedom Struggle, Jim Crow and integration in commercial films, specifically '12 Years a Slave,' 'The Rosa Parks Story,' 'Once upon a time When We Were Colored,' '42-The Jackie Robinson Story,' 'A Raisin in the Sun,' and 'Malcolm X.' Analyzes the work of racial narratives (perspectives and ideology) in post-civil rights America.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/14/2018

09/15/2018

09/28/2018

09/29/2018

10/12/2018

10/13/2018

Friday

Saturday

Friday

Saturday

Friday

Saturday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
09:00AM-
04:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
Theresa Perry Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

AST 329 - Race, Culture, Identity and Acheivement

Examines historical, theoretical, and empirical studies to understand, explain, predict, and intervene in the school performance of students of color in the United States. Studies variables affecting the school performance of African Americans, West Indian Immigrants, Chinese Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Mexican Americans. Examines educational practices and institutional and cultural formations that promote school achievement among Black and Latino students.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
W203
Theresa Perry Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

AST 507 - Black History At the Movies

Examines the ways commercial films construct the memory and history of critical events in African American cultural life and history. The course interrogates representations of enslavement, the Black Freedom Struggle, Jim Crow and integration in commercial films, specifically '12 Years a Slave,' 'The Rosa Parks Story,' 'Once upon a time When We Were Colored,' '42-The Jackie Robinson Story,' 'A Raisin in the Sun,' and 'Malcolm X.' Analyzes the work of racial narratives (perspectives and ideology) in post-civil rights America.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/14/2018

09/15/2018

09/28/2018

09/29/2018

10/12/2018

10/13/2018

Friday

Saturday

Friday

Saturday

Friday

Saturday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
09:00AM-
04:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
LEF
L008
Theresa Perry Open 25 No 4.00 Main Campus

AST 529 - Race, Culture, Id & Achieve

Examines historical, theoretical and empirical studies to understand, explain, predict and intervene in the school performance of students of color in the United States. Studies variables affecting the school performance of African Americans, West Indian Immigrants, Chinese Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Mexican Americans. Examines educational practices and institutional and cultural formations that promote school achievement among Black and Latino students. Perry.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2018 -
12/04/2018
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
W203
Theresa Perry Open 22 No 4.00 Main Campus
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