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 2019 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 10/21/2019 10:20AM

Mathematics

MATH 115 - Number Systems and Algebra for Elementary School Teachers

Covers topics from arithmetic and algebra that elementary school teachers will be teaching, including number systems, number operations, patterns, relations, functions, and problem solving.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

05:00PM-
06:20PM
SOMC
M101
Jany Finkielsztein Open 17 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 118 - Introductory Statistics

Intended primarily for students in the health, behavioral, and social sciences. Covers univariate and bivariate data analysis, surveys and experiments, elementary probability, sampling distributions, statistical inference for proportions and means. Extensive use is made of the software R.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

08:00AM-
08:50AM
LEF
L012
Anthony Scotina Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

09:00AM-
09:50AM
SCB
S251A
David Morgan Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus
03 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
SCB
S251A
David Morgan Open 4 No 4.00 Main Campus
04 09/06/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Friday

01:00PM-
02:20PM
SCB
S251A
Michael L. Brown Open 4 No 4.00 Main Campus
05 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

08:00AM-
09:20AM
SCB
S251A
Mr. Robert N. Goldman Open 1 No 4.00 Main Campus
06 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
SCB
S251A
Mr. Robert N. Goldman Open 2 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 120 - Calculus I

Covers analytic geometry, functions, limits and continuity, and differential calculus. Includes applications to extrema, physical problems, etc.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday

Friday

01:00PM-
02:20PM
01:00PM-
02:20PM
LEF
L006
LEF
L006
Viktor Grigoryan Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

Tuesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
09:30AM-
10:50AM
LEF
L006
LEF
L006
Donna Beers Open 16 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 121 - Calculus II

Covers integral calculus and applications to area, volume, etc.; transcendental functions; techniques of integration; polar coordinates; and improper integrals.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
09:30AM-
10:50AM
LEF
L006
LEF
L006
Donna Beers Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus
LC 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11:00AM-
11:50AM
SCB
S222
Michael L. Brown Open 6 No 3.00 Main Campus

MATH 123 - Single Variable Calculus

This course will review and deepen the understanding of the fundamental principles of single variable calculus. Intended for students with previous exposure to the computational techniques and applications of calculus. Will cover standard topics in both differential and integral calculus at a conceptual depth sufficient to progress to multivariable calculus.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday

Friday

08:00AM-
09:20AM
08:00AM-
09:20AM
LEF
L006
LEF
L006
Viktor Grigoryan Open 19 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 210 - Discrete Mathematics

Covers foundations of mathematics, combinatorial problem-solving, and graph theory. Includes the following topics: propositional logic and Booleana algebra, one-to-one, onto and invertible functions, cardinality, big-O, applications to complexity theory and cryptography, permutations, combinations, trees, binomial and multinomial coefficients, elementary probability, inclusion/ exclusion recurrence relations, basic graph theory, chains, paths, connectedness circuits, models, and numerous applications.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

08:00AM-
09:20AM
LEF
L006
Donna Beers Open 4 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 220 - Multivariable Calculus

Covers vectors and analytic geometry in three dimensions; functions of several variables; and partial derivatives, multiple integration, and applications.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday

Friday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
11:00AM-
12:20PM
LEF
L006
LEF
L006
Viktor Grigoryan Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 227 - Intermediate Statistics: Design & Analysis

Covers two-sample t tests, analysis of variance, contingency tables analysis, Simpson's paradox, Screening, and issues in experimental and nonexperimental design. Includes sampling plans. Makes use of a statistical computer package. Does not fulfill requirements of the mathematics major.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
LEF
L012
Anthony Scotina Open 10 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11:00AM-
11:50AM
LEF
L012
Anthony Scotina Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 338 - Probability

Covers assigning probabilities, combinatorial methods, conditional probability, independence, Bayes's Theorem, discrete random variables and special discrete probability distributions, continuous random variables and special continuous distributions, and addition theorems.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/13/2019
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
SCB
S222
Michael L. Brown Open 11 No 4.00 Main Campus

MATH 380 - Field Experience

Consent of department required.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/13/2019
N/A N/A N/A Donna Beers Wcls 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

Public Health Online

MHEO 410 - Health Equity & Social Justice

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
OL1 10/07/2019 -
12/16/2019
Monday

06:30PM-
08:30PM
N/A
Shelley White Clsd 0 Yes 3.00 Public Health Online

MHEO 415 - Epidemiology

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
OL1 10/10/2019 -
12/19/2019
Thursday

07:00PM-
09:00PM
N/A
Salimah El-Amin Clsd 0 Yes 3.00 Public Health Online

Public Policy

MPP 501 - Policy Analysis & Theory

The goal of this course is to provide policy researchers and practitioners with a set of conceptual frameworks for analyzing the political environment of public policy and policy research, and to practice forming effective strategies for policy analysis, program evaluation, policy design, and advocacy. in other words, this course will enhance our understanding of what happens in the policy process when policies are formulated and implemented and our participation in the policy process now and in the future.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/09/2019 -
12/09/2019
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
MCB
E207
Aaron Rosenthal Open 8 No 3.00 Main Campus

MPP 504 - Quantitative Analysis

This course introduces students to multivariate statistical methods for public policy analysis, covering multiple regression, logistic regression, and power analysis. students are assumed to have completed an introductory statistics course as a prerequisite for this course. Students will use SPSS, a statistical package for the social sciences.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/05/2019 -
12/05/2019
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
LEF
L004
Doug Ducharme Open 9 No 3.00 Main Campus

MPP 505 - Capstone

This course is a capstone of a student's graduate education and an introduction into the professional practice of public policy analysis. during the semester, you will draw on the tools and expertise garnered from prior coursework to analyze one or more important public policy problems. on the basis of that analysis, the student will then develop recommendations for dealing with those problems to a client official or agency. All projects available for this semester are for real clients, addressing real policy issues. You will be expected to complete the project on time, demonstrating high, professional standards.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/13/2019
N/A N/A N/A Leanne Doherty Open 14 Yes 3.00 Main Campus

Master of Science-Management

MSMG 407 - Financial Aspects of Business

This course is an introduction to financial management concepts and business practices. It includes the topics of accounting, finance and related analytical and performance management techniques that have particular relevance to managers. In this course, you should become fluent in the issues, data, and concepts of financial decision-making at the organizational level. By the conclusion of this course, you should understand what financial managers do in an organization and how to deal more effectively with them on issues of business and program strategy. This will require you to be able to: . Use basic business mathematics to inform decision making: . Understand how organizations are financed; . Read and understand a set of financial statements . Calculate and interpret financial ratios; and perform a financial analysis; . Conduct basic cost analyses and understand their role in managerial decision-making; . Prepare and discuss a budget, the sources and importance of variance, and the concept of flexible budgeting as a control device; . Understand investment project decision making and be able to compute measures of return (NPV, breakeven); . Use Excel to create, interpret, and present results from financial models. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
OL 09/03/2019 -
12/13/2019
N/A N/A N/A Laura Neal Open 3 No 3.00 Main Campus

Music

MUS 111 - How Music Works

Discusses the music of many stylistic periods and their place within various societies. Studies examples of nontraditional notation leading to discussions and analysis of a range of compositions. Requires a basic understanding of music notation and familiarity with the keyboard. Builds on concepts from MUS-110. Note: MUS-110 and 111 are designed in sequence but may be taken separately.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
MCB
C416
Gregory J. Slowik Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus

MUS 125 - The Symphony

Enhances the listener's appreciation of the modern symphony orchestra, trends from preclassical composition into the 21st century. The development of orchestral instruments and symphonic forms are studied. Integrates live concerts by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Symphony Hall and other performing groups in Boston.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
MCB
C416
Gregory J. Slowik Open 4 No 4.00 Main Campus

MUS 349 - Directed Study

Private lessons with faculty of the New England Conservatory. Requires music and technical ability at an intermediate level on an instrument or voice. Department approval is required.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/13/2019
N/A N/A N/A Gregory J. Slowik Open 2 Yes 2.00 Main Campus

MUS 350 - Independent Study

Individualized projects at an advanced level.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/13/2019
N/A N/A N/A Gregory J. Slowik Open 3 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

MUS 370 - Internship

Refer to ART-370.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/13/2019
N/A N/A N/A Gregory J. Slowik Open 3 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
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